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StarHub buys controlling stake in Accel in cybersecurity boost

Added: 27.05.2017 8:15 | 10 views | 0 comments

Singapore telco buys 51 percent stake in Accel Systems for S$19.38 million in a move it says will boost its cybersecurity offerings.

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Singapore 'strongly condemns' bus attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt, no reports of Singaporeans directly affected

Added: 27.05.2017 4:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

May 27, 2017 11:39 AM
SINGAPORE - Singapore strongly condemns the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians en route to the St. Samuel monastery in Egypt's Minya province which resulted in more than 50 casualties, Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Saturday (May 27).


Take on Singapore’s largest inflatable water obstacle course at the DBS Marina Regatta 2017

Added: 26.05.2017 10:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

South-east Asia’s largest urban beach, drone light displays and Singapore’s largest inflatable water obstacle course are among the reasons you should attend this year’s DBS Marina Regatta (June 1-4). 1. Battle with other teams on an inflatable water obstacle course Enjoy watching the television show, Wipe Out? Jump into similar thrills – or spills – at ...

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Irish chef Andrew Walsh’s top restaurants in Breaffy, his home town

Added: 26.05.2017 1:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

For gourmet travellers always on the lookout for the best places to eat in foreign lands, there’s no better advice than that from expatriate chefs working abroad. Chef Andrew Walsh of Cure Singapore shares his favourite eateries back home. “Irish food has very bold, clean flavours, and purity is a big factor. Chefs emphasise simplicity in ...

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S'pore beefs up security in wake of terror attacks

Added: 25.05.2017 22:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

May 26, 2017 5:00 AM
The Ministry of Home Affairs has beefed up security across Singapore in the wake of the terror attacks in Manchester and Jakarta.


Noble Group, a big Asian commodities trader, is teetering

Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

THE difficulties facing Noble Group, a beleaguered Hong Kong commodities trader, are multiplying. On May 23rd the firm was forced to suspend trading of its shares in Singapore after their value slumped by more than 28% in half an hour. The panicked selling came after S&P Global, a ratings agency, warned that Noble was at risk of defaulting on large debt repayments that are due within the next 12 months. Investors were also rattled by reports from Reuters and the Financial Times suggesting that Sinochem, a Chinese conglomerate at one time tipped to take a stake in Noble, had lost interest in a deal.
Founded in 1986 by Richard Elman, a former scrap-metal merchant from London, Noble grew from an initial investment of $100,000 to be worth more than $10bn at its peak in 2010. But investors took fright in 2015 when a previously unknown group called Iceberg Research began publishing reports questioning Noble’s accounting practices (Noble has vigorously defended its...


Apple opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore

Added: 25.05.2017 14:20 | 12 views | 0 comments

Open to the public from May 27, the two-storey Apple store is located along Singapore's Orchard Road shopping strip and runs entirely on solar power.

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Check out Apple's first ever Southeast Asia store in Singapore

Added: 25.05.2017 11:42 | 11 views | 0 comments

The company has taken its own sweet time to finally launch its own retail store in this part of the world, but the store definitely looks fantastic.

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Try authentic nonya cuisine, sarong kebayas and more at Singapore’s first Peranakan festival

Added: 25.05.2017 3:05 | 3 views | 0 comments

From May 27 to June 11, Singapore will have her first Peranakan festival. Celebrating the rich heritage of the Straits Chinese community, colourful performances, cooking workshops and exhibitions will be held during the month-long event in Claymore Connect shopping mall. Immerse yourselves in the culture by attending a workshop or two. Highlights include stamp carving using ...

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GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says

Added: 24.05.2017 23:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported.


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