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Singapore Court Rules in Favor of Liquidating Hyflux in Hearing - Bloomberg

Singapore Court Rules in Favor of Liquidating Hyflux in Hearing - Bloomberg A Singapore court on Wednesday ruled in favor of liquidating Hyflux Ltd., following a years-long saga in one of the city-state’s most high-profile distressed cases.The ruling came in a hearing that was adjourned from July 12 after Utico FZC, one of Hyflux’s suitors, asked to be heard on its application to intervene in the case. Hyflux said last month the judicial manager terminated discussions with United Arab Emirates...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Hyflux, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Judicial, Hyflux Ltd, Utico, Hearing Bloomberg, Borrelli Walsh Ltd, Hyflux Group


DocMX powers digital transformation in Singapore hotels

20th July 2021, Singapore – DocMX announced today that several landmark hotels in Singapore have launched digital transformation initiatives leveraging innovative DocMX technology, with the support of the Singapore Tourism Board. Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre (IHG Group), Conrad Centennial Singapore and Hilton Garden Inn have all engaged in digitisation to increase productivity and resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges in the hospitality industry.
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Hilton Garden Inn


GlobalFoundries CEO Says Chipmaker Sticking to 2022 IPO Plan - Bloomberg video

GlobalFoundries CEO Says Chipmaker Sticking to 2022 IPO Plan - Bloomberg GlobalFoundries Inc., a chipmaker owned by an investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government, is sticking with its plan for an initial public offering next year, according to Chief Executive Officer Tom Caulfield.Reports that GlobalFoundries is the subject of a takeover bid by Intel Corp. are speculation, he said.“There’s nothing there in that discussion,” Caulfield said Monday in an interview with Bloomberg Television. Bec...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Intel, Abu Dhabi, Wall Street Journal, Globalfoundries, Bloomberg Television, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, U S company, Samsung Electronics Co, Pat Gelsinger, Caulfield, Intel Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Malta New York, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Oil Market: Oil Declines After OPEC+ Agrees to Boost Production Into 2022 - Bloomberg

Oil Market: Latest News in Crude Prices, Production, OPEC - Bloomberg PRICES: Brent for September settlement was 0.4% lower at $73.30 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange at 6:15 a.m. in Singapore.Earlier, prices lost as much as 1.4%.WTI for August delivery fell 0.2% to $71.67 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Singapore, Opec, Bloomberg, Wti, New York Mercantile Exchange, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, OPEC Bloomberg


Intel Said to Weigh Testing #AbuDhabi Resolve With Chipmaker Bid - Bloomberg

Intel Said to Weigh Testing Abu Dhabi Resolve With Chipmaker Bid - Bloomberg For Intel Corp., a takeover of GlobalFoundries Inc., would jump-start efforts to revitalize faltering manufacturing capabilities -- though it would also invite a clash with an Abu Dhabi owner reluctant to fully part with one of its most promising investments.Intel has studied the feasibility of buying U.S.-based GlobalFoundries, people familiar with the matter said, asking not to be identified because deliberations ar...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Bloomberg, Intel, Arizona, Abu Dhabi, TSMC, Wall Street Journal, Globalfoundries, KeyBanc, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Amazon com Inc, Samsung Electronics Co, Pat Gelsinger, Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Oil falls 1% as market eyes increased supplies | Reuters

Oil falls 1% as market eyes increased supplies | Reuters Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending losses as investors braced for more supplies following a compromise between top OPEC producers and as U.S. fuel stocks rose, raising concerns about demand in the world’s largest consumer. Brent crude futures for September dropped 91 cents, or 1.2%, to $73.85 a barrel by 0640 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for August was at $72.11 a barrel, down $1.02, or 1.4%.Both ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Opec, Uae, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Avtar Sandu, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phillips Futures


Tools and partnerships to help travel recover and thrive

The travel industry is beginning to show promising signs of recovery as parts of the world reopen and vaccinations continue. We see from Google searches that people want to travel, provided they feel safe to do so: Global searches for “where to travel,” “can I travel” and “covid travel restrictions” are near all-time highs. Google is working hard to listen to customer feedback and ensure travel businesses and tourism officials have the information needed to continue recovery. That’s why last Dec...
Tags: Travel, Google, Asia, Europe, Indonesia, Singapore, Spain, United States, Vietnam, Asia Pacific region, Don Welsh, Google Ads, Robert A Gilbert, Gianni Marostica


#Qatar Wealth Fund Builds Regional Hub in Singapore to Diversify - Bloomberg

Qatar Wealth Fund Builds Regional Hub in Singapore to Diversify - Bloomberg Qatar’s $300 billion sovereign wealth fund is building a regional hub in Singapore, people familiar with the matter said, as part of its efforts to diversify a portfolio weighted toward Europe and the U.S.While the Qatar Investment Authority has previously done deals in the city state, a local base will help bolster its presence in the Southeast Asian nation and beyond. Abdulla Al Kuwari is now based there as head of Q...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Singapore, Qatar, Bloomberg, United States, Qatar Investment Authority, Qia, Asia Pacific region, Glencore Plc, Europe Asia, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bloomberg Qatar, London Stock Exchange Group Plc Volkswagen AG


Oil prices slip as economic worries offset tightening supplies | Reuters

Oil prices slip as economic worries offset tightening supplies | Reuters Crude futures slipped on Monday as concerns over slowing global growth outweighed the prospect of tightening supply after talks among key producers to raise output in coming months stalled.Brent crude for September fell 35 cents, or 0.5%, to $75.20 a barrel by 0641 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for August was at $74.23 a barrel, down 33 cents, or 0.4%.The spread of coronavirus variants and unequal access to...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Reuters, Reuters Crude, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


What's the carbon footprint?

I see "Richard Branson completed a daring, barnstorming flight to edge of space Sunday, rocketing through the atmosphere in the spaceplane he’d been yearning to ride for nearly 20 years." That's the Washington Post dribbling enthusiasm like a sci-fi fanboy. I have no idea what "edge of space" means, but I suspect it should be "the edge of space," and it's sloppy editing. Anyway, WaPo is normally concerned about global warming and I don't know why the "daring barnstorming" of a billionaire gets...
Tags: Travel, Spacex, London, Law, Washington Post, Singapore, Wealth, Global Warming, Nasa, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Branson, Cnbc, Jeff


See inside the tiny hidden bedrooms above economy where flight attendants sleep on an Airbus A350-900XWB jet

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Long-haul aircraft come with compartments in which bunks are available for flight attendants to rest and sleep. The hostel-like setup can be a second home for cabin crew on ultra-long-haul flights. Flight attendants will take turns servicing the cabin while the others rest. See more stories on Insider's business page. Next-generation aircraft are flying further than ever before and airlines are co...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Minneapolis, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Airbus, Airbus A350, Singapore Airlines, Flight Attendants


Spotify Rival’s Nasdaq Listing May Herald Mideast SPAC Boom - Bloomberg

Spotify Rival’s Nasdaq Listing May Herald Mideast SPAC Boom - Bloomberg Spotify Technology SA rival Anghami’s listing via a merger with a blank-check company has triggered a flurry of interest from Middle-Eastern firms exploring similar deals in a region where they are a rarity.Anghami had announced plans to merge with special purpose acquisition vehicle Vistas Media Acquisition Company Inc. in March. Since then, Vistas says it has got “an overwhelming response” from venture capital, private e...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Bloomberg, Dubai, Financial Times, Mena, SPAC, JPMorgan Chase Co, Gupta, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abhayanand Singh, Anghami, Shuaa Capital PSC, Mubadala Investment Co, Saurabh Gupta, Vistas


#UAE News: #Dubai's Shuaa Captial Planning Three SPAC Listings - Bloomberg

UAE News: Dubai's Shuaa Captial Planning Three SPAC Listings - Bloomberg Dubai financial services firm Shuaa Capital PSC is considering setting up three blank-check companies of around $200 million each, according to people familiar with the matter, rapidly opening up the booming market for special purpose acquisition vehicles to Gulf investors.Shuaa, which manages close to $14 billion in assets, approached investment banks to explore setting up the SPACs to pursue deals in the energy, finance...
Tags: Travel, New York, Singapore, Middle East, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Nasdaq, Financial Times, Gulf, North Africa, SPAC, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Financial Group, Shuaa, Shuaa Capital PSC


#AbuDhabi sovereign fund Mubadala prepares to launch two Spacs | Financial Times

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala prepares to launch two Spacs | Financial Times Investor mania for special purpose acquisition companies is accelerating in the oil-rich Gulf, where Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala is poised to launch two Spacs and a Dubai-based asset manager is raising $200m to target mergers with companies in the Middle East.  Regional financiers have for months been planning an expansion into the booming market for Spacs, or blank-cheque companies, which first l...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Africa, US, Middle East, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Financial Times, Gulf, Jpmorgan, SPAC, Middle East Africa, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Travel Tech Announces Third 2021 Virtual Conference: Travel Tech Apac, From July 5-9, 2021

Singapore – July 1, 2021 – Travel Tech, the world’s largest education-based travel technology conference series, is proud to announce its third event of the 2021 schedule: TRAVEL TECH APAC, taking place online from July 5-9, 2021.
Tags: Travel, Singapore, APAC, Travel Tech APAC, Travel Tech the world


ITB Asia 2021 to be held virtually on 25 – 29 October

Asia’s Largest Travel Trade Show, ITB Asia 2021, will be an all-virtual event with the physical show postponed to 2022. Messe Berlin (Singapore) announces the complete digitalisation of ITB Asia, set to go virtual from 25 – 29 October 2021. After close observations of international developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and extensive conversations with local authorities and partners, the show organisers made the difficult decision to move the show completely virtual. The decision is made a...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, ITB, ITB Asia, Messe Berlin Singapore


GlobalFoundries Invests $4 Billion in Singapore Chipmaking Plant - Bloomberg

GlobalFoundries Invests $4 Billion in Singapore Chipmaking Plant - Bloomberg GlobalFoundries Inc. will build a $4 billion chipmaking plant in Singapore slated to start in 2023, choosing Asia for the site of its latest expansion despite Biden administration calls to bring home semiconductor manufacturing.The U.S.-based company joins rivals from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to Samsung Electronics Co. that are expanding capacity to help address a persistent shortfall of chips for everyt...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Biden, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Dresden Germany, Samsung Electronics Co, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Tom Caulfield, Singapore Chipmaking Plant Bloomberg


Oil prices climb as demand outlook improves, supplies tighten | Reuters

Oil prices climb as demand outlook improves, supplies tighten | Reuters Oil prices rose on Monday, extending three weeks of gains that have been underpinned by an improved outlook for fuel demand as increased COVID-19 vaccinations help lift travel curbs, along with tightness in supply.Brent crude was up 51 cents, or 0.7%, at $73.20 a barrel by 0644GMT, the highest since May 2019. U.S. West Texas Intermediate gained 47 cents, or 0.7%, to $71.38 a barrel, the highest since October 2018.Motor veh...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Singapore, India, North America, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Avtar Sandu, Phillip Futures, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


#AbuDhabi’s ADQ Said in Talks to Invest $500 Million in Flipkart - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s ADQ Said in Talks to Invest $500 Million in Flipkart - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi sovereign fund ADQ is in talks to invest about $500 million in India’s Flipkart, according to people familiar with the matter, as the Walmart Inc.-backed e-commerce firm raises funds ahead of a potential initial public offering next year.The oil-rich emirate’s newest state investment company is discussing an injection of funds that would value Flipkart between $35 billion and $40 billion, the people said, as...
Tags: Travel, Ipo, Singapore, India, Middle East, Abu Dhabi, Flipkart, SoftBank Group Corp, ADIA, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Mubadala Investment Co, Walmart Inc, GIC Pte, Flipkart Bloomberg, Abu Dhabi Development Holding Co


Singapore's VMC plans Mena expansion with $150m ADGM media investment fund | The National

Singapore's VMC plans Mena expansion with $150m ADGM media investment fund | The National Singapore-based Vistas Media Capital, the parent of the special purpose acquisition company that is taking music streaming platform Anghami public, is expanding its footprint in the Middle East and North Africa with an investment fund and an events and content production company in Abu Dhabi.The planned $150 million multi-strategy investment fund will be based in the emirate’s financial hub, Abu Dhabi Glo...
Tags: Travel, Spotify, New York, Singapore, Middle East, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mena, North Africa, VMC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Anghami, Sandeep Mishra, Vistas Media Capital, National Singapore, Abu Dhabi Global Market VMC


GlobalFoundries Said to Add JPMorgan, BofA to Jumbo IPO Roster - Bloomberg

GlobalFoundries Said to Add JPMorgan, BofA to Jumbo IPO Roster - Bloomberg GlobalFoundries has added four more banks to work on a planned initial public offering that could value the chipmaker at about $30 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America Corp. have been brought in to help take the business public alongside already-appointed Morgan Stanley, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information. Citigroup I...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Morgan Stanley, Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries, Jpmorgan, Bloomberg News, Citigroup Inc, Bank of America Corp, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, JPMorgan Chase Co, Credit Suisse Group AG, Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, U S IPO


World’s Third-Biggest Wealth Fund Joins Medline Buyout Group - Bloomberg

World’s Third-Biggest Wealth Fund Joins Medline Buyout Group - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is joining one of the biggest leveraged buyouts of all time by investing about $1 billion alongside a consortium acquiring medical supply company Medline Industries Inc.The world’s third-biggest wealth fund, known as ADIA, will back the takeover of Medline by Blackstone Group Inc., Carlyle Group Inc. and Hellman & Friedman, according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be id...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Bloomberg, Abu Dhabi, Advent International, ThyssenKrupp AG, Nestle SA, MEDLINE, Brookfield Asset Management Inc, ADIA, Hellman Friedman, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Cinven, Medline Industries Inc, GIC Pte, SWF Institute


Oil prices climb on signs of strong fuel demand recovery | Reuters

Oil prices climb on signs of strong fuel demand recovery | Reuters Oil prices rose for a second session on Wednesday on signs of strong fuel demand in western economies, while the prospect of Iranian supplies returning faded as the U.S. secretary of state said sanctions against Tehran were unlikely to be lifted.Brent crude futures were up 32 cents, or 0.4%, at $72.54 a barrel at 0640 GMT, having earlier touched $72.83, the highest since May 20, 2019. Brent rose 1% on Tuesday.U.S. West Texas In...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Singapore, United States, Tehran, Reuters, State, Reuters Oil, U S, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Margaret Yang


Flipkart Is in Talks to Raise $3 Billion From SoftBank, Sovereign Wealth Funds - Bloomberg

Flipkart Is in Talks to Raise $3 Billion From SoftBank, Sovereign Wealth Funds - Bloomberg Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce giant controlled by Walmart Inc., is in talks to raise at least $3 billion from investors including SoftBank Group Corp. and several sovereign wealth funds, according to people familiar with the matter.The startup is targeting a valuation of about $40 billion and is in discussions with Singapore’s GIC Pte., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Abu Dhabi Investment ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Singapore, India, Softbank, Walmart, Bloomberg, Flipkart, SoftBank Group Corp, GIC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Walmart Inc, Bloomberg Flipkart, GIC Pte Canada Pension Plan Investment Board


Oil retreats as investors await Iran nuclear talks this week | Reuters

Oil retreats as investors await Iran nuclear talks this week | Reuters Oil pulled back after hitting fresh multi-year highs on Monday, as investors awaited the outcome of this week's talks between Iran and world powers over a nuclear deal that is expected to boost crude supplies.Brent crude futures for August fell 66 cents, or 0.9%, to $71.23 a barrel by 0645 GMT, after earlier hitting $72.27, their highest since May 2019. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for July touched $70 for the first t...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Iran, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Avtar Sandu, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phillips Futures


World’s Third-Biggest Wealth Fund Grows Quant Team With New Hire - Bloomberg

World’s Third-Biggest Wealth Fund Grows Quant Team With New Hire - Bloomberg The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority added another senior hire to its in-house data analysis and artificial intelligence team, set up by the sovereign fund to develop new investment strategies.The world’s third-biggest wealth fund, known as ADIA, hired Alexander Davidovich, a veteran software developer who previously worked for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan & Chase Co., according to a spokesman f...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Bloomberg, Norway, Cornell University, JPMorgan Chase Co, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, ADIA, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Goldman Sachs Group Inc Morgan Stanley, GIC Pte, TruValue Labs, SWF Institute, Global SWF, Stephen Malinak


At Q121 the Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline, Excluding China, Stands at 1,759 Projects/371,856 Rooms

According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the Asia Pacific region construction pipeline, excluding China, ended the first quarter of 2021 at 1,759 projects/371,856 rooms, down 8% by both projects and rooms year-over-year (YOY).Throughout the region, countries are working to roll out vaccines as they continue the battle against COVID-19. As of May 23, the Maldives lead the region’s vaccine race with 29.24% of adult residents fully vaccinated. Singapore and Mongolia follow the Mal...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, China, Singapore, India, Asia Pacific, Accor, Hilton, Ihg, Tokyo, Vietnam, Maldives, Mongolia, Hyatt Hotels


The Airline Toilets Theatre Company: Watch One Man Stage Comical Shows in Airplane Bathrooms

When COVID 19 struck, theater lovers were faced with a choice. Let go entirely, or expand our definitions of what constitutes “theater.” We’ve had 14 months to get used to the idea of performances staged in closets, in podcast form, or as phone calls hinging on audience participation. We’re sick of Zoom, but we no longer consider it mandatory for the players to inhabit the same space as each other or the audience. This is all old news to Peter Brooke Turner, a member of the Ukulele O...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Comedy, London, College, Singapore, Theatre, US, Jimi Hendrix, Creativity, Bob Dylan, Daniel Craig, Auckland, Turner, Brian May, Abraham Lincoln


Taiwan was named the best place to live for expats. Here's what 7 expats said about living abroad on the tiny East Asian island during the pandemic.

Until a few weeks ago, life in Taiwan during the pandemic has been "like COVID didn't exist," one expat said. Jia Chun Fàn / EyeEm Taiwan was ranked the best place for expats to live in a recent survey from Internations. Insider spoke to seven expats in Taiwan about what it's been like living there, both before and during the pandemic. Expats love the affordable healthcare and "underrated" local activities like eating at night markets and hiking through gorges. See more stories on ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, Maryland, China, Germany, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Nike, Taiwan, Thailand, Munich


GlobalFoundries Is Said to Tap Morgan Stanley for Jumbo IPO - Bloomberg

GlobalFoundries Is Said to Tap Morgan Stanley for Jumbo IPO - Bloomberg GlobalFoundries is working with Morgan Stanley on an initial public offering that could value the chipmaker at about $30 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.No final decision has been made and the company’s plans could change, said the person, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public.GlobalFoundries is backed by Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala Investment Co. Mubadala had started ...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Morgan Stanley, Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries, Bloomberg News, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, U S IPO, Mubadala, Philadelphia Stock Exchange Semiconductor Index, Tap Morgan Stanley for Jumbo IPO Bloomberg, Mubadala Investment Co Mubadala, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd



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