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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

Chipmaker GlobalFoundries Plans $6 Billion Expansion in Singapore, U.S., Germany

By Aradhana AravindanSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chipmaker GlobalFoundries said on Tuesday it will spend $6 billion to expand capacity at its factories...
Tags: Germany, Singapore, Aradhana, Reuters Chipmaker GlobalFoundries

Sneaker community startup SoleSavy raises $12.5 million Series A to build an end-to-end sneakersphere

Collectibles boomed during the pandemic and while NFT outfits like NBA Top Shot exploded as consumers flirted with newer efforts, the sneaker world grew even more mature with enthusiasts digging deeper into communities dedicated to the hobby/passion/obsession/alternative asset class. Vancouver’s SoleSavy, a sneaker community dedicated to giving fans a curated place to navigate the world of shoes, with all of its drops, news and rumors, has raised a $12.5 million Series A just months after wrappi...
Tags: TC, Europe, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Tech, Software, Culture, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Nba, Vancouver, National Basketball Association, EC

Buy now, pay later startup Kredivo doubles its debt facility from Victory Park Capital to $200M

Kredivo announced today it has secured another $100 million debt facility from Victory Park Capital (VPC). This doubles the Indonesian digital lending and credit platform’s total warehouse financing facility from VPC to $200 million. The first round was closed in July 2020. Kredivo is operated by Singapore-based fintech FinAccel. This is the largest loan facility it has raised so far, and is VPC’s biggeast debt commitment to a fintech company outside of the United States and Europe, as well as i...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, United States, Credit, Fintech, Garg, VPC, Victory Park Capital, Victory Park Capital VPC, Gordon Watson

Top Stories this AM: A very Trumpy Father's Day; American Airlines cancels flights; Ammon Bundy runs for office

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: Happy Father's Day, loser.Trump sent out a hyper critical statement wishing "losers" and "RINOs" a Happy Father's Day - again. This is not the first time Trump decided to include an insult in his Father's Day well-wishes. He did so in 2019 too, blasting his "vicious critics." Have you heard about ...
Tags: News, Abc, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Newsletter, Trends, Ted, Tsa, James Murdoch, American Airlines, Trump, Ammon Bundy, Guangzhou, Idaho Capitol

A day in the life of a Twitter exec in Singapore, who fits in an hour of 'me time' during his workday and doesn't plan on going back to the office full-time

Arvinder Gujral doesn't plan on going back to the office full-time post-pandemic. Arvinder Gujral Arvinder Gujral is Twitter's managing director for Southeast Asia, based in Singapore. Gujral says he developed a healthier lifestyle in the pandemic and he doesn't plan on going back to the office full-time. He fits in a workout before his morning meetings and sets aside an hour each day to read or write fiction. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arvinder Gujral...
Tags: Asia, Twitter, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, International, Trends, Features, Asia Pacific, Harry Potter, Silicon Valley, Npr, The New York Times, Michael Lewis, CNA, Dole

REMINDER: Manifestation in Meditation: A Father’s Day Special Virtual Event

  Join 2021 Father’s Day Transformational Special MANIFESTATION IN MEDITATION with Global Leading Holistic Health Guru And Corporate Life Coach Dr. Mickey Mehta from India & Professional Speaker And Author Of  Bread for the Head   Meher Amalsad from California. The program shall be moderated by Yazdi Tantra Founder – ZOROASTRIANS.NET & WZCC Global Vice President.   Saturday, June 19, 2021  07:00 PM PST,  10:00 PM EST Sunday, June 20, 2021  07:30 AM IST,  2:00 AM GMT This Special M&M Show Is D...
Tags: Hong Kong, California, Life, Singapore, India, Uncategorized, US, Iran, Canada, Harvard University, Pakistan, New Zealand, Bollywood, Economic Times, Sydney Australia, IIT

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore, in collaboration with colleagues in Singapore and the UK, have shown that the human form of the signaling protein interleukin 11 (IL-11) has a damaging effect on human liver cells--overturning a prior hypothesis that it could help livers damaged by paracetamol poisoning.
Tags: Health, UK, Singapore, Duke NUS Medical School

Can old traditions and tech help Singapore reach zero waste?

Singapore sees its traditional rag and bone collectors as key to its sustainability plans.
Tags: News, Singapore

POLLEN – Final Week Of Service From 23 – 27 Jun before Undergoing A Refresh Of Space & Concept

Established in June 2012, POLLEN is located in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay and it is helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Michael Wilson, who creates modern interpretive cuisine inspired by nature’s bounty. Pollen will reopen for lunch and dinner from 23 – 27 June 2021 for one final week of service before undergoing a refresh of their space and concept. While the main draw of POLLEN is the restaurant at level one that offers multi-course dining, Fennel Cafe on level two is equally wort...
Tags: Restaurants, Singapore, Anthropology, Michelin, Gardens, Bay, Marina Bay, Michael Wilson, Flower Dome, Flower Dome at Gardens, Marina Gardens, Flower Dome Singapore

Singapore Sees First Day Rush for Sinovac Vaccine

By Chen Lin and Aradhana AravindanSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Offering Sinovac Biotech COVID-19 vaccines to the public in Singapore for the first time on...
Tags: Singapore, Reuters, Aradhana, Chen Lin

Facebook and Singapore teams looking for ways to get data centres relaxing in moist tropical climes

Heat and humidity are horrible, and your server can’t quaff a cocktail to cool off Singapore’s two major universities — Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) — have announced they are establishing a US$17.2M research program to develop data centre cooling tech that works in tropical environments.…
Tags: Facebook, Singapore, US, Software, National University of Singapore NUS, Nanyang Technological University NTU

Conservative former minister hired by Singapore firm owning £500 million property empire leased to the UK government

Alun Cairns arrives in Downing Street in London on March 14, 2019. Getty EXCLUSIVE: Former Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns takes job with firm owning £500 million of UK government buildings. Cairns met with the firm while he was Secretary of State for Wales to discuss "investment opportunities." The opposition Labour Party accuse Cairns of using his position "to enrich himself". See more stories on Insider's business page. A Conservative Member of Parliament and former minister in the UK g...
Tags: UK, London, Wales, Singapore, Trends, Ministry Of Defence, Labour, Tory, Downing Street, Labour Party, Cairns, State, Dwp, EPC, Acoba, Department of Work and Pensions DWP

Neo4j raises Neo$325m as graph-based data analysis takes hold in enterprise

Databases run the world, but database products are often some of the most mature and venerable software in the modern tech stack. Designers will pixel push, frontend engineers will add clicks to make it more difficult to drop out of a soporific Zoom call, but few companies are ever willing to rip out their database storage engine. Too much risk, and almost no return. So it’s exceptional when a new database offering breaks through the barriers and redefines the enterprise. Neo4j, which offers a g...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Enterprise, Developer, Singapore, Funding, Tech, First, Suez Canal, APAC, Tom Hulme, Neo4j, DTCP, Eifrem, Emil Eifrem

Publicis.Poke CEO Nick Farnhill Stepping Down, to Be Replaced by John Hadfield

Nick Farnhill, founder and chief executive of Publicis.Poke, is leaving the agency after 20 years. John Hadfield, CEO of Bartle Bogle Hegarty Singapore, will move from the fellow Publicis Groupe agency to replace Farnhill. Hadfield has been CEO of BBH Singapore for the past 11 years and was previously managing director at BBH London. Farnhill...
Tags: General, Singapore, Advertising, Publicis, BBH, Publicis Groupe, John Hadfield, Nick Farnhill, Personnel/HR/Career Management, Publicis Poke, Bartle Bogle Hegarty Singapore, Farnhill Hadfield

Asia Has Wary Welcome for G7's Answer to Belt and Road

By Bernadette Christina and Aradhana AravindanJAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A plan by the Group of Seven nations to counter Beijing's Belt and Road...
Tags: Asia, Singapore, Beijing, Road, Reuters, Group of Seven, Bernadette Christina, Aradhana AravindanJAKARTA

Blocking IL-11 signalling can help liver regenerate after injury from paracetamol toxicity

A signaling protein thought to be able to treat liver damage in paracetamol toxicity could actually worsen it. Instead, Singapore scientists discovered, blocking its effects could be the way forward.
Tags: Science, Singapore

Coronavirus live news: row as India doubles gap between vaccine doses; North Korea warns of food shortages

Indian government extends gap between doses to 16 weeks; experts doubt North Korea’s zero case claim; Japan to discuss Olympic fan limit of 10,000New drug cuts deaths among patients with no Covid antibodiesCovid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortagesCalifornia lifts Covid rules in ‘grand reopening’Himalayan villagers hit by Covid are left to fend for themselvesUK coronavirus updates – live 10.13am BST A man who lives in Sydney’s eastern suburbs in Australia, and who wo...
Tags: Japan, Australia, North Korea, Singapore, India, World news, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Bondi, Reuters, Lawrence Wong, NSW Health, Coronavirus, COVID, New Sydney

Singapore Records Slowest Decade of Population Growth Since Independence

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's population rose by about 1.1% each year over the past decade, the slowest rate since independence in 1965, the...
Tags: Singapore, Reuters Singapore

Singapore Distributor Clover Films Bought by GHY Culture & Media

Rising Chinese-Singapore entertainment group GHY Culture & Media is to acquire majority control of independent Singapore film distributor Clover Films. The move was described as a “strategic investment” and leaves current management in charge of operations at Clover. Stock market-listed GHY is to buy 51% of the shares of privately-owned Clover, but it did not […]
Tags: Asia, News, Singapore, Global, Clover, Clover Films, GHY Culture, GHY Culture Media

Tips for Taking Your Small Business Brand Global 

“We are working to build a global brand.” A sentence heard often in marketing circles, and it’s easy to see why.  Having a solid global branding strategy that takes into account geographical and cultural differences will help you save on costs and eliminate the need to retool everytime you enter a new market. Done right, it can also have huge payoffs in brand recognition and customer trust. However, creating a brand that can scale across continents and cultures takes careful planning. Hav...
Tags: Apple, Business, Microsoft, Australia, Singapore, India, US, America, Sales & Marketing, Jack, Burger King, Right Now, McDonald, Shayne, Shayne Tilley

Golden Gate Ventures forecasts a record number of exits in Southeast Asia

Despite the pandemic’s economic impact, Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem has proven to be very resilient. In fact, a new report from investment firm Golden Gate Ventures predicts a record number of exits will happen in the region over the next couple of years, thanks to factors like a maturing ecosystem, more secondary buyers and the emergence of SPACs. The firm’s comprehensive “Southeast Asia Exit Landscape Report 2.0,” is a followup to a previous report published in 2019. Here are some highl...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, New York, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Tech, United States, Silicon Valley, New York Stock Exchange, Golden Gate Ventures, Gojek, SPAC, INSEAD

How a Singapore-based founder launched a staycation app during the pandemic that lets people book up 5-star hotels' empty pools and spas for day use

Singapore's iconic Fullerton Hotel at twilight. Chris McGrath / Staff / Getty Images Martha Waslen launched staycation booking-app DayAway during the pandemic. Waslen says one of the reasons she managed to bring it to fruition in under a year is because she launched it in Singapore. "If I did this in New York, this would have been such a battle and I don't know that I would have gotten to this point," Waslen said. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's happened t...
Tags: Europe, New York, China, Singapore, US, Trends, United States, Ralph Lauren, Sephora, Roger Egan, Redmart, Bay, Ralph, Fullerton Hotel, Chris McGrath, Raffles Hotel

New wound gap closure mechanism may offer faster, better healing after injury or surgery

The observation of a previously undetected biological mechanism for closing gaps in living tissue improves basic understanding of the wound-healing process and may one day inform strategies to speed healing after surgery, according to a team of Penn State and Singapore researchers.
Tags: Health, Singapore, Penn State

Banh Mi Thit – This Vietnamese Eatery In Geylang Has One Of The Best Banh Mis in Singapore

Located along Geylang Road, Banh Mi Thit by Star Baguette is a Vietnamese eatery that specialises in authentic Vietnamese Banh Mi. We first knew about this hidden gem from a Vietnamese friend who highly recommended their Banh Mi. And it sure lived up to all the hype. What we love about Banh Mi Thit by Star Baguette: Very tasty and authentic Banh Mi with a generous filling Freshly-baked baguettes Affordable Banh Mi at only S$4.50 each It specialises in only Banh Mi On Banh Mi Thit’s menu, ...
Tags: Restaurants, Singapore, Anthropology, Geylang, Banh Mi, Central Singapore, Vietnamese Food Singapore, Best Vietnamese Restaurants In Singapore, Vietnamese Food, Vietnamese Restaurant Singapore, Affordable Vietnamese Food, Authentic Vietnamese Food, Banh Mi Thit, Best Banh Mi Singapore, Best Vietnamese Food In Singapore, Cheap Banh Mi

10 Atas Restaurants In Singapore That Offer Islandwide Delivery On Oddle Eats

Oddle Eats is no stranger to us Singaporeans now. Binding our passion and love for food, Oddle Eats is part of Singapore’s F&B social fabric that gathers the nation’s food lovers. With an array of F&B restaurants listed on the platform, island-wide delivery options are available so that these food are accessible for everyone. The platform also helps restaurateurs gain a better online presence and hence, increase revenue. Now, there is a whole series of cuisine available on Oddle Eats. You might...
Tags: Restaurants, Singapore, Anthropology, Michelin, Tapas, Sichuan, Advertorial, Dempsey, Jiang, Ishi, Odette, Imperial Treasure, Yakiniku, Min Jiang, Bedrock Bar Grill, Ohmi

Singaporean Automotive Marketplace Carro Says Raises $360 Million to Become Unicorn

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-headquartered Carro, a Southeast Asian online automotive marketplace, said on Tuesday it has raised $360 million in...
Tags: Singapore, Reuters Singapore, Carro

Automotive marketplace Carro hits unicorn status with $360M Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Carro, one of the largest automotive marketplaces in Southeast Asia, announced it has hit unicorn valuation after raising a $360 million Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Other participants include insurance giant MSIG and Indonesian-based funds like EV Growth, Provident Growth and Indies Capital. About 90% of vehicles sold through Carro are secondhand, and it offers services that cover the entire lifecycle of a car, from maintenance to when it is broken down and recycled for parts. Founde...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Tech, Thailand, United States, Malaysia, Used Cars, TechCrunch, Nairobi, Aaron, GEICO

World Economic Forum 2022 – Business Aviation Destination Guide

The annual World Economic Forum will return to its traditional location, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland for 2022. The event is scheduled for Jan. 17-22, 2022. The 2021 event was rescheduled and relocated to Singapore but was eventually canceled due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. The World Economic Forum has annual meeting is attended by the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders and heads of state. This high-profile and high-traffic event draws significant business aviation traffic,...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Singapore, Immigration, Eu, Davos, Switzerland, Hotel, Aviation, States, Customs, Basel, Zurich, Schengen, Wef, World Economic Forum

A Chinese spy ship and surveillance planes are keeping closer watch on the South China Sea as tensions rise

A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft, September 19, 2020. Taiwan Ministry of Defense A Chinese spy vessel could be observing how well foreign militaries work together, one analyst said. Satellite images showed aircraft and a surveillance ship at Fiery Cross Reef, another report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Chinese military has deployed extra surveillance forces in the air and waters near a disputed South China Sea archipelago as tensions rise between Beijing ...
Tags: China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Trends, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Philippines, Malaysia, Pentagon, Asean, Manila, Nanyang Technological University, South China Sea, Wang Yi