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Singapore: An Overview Of The Carbon Pricing Regime In Singapore - Shook Lin & Bok

Climate change is the existential threat of our times, and unless all countries collectively keep greenhouse emissions at a level consistent with an increase in not more than 1.5oC of global warming above pre-industrial levels,
Tags: News, Singapore, Bok, Shook Lin


Branched-chain amino acids in tumors can be targeted to prevent and treat cancer

Researchers at A*STAR's Singapore Bioimaging Consortium have discovered that branched-chain amino acids in tumors can be targeted to prevent and treat cancer. Together with collaborators from the United States and National Cancer Centre Singapore, they found that some cancers potently suppress the catabolism (breakdown) of BCAAs.
Tags: Health, Singapore, United States, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium


Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singapore’s defense ministry says actor Aloysius Pang has been seriously injured during a military training exercise in New Zealand. The ministry said the 28-year-old actor was injured on Saturday while he was repairing a Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer, a motorized piece of artillery that looks similar to a small tank. The […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Singapore, Nation, New Zealand, Wellington New Zealand, Aloysius Pang


Japan's LIXIL denies report it considered MBO, move to Singapore

LIXIL Group Corp on Monday denied a report it had considered delisting from Japan through a management buyout (MBO) and moving its headquarters to Singapore, but investors welcomed the report anyway, sending the stock up 7 percent.
Tags: Japan, Money, Singapore, businessNews, MBO, LIXIL, LIXIL Group Corp


United States: Federal Court Tosses TCPA Suit Over Hotel Booking Text Messages - Reed Smith

A California federal court granted Singapore-based hotel booking firm Agoda Company Pte. Ltd.'s ("Agoda") motion for summary judgment in a case involving alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Tags: News, California, Singapore, United States, Reed Smith, Agoda, Agoda Company Pte Ltd


Singapore: How To Avoid A $1m Fine: 5 Key Learnings From The SingHealth Cyber Breach - Clyde & Co

Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has imposed one of its biggest fines to date against the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS)
Tags: News, Singapore, Personal Data Protection Commission PDPC, Integrated Health Information Systems


Singapore: "Worst Breach Of Personal Data In Singapore's History" Attracts Highest Penalties Totalling S$1 Million - Reed Smith (Worldwide)

On 14 January 2019, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission issued its grounds of decision against Singapore Health Services Pte. Ltd.
Tags: News, Singapore, Personal Data Protection Commission, Million Reed Smith Worldwide


South Africa to South Australia November 2018 Part I

From South Africa to South Australia Part I Year 3 started on 7th November 2018 the day we flew to South Africa via Singapore with Singapore Airlines. We were making a surprise visit to see Danies mum tannie an Afri
Tags: Travel, Singapore, South Africa, Singapore Airlines


Oil dips on weak economic outlook, but OPEC-led cuts support

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Monday, weighed down by expectations that China will report its weakest economic growth in almost three decades amid waning domestic demand and painful U.S. tariffs.
Tags: Science, China, Singapore, Opec, Reuters Oil


President Trump and Kim Jong Un Are Planning to Meet in Vietnam in February for Their Second Summit

Trump and Kim held their first meeting in Singapore in June
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Kim, Vietnam, Trump, Kim Jong, Onetime


President Trump and Kim Jung Un Are Planning to Meet in Vietnam in February for Their Second Summit

Trump and Kim held their first meeting in Singapore in June
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Kim, Vietnam, Trump, Kim Jung, Onetime


Technological progress and the global sex recession

We may live amidst what seems a libidinous culture, but oddly also an increasingly sexless time. Of course, the drop in early teen sex, and even more so teen pregnancies represents positive developments, but when lack of social interaction leads to celibacy in the twenties, thirties and beyond, the implications are less than wholesome. The Atlantic recently described a “sex recession” in the United States and most western countries, with fewer people dating and even those in relationship getting...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Australia, Opinion, China, Germany, Singapore, India, San Francisco, Sport, European Union, Atlantic, Soccer


‘This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy’ Trailer Features Doomsday Prep, Artificial Intelligence, and More

Kal Penn and director Adam McKay want to teach you about the global economy. That doesn’t sound very exciting at first, but just wait – the This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy trailer goes to great lengths to make all of this sexy, funny, and, well, kind of scary. And it’s educational, too. For instance: you’ll learn all about how we’ll turn into cannibals a mere two months after the global economy collapses. This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy Trailer This Giant Beast T...
Tags: Television, Movies, Labor, Obama, Documentary, Osama Bin Laden, Singapore, Los Angeles, Thailand, Prague, Global Economy, Moscow, Oxford University, Panama, Penn, Gary Vaynerchuk


777X: the gigantic plane that could change flying forever is nearly here

Some of the world’s most prestigious airlines are on tenterhooks as the first flight of an aircraft that could change long-haul travel for decades looms ever closer. Executives at Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Qatar Airways, among others, will have their eyes cast to the skies this spring when Boeing is expected to fly one of its new 777X planes for the first time. The 777-9, the first of the X family to be developed, will have the biggest jet engines ever seen, attached to the longest wings ...
Tags: New York, Science, London, Australia, Singapore, India, Iran, Tim Clark, Heathrow, Sydney, Dubai, Qantas, Airbus, Seattle, Donald Trump, Perth


Singapore Plans to Buy F-35 Fighter Jets to Replace F-16 Fleet

The Air Force’s F-16s that were in service since 1998 will retire soon after 2030, Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post the same day. Singapore has an annual defense budget of S$14.76 billion ($10.9 billion), the Straits Times reported in March 2018.
Tags: Facebook, News, Singapore, Air Force, Straits Times, Ng Eng Hen


Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February

The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of Kim Yong Chol, a hardline former spy chief, and marked a sign of movement in a denuclearization effort that has stalled since a landmark meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader in Singapore on June 12. "President Donald J. Trump met with Kim Yong Chol for an hour and a half to discuss denuclearization and a second summit, which will take place near the end of February," White House spokeswoman Sarah ...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Singapore, Kim, Trump, Donald J Trump, Kim Yong chol, Sarah Sanders, Trump North Korea


Mystery and Crime Kabel, Walther: Harald Harst (031) - Eine leere Streichholz. V1.0 [German] 18.01.2019

Eine leere Streichholzschachtel. In die Zeit unseres Aufenthaltes in der hinterindischen Hafenstadt Singapore fällt auch unser Abenteuer mit der leeren Zündholzschachtel. Ich will es an dieser Stelle einfügen, obwohl es mit unserem Kampfe gegen Eugenie Malcapier, unsere rotblonde Feindin, nur lose zusammenhängt. Immerhin beleuchtet es die verbrecherische Vielseitigkeit dieses schönen Weibes noch heller und gibt dem Leser eine interessante Ergänzung des Charakterbildes dieser fraglos hochintelli...
Tags: Books, Singapore, ePub Books, Christine, Leser, Dann, Kellner, Walzer, Zettel, Platte, Kabel Walther, Melodie, Abenteuer, Der Schatz, Harald Harst, Hafenstadt Singapore


President Trump, North Korean Leader Kim Agree To Second Meeting Next Month

Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man." (Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)
Tags: News, Singapore, Kim, Trump


Trump, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit

By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after Trump met at the White House for 90 minutes with a North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, who had traveled to Washington to discuss denuclearization talks. Trump and Ki...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Obama, California, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Sport, World news, Beijing, Soccer, Kim Jong Un, Associated Press


Trump, Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Meeting Next Month

Negotiations over eliminating North Korea’s nuclear arsenal have made little progress since the two leaders’ last meeting in Singapore last June.
Tags: News, North Korea, Singapore, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Trump, Kim Jong, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament


Trump Meets With North Korean Envoy To Resume Stalled Denuclearization Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy Friday as the two sides worked to resume stalled efforts to end the North’s nuclear weapons program by arranging a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump and former spy chief Kim Yong Chol were to discuss relations between the two countries and continued progress on what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said was “North Korea’s final, fully verified denuclearization.” Kim Yong Chol earlier held talks ...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Ap, Beijing, Kim Jong Un, North, State Department, Kim, Donald Trump, Seoul, Trump


S.Korean fund to invest $50 mln in Indonesian online marketplace Bukalapak: Reuters

A fund led by South Korea’s Mirae Asset Daewoo will invest $50 million in Indonesian e-commerce startup Bukalapak, Mirae Asset said on Wednesday. The Asia Growth Fund jointly set up by Mirae Asset and South Korean web portal Naver Corp decided to invest in the fast growing online commerce industry in the Southeast Asian country, Mirae Asset said in a statement. Bukalapak has China’s Ant Financial and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC as major shareholders, according to Mirae Asset. ...
Tags: South Korea, China, Singapore, Trends, Reuters, GIC, PE Deals, Naver Corp, Mirae Asset, Bukalapak, Mirae Asset Daewoo, Bukalapak Mirae Asset


Go-Jek buys fintech startup Coins.ph for $72M ahead of Philippines expansion

Ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s expansion into the Philippines ran into problems earlier this month over its ownership structure, but that isn’t deterring the Indonesian company from investing into the market. Today, Go-Jek announced that it has acquired local fintech company Coins.ph through “substantial investment” which gives it a majority stake in the business. The deal is officially undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands from two industry sources that Go-Jek paid $72 million. The start...
Tags: Post, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Tech, Thailand, Philippines, Alibaba, The Philippines, Fintech, Bangalore, Pantera Capital, Coins, Oriente, Vietnam Thailand


US Has Secret Meeting With North Korea In Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Envoys from the United States and North Korea took part in an unannounced high-level meeting in Stockholm on Friday, an official said. Swedish Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Diana Kudhaib said the talks included North Korea’s Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui but declined to give further details. Sweden’s TT news agency said U.S. special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom also were attending. “These are just talks in a m...
Tags: News, Sweden, North Korea, Singapore, US, United States, Kim Jong Un, Copenhagen, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, Stockholm, Foreign Ministry, Margot Wallstrom, Wallstrom, TT, Denmark AP


Purcell makes quarter-finals at Australian Amateur

Conor Purcell in action in Australia. Picture: Golf Australia Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell continues to impress in the Australian Amateur Championship and will face Australia’s Kyle Michel in the quarter-finals at Woodlands Golf Club today.The Dubliner beat reigning champion Keita Nakajima of Japan 2-up in the second round before defeating England’s Thomas Sloman 3&2 having ousted ...
Tags: Japan, England, Australia, Germany, Singapore, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, New South Wales, Charlotte, Purcell, Amateur golf, Royal Melbourne, Conor Purcell, Kyle Michel


This is US$450 per night Marina Bay Sands Room

( = || []).push({}); Check out the view of The Gardens By The Bay. We stayed in Marina Bay Sands Singapore twice. The first time is during their opening 9 years ago and we stayed there on the second time last month. We stayed at Deluxe King Garden View room and it is priced at an average of US$450 per night and it is pricier now in January 2019 (according to Agoda.com). US$ 450 is around RM 1850. Check out the bathroom For re...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Headline, Hotels / Resorts, Marina Bay Sands, Agoda, Canton, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Infinity Pool, Hugo Boss, Marina Bay Sands Room, Deluxe King Garden View, Bay Back


North Korean envoy may meet Trump to discuss second summit

Kim Yong-chol visit could clear way for further denuclearisation talksNorth Korea’s lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the US is expected to hold talks with the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second US-North Korea summit. Kim Yong-chol arrived in Washington on Thursday evening for his first visit since he came last June ahead of a landmark meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, Singapore, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Asia Pacific, Korea, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, Trump, Kim Jong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol, US North Korea


2 dealmakers named David: Uber and Lyft's expected IPOs will trigger competition at Google's in-house VC firms (GOOGL, GOOG)

Uber and Lyft have both confidentially filed for IPOs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and are expected to go public in 2019. While the ride-hailing competitors have dueling IPOs, Google's parent company Alphabet stands to gain no matter who fares better. Alphabet has substantial investments in both Uber and Lyft through its two venture capital arms, GV and CapitalG. The 2019 tech IPO line up has promised plenty of side-choosing as ride hailing rivals Lyft and Uber prep for duelin...
Tags: Apple, Google, Lyft, Uber, Ipo, Singapore, Softbank, Trends, David, Google Ventures, Wall Street Journal, Securities And Exchange Commission, Alphabet, Axel Springer, Comcast Ventures, Lee


In dueling Uber and Lyft IPOs, two Google dealmakers named David share competing interests (GOOGL, GOOG)

Uber and Lyft have both confidentially filed for IPOs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and are expected to go public in 2019. While the ride-hailing competitors have dueling IPOs, Google's parent company Alphabet stands to gain no matter who fares better. Alphabet has substantial investments in both Uber and Lyft through its two venture capital arms, GV and CapitalG. The 2019 tech IPO line up has promised plenty of side-choosing as ride hailing rivals Lyft and Uber prep for duelin...
Tags: Google, Lyft, Uber, Ipo, Singapore, Softbank, Trends, David, Jeff Bezos, Google Ventures, Wall Street Journal, Securities And Exchange Commission, Alphabet, Axel Springer, Comcast Ventures, Lee


Push For Direct Bookings 'The Best Movement A Hotelier Could Wish For'

The inaugural Direct Booking Summit: Asia-Pacific will be touching down in Singapore on February 27-28. In anticipation of what promises to be an unforgettable event, we've been catching up with our best-in-class speakers about direct bookings, the APAC hotel industry and what the future holds.
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Asia Pacific, APAC