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Apps turning restaurant leftovers into cheap meals take off in Asia

Taipei Times 13 Aug 2022
“A common mantra that I have is that being sustainable should be attainable,” said Preston Wong, chief executive officer and cofounder of Treatsure, which collaborates with chains including the Hyatt, Accor Group and the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel to allow app users to ...

Seek names special advisor for fair hiring

Manila Standard 13 Aug 2022
Seek, the parent company of jobs platforms JobStreet and JobsDB, announced the appointment of Scott Stiles as special advisor of fair hiring in Asia that includes job markets in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam ... said Seek chief executive Peter Blithos.

Three men sentenced to life for transporting 6 kilograms of cannabis

Canoe 12 Aug 2022
Man executed in Singapore for trafficking cannabis ... Ziggy Marley calls out government of Singapore over man's death sentence for two pounds of pot ... Last month, a 49-year-old man in Singapore, who was originally imprisoned on cannabis trafficking charges in 2015, was put to death ... “Singapore, what are you doing?”.

Just In: FTC Denies BitMart’s Appeal; Launches Probe On $200 Million Hack

CoinGape 11 Aug 2022
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to step into the cryptocurrency market by launching an inquiry into the BitMart 2021 hack ... FTC enters the crypto arena ... It also revealed that it maintains offices in Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, and Singapore. FTC’s this move landed after the release of US President Biden’s executive order ... ....

LongHash Ventures Announced $100M Fund for supporting web3

Crypto Economy 11 Aug 2022
Cui, the chief executive of the Singapore-based firm, said it was decided to launch the fund because there has been a huge inflow of talent from Web 2.0 to Web3; in fact, Cui said the company sees a lot of deal flows not only in Asia but also in the Western Hemisphere. What’s the Goal? ... It still remains to be seen how Web3 will develop in the future.

China’s ‘new normal’ for Taiwan raises fears for global trade

Al Jazeera 11 Aug 2022
The risk of escalation poses a grave challenge to international trade ... CCTV via AP] ... Deborah Elms, the executive director of the Singapore-based Asian Trade Centre, said firms would be reluctant to shift operations if they are facing “a short-term problem” due to the amount of time and effort involved in establishing shipping routes ... Al Jazeera] ... .

Arbele Announces Phase 1 First-in-Human Study of CDH17xCD3 Bispecific T-Cell Engager for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers

Ellensburg Daily Record 10 Aug 2022
SEATTLE, Aug ... Dennis Wong, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Arbele ... About ARB202 ... We also plan to expand the studies in the US and China, Japan, and Singapore. About ARBELE. ARBELE is founded in 2016 by former senior executives from multinational pharmaceutical companies, with R&D presence in Hong Kong, Seattle, Sydney, Guangzhou, and Singapore ... Dr ... �.

Accenture Acquires Leadership Firm YSC Consulting to Enhance C-Suite and Board Transformations

Maryville Daily Forum 09 Aug 2022
Serving corporate and private equity clients for more than 30 years, YSC Consulting has a proven track record in helping organizations to define their leadership strategies and assess and develop their C-suite and senior executive teams ... YSC Consulting Chief Executive, Eric ...

Quah Ley Hoon, Champion of Crew Change, Steps Down at MPA Singapore

The Maritime Executive 08 Aug 2022
The chief executive of the Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA), Quah Ley Hoon, will be stepping down on September 5, Singapore's Ministry of Transport announced Friday. She will be replaced by Teo Eng Dih, the current deputy secretary for policy of Singapore's Ministry of Defense.

DBS bullish on business opportunities in India: CEO

The Times of India 08 Aug 2022
The RBI and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS have announced a project to link their respective fast payment systems namely Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and PayNow ... Gupta said that the PayNow-UPI linkage will enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers directly from one bank account to another between Singapore and India.

New hangings take Singapore execution toll to 10 in four months

Arab News 05 Aug 2022
Singapore hanged two drug traffickers on Friday, rights campaigners said, ... The spate of hangings included the widely criticized execution of a man with limited cognitive function in April, and came after Singapore resumed executions in March after a hiatus of more than two years.

Singapore executes 2 more prisoners for drug trafficking, 10 since March

La Prensa Latina 05 Aug 2022
Judicial authorities confirmed Thursday that there were two executions scheduled for early Friday, but Singapore does not reveal details of inmates and does not confirm them officially ... The UN Office for Human Rights had asked Singapore to stop the executions scheduled for this week.

Singapore executions under scrutiny as more hanged for drugs

Al Jazeera 05 Aug 2022
The Singapore government did not respond to Al Jazeera’s requests for comment about the resumption and rate of executions ... He describes the recent surge in capital punishment as an “execution binge” comparable with 1993, when Singapore was described as “Disneyland with the death penalty” and executions took place regularly.

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