Singapore completes new genetic data bank to better diagnose genetic disease

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): A new genetic databank – the largest and first in the world on Asian populations – has been completed in a study of close to 5,000 Singaporeans.


Qantas to test in-flight service alternatives to ditch jet lag on world's longest flight

(Oct 18): Qantas Airways will ditch the traditional in-flight service routine for this weekend’s marathon nonstop trip from New York to Sydney.

Company in the news

SGX poised for first fund-raising since IPO in 2000 with $1.5 bil debt programme

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Singapore Exchange has established its $1.5 billion multi-currency debt issuance programme, giving it additional funding for potential investments and for general working capita


Q&M opens private dentistry college in Singapore; aims to produce 'Super GPs'

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Q&M Dental Group on Thursday opened Singapore’s first private dentistry college offering graduate diploma studies in clinical dentistry.


UK, EU agree on 'great new' Brexit deal

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): The British pound rallied and UK stocks turned higher as Britain and the European Union on Thursday finally reached a historic Brexit deal.

Equity raising

Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT launches private placement to raise US$73.1 million to fund Dallas acquisition

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT (KORE), formerly known as Keppel-KBS US REIT, has proposed the launch of a private placement to raise no less than US$73.1 million ($100 mil


Temasek ramps up push into renewables

(Oct 17): Singapore’s Temasek Holdings is considering setting up a new unit to house renewable power projects as it increasingly eyes energy investments outside of fossil fuels.

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