Covid-19

Covid-19

Hong Kong wants vaccinated travellers only for Singapore bubble

As part of a push to get more of its population vaccinated, Hong Kong is planning to only allow those who’ve had Covid-19 shots to fly from the city to Singapore once both governments finalize a tr

Grab to list on NASDAQ with Altimeter Growth Corp, to receive US$4.5 bil in cash proceeds - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

IPO

Grab to list on NASDAQ with Altimeter Growth Corp, to receive US$4.5 bil in cash proceeds

Grab Holdings has announced on April 13, that it intends to go public in the US with Altimeter Growth Corp.

Robust supply networks offer a shot in the  arm for vaccine roll-out hopes - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Robust supply networks offer a shot in the arm for vaccine roll-out hopes

It has been a long year for businesses and communities across Southeast Asia. But after 12 months of pandemic-related challenges, vaccines now offer a welcome ray of hope on the horizon.

DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat will step back as the leader of the fourth-generation (4G) leadership team of the People’s Action Party (PAP).

Millennials and Gen Z investors prefer stocks in high-growth industries: FUTU - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Financially Savvy

Millennials and Gen Z investors prefer stocks in high-growth industries: FUTU

A survey conducted by NASDAQ-listed FUTU Holdings has found that more individuals – in particular millennials and Generation Z – are taking greater ownership of their finances by turning towards a

Scoot becomes first low cost carrier to get highest status in Covid-19 health safety audit - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Aviation & Engineering

Scoot becomes first low cost carrier to get highest status in Covid-19 health safety audit

Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group (SIA), has become the first low-cost carrier (LCC) in the world to be awarded the diamond status in the APEX Health Safety powered

IMF upgrades 2021 global GDP forecast to 6% - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

IMF upgrades 2021 global GDP forecast to 6%

The International Monetary Fund has raised its 2021 global GDP growth forecast to 6%, up from an estimate of 5.5% made in January.

Samudera to benefit from favourable freight rates; trading at a huge bargain: UOB KH - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Samudera to benefit from favourable freight rates; trading at a huge bargain: UOB KH

UOB Kay Hian (UOB KH) Research believes Samudera Shipping Line is worth a closer look given its current valuations, combined with container freight rates that have risen to a multi-year h

Covid-19

New Zealand and Australia to open quarantine-free travel corridor on April 19

New Zealand has agreed to open a quarantine-free travel corridor with Australia in a major boost for its ailing tourism industry.

Tech

How Zoom and other WFH tech darlings will fare when world reopens

Many internet companies posted record performance during the pandemic as consumers turned to apps and other cloud software to work, study, socialize and shop from home.

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