Forrest Li

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Sea is in troubled waters

In 1883, there was a circus pony called Dicky in Chicago. Dicky won the affection of the audience. He was skilful in jumping over a stack of books. The circus goers marvelled at his flexibility.

Sea and IMDA to create 500 tech job opportunities in partnership - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Sea and IMDA to create 500 tech job opportunities in partnership

Sea Limited and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will be partnering to hire and train 500 Singaporeans for tech jobs under a new programme.


Global Economy


THE EDGE SINGAPORE - Quoteworthy: “This can’t be another woulda, coulda, shoulda election.

Company in the news

SEA Ltd gains another 9% after doubling revenue

Sea Ltd. jumped 9% after reporting a doubling in revenue, providing more ammunition to investors betting the Singaporean company backed by Tencent Holdings Ltd.


How Singapore nurtured foreign trio who became billionaires

David Chen left his native China as a teenager to attend school in Singapore. Little did he know that his adopted city would help him reach the ranks of the ultra-rich.

US stocks

The world's hottest stock is a money-losing tech giant soaring 880%

It gets far less attention than Tesla, the FAANGs or even the Robinhood flavour of the week.

DBS and Sea: Two ends of a barbell?

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DBS and Sea: Two ends of a barbell?

SINGAPORE (July 9): On May 21, the market value of New York-listed consumer Internet company and aspiring digital bank Sea overtook that of traditional bank DBS Group Holdings, which has been calli


Sea, another Temasek-linked company, joins digital bank licence bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): Sea Limited, which started as an online gaming company, is going solo in its bid for a digital full bank licence here in Singapore, targeting millennials and SMEs.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

A new billionaire emerges from Singapore gaming powerhouse Sea

(March 1): Free Fire is a world unto itself. More than 40 million players log on each day to find weapons and battle it out till one character’s left standing.

Sea raises US$575 mil in convertible notes offering

SINGAPORE (June 19): Sea has completed its previously announced offering of US$575 million ($777 million) aggregate principal amount of 2.25% convertible senior notes due 2023.

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