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Alliance Healthcare focuses on affordable and accessible clinics; banks on telemedicine

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): As stock markets flounder amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, Dr Barry Thng, executive chairman of Alliance Healthcare, is confident the company can withstand the health cr

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Hyphens flies Asian flag in pharma industry

SINGAPORE (May 29): Healthcare veteran Lim See Wah's rejection from medical school more than three decades ago turned out to be a significant pivot in his entrepreneurial journey.

Acromec secures 3 new contracts worth $6.2 mil

SINGAPORE (July 3): Acromec, the specialist engineering provider, has secured three new contracts amounting to about $6.2 million.

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Aoxin Q&M acquires dental clinic in China for $4.13 mil

SINGAPORE (May 18): Aoxin Q&M Dental Group has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an individual, You Zhongjiang, to acquire 100% of the shareholdings in Youxin Dental Clinic

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Health Management International is back in Singapore's healthcare scene with its latest acquisition

SINGAPORE (May 18): More than a decade after ceasing hospital operations in Singapore, Health Management International (HMI) is making a comeback.

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AI healthcare startup UCARE.AI secures $8.2 mil funding

SINGAPORE (May 16): UCARE.AI, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare startup, has recently concluded its Series A funding, bringing total investment to $8.2 million to date.

Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan team up to cut healthcare costs in US

(Jan 31): Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday they will form a company to cut health costs for hundreds of thousands of their US employees, setting up a m

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Should Asian investors buy into the story of rising healthcare demand?

SINGAPORE (March 31): At least one observer has held up Singapore’s healthcare system as a model for the developed world. But the system is not without its own issues.

Singapore Medical Group fully acquires Lifescan Imaging for $8.5 mil

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): Singapore Medical Group (SMG) has proposed to fully acquire its 38.1% owned associated company, Lifescan Imaging, an imaging and radiology firm, for a consideration sum of $8.5 m

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