Healthcare

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Telemedicine startup Doctor Anywhere raises US$27 mil in funding round, eyes further overseas expansion

SINGAPORE (Mar 31): Doctor Anywhere, a Singapore startup for remote medical consultations, raised US$27 million ($38.5 million) in funding as the coronavirus pandemic fuels demand for telemedicine

Results

Raffles Medical posts 14.1% drop in FY2019 earnings, but looks for novel measures to cope with Covid-19

SINGAPORE (Feb 24): Raffles Medical Group has posted a 14.1% drop in earnings to $58.1 million for FY2019 ended 31 December, from $67.7 million a year ago due to the start-up costs it incurred from

Global Economy

Advanced economies' missing link

(Feb 21): As 2020 gets underway, employment in both Europe and the US is at a record high and still rising.

CoVid-19

Healthcare and glove stocks march on as Wuhan virus continues spread, claims higher deaths

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Glove manufacturers and healthcare stocks listed on the Singapore Exchange continued their ascent today as the spread of the coronavirus originating from Wuhan included more cou

Healthcare

Prudential Singapore rolls out cashless medical service at two private hospitals

SINGAPORE (Nov 5): Prudential Singapore has rolled out a service allowing its customers to receive cashless medical services when seeking treatment from participating specialists at Raffles Hospita

Ageing

SPH to invest $50 mil in new investment fund for aged care, healthcare assets

SINGAPORE (Oct 16): Singapore Press Holdings, via its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH JPAM, has entered into a strategic partnership with asset managers Bridge C Capital Inc to set up an investment fu

Trans-boundary haze

Hazy skies have little impact on healthcare providers, says CGS-CIMB

SINGAPORE (Sept 25): The ongoing haze has little impact on healthcare providers in terms of revenue or share price, but prolonged haze conditions showed an increase in admissions to private hospita

Healthcare

Singapore's billion-dollar headache

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): How much does a migraine cost?

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

UK start-up builder says one in two young Singaporeans want to be an entrepreneur

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Days after a survey by the World Economic Forum suggests that scarcely any youthful Singaporean wants to be an entrepreneur, another study seems to suggest otherwise.

Investing strategy

Investing in the ageing population theme

(Aug 12): The world population is getting older, with the number of aged persons growing faster than any other age group.

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