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Feb 25, 2021 11:28 PM

GameStop shares rise in early trade before being halted

[BENGALURU] GameStop shares shot higher in early trading on Thursday before a series of NYSE trading halts, a day...

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Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Analysts see volume as key to success of airasia food's flat-rate fee model

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FOOD establishments in Singapore are hoping that airasia food's entry will change the way they are charged for food...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM
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With clean slate, is OUE Lippo Healthcare on road to recovery?

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SHAREHOLDERS of OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) appeared to welcome the news of the company's recapitalisation exercise...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Garment workers in Thailand receive full compensation after wages expose

GARMENT workers in Thailand who were illegally underpaid while making products for major brands have received all...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysia launches vaccination drive as PM gets first shot

MALAYSIA on Wednesday launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme, which authorities hope will rein in a spike in...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

He writes unreliable narrators because he is one, too

IN one of Viet Thanh Nguyen's earliest memories, he is on a boat leaving Saigon. It was 1975, and he and his family...

Feb 25, 2021 05:23 PM

LVMH-backed L Catterton nears deal to acquire Birkenstock

[LONDON] L Catterton, the private equity firm backed by luxury French fashion house LVMH, is nearing an agreement to...

Feb 25, 2021 04:31 PM

GameStop's Frankfurt shares surge, overshoot Wall Street rally

[MILAN] GameStop's Frankfurt-listed shares trebled at one point on Thursday, overshooting the videogame retailer's...

Feb 25, 2021 03:29 PM

Tencent-backed WeDoctor's Hong Kong IPO looms with valuation near US$7b

[HONG KONG] WeDoctor is planning to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong as soon as next month...

Feb 25, 2021 03:02 PM

Traveloka plans regional fintech expansion before 2021

[SINGAPORE] Traveloka, South-east Asia's largest online travel startup, plans to launch financial services in...

Feb 25, 2021 10:02 AM

Australia passes landmark law requiring tech firms to pay for news

[SYDNEY] Australia's parliament passed landmark legislation on Thursday requiring global digital giants to pay for...

Feb 25, 2021 07:17 AM

Facebook pledges US$1b in news investments over three years

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Wednesday pledged to invest at least US$1 billion to support journalism over the next...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Analysts see volume as key to success of airasia food's flat-rate fee model

SUBSCRIBERS

FOOD establishments in Singapore are hoping that airasia food's entry will change the way they are charged for food...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

With clean slate, is OUE Lippo Healthcare on road to recovery?

SUBSCRIBERS

SHAREHOLDERS of OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) appeared to welcome the news of the company's recapitalisation exercise...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Garment workers in Thailand receive full compensation after wages expose

GARMENT workers in Thailand who were illegally underpaid while making products for major brands have received all...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysia launches vaccination drive as PM gets first shot

MALAYSIA on Wednesday launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme, which authorities hope will rein in a spike in...