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CP Group Sets up Joint Automotive Venture with China’s Foton

Thai conglomerate, Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group and China’s Foton Motor Group have created a joint venture (JV) in Thailand, investing THB 500 million (USD 15.87 million) to ...

Blockchain Prototype Developed to Power Interbank Settlements in Thailand

Indian IT company, Wipro and enterprise blockchain software firm, R3, have developed a blockchain or distributed ledger (DLT) based solution that enables the usage of digital ...

Surbana Jurong and Silk Road Launch Infrastructure Fund for South East Asia

Surbana Jurong, a global urban and infrastructure consulting firm headquartered in Singapore and owned by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Temasek, and Silk Road Fund, a ...

Singapore-Based Program to Study Feasibility of 3D-Printing in Maritime Industry

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has initiated a joint industry program to study the feasibility of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, in the ...

Singapore-based Foodtech Startup Raises USD 10 Million in Series B Round

Singapore-based online food startup, Grain, announced on 10 May that it has raised USD 10 million in a Series B fundraising round, in the form of a mix of equity and venture ...

Singapore Issuing Blockchain-Based Digital Certificates to Graduates

Mr Ong Ye Kung, Singapore's Minister for Education, announced on 3 May that educational institutions in Singapore are going to issue blockchain-based digital certificates to ...

PUB Singapore to Install 300,000 Smart Water Meters by 2023

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, is rolling out the first phase of a Smart Water Meter Program in Singapore, which will see the installation of 300,000 smart water ...

PerkinsElmer Opens New Lab Instrument Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

On 2 May, PerkinsElmer opened its largest manufacturing facility for analytical instrumentation in Singapore at JTC MedTech Hub, a dedicated facility for medical technology ...

Pavilion Energy Performs Singapore’s First Commercial Ship-to-ship LNG Bunkering

Singapore-based LNG ( liquefied natural gas) player, Pavilion Energy announced on 2 May that it has performed the first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of ...

Monetary Authority of Singapore Transferring USD 33 Billion to GIC

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on 8 May that it would be transferring SGD 45 billion (USD 33 billion) from the official foreign reserves (OFR) to the ...

Jet Aviation Integrates Hawker Pacific Operations

Jet Aviation, a subsidiary of American aerospace and defense multinational General Dynamics, announced that it has completed the integration of Hawker Pacific operations at ...

USD 3 Billion Energy Complex to be Built in Batangas City

Three Chinese state-owned companies have agreed to develop a 102-hectare property into an Energy complex in the coastal village of Simlong in Batangas City, ...

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