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GROCERY delivery startup honestbee has appointed Ong Lay Ann, non-executive director of a unit of Singapore Exchange-listed ISDN Holdings, as its new chief executive with effect from July 15.
CITING Hong Kong's Technology Talent Admission Scheme to attract STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) talent, and France's revamped French Tech Visa that makes it easier for startups to get skilled manpower, Mr Chan added: "We will need to step up to the competition."
THE treaty will provide cross-border enforcement for mediated settlement agreements, adding teeth to a negotiation process that normally results in agreements that are difficult to enforce once the parties return to their respective countries.
THE European Commission will deem that Canada, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina and Australia do not regulate credit ratings agencies with the same rigour as the EU, the Financial Times reports citing a document.
AFTER years of running mixed martial arts events, Temasek Holdings-backed ONE Championship is now sinking its teeth into the lucrative e-sports space with its first planned events for the 2019-2020 season, helmed by newly appointed ONE Esports chief executive Carlos Alimurung.
THE initiative was announced following a meeting in Jakarta on Monday between Indonesian President Joko Widodo; Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group; Anthony Tan, chief executive of Grab; and Ridzki Kramadibrata, president of Grab Indonesia.
- DBS Q2 profit up 17% to S$1.6b; to pay out dividend of 30 S cents per share
- Raffles Medical Q2 profit drops 15.6% on startup costs for Chongqing hospital
The STI today
SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) ended the Monday session at 3,346.39, down 17.4 points or 0.5 per cent.