Daily Archives: 2019-07-26

Huobi becomes 5th licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Thailand upon receiving digital asset trading license

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has officially granted Huobi a digital asset trading license, which makes Huobi the fifth licensed digital asset exchange in Thailand. The license permits Huobi to start local fiat and token trading services. “Huobi Thailand is built on Huobi Cloud, which provides a one-stop solution for global digital asset exchanges. Huobi Thailand will provide Thai users with …

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SPH’s shares drop to a 25-year low, becomes worst performer on MSCI Singapore

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. is now deemed as the worst performer on the MSCI Singapore Index as its shares stand at a quarter-century low, following its attempt to diversify into real estate did not provide positive results forcing the company to offset sinking earnings from its media business. The organisation – which is Singapore’s biggest media group – dropped 4.3% …

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NSL OilChem Waste Management opens S$40m industrial wastewater treatment plant

On Thursday (25 July), NSL OilChem Waste Management Pte Ltd officially launched the opening of a brand new industrial wastewater treatment plant in Tuas, designed to treat a wide spectrum of industrial wastewater from industries such as petrochemicals, pharmaceutical, and automotive. This S$40 million treatment plant is the company’s second treatment plant, and not only does it have a capacity …

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Current governance going “astray” from “transparency, independence, and accountability” a catalyst behind setting up PSP: Tan Cheng Bock

Watching “the processes of good governance” in Singapore going “astray” was the catalyst behind the establishment of Progress Singapore Party (PSP), said veteran politician and ex-People’s Action Party (PAP) cadre Dr Tan Cheng Bock on Fri (26 Jul). Seen together with other members of PSP’s first Central Executive Committee, Dr Tan told reporters at the Swissotel Merchant Court today that …

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Huawei apologises for ending S$54 promotion early after phones are sold out

On Wednesday (24 July), Huawei announced that it will be selling its popular casual smartphone series, the Huawei Y6 Pro 2019, at a discounted price of S$54 (retail price at $198) to commemorate the Singapore’s 54th birthday. The exclusive promotion is only applicable to Singapore citizens and permanent residents aged 50 and above, and is valid from 26th to 28th …

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Lawyers, NGOs and families of M’sian death row prisoners submit appeal for clemency to President Halimah Yacob at S’pore High Comm in KL

Lawyers, nine NGOs and the families of Malaysian death row prisoners as well as their supporters submitted an appeal for clemency for Malaysian death row prisoners in Changi Prison at the High Commission of the Republic in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur yesterday (25 Jul). The memorandum was addressed to President Halimah Yacob, urging her and the Government of …

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