Kiara Xavier

New bike-sharing start-up Moovs enters the market using revamped ofo bikes

Following the cancellation of Chinese bike-sharing company ofo’s license last April, its famous yellow bicycles are once again seen in the streets of Singapore. However, this time it comes with a different name. This is because bike-sharing start-up Moov Technology has purchased brand-new ofo bicycles that were left in a warehouse in Singapore and refurbished them, before launching them last …

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HDB slammed for its “rigid” regulation on renovation

Facebook user, Yap Ching Wi took to her Facebook on Monday (1 July) to criticise the Housing & Development Board (HDB) after she heard that an elderly wheelchair-bound lady is not able to reach the kitchen tap at her place to even boil water to drink. To make it worse, Ms Yap said that the senior “can only drink water …

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Singapore Life secures USD$90 million investment from Japan’s Sumitomo Life

Local wealth technology and life insurance company Singapore Life managed to secure a USD$90 million (S$122 million) investment from Sumitomo Life, one of the largest insurers in Japan. Through this transaction, Sumitomo Life acquires approximately 25% of the total issued shares in Singapore Life, and is geared towards supporting the latter’s expansion plans in offering connected, insurance-led financial services for …

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