Sunday, May 9, 2021

Shopee to Enter Mexico Market

Shopee, the e-commerce arm of Southeast Asia’s Sea Ltd, has launched an app for Mexico, where it plans to offer online sales in what would be its second market in the Americas, a Reuters review showed on Monday. Shopee, the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, according to market researchers,...
Johor's ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, has expressed his wish to personally drive investments into the state as manufacturers worldwide prepare to step up production in a post COVID-19 era. Sultan Ibrahim said with mass immunisation being carried out now across the world, the economy will be restored and that Johor...
Singapore's Budget for 2021 will focus on how Singapore can come out of the COVID-19 crisis stronger and forge partnerships to meet the challenges ahead as one people. Themed 'Emerging Stronger Together' the Budget's priority is to help workers and businesses to adapt, innovate and grow. Deputy Prime Minister and...
Singapore is expected to announce next week an expansionary but trimmed down budget to support businesses still struggling, having delivered an unprecedented fiscal stimulus last year to help the economy weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The city-state’s trade-reliant economy is charting an uneven path to recovery after its worst ever recession...
More and more high net-worth individuals are setting up family offices in Singapore Singapore government's global investor programme gives ultra-rich a route to permanent residency The world's 1 percent of uber-wealthy individuals are setting up more and more family offices in Singapore, as they look to consolidate their holdings...
With more and more vaccines flowing into Singapore, the city-state has announced that thus far, more than 6,200 people have already received their first doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said in a recent statement that Singapore aims to have up to eight vaccination centres up...
Singapore has a knack for being in first place. Not only will the city-state be the first in the Southeast Asian region to utilise the Pfizer vaccine, as announced recently, they were also the first to gain regulatory approval to use lab-created meat. Today, Eat Just announced that it...
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has recently announced that the nation has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. This means that Singapore will be the first country in Asia to receive the US developed shot. Lee says that the first of the doses are due to arrive later in December,...
2020 has been a year of hardship and perseverance. The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the global economy, leaving many feeling downtrodden and disappointed. However, not everyone is willing to just sit down and take it. In fact, many Singaporeans are going out of their way to pre-order Christmas trees...
Due to a rising number of Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong, the launch of the much anticipated travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong has been delayed further. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said in a statement on 1 December that both cities have agreed to defer...
2020 has been a strange and tough year for retailers, especially for brick and mortar stores. Covid-19 has forced people to stay in-doors, thus changing their habits. The coronavirus has shown us the true power and potential of e-commerce and delivery services, and signs seem to point towards these...
Several large companies in Singapore are helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stay afloat as the coronavirus outbreak continues to take a toll on their finances and operations. The initiatives involve providing much-needed relief and training to firms at a time when some government assistance tapers off as the...

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