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Singapore-based company wins UN award for creating healthier sugar

Straits Times 27 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - Sugar has a bad rap when it comes to healthy eating, but one company is set on changing that. Singapore-based food technology company Nutrition Innovation produces raw sugar that is healthier and is packed with more nutrients and fibre compared with refined white sugar.
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U.S., Singapore agree on need for rules-based order in Asia

Kyodo 27 Jul 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen agreed Tuesday on the need for a rules-based order for regional security and to work on expanding their defense partnership ... During their meeting in Singapore, Austin and Ng "agreed on the importance of ...
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Singapore fintech Nium turns unicorn, topping US$1 billion in valuation

Straits Times 27 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singapore's Nium, a payments start-up serving businesses, became a rare fintech unicorn in the city-state after raising more than US$200 million in fresh funding ... Pine Labs, a payments platform for merchants in India and South-east Asia, is one of the most valuable fintech start-ups based in Singapore, valued at US$3 billion.
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A Google executive in Singapore who has 40 hours of meetings a week told us ...

Business Insider 27 Jul 2021
Stephanie Davis, who's from the US, moved to Singapore with Google in 2017 ... "During the pandemic, we feel a loss of control," Stephanie Davis, Google's vice president for Southeast Asia based in Singapore, told Insider on a recent video call ... "Navigating tanker traffic in Singapore's waters certainly takes my mind off of work," she said.
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S'pore-based company wins UN award for creating healthier sugar

Straits Times 27 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - Sugar has a bad rap when it comes to healthy eating, but one company is set on changing that. Singapore-based food technology company Nutrition Innovation produces raw sugar that is healthier and is packed with more nutrients and fibre compared with refined white sugar.
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GIC invests $326 million in Arctic Green Energy

Straits Times 27 Jul 2021
The funds would help Singapore-based Arctic Green Energy launch new projects and ramp up its capability in geothermal energy, which is derived ...
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Singaporean payments firm Nium raises over $200 mln to become 'unicorn'

Canada Dot Com 27 Jul 2021
Singapore-based business payments firm Nium raised more than $200 million in fresh funds in a round led by tech investor Riverwood Capital, ...
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IRB Infra completes ₹381.63 crores fundraise in IRB Infrastructure Trust

Live Mint 27 Jul 2021
IRB Infrastructure Trust, the Private InvIT, sponsored by IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd and the GIC Affiliates, Singapore-based Sovereign Fund, completed the fundraising of ₹381.63 crores by way of rights issue.
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Castlemartyr Resort in Cork sold for €20m to owners of Sheen Falls Lodge

The Irish Times 27 Jul 2021
Singapore-based Stanley Quek and Peng Loh have acquired the resort, to add to an Irish portfolio that includes Sheen Falls and the Trinity Townhouse in Dublin city centre ... Refurbishment ... Mr Loh added ... He was the honorary consul general representing Ireland in Singapore from 1994 to May 2000 and is chairman of The Ireland Funds Singapore ... .
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Byju’s snaps up 2 more cos for $750 million, 4th buy this year

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021
The Bengaluru-based digital learning firm has done two more big acquisitions. It has bought Singapore-based Great Learning, which specialises in online higher and professional education, for $600 million ... of Texas at Austin, National University Singapore, and several IITs.
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MMA: One: Battleground the stage for Indian Ritu Phogat's fightback

Straits Times 27 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - Commonwealth wrestling gold medallist Ritu Phogat had racked up four straight wins in dominant ... The Singapore-based Phogat, who is part of Evolve MMA's fight team, will be entering the fight in tip-top condition, having been on an intensive training regimen since May.
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Byju's bets big on higher education

Marietta Daily Journal 27 Jul 2021
27—BENGALURU — Byju's, India's most valuable startup, has ...
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Fintech startup Nium becomes unicorn after $200-million funding

The Economic Times 27 Jul 2021
Nium, a business payments company based in Singapore, will use the fresh funding to expand its network infrastructure, drive product development and purchase new technologies and companies ... .
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