Novotech at ESMO Congress 2022 – New Data Shows 100% Oncology Trials Growth in APAC

SYDNEY, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific biotech specialist CRO, will attend ESMO Congress 2022 with new data showing Asia Pacific has seen a 100% growth in oncology trials during 2017 to 2021 and contributes to more than a third of the global clinical development of immune-oncology […]

Do S’pore regulators need bigger stick to deter corporate misconduct following Noble Group’s case?

SINGAPORE – The biggest fine on a company in Singapore’s history has ironically led to talk on whether regulators have let the offenders off too easily. The $12.6 million penalty on Noble Group, after a four-year probe for improper accounting and misleading financial statements, does pale in comparison to the company’s market value of US$10 […]

Crypto sceptics look to bend the ear of regulators at inaugural event this week

LONDON – Cryptocurrency critics, including economists and researchers, will gather in London and online this week to get their message across to regulators about the booming but volatile sector. A number of governments have expressed concerns over cryptocurrencies, but those behind the first Crypto Policy Symposium say they hope the event will prompt much more […]

SIA, Genting S’pore and Suntec likely winners as consumers switch from products to services: DBS

SINGAPORE – Investors looking to hedge against a potential change in spending patterns could consider switching up their buys from manufacturing towards the service sector, said DBS Bank in a report on Monday. Noting the weak Purchasing Managers’ Index seen in August, DBS researchers posited that this could be a sign that manufacturers were wary about weak […]

DECOMAN from Hong Kong Utilizes Technologies to Go Global, Two More Markets in the APAC Region this year

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – HK DECOMAN Technology Limited (“DECOMAN”) is now expanding its footprint in Korea to capture the opportunities of growing demand for its services. With the Taiwan expansion begun in January, this is the second APAC market DECOMAN entered in 2022. Coworking space at the […]

Canada hunts suspects in stabbing spree that killed 10, wounded 15

This handout conbination of photos released on Sept 4, 2022 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Saskatchewan shows Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson, the two suspects in the stabbings in the Saskatchewan province in Canada. (HANDOUT / ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE SASKATCHEWAN / AFP) WELDON, Saskatchewan – Canadian police hunted for two suspects in a […]

ST HeadSTart: How to move to a rival firm without burning bridges | Are digital banks a win for consumers?

Welcome to the latest edition of ST HeadSTart, bringing you the best of The Straits Times’ career and personal finance coverage every Monday morning. Sign up here to get weekly tips right into your inbox. Good morning! One of the stories we’re looking at this week will hopefully help you navigate one tricky situation: What can you […]

Kremlin pledges serious response in case of EU visa restrictions

This photo taken on Aug 31, 2022 shows towers and cathedrals of the Kremlin in Moscow. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) MOSCOW – Moscow will take serious retaliatory measures if the EU formally introduces visa restrictions on Russian citizens, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday. The decision, which has yet to be legalized, will significantly reduce […]