Comprehensive Power Purchase Agreement Online Workshop is Now Open for Registration

Singapore, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Infocus International Group, a global business intelligence provider of strategic information and professional services, has set the new dates for Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) online workshop and commenced live on 30th August 2022 and 16th January 2023. There are many moving pieces affecting the future […]

Ethereum upgrade brings risks for ailing crypto lender Hodlnaut

SINGAPORE – Struggling cryptocurrency lender Hodlnaut has warned of risks to its assets if a looming upgrade of the Ethereum blockchain known as “the Merge” stokes a bout of volatility in virtual coins. Sharp moves in the prices of tokens linked to the Ethereum network could cause “smart contracts to automatically liquidate the assets”, the company said […]

More investors braving risk factor to make an impact in Asia

SINGAPORE – Asia is gaining ground as a destination for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments, even though the region’s emerging markets are still relatively less mature. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has identified East and South-east Asia as “among the fastest-growing regions for impact investments”, said Mr Justin Pooley, ESG manager for Asia and […]

Logistics, student housing assets a boon for Mapletree amid rising inflation, interest rates

SINGAPORE – Deepening its exposure to resilient asset classes such as the logistics and student accommodation sectors has paid dividends for Mapletree Investments amid rising inflation and interest rates, persistent supply chain disruptions and geopolitical instability. The Temasek-linked property developer and manager’s net profit for the financial year ended March 31 jumped 6.2 per cent […]

Russia now top crude oil supplier to China even as sanctions choke off sales to Europe

SINGAPORE – Russia’s oil exports continue to defy sanctions and are finding willing buyers in Asia, with China and India maintaining their voracious appetite for the discounted crude, industry sources told The Straits Times. The country is fighting to make sure that moves in early September by finance ministers of the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan, […]

Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc. Present Results from Phase 3 LEAP-002 Trial Evaluating LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Versus LENVIMA Monotherapy in Patients With Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

TOKYO and RAHWAY, N.J., Sep 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada) today announced the first presentation of results from the final analysis of the Phase 3 LEAP-002 trial investigating LENVIMA, the orally available multiple […]

AVIA Releases OTT Study in Singapore at its First OTT Upfront Showcase Presenting Premium Content at its Best

Singapore, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a new research study entitled Premium OTT – Building its Rightful Place in the Digital Market, to understand the usage of different video services in Singapore and attitudes towards them. The independent research study conducted by Milieu […]

Greece says to keep open communication channels with Türkiye

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a press conference at the Thessaloniki International Fair in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Sept 11, 2022. (SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFP) ATHENS – Greece will always seek to keep open channels of communication with Türkiye, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday. The prime minister made the remarks […]

SGX, MAS launch ESG reporting portal for corporates

SINGAPORE – Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have launched an online sustainability reporting portal aimed at streamlining disclosure for corporates and improving data quality. Called ESGenome, the disclosure portal will be offered free to listed companies here on a voluntary basis, for now, SGX and MAS said in a joint […]