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Singapore must remain open to benefit from Asia's growth: Heng

SINGAPORE can contribute to and benefit from Asia's growth only if it remains open and connected to the world, while forging new partnerships and evolving its approaches, Deputy Prime Minister...

Singapore must remain open to benefit from Asia's growth: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE can contribute to and benefit from Asia's growth only if it remains open and connected to the world, while forging new partnerships and evolving its approaches, Deputy Prime Minister Heng...

Alert in China after imported frozen food tests positive

BEIJING/SHANGHAI • Consumers in China have been urged to exercise caution when buying imported frozen food after a sample taken from the surface of frozen chicken wings imported into the southern...

Chinese VCs sanguine on Asean despite Covid-19 and geopolitical headwinds

THE inflow of venture capital (VC) from China into South-east Asia may slow down this year, but interest is likely to remain robust into the long-term, given the region's accelerated digital...

Chip-maker SMIC aims to raise 46.29b yuan via Shanghai listing

CHINA'S Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) will raise 46.29 billion yuan (S$9.1 billion) in a Shanghai share sale, more than double its initial target, pricing its offering...

Mass testing of food workers, disinfection of markets

Just past noon at the Dayanglu Market south-east of Beijing, merchants were tossing vegetables back into giant container trucks and moving meat back into storage freezers ahead of a mid-afternoon...

Next 3 days seen to be crucial as Beijing races to curb new outbreak

BEIJING • China is scrambling to control a new coronavirus outbreak in Beijing that has neared 80 infections in just four days, posing the biggest test of the country's containment strategy since...

Beijing declares key market area 'high risk' amid infection spike

Beijing yesterday declared an area surrounding a wholesale market "high risk" after dozens of new coronavirus cases emerged, sparking fears of a second wave of infections in the capital.

Sinovac says its shot shows good potential

BEIJING • Sinovac Biotech yesterday said its coronavirus vaccine is safe and capable of eliciting an immune response from human trials, suggesting the shot's potential in defending against...

44 new Covid-19 cases linked to Beijing market

China's capital Beijing has declared an area surrounding a massive wholesale market "high risk" after 44 new coronavirus cases emerged, all linked to the market.

BHG Retail Reit cancels Beijing outlet mall deal on Covid-19 impact

THE manager of BHG Retail Real Estate Investment Trust (BHG Retail Reit) has terminated its proposed acquisition of a Beijijng outlet mall due to the "impact of Covid-19 on capital markets and the...