PLife Reit acquires nursing home in Japan for 1.65b yen

PARKWAY Life Reit (PLife Reit) is deepening its presence in Japan with the acquisition of a nursing home in the Greater Tokyo region from aged care operator KK Habitation for 1.65 billion yen (S$...

PLife Reit to acquire nursing home in Japan for 1.65 billion yen

PARKWAY Life Reit (PLife Reit) is acquiring a nursing home in the Greater Tokyo region from aged care operator KK Habitation for 1.65 billion yen (S$21.2 million).

Covid crisis comes with challenges but also offers opportunities

AS recessions go, Covid was an unusually deep one, with many advanced and emerging economies contracting by well over 10 per cent from peak to trough - and a few by closer to 20 per cent. However...

Healthcare startup HealthifyMe to launch corporate programmes, expand user base

SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED healthcare startup HealthifyMe is looking to expand in the Republic and Malaysia, as well as other markets, amid changing needs and lifestyles influenced by the Covid-19...

Everything we need to win the fight against Covid-19 is in data

ALL of us working or dealing with data have a role to play in using our know-how and available technology to apply data in ways that will benefit humanity and tackle the world's biggest challenges...

Covid-19 exposes SGX's lack of biopharmaceutical issuers

SINGAPORE-BASED biotech Cennerv Pharmaceuticals tried twice to list on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) but was forced to withdraw its initial public offer (IPO) due to weak demand.

Bjorn Lee, CEO of

TEN YEARS AGO, when he suddenly experienced chest pains at the young age of 29, entrepreneur Bjorn Lee thought that he was having a heart attack.

Turning to technology to future-proof clinical trials

THE global Covid-19 outbreak has disrupted not only manufacturing supply chains, such as in the pharmaceutical industry, but also clinical trial operations around the world, including in Singapore...

CapitaLand rolls out contactless tech at its India business parks

REAL estate developer CapitaLand is adopting contactless technologies across its nine business parks in India to minimise contact between people and surfaces amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it said in...

Disrupting ageing

IN A world where just about every sector is facing disruption, ageing too has not been spared.