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Miyoung Kim

A big obstacle: Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

31 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

ANALYSIS-A big obstacle: Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

31 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, July 30 CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

ANALYSIS-'Biggest obstacle': Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

30 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, July 30 CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

RPT-ANALYSIS-'At war time speed', China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

08 Jul 2020

SEOUL/SINGAPORE, July 8 China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech's experimental vaccine set to become the country's second and the world's third to enter final stage testing later this month.

'At war time speed', China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

07 Jul 2020

SEOUL/SINGAPORE China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech's experimental vaccine set to become the country's second and the world's third to enter final stage testing later this month.

Singapore watchdog says Uber-Grab deal may have infringed competition

30 Mar 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore's competition watchdog said it had reasonable grounds to suspect competition had been infringed by Uber Technologies Inc's deal to sell its operations in Southeast Asia to rival ride-hailing firm Grab.

Airbnb willing to make concessions in Singapore: policy chief

05 Mar 2018

SINGAPORE Home-booking company Airbnb is willing to make some concessions on short-term rentals in Singapore in an attempt to appease concerns of the government, a top executive said on Monday.

SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market

21 Nov 2017

SINGAPORESoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.

Singapore armed forces going more hi-tech as recruiting levels seen sliding

30 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE A growing threat of terrorism is putting a strain on Singapore's small and shrinking army, pushing it towards greater reliance on automation and technology such as unmanned patrol systems to protect the island state, its defence minister Ng Eng Hen said.

Singapore, global economy will be able adjust to Fed hikes - MAS

29 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE The global economy should be able to adjust to rising U.S. interest rates but vigilance will be required as financial markets and households have become accustomed to ultra-loose monetary conditions, Singapore central bank's managing director said on Thursday.

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