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Kneecap dislocations on the rise among active teenagers in S’pore

SINGAPORE – Seventeen-year-old Nur Insyirah twisted her right knee playing football when she was just 12. She fell hard and her knee swelled and hurt badly. Following the incident, Insyirah went for physiotherapy but continued to experience a “funny feeling” in the knee whenever she ran. At times, it also felt like it might give... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 25
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 25

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, July 25. Unvaccinated 83-year-old dies from Covid-19 complications The Singaporean woman was linked to the Block 121 Bukit Merah View cluster. READ MORE HERE Some employees in S’pore still returning to workplace amid Covid-19 surge One had been asked to return to the office on... » read more

Helpers do crucial work for families, say employers

SINGAPORE – From cooking to cleaning to taking care of the children and elderly parents, migrant domestic workers (MDWs) have kept many families going even as the coronavirus pandemic upended lives. Amid the current shortage of new MDWs, four employers told The Sunday Times that they intend to hold on to their maids and would... » read more

Why helpers stick it out despite being overworked

SINGAPORE – Ever since her employer’s son and daughter-in-law returned from the United States in January, her workload in the family’s five-storey house has taken a great toll on her. Yanti (not her real name), a domestic worker, said the family of four rings a bell for her to attend to their every need. Please... » read more

Tennis: France’s Gasquet ends three-year wait for final spot

UMAG, CROATIA (AFP) – French veteran Richard Gasquet reached his first ATP final in three years on Saturday (July 24) when he defeated German qualifier Daniel Altmaier in the Umag semi-finals. The 35-year-old Gasquet, seeded fourth, won 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-3 after three hours and 11 minutes on court. He will face either top seed... » read more

Football: Man United in talks with Pogba over new contract, says Solskjaer

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Manchester United are still in talks with midfielder Paul Pogba over a new contract, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said, amid speculation over the Frenchman’s future at the Premier League club. World Cup winner Pogba, 28, has frequently been linked with a move away from Old Trafford since rejoining United from Juventus... » read more

Football: Wijnaldum didn’t feel ‘Liverpool love’

LONDON (AFP) – Georginio Wijnaldum has said social media abuse was behind his decision to leave Liverpool, explaining he “didn’t feel love” from a section of the club’s support. Wijnaldum – who signed for Paris Saint-Germain after leaving on a free transfer – joined Liverpool in 2016 from Newcastle United. He made more than 200... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 24
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 24

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, July 24. Tokyo Olympics: An opening ceremony like no other as Japan welcomes the world The ceremony lacked the usual glitz with fewer than 1,000 people in attendance. READ MORE HERE Jurong Fishery Port Covid-19 cluster grows to 665 cases; free test kits for those... » read more

Onomy Protocol Opens the Door For Institutions To Take On DeFi
Onomy Protocol Opens the Door For Institutions To Take On DeFi

CASPER, WYO, Jul 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Onomy Protocol has recently announced plans to open the world of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) to traditional Centralized Finance (CeFi) operators with its ambitious cross-chain stablecoin infrastructure. Institutions worldwide are looking to tap into blockchain’s edge on secure, trustless, and quick transactions. Financial entities are... » read more

Reimagining Singapore: How the city might look like in the future
Reimagining Singapore: How the city might look like in the future

Keep S’pore flexible with 24-hour nodes, creative use of space for evolving needs Singapore is changing its approach to long-term planning. Rather than deciding the development needs of future generations for them, the Government is now setting a path for them to make land use decisions for themselves, when the timing is right. To facilitate this... » read more

Formula One: Verstappen crash cost Red Bull US$1.8 million, says Horner

LONDON (REUTERS) – Max Verstappen’s British Grand Prix collision with Lewis Hamilton cost Red Bull US$1.8 million (S$2.4 million) with “massive ramifications” for a team operating under Formula One’s budget cap, principal Christian Horner said on Friday (July 23). In a combative column on the Red Bull website, Horner revealed the championship leader’s seat was... » read more

Football: Pochettino pens new deal with PSG

PARIS (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino on Friday (July 23) penned a one-year extension to his contract to stay with the French giants until 2023. The Argentine took over from the sacked Thomas Tuchel in January but PSG were dethroned as champions by Lille and were knocked out in the semi-finals of the... » read more

Plato Data and Blockleaders Partner to Leverage Plato’s W3 Blockchain Platform
Plato Data and Blockleaders Partner to Leverage Plato’s W3 Blockchain Platform

Washington, D.C., Jul 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Plato Technologies Inc., the provider of the industry-leading blockchain intelligence platform Plato, has partnered with Blockleaders.io, the leading crypto and blockchain news and interview platform, to offer quality updates and blockchain focused data across both platforms. Marketing expert Lisa Gibbons, associate with Blockleaders.io says... » read more

卓悦(653.HK)获大股东增持超2000万股 对公司未来发展前景充满信心
卓悦(653.HK)获大股东增持超2000万股 对公司未来发展前景充满信心

HONG KONG, Jul 23, 2021 – (亚太商讯 via SEAPRWire.com) – 卓悦控股有限公司(「卓悦」或「集团」股票编号653.HK) 欣然表示集团主席兼大股东增持公司股份。 卓悦控股主席陈健文先生于二零二一年七月二十日以平均每股0.2455港元增持20,304,000股之公司股份。增持后,陈健文先生持有本公司股份数量为2,244,195,868股,占本公司已发行股份的63.89%。 作为本集团大股东及主席,陈健文先生的股份增持举动,突显了他对本集团的价值及发展前景充满信心。 卓悦控股有限公司主席陈健文先生表示﹕「本人对公司未来发展前景与内在价值充满信心。集团正积极推动数字经济和实体经济的深度融合,搭建从线上到线下一体化的购物体验,布局智慧零售,由旧业态转型至新业态。卓悦着力发展电商服务,其『卓悦香港猫 HKMALL』销售平台更为中小企商户打通大湾区以至世界各地的销售渠道,助力商户快速进军全球最大的电商市场。凭借集团具前瞻性的战略布局,为股东创造最大价值。」 卓悦主营 Beauty、Health & Beautiful Life 三大品类货品,打造成为生活百货及潮流时尚品连锁零售集团,结合大数据,为品牌和产品提供精准的投放和销售方案,开创「新零售+科技」的模式,实现在线线下商业融合。 有关卓悦控股有限公司卓悦控股有限公司(股份代号: 653.HK)为香港领先美妆及生活消费品连锁零售集团,现于香港及澳门共设有21间线下零售店,卓悦香港猫(「 HKMALL 」)香港购物平台触达34个国家,共销售往44个中国内地及海外渠道平台,包括天猫国际、考拉、京东、Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、海淘网及微信商城等平台。卓悦现时自设KOL直播间,培育200名销售人员直播销售,现时在Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、Bonjour Global、卓悦全球购、卓悦海淘、天猫、考拉及京东共9个直播平台带货。 Copyright 2021 亚太商讯. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Central Global Continues with Proactive Business Sustainability Measures Despite Lockdown
Central Global Continues with Proactive Business Sustainability Measures Despite Lockdown

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Central Global Berhad (“Central Global” or “Group”), a producer of industrial masking tapes and label stocks as well as general building contractor, will continue to keep a tight rein on cashflow in order to ensure business sustainability following the government’s decision to lengthen the... » read more