5 mosques to allow 250 worshippers each for Friday prayers from Dec 11: Muis
5 mosques to allow 250 worshippers each for Friday prayers from Dec 11: Muis

SINGAPORE – Five local mosques will allow 250 worshippers each for every Friday prayer session from this week. This will take the total number of weekly spaces available to 19,365 from Dec 11, the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) said on Facebook on Monday (Dec 7). The five mosques are Al-Islah, Al-Istighfar and Darul Ghufran... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 8
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 8

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, Dec 8. Singapore to host World Economic Forum in May next year The move will have positive impact on the Mice and related sectors in S’pore, says MTI. READ MORE HERE 1 in 5 S’pore employers to ramp up hiring in new year, survey... » read more

New MetaTrader 5 for Hedge Funds – fast and efficient infrastructure out of the box
New MetaTrader 5 for Hedge Funds – fast and efficient infrastructure out of the box

LIMASSOL, CYPRUS – MetaQuotes Software, a leading software developer for brokers, banks and exchanges, has released a new MetaTrader 5 version for hedge funds. The platform offers a turnkey solution for mutual funds, prop trading and investment companies right out of the box. MetaTrader 5 Administrator allows creating a fund, swiftly configuring payouts and commissions, adding managers... » read more

DouYin ecosystem’s monetization channels continue to expand and Joy Spreader (06988) will benefit as its important partner

HONG KONG, Dec 7, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – Based on its luxurious cornerstone investors’ lineup and 1,633-time oversubscription, the IPO of Joy Spreader (06988.HK) has been known as a resounding success. Joy Spreader’s share price rose by approximately 75% in the first month after listing, making it one of the most eyecatching stocks in the Hong Kong capital... » read more

Simpleshow Video Maker Enables the Creation of Animated Explainer Videos within Microsoft Teams
Simpleshow Video Maker Enables the Creation of Animated Explainer Videos within Microsoft Teams

simpleshow, the global platform for digital products and services around explainer videos and communication tools, integrates its simpleshow video maker into Microsoft Teams. BERLIN, Germany – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for simple solutions for digital collaboration is steadily increasing worldwide. simpleshow, the market leader for explainer videos, is now making its intelligent... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 7
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 7

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Dec 7. Phase 3 unlikely by end of year unless more use TraceTogether, experts say The uptake of TraceTogether is 50.8 per cent, a far cry from the 70 per cent target. READ MORE HERE S’pore continuing to seek new travel bubble partners despite... » read more

Sub-58min record sweet mark for Kandie
Sub-58min record sweet mark for Kandie

VALENCIA • Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie smashed the men’s half-marathon world record in Valencia yesterday in 57min 32sec, becoming the first person to go under 58 minutes. His blistering performance was almost half a minute quicker than the previous record of 58:01 set by compatriot Geoffrey Kamworor last September. In perfect running conditions, the 24-year-old Kandie... » read more

Minor Issues: All I want for Christmas is the Teen Grunt Translator
Minor Issues: All I want for Christmas is the Teen Grunt Translator

SINGAPORE – Parenting is tough, which is why businesses target parents with a slew of high-end products touted to make the job easier. Among this year’s offerings: infant suits that monitor if your baby is still breathing and socks that track their heart rate (so useful for when I used to stare at my firstborn... » read more

S’pore surpasses two out of three UN goals on HIV
S’pore surpasses two out of three UN goals on HIV

About 91 per cent of those diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) here are receiving sustained antiretroviral therapy for it, and 91 per cent of this group have suppressed the virus. This exceeds two of the United Nations’ three “90-90-90” goals, the Health Ministry’s director of communicable diseases Vernon Lee said on Saturday. But... » read more

Quak in hunt for honours
Quak in hunt for honours

Only three points separated the top two sides as the Singapore Premier League (SPL) title race was decided only on the final day last Saturday, and the Football Association of Singapore Awards Night looks set to be just as keenly contested today. Unsurprisingly, with a collection of stars in their squad, Lion City Sailors produced... » read more

Davis sees Lakers primed for battle
Davis sees Lakers primed for battle

LOS ANGELES • Anthony Davis has vowed National Basketball Association (NBA) champions Los Angeles Lakers will be ready for the grind of another campaign despite a short turnaround between their pre-season opener and capturing their joint-record 17th crown. Less than two months after finishing off the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, the Lakers face... » read more

Sports World: Palace punish 10-man West Brom

Palace punish 10-man West Brom LONDON • Wilfried Zaha, returning after a two-game absence due to a positive Covid-19 test, scored twice while Christian Benteke also grabbed a double as Crystal Palace cruised to a 5-1 away win over 10-man West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League yesterday. The Baggies, who equalised via Conor Gallagher,... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 6
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Dec 6

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Dec 6. SIA, other firms look to build on existing vaccine handling capabilities Significant volumes of Covid-19 vaccines are set to pass through Changi Airport. READ MORE HERE Bangladeshi worker who beat Covid-19 after 5-month battle in S’pore longs to go home Mr Raju... » read more

Ensure the low-income group can live in ‘choice’ public estates
Ensure the low-income group can live in ‘choice’ public estates

Sixteen years ago, I covered the sales launch of Singapore’s poshest public housing project. It was like covering a rock concert. The fans were 20-somethings, clutching glossy brochures. The star was The Pinnacle@Duxton, the Housing Board’s new skyscraper project along Cantonment Road. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Get unlimited... » read more

Naples renames icon after Maradona
Naples renames icon after Maradona

ROME • Italian side Napoli’s San Paolo Stadium has been officially renamed the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after the late Argentina footballer who led them to their only two Serie A titles and the Uefa Cup, the city’s council said on Friday. Maradona died in his sleep on Nov 25 after a heart attack at... » read more