NextPlay Technologies, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch a New Class of Tokenized Medical Real Estate in Conjunction with NextPlay’s Extension into Medical Tourism
NextPlay Technologies, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch a New Class of Tokenized Medical Real Estate in Conjunction with NextPlay’s Extension into Medical Tourism

SUNRISE, FL, Oct 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTP) (the ‘Company’ or ‘NextPlay’), a digital business ecosystem for consumers, digital advertisers, video gamers and travelers, announced today the plans to form the MedTrek Fund, which is expected to be a blockchain securitized closed-end fund. The fund once formed,... » read more

S’pore’s Covid-19 strategy not a ‘flip-flop’, helps prevent massive number of deaths: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE – In managing the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore did not take a purist “zero-Covid” or “living with Covid” approach, but adopted an eradication strategy when the population was vulnerable before opening up progressively after vaccination had given Singaporeans a protective shield. Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said this on Monday morning (Oct 18) in his... » read more

Football: Salah focused on Liverpool success amid contract talk

LONDON (AFP) – Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he is solely focused on the club’s bid for silverware amid talk of a potential contract impasse. Salah is yet to sign an extension to his current Liverpool deal, which expires at the end of the 2022-23 season. Reports suggest the stumbling block is the 29-year-old Egypt... » read more

From ART to WFH: Alphabet soup in times of Covid-19 pandemic
From ART to WFH: Alphabet soup in times of Covid-19 pandemic

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s many abbreviations and acronyms for healthcare procedures related to Covid-19 can be like “alphabet soup”, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Saturday (Oct 2), as he noted that some guidelines were designed at a time when Singapore was trying to stamp out every cluster, and will now need to be streamlined.... » read more

Football: Tuchel hails Chelsea’s fresh faces after win over Southampton

LONDON (REUTERS) – Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel heaped praise on a clutch of players he brought in from the sidelines who steered the Blues to a 3-1 win over Southampton on Saturday (Oct 2), saying they were not suffering from the same kind of pressures as his bigger-name stars. Tuchel responded to defeats by Manchester... » read more

Football: Nuno vows not to crack under Spurs pressure

LONDON (AFP) – Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo said on Wednesday (Sept 29) he will not be affected by the mounting pressure sparked by his side’s wretched run. Nuno’s team were woeful in Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at north London rivals Arsenal as they suffered a third successive Premier League loss. Tottenham have conceded three goals... » read more

First stepped-up community care facility in Tampines receives its first patients

SINGAPORE – The first patients have arrived at Singapore’s first stepped-up community care facility (CCF) in Tampines when it opened on Thursday (Sept 23). At around 11am, three Covid-19 patients were seen making their way out of specially-hired vehicles along Tampines Street 22 where the facility is located. Staff decked in personal protective equipment (PPE)... » read more

GP clinics in S’pore see surge in patients as daily Covid-19 cases climb

SINGAPORE – General practitioner (GP) clinics and private medical providers that perform swab tests have been seeing a surge in patients, with record-high Covid-19 community cases in recent days. The patients include those who have tested positive for the virus on their self-administered antigen rapid tests (ART), patients with fever or mild acute respiratory infection... » read more

Masks from Temasek Foundation: More than 2.6m boxes collected
Masks from Temasek Foundation: More than 2.6m boxes collected

SINGAPORE – When Ms Chong Lee Lee, 56, went to Northpoint Cold Storage days after Temasek Foundation began its mask distribution exercise, there was no stock. She returned another day after work to find the collection point closed, as it was past 8pm. Ms Chong finally managed to get the masks when she visited Nex... » read more

Quad vs. ASEAN: The Conundrum in Southeast Asia

The Americans have been spearheading the Indo-Pacific policy efforts for a while. This is in view of the Chinese assertion along land and maritime boundary disagreements. Along with this factor, China’s overall challenge to the US’ position as a unipolar hegemon also got the Americans startled. The Trump administration began the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue efforts, keeping... » read more

HDB throws lifeline to contractors to minimise delays to BTO buyers

SINGAPORE – Construction companies working on Housing Board projects have been thrown a lifeline to help lock in prices and supplies for some raw materials, in a move by the Government to ensure that construction progress remains on track and to minimise delays for home buyers. Measures include extending the duration of steel price protection... » read more

Singaporeans have pulled together, but terror fight far from over: PM Lee

SINGAPORE – In the months following the 9/11 terror attacks and the discovery of regional terror network Jemaah Islamiah (JI) and its plots against multiple targets here, the greater danger to multiracial, multi-religious Singapore was not to physical safety, but to mutual trust and cohesion, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In the face of... » read more

Formula One: No plans to take engine penalty at Monza, says Verstappen

MONZA, ITALY (REUTERS) – Formula One world championship leader Max Verstappen calmed fears he might have to take an engine penalty for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. “We haven’t really decided yet where to take it,” the Red Bull driver told reporters at Monza on Thursday (Sept 9) when asked about a likely grid drop. “This... » read more

Football: Klopp questions ‘double punishment’ after Chelsea see red

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said the red card given to Chelsea’s Reece James, in Saturday’s (Aug 28) 1-1 draw, had taken away the chance to see a thrilling second half between the two teams. Referee Anthony Taylor sent off James after reviewing a goal-line clearance and awarding a penalty which Liverpool’s... » read more

Formula One: Hamilton says he and Mercedes in better shape for title run

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, BELGIUM (REUTERS) – Seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said both he and his Mercedes team would be in better shape for the second half of the season but the battle with Red Bull and Max Verstappen would be closer and tougher than ever. The Briton has an eight-point lead over his Dutch... » read more

S’pore must chart own path in reopening, living with Covid-19: Lawrence Wong

SINGAPORE – In reopening and endeavouring to resume a way of life that is as close as possible to pre-pandemic days, Singapore must find its own path forward based on its own circumstances, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong. “We have good vaccination outcomes but we still want them to be better, especially among our seniors, and... » read more