Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

CreditSights makes Strategic Investment in Alphastream

New York, New York, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CreditSights, a leading provider of independent fixed income research today announced that it has taken a minority stake in Alphastream, a fintech company based in Singapore. As part of the investment, Bala Subramanian, Chief Product and Technology Officer of CreditSights, will join Alphastream’s board. Alphastream develops […]

Novavax Announces Publication of Phase 1 Data for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate in The New England Journal of Medicine

NVX-CoV2373 was generally well-tolerated and elicited robust antibody responses numerically superior to that seen in human convalescent sera GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the publication in The New England Journal of Medicine of Phase […]

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan’s Participation at the Extraordinary G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 3 September 2020

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, in Singapore’s capacity as Convenor of the Global Governance Group (3G), attended the virtual Extraordinary G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on 3 September 2020, at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud.     Singapore

MAS Enhances Access to Liquidity Facilities to Strengthen Banking Sector Resilience

Singapore, 3 September 2020… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced measures to enhance the banking system’s access to Singapore dollar (SGD) and US dollar (USD) funding. The new measures will strengthen banking sector resilience, promote more stable SGD and USD funding conditions, and support credit intermediation amid continued economic headwinds from the COVID-19

MOSTI congratulates Dr Chan for winning Asean-US Science Prize for women

KUALA LUMPUR,   The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) has congratulated Dr Chan Yoke Fun for winning the prestigious ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2020 recently. MOSTI, in a statement Thursday, said it hoped the award would motivate Dr Chan and her team to scale new heights in their scientific journey. It also hoped her winning the award would spur further interest

Ekuinas to share RM120 million of its gains via PNB for benefit of Bumiputera

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin witnessed the presentation of RM120 million of Ekuiti Nasional Bhd’s (Ekuinas) gains to Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputera (YPB) for the benefit of its Bumiputera unitholders of trust funds managed by Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) here today. Ekuinas was represented by its chairman Raja Tan Sri

PM Muhyiddin hopes Malaysia, Singapore finalise SOP on worker movement soon

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes the standard operating procedure (SOP) on movements of workers between Malaysia and Singapore is finalised soon. The matter was among the issues discussed in a courtesy call by Singapore High Commissioner to Malaysia, Vanu Gopala Menon, on the Prime Minister at his office