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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian man arrested for involvement in S$270,000 police impersonation scamof the Royal Malaysian Police on Thursday and extradited to Singapore on Friday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
of the Royal Malaysian Police on Thursday and extradited to Singapore on Friday, police said. He will be charged for cheating with common intention on Saturday. If convicted, he may be punished with up to 10 years in jail and a fine.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore win two gold, three bronze medals at WorldSkills 2017with 24 medals. The 2017 edition of WorldSkills saw a record of close to 1,300
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
with 24 medals. The 2017 edition of WorldSkills saw a record of close to 1,300 competitors from about 60 countries and regions, up from the some 1,200 competitors in 2015. WorldSkills will next be held in Kazan, Russia, in 2019. Sourc... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five on Friday: 5 tips to survive and set up a gratifying binge-watching sessionthat there’s still a real world where you have to head back to work at the end
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
that there’s still a real world where you have to head back to work at the end of your binge session. Sleep or no sleep, the reminder is to help you keep your job, which you'll need to pay for the Internet for your next binge session. Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia Airlines names former pilot Captain Izham Ismail as new CEOhe added. Captain Izham is Malaysia Airlines' third chief executive in as many
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
he added. Captain Izham is Malaysia Airlines' third chief executive in as many years, as it continues to recover from two tragedies in 2014, when flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared and flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine.Source: CN... Read more
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West Coast e-bike deaths: Fatigue may have caused driver to fall asleep, says coroner"completely failed" to notice the three e-bikers, in spite of fitted LED lights
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
"completely failed" to notice the three e-bikers, in spite of fitted LED lights on the vehicles, which "should have amply sufficed to facilitate detection from behind by an reasonably alert and watchful driver", the coroner concluded.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Preventing jaywalking among elderly pedestrians may need change in strategy: Expertsinstances where at-grade crossings are dangerous, for example, across major roa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
instances where at-grade crossings are dangerous, for example, across major roads with fast-moving traffic, or may cause serious traffic congestion," he said. "In such cases, we will provide pedestrian overhead bridges," Mr Khaw said. Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New tripartite standard launched to help employers manage workplace grievancesconditions for term-contract employees and flexible-work arrangements. Meanwhi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
conditions for term-contract employees and flexible-work arrangements. Meanwhile, other standards are also being developed and they cover areas such as recruitment practices, procurement of services and retrenchment processes.S... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Stall at Bishan Kim San Leng Food Centre suspended over rat infestationhygiene practices at all times and to engage only registered food handlers," sa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
hygiene practices at all times and to engage only registered food handlers," said the agency. "NEA will not hesitate to take firm action against anyone found to be in violation of the Environmental Public Health Act," it added. Sou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
McDonald's apologises for cockroach legs found in coffee at Bangkok outletprovided a fresh cup of coffee. McDonald's added that the staff members at the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
provided a fresh cup of coffee. McDonald's added that the staff members at the outlet had opened the coffee maker to check and clean it, in line with the company's food safety standards. The machine was taken away for inspection. Sourc... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Grab bags S$952m in debt facilities, signs new partnership with SMRTto collaborate to complement and strengthen each other’s transportation network
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
to collaborate to complement and strengthen each other’s transportation network. Ultimately, we want to provide affordable services for driver-partners and passengers, and serve all segments of society including public transport users.”Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Canadian family bitten by bed bugs on British Airways flightBritish Airways representative said in a statement. "British Airways operates m
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
British Airways representative said in a statement. "British Airways operates more than 280,000 flights every year, and reports of bed bugs onboard are extremely rare. Nevertheless, we are vigilant and continually monitor our aircraft."Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore's first long-span wind turbine installed at Semakau Landfillfrom both technology providers Emerson, EDF and Keppel, as well as technology a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
from both technology providers Emerson, EDF and Keppel, as well as technology adopters such as Medco, an Indonesian power conglomerate, Adaro, an Indonesian coal mining company and Nortis, a Thai independent power producer, it added. Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore, US have 'sound relationship' based on 'basic strategic congruence of views'be completely suppressed", said Mr Lee. "In fact if it goes that way, and South
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
be completely suppressed", said Mr Lee. "In fact if it goes that way, and South Korea and Japan go closer to be in nuclear power or actually cross the threshold - it means different strategic and security balance in Northeast Asia." Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore’s next PM 'very likely' already in Cabinethis late father would probably mete out would be to "press forward". “I think
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
his late father would probably mete out would be to "press forward". “I think he would have said 'Do not be looking at the rear view mirror. Remember what has happened, understand how you got here, but look forward and press forward.'"Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore, US have 'sound relationship' based on 'basic strategic congruence of views'which cannot be completely suppressed. In fact if it goes that way, and South K
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
which cannot be completely suppressed. In fact if it goes that way, and South Korea and Japan go closer to be in nuclear power or actually cross the threshold. It means, different strategic and security balance in Northeast Asia." Sourc... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
‘I am not sure that it is solved’: PM Lee on dispute with siblingssad about the falling out and that he and his siblings had not “recently commun
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
sad about the falling out and that he and his siblings had not “recently communicated”. “I think they are where they are. Perhaps one day when emotions have subsided, some movement will be possible. These things take time,” PM Lee said.Source: CNA... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Mom moves with disabled son to Colorado, gets car stolenit’s pretty much, I’m a nurse, basically during the day, all day,” Allen said.
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 23 hours ago
it’s pretty much, I’m a nurse, basically during the day, all day,” Allen said. Allen moved to Colorado to become Aiden’s CNA, certified nursing aid, allowing her to take care of her son, and to earn a living at the same time. The other day,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gambling on a prosperous future: Taiwan’s Kinmen island to vote on whether it wants a casinohas yet to pass a bill to legalise casinos. Not only is there a general lack of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
has yet to pass a bill to legalise casinos. Not only is there a general lack of interest among the legislature to pass casino regulations, President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed her party's opposition to having casinos in Taiwan.S... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
The challenge of acting in a TV drama about breast cancer after losing your mum to the diseasethe individual to see a counsellor or psychotherapist may also help her to proc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
the individual to see a counsellor or psychotherapist may also help her to process her emotions. “Having a neutral party can aid the patient to gain a more objective perspective towards the concerns she may have,” said Chu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
From social media to dance robots, technology takes centre stage at these showsusing AI, Bani added: “It’s already happening. And thinking further ahead, mayb
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
using AI, Bani added: “It’s already happening. And thinking further ahead, maybe we’re at a point in time where we’re actually anticipating when machines sets conditions for man. And maybe that might help us question our own humanity.” Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Why PM Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the White House is of exceptional significancepartnerships with the US. Daniel Chua Wei Boon is assistant professor at the S
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
partnerships with the US. Daniel Chua Wei Boon is assistant professor at the S Rajaratnam School of Singapore and is author of the newly published book, US-Singapore Relations, 1965-1975: Strategic non-alignment in the Cold War.Sou... Read more
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"Equal share" of road space among vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians to tackle elderly jaywalking: Expertsinstances where at-grade crossings are dangerous, for example, across major roa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
instances where at-grade crossings are dangerous, for example, across major roads with fast-moving traffic, or may cause serious traffic congestion," he said. "In such cases, we will provide pedestrian overhead bridges," Mr Khaw said. Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fewer water pressure complaints by HDB residents, but problems persistadding that ample water pressure is something that should be provided by the au
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
adding that ample water pressure is something that should be provided by the authorities. He ruled out moving out too. "We didn’t pay a premium for our house just to leave over water pressure, but it does cause a lot of frustration."Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
West Coast e-bike deaths: Trailer driver 'made no attempt' to brakeseats and an additional battery fitted for the LED lights. The modifications we
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
seats and an additional battery fitted for the LED lights. The modifications were found not to have contributed to the accident, the investigation officer said. The findings from the coroner’s inquiry will be delivered on Friday.Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Duterte confirms Malaysia's most wanted terrorist Mahmud Ahmad deadclan. Mahmud was seen in a video alongside Hapilon and the Maute brothers plot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
clan. Mahmud was seen in a video alongside Hapilon and the Maute brothers plotting the Marawi siege. Security experts say he studied in Pakistan and learned to make bombs in an al Qaeda camp in Afghanistan. He left Malaysia in 2014.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Boar attack victim had 'deep' 10cm cut on left thigh: Eyewitnessresidents of wild boar sightings yet. "For now, I don’t think they have becaus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
residents of wild boar sightings yet. "For now, I don’t think they have because it might be the first time that this has happened," he added. "These animals have been deprived of their habitats, so they might just come out for food."Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man jailed 20 months for animal cruelty in death of two poodlesanimal cruelty could be jailed up to 18 months and/or fined up to S$15,000. Tho
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
animal cruelty could be jailed up to 18 months and/or fined up to S$15,000. Those who abandon their pets could be jailed up to 12 months and/or fined up to S$10,000. The penalty for keeping unlicensed dogs is a fine of up to S$5,000.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore to give S$100,000 for humanitarian aid in Rakhinedisplaced communities in Marawi in the Philippines and the Rakhine state in Mya
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
displaced communities in Marawi in the Philippines and the Rakhine state in Myanmar. More than half a million Rohingya have fled Rakhine after Rohingya militants attacked Myanmar police posts on Aug 25, triggering a military crackdown.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Despite simplified HDB resale transactions, estate agents may still have a role to playproperties for their clients’ property purchase.” “Real estate salespeople who
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
properties for their clients’ property purchase.” “Real estate salespeople who are merely middlemen and handle only the administrative parts of transactions may find their days numbered if they do not keep up with the evolving times.” Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man injured after boar attack at Hillview Road; AVA monitoring situationor try to catch wild boars. "The public should keep a safe distance from the w
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
or try to catch wild boars. "The public should keep a safe distance from the wild boars and avoid confronting or cornering them. Do not interact with the wild boars and keep young children and pets away from them," the authority said.Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambodia to charge customers for plastic bagsat all, reported Phnom Penh Post. Taing Vitou, director of agriculture NGO Ced
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
at all, reported Phnom Penh Post. Taing Vitou, director of agriculture NGO Cedac, said he has heard such laws floated before. “They’re not really effective as there’s no strong punishment and no strong enforcement on it,” Vitou said.Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
COE prices end mixed in latest bidding exercisein the last exercise. COEs for commercial vehicles, which include goods vehicl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in the last exercise. COEs for commercial vehicles, which include goods vehicles and buses, rose to S$51,890 from S$$48,902 in the previous bidding exercise. A total of 6,216 bids was received, with a quota of 4,565 COEs available.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AirAsia's move to Changi's Terminal 4 in line with digital airline visionand departing flights – both Hong Kong flights – at Terminal 4 will be operated
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
and departing flights – both Hong Kong flights – at Terminal 4 will be operated by Cathay Pacific. The remaining airlines – AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Spring Airlines and Vietnam Airlines – will shift to Terminal 4 between Nov 2 and Nov 7.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trade associations sign agreement to further 'zero-waste nation' goallevel of 90 decibels and above. The quieter mechanism increases productivity i
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
level of 90 decibels and above. The quieter mechanism increases productivity in waste management as it allows for garbage collection at all hours of the day, even at night, without disturbing areas like housing estates and schools.Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Duo who fatally assaulted Frenchman outside Orchard Towers jailedwill run consecutively with his five-year sentence and will be backdated to May
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
will run consecutively with his five-year sentence and will be backdated to May 24 last year. Radin's will be backdated to Apr 9 last year. For causing grievous hurt, both could have faced up to 10 years’ jail and a fine or caning.Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shorter, streamlined process for HDB resale transactions from next yearHDB Hub to guide those who require assistance through the resale process, he sa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
HDB Hub to guide those who require assistance through the resale process, he said. “I encourage buyers and sellers to share your feedback with HDB, so that it can continue to improve the system, and serve our residents even better.” Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hong Kong mulls making drivers report accidents involving cats and dogsminister Dr Ko Wing-man said that the government had studied the practices adop
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
minister Dr Ko Wing-man said that the government had studied the practices adopted in various overseas places, including the United Kingdom, Singapore – which included dogs in their laws - and New York, which covered both dogs and cats.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
140kg woman kills child after sitting on her as punishmentthan half an hour later after she was taken to a hospital. Posey was charged w
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
than half an hour later after she was taken to a hospital. Posey was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated abuse, while the girl's parents - who were at home when the incident happened - have been charged with child neglect.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ascott buys Silicon Valley hotel for S$81.5m to cater to tech companies' demandNew York, which will be rebranded to Citadines Fifth Avenue New York in 2018.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
New York, which will be rebranded to Citadines Fifth Avenue New York in 2018. In July, Ascott acquired an 80 per cent stake in Synergy Global Housing, a leading accommodation provider in the US, to transform its operating platform.Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Additional training for security officers to recognise terrorist threatsimprove the skills and hence also the wages of security officers," police said.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
improve the skills and hence also the wages of security officers," police said. The new qualification was developed in consultation with the Security Tripartite Cluster which overseas the progressive wage model for the security sector.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Woman with baby carjacked by gunmen in Houstonfaces murder and felony charges, ABC News reported. Police have yet to apprehe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
faces murder and felony charges, ABC News reported. Police have yet to apprehend the other three suspects and are asking for the public's help in identifying the men who they described as “as black males between 18 and 25 years of age”.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Why Anies Baswedan, a new governor with big shoes to fill, is echoing hardline sentimentspublic policy. With an eye on 2019, it may be tempting for him to rouse those
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
public policy. With an eye on 2019, it may be tempting for him to rouse those supporters if his policies find no favour with Jakarta urbanites. Deasy Simandjuntak is a visiting research fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singaporean missing on Hokkaido mountain found alivethen met the Singaporean woman and a Malaysian man, both of whom are believed t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
then met the Singaporean woman and a Malaysian man, both of whom are believed to be in their 20s, police reportedly said. Police added that the four hikers likely spent the night on the mountain without a tent in freezing conditions.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Birth of baby son took 38 hours, says Janet Hsiehpossibly be THE MOST UNcomfortable day in your life! (Or, in my case, 38 LOOONG
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
possibly be THE MOST UNcomfortable day in your life! (Or, in my case, 38 LOOONG hours of my life!)" Labour can last from hours to days and for first-time mothers the process takes an average of about 14 hours, according to parents.com.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WorldSkills Singapore 2018 to feature cybersecurity; include university studentsimportance of skills but society in general. Consumers for example, need to val
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
importance of skills but society in general. Consumers for example, need to value skills and be prepared to pay more for skills,” said Mr Ng. The four-day WorldSkills competition started on Oct 15. Results will be announced on Thursday.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Channel 8 actress Apple Hong marries in Kuala Lumpurheld a private wedding ceremony in Kuala Lumpur and invited 50 to 60 family mem
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
held a private wedding ceremony in Kuala Lumpur and invited 50 to 60 family members and friends, she said. "I didn’t really post about it as I wanted it to be a simple affair. I have my own ways to keep it a secret!" she told 8 Days.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man arrested for leaving unattended bag at Outram Park, Farrer Park MRT stationspolice said. Preliminary investigations suggest that the man had intentionally
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
police said. Preliminary investigations suggest that the man had intentionally left his bag inside the two MRT stations while he went to run errands. Police investigations are still ongoing. If convicted, he may be fined up to S$1,000.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian billionaire Yeoh Tiong Lay dies aged 87their last respects from 7pm onwards on Thursday at 2 Lorong Buloh Perindu 1, D
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
their last respects from 7pm onwards on Thursday at 2 Lorong Buloh Perindu 1, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur. Wake services will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8.30pm while the funeral service will be on Sunday at 10am.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man arrested for leaving unattended bag at Outram, Farrer Park MRT stationspolice said. Preliminary investigations suggest that the man had intentionally
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
police said. Preliminary investigations suggest that the man had intentionally left his bag inside the two MRT stations while he went to run errands. Police investigations are still ongoing. If convicted, he may be fined up to S$1,000.Source: CNA... Read more
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Digi Times
Kinsus 4Q17 revenues to rise by up to 20%, says reportrevenues, driven mainly by a ramp-up of orders for substrate-like PCBs, accordi
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
revenues, driven mainly by a ramp-up of orders for substrate-like PCBs, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report. A pick-up in substrate orders from a US-based graphics chip vendor, as well as stable growth in demand from... Read more
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