27 January

Temasek invests into Crypto Exchange FTX valued at $8 billion – FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange in the US and rival to listed Coinbase, raised $400 million in its first external fundraising round and valued by investors including Singapore’s Temasek holdings, at $8 billion. The invesment into FTX, places it into the world’s most valuable private […]

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24 January

Beijing Winter Olympics – 72 tested positive for Covid-19 – The IOC (International Olympic Committee) reported 72 cases from early arrivals pre-Games period, after 2,586 tests were conducted at Beijing Capital International Airport uncovered 39 positive cases. In the closed-loop system, test 336,421 tests carried out detected the other 33 cases – all 72 positive cases […]

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17 January

China lowers interest rate as Economic Growth Slows –  the central bank of China cut its key interest rate for the first time in almost two years since 2020, led by weakened economic growth. GDP (Gross domestic product) grew by 4% in the 4th quarter of 2021 from Q42020, which was higher than the 3.3% […]

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12 January

WHO Experts warn repeating Covid-19 Boosters not a viable approach on Tuesday 11th January, World Health Organization. The necessity of 3rd and 4th fourth vaccine doses has been a growing issue in the outbreak of the omicron variant. Early evidence suggested that initial Covid booster shots provided substantial protection from Covid-19 over the primary vaccine […]

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31 December

Hotel Room Booking Scam – The SPF (Singapore Police Force) have arrested a 45 year old man for suspected involvement in a number of hotel room booking scam cases. On 28th December, the SPF received a report from a victim who was purportedly cheated by the man for a hotel room booking. The victim had […]

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