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Singapore Makes Major Heroin Bust at Malaysia Border

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's anti-narcotics agency on Friday announced the seizure of nearly 18 kg (634 oz) of heroin in a car arriving from neighbouring Malaysia, in what local media said was the biggest haul of its kind in the city-state in two decades. Singapore has some of the world's...
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Singapore closes in on 10,000 dengue cases

In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Singapore in 2022, the National Environment Agency (NEA) reports 9,895 total cases through May 20. The number of weekly reported dengue cases has been rising sharply, even before Singapore reaches the traditional peak dengue season from June to October. 1,323 dengue cases were reported in the week ending 14 May 2022, 470 cases more than in the previous week.
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Teong Tzen Wei Becomes Singapore’s First-Ever Sub-22 Second 50 Freestyler

LCM (50m) Livestream (location dependent) The swimming competition at the 2021 (2022) Southeast Asian (SEA) Games concluded last night in Hanoi, Vietnam with the nation of Singapore clinching its reign atop the overall medal table. Singapore ultimately concluded with a total of 44 medals, comprised of 21 gold, 11 silver...
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First Global Web 3.0 Eco Innovation Summit Comes to Singapore

In 2022, new things in the Web 3.0 era such as the metaverse, NFT, GameFi, DAO, DeFi and more are completely rewriting the traditional business model, reshaping the global digital business landscape – and a new digital era is coming. On July 14, 2022, the first Global Web 3.0...
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Why Nio Shares Jumped, Then Dropped, Friday

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Chip manufacturer TSMC plans to open Singapore plant to tackle chip shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly discussing plans with the Singaporean government to open a plant in that country. TSMC is well-known for manufacturing Apple’s A-series and M-series chips, as well as AMD processors, but the tech giant also produces chips for display drivers and power management, which are in short supply thanks to supply constraints due to COVID-19-related lockdowns. These supply constraints have already cost Apple $6 billion in the last two quarters, and that amount could go up to $8 billion.
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Singapore reports 4,342 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, May 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Singapore reported 4,342 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 1,263,033. Among the new cases reported on Friday, 4,228 were local transmissions and 114 were imported cases, Xinhua news agency reported.
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To alleviate the global chip shortage, TSMC considers building a new factory in Singapore

According to The Wall Street Journal, TSMC, the world's largest independent foundry, is considering spending billions of dollars in order to build a new fabrication facility in Singapore. With the current chip shortage, TSMC needs to add production capacity to make sure that it can deliver enough cutting-edge chipsets to meet demand from its top customers including Apple, Qualcomm, and Mediatek.
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TSMC may build new multi-billion dollar chip plant in Singapore

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. — Apple Silicon manufacturer TSMC is reportedly in talks to build a major new fabrication facility in Asia, as part of measures to address the global chip shortage.
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Singapore’s MAS-Backed Elevandi Launches FinTech Advisory Committee

Elevandi, a company established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote FinTech in the digital economy, has formed its advisory committee. According to a Thursday (May 19) news release, the committee will offer guidance on sparking global conversations to shape FinTech industry agendas around the world, determining issues and trends that shape the future of financial services, and opening dialogue between policymakers and FinTech players on the sector’s risks and opportunities.
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OpenSea disables Bored Ape NFT amid legal case in Singapore

Singapore’s High Court has blocked the sale of a Bored Ape NFT due to a loan disagreement. OpenSea has disabled trading for the item on its platform. OpenSea has disabled trading for a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token on its platform amid an ongoing court case in Singapore.
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