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Hike in chicken prices likely as feed costs in Malaysia rise

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
Chairman of Singapore's Poultry Merchants' Association, Mr Ong Kian Sun, said that chickens used to cost about RM5.80, but in the past week, prices have climbed sharply ... Singapore imports more than a third of its chicken supply from Malaysia ... MR ONG KIAN SUN, chairman of Singapore's Poultry Merchants' Association.
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Chicken prices could increase in Singapore, fuelled by rising feed costs in Malaysia

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - The Republic's favourite chicken rice dish may be more expensive in the coming weeks, on the back of chicken production costs hitting record highs in Malaysia ... Chairman of Singapore's Poultry Merchants' Association, Mr Ong Kian Sun, said that chickens used to cost about RM5.80, but in the past week, prices have climbed sharply.
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PayNow and India's UPI link up for instant fund transfers

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
People and businesses will be able to make instant, low-cost fund transfers between Singapore and India when the countries' two real-time payment systems are linked by next July ... Since 2018, Nets and NIPL have enabled the use of India's Bharat Interface for Money QR to make QR payments at certain Nets merchants, through Nets' QR code.
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Grab Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

The Marshall News Messenger 14 Sep 2021
This is Grab’s third online supermarket in the region, following launches in Malaysia and Singapore; Grab plans to launch GrabSupermarket in one more country before the end of the year.Grab also plans to launch 10 new GrabKitchens in the second half of 2021, and is piloting new ...
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Pay via UPI in 10 more countries

The Times of India 13 Sep 2021
Singapore-headquartered Liquid Group operates a QR payment network that enables cross-border acceptance of payment schemes and digital payment apps. Liquid Group brings together payments companies that enrol merchants in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan.
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Impact on sales still felt at wet market stalls, fishery port

Straits Times 11 Sep 2021
The cluster was declared closed on Tuesday, but stall holders said the current Covid-19 situation meant some consumers are continuing to stay away ... Mr Ang Jwee Herng, president of the Singapore Fish Merchants' General Association, said some older customers who have mobility issues have reduced or even stopped their visits due to the inconvenience.
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What Shopee's entry into India mean for online shoppers

Beijing News 06 Sep 2021
Last week, news reports from Singapore emerged that Shopee, the number one e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia is taking initial baby steps to enter the India market ... In Singapore, the majority of sellers are from China but in Brazil, it has more local sellers than cross-border merchants.
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Eastern Pacific Shipping returns to Jinling for more LNG-fuelled car carriers

Splash24/7 02 Sep 2021
Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has returned to China Merchants Jinling Shipyard for more LNG-fuelled car carriers ... .
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Fomo Pay gets licences to operate three more regulated activities

Straits Times 01 Sep 2021
Local fintech company Fomo Pay has obtained licences from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate three new regulated activities. Starting from yesterday, merchants are able to leverage Fomo Pay's services to accept and process payment transactions.
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Fomo Pay secures MAS licences to operate 3 more regulated activities

Straits Times 01 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Local fintech Fomo Pay has obtained licences from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate three new regulated activities. Starting from Wednesday (Sept 1), merchants will be able to leverage Fomo Pay's services to accept and process payment transactions.
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Fomo Pay secuires MAS licences to operate 3 more regulated activities

Straits Times 01 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Local fintech Fomo Pay has obtained licences from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate three new regulated activities. Starting from Wednesday (Sept 1), merchants will be able to leverage Fomo Pay's services to accept and process payment transactions.
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Govt digital bank gets more deposit accounts

The Manila Times 30 Aug 2021
The bank's global digital reach now spans 113 countries and territories, with its clients able to access online the services of 763 merchants onboarded in its mobile application via the LinkBiz.Portal ... Singapore, Hong Kong, Qatar, Kuwait, Taiwan, Italy, Bahrain, and Malaysia.
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Product, price, place, promotion, experience – how six technologies are transforming marketing

Your Story 13 Aug 2021
I. AI ... ML ... ALSO READ ... V ... Other instances are diamond traceability assurance (De Beers), authenticity proof (LVMH), financial data handling (KLM), payment automation (Data Gumbo in the oil industry), merchant reward points (Singapore Airlines), geoblockchain (GIS integration, by Porsche, Nespresso), ad reconciliation (Unilever), and ad strategy (Toyota).
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U.S. and Allies Conduct Annual Southeast Asia Training Exercise

The Maritime Executive 12 Aug 2021
A maritime operations center in the International Fusion Center in Singapore will serve as a centralized hub for crisis coordination and information sharing in the tracking of contracted merchant vessels simulating suspicious vessels of interests throughout Southeast Asian seas.
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Singapore’s logistics tech startup Parcel Perform raises $20 million

Crunch 11 Aug 2021
Singapore-headquartered Parcel Perform, which connects merchants with e-commerce carriers and provides shipment tracking features, said on Wednesday it has raised $20 million in a new financing round as it scales its business in several parts of the world.
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