September 20, 2019




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Singapore M&A soars 70.6% to US$88.3b in 2019 to date: Refinitiv

Fri, Sep 20, 2019 – 12:57 PM MERGER and acquisitions (M&A) involving Singapore soared 70.6 per cent..

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Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock

Gantz, the leader of the Blue and White party, declared victory, arguing his party was on track to b..

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US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor’s spokesman says

The strike Wednesday evening was targeting ISIS militants, the spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told C..


Singapore accounting and tax sector needs to digitise more: report

Fri, Sep 20, 2019 – 12:44 PM ALTHOUGH Singapore ranks as one of the easiest places to do business i..

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The billions Saudi Arabia spends on air defenses may be wasted in the age of drone warfare

That suggests serious shortcomings in where Saudi systems are placed and what they're designed ..


DBS aims to double Thai wealth business by 2023

Wed, Sep 18, 2019 – 2:33 PM DBS Bank on Wednesday said that DBS Private Bank and brokerage DBS Vick..

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Top UN official in Yemen warns of heightened risk of ‘regional conflagration’.

Security Council 8619th Meeting (AM) The top United Nations official in Yemen called for advancing ..


ECHO announces more than €34 million for Great Lakes region

The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulne..

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Iran’s Rouhani comes out swinging against the US

"Instead of creating a positive atmosphere, the American diplomats are trying to exert maximum sland..


FAO provides emergency livestock response for drought-affected communities in Ethiopia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing immediate livestock p..