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Vaccines are a national priority but not ‘silver bullets’ for reopening, Singapore minister says

SINGAPORE — Singapore needs a “suite of measures” beyond Covid vaccinations in order to open up its economy and allow international travel, said S Iswaran, the country’s minister for communications and information. Some of those measures may include testing for Covid-19, he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Tuesday, as part of World Economic Forum Global… Read More »

Malaysian glove makers are ‘too cheap to ignore’ after recent fall in share price, analyst says

SINGAPORE — The recent plunge in share prices of Malaysian rubber gloves makers is “unjustified,” said an analyst who’s predicting further upside for the stocks. Shares of Top Glove, the world’s largest rubber gloves producer, have fallen 17.7% this year as of Monday’s close. Its smaller peers Hartalega, Supermax and Kossan have dropped between 18%… Read More »

South Africa Covid variant detected for the first time in New York patient, Cuomo says

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andy Kelly | Reuters Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that a Covid-19 variant first identified in South Africa has reached New York. The governor said at a press conference… Read More »

New coronavirus variants ‘not magic,’ mitigation measures will work, expert says

While research into emerging coronavirus variants is ongoing, one expert cautioned that they are “not magic,” and the measures in place to mitigate current spread will still work against the new strains. Mutations also aren’t out of the norm for a virus, especially one with such high community spread, Dr. Gigi Gronvall, a senior scholar… Read More »

“Navigating maritime digital transformation relies on stable connectivity,” says KebNi ahead of CabSat 2020

“As the maritime industry invests 4.77 billion USD by 2025 on satellite communication to increase efficiency and improve services, sustaining a reliable internet connection is fundamental to every maritime asset”, says KebNi COO Claus Nielsen, ahead of CabSat 2020 next week Stockholm, Sweden, November 6th, 2020 – “The flow of data within maritime is revolutionising… Read More »