Economy

Singapore factory activity expands in April at fastest pace since December 2018

SINGAPORE – Singapore saw its overall manufacturing activity expanding in April at the fastest pace in more than two years, aided mainly by gains in new orders, new exports, and employment. However, analysts said uncertainty about the new variants of Covid-19 poses downside risks to the outlook. The Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose for […]

World News

Beijing sent warning shot over provocative behaviour in South China Sea

China and Taiwan tensions could get 'ugly' says expert When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The island […]

Business

Forter, FreedomPay Team on Fraud-Proof Checkout Solution

As online sales continue to soar, so has online fraud. But a new solution by Forter and e-commerce platform FreedomPay can mitigate the risk with a “fraud-proof” checkout. In most e-commerce interactions, the transaction often involves multiple players. There’s the online merchant, and the credit card issuer and the bank. All of these companies are […]

Business

Visa Turns Android Phones Into Contactless Payment Terminals

Visa has a new solution for shops wary of handling cash. On Wednesday, the financial services company unveiled a new “Tap to Phone” product that can turn Android smartphones into contactless payment terminals. “The partners that we have, through our Visa Ready program, are able to download an app to their device and create, basically, […]

World News

‘Racist!’ Erdogan lashes out at US police as George Floyd protests escalate

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. However, others swiftly responding by highlighting human rights abuses in his own country, with some referring to several alleged deaths of citizens at the hands of police. The city was rocked by […]