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Metaverse could generate up to $5t by 2030: McKinsey
Adoption by the e-commerce industry will be the largest driver.
Netlink NBN Trust's profit rises 11.3% YoY to $27.6m in Q123
The stronger profit was on the back of its higher revenue.
Keppel O&M acquires $3.9b FPSO vessel contract from Brazil oil firm
The vessel is targeted to be completed in over four years.
SIA Group's passenger traffic crosses 2 million mark in July
It's the airline's first time carrying over two million passengers since the pandemic.
SMF, shipping firms tie up to improve maritime jobs’ attractiveness
The roles of technical superintendent and vessel operator will be redesigned first.
SPH REIT adds three members to its board
The new members began their duty on 15 August.
ThaiBev and Frasers Property establishes a joint venture firm in Thailand
The two firms are currently eyeing an $84.27m investment deal.
Ascott Residences Trust reveals $150m private placement
It will benefit its stapled security holders.
Market update: STI declines 0.38%
Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust is top gainer with 2.11%
Quiet developer sales expected in August due to Lunar 7th month
The market rebounded in July, increasing 70.9 month-on-month.
Ascott Residences Trust to acquire nine properties in five countries
The estimated costs of the acquisitions totaled $318.3m.
Golden Agri-Resources' net profit soars 154% YoY to US$390m in H122
The increase was driven by the continued appreciation of crude palm oil market prices.

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Information Technology Time for businesses to ditch WiFi and switch to Private 5G
A private 5G network can provide coverage in spaces with metal obstructions, unlike Wifi. 
Telecom & Internet Spoof proof: How the new SMS Sender ID Registry prevents phishing
Phishing remains a huge problem in Singapore, with reported incidents jumping from 16 to 5,020 within four years.
Hotels & Tourism What traveling looks like in the world’s reopening
Travelers are ditching their bucket list trips for “less adventurous” itineraries, Scott Dunn said. 
Healthcare Tan Tock Seng Hospital develops remedy for overwhelmed hospitals
Its surgical care program via ambulatory setting cuts hospital stays from six to one day.
Commercial Property The destination office marks the new return to work normal
Cushman & Wakefield’s new 11,400-sqft office exudes the same vibe as Singapore’s best bars. 
HR & Education How the 2-year remote setup subdued Singapore workers’ productivity
The lack of proper digital tools at home posed the greatest challenge to flexible work arrangements, a study found.

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Metaverse could generate up to $5t by 2030: McKinsey
Adoption by the e-commerce industry will be the largest driver.
Netlink NBN Trust's profit rises 11.3% YoY to $27.6m in Q123
The stronger profit was on the back of its higher revenue.
Keppel O&M acquires $3.9b FPSO vessel contract from Brazil oil firm
The vessel is targeted to be completed in over four years.
SIA Group's passenger traffic crosses 2 million mark in July
It's the airline's first time carrying over two million passengers since the pandemic.
SMF, shipping firms tie up to improve maritime jobs’ attractiveness
The roles of technical superintendent and vessel operator will be redesigned first.
SPH REIT adds three members to its board
The new members began their duty on 15 August.
ThaiBev and Frasers Property establishes a joint venture firm in Thailand
The two firms are currently eyeing an $84.27m investment deal.
Ascott Residences Trust reveals $150m private placement
It will benefit its stapled security holders.
Market update: STI declines 0.38%
Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust is top gainer with 2.11%
Quiet developer sales expected in August due to Lunar 7th month
The market rebounded in July, increasing 70.9 month-on-month.
Ascott Residences Trust to acquire nine properties in five countries
The estimated costs of the acquisitions totaled $318.3m.
Golden Agri-Resources' net profit soars 154% YoY to US$390m in H122
The increase was driven by the continued appreciation of crude palm oil market prices.

Exclusives

Information Technology Time for businesses to ditch WiFi and switch to Private 5G
A private 5G network can provide coverage in spaces with metal obstructions, unlike Wifi. 
Telecom & Internet Spoof proof: How the new SMS Sender ID Registry prevents phishing
Phishing remains a huge problem in Singapore, with reported incidents jumping from 16 to 5,020 within four years.
Hotels & Tourism What traveling looks like in the world’s reopening
Travelers are ditching their bucket list trips for “less adventurous” itineraries, Scott Dunn said. 
Healthcare Tan Tock Seng Hospital develops remedy for overwhelmed hospitals
Its surgical care program via ambulatory setting cuts hospital stays from six to one day.
Commercial Property The destination office marks the new return to work normal
Cushman & Wakefield’s new 11,400-sqft office exudes the same vibe as Singapore’s best bars. 
HR & Education How the 2-year remote setup subdued Singapore workers’ productivity
The lack of proper digital tools at home posed the greatest challenge to flexible work arrangements, a study found.

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