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Daily News

15 October 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE

Single 50-microgram shot of Moderna vaccine should be enough for booster

Booster shot from Pfizer or Moderna recommended for those who had Johnson & Johnson jab

US still missing four million workers; more businesses looking to labour-saving technology

New South Wales open to fully-vaccinated international travellers next month

MALAYSIA

Aviation

AirAsia Investment renamed AirAsia Aviation

Construction

Amendment to Construction Industry Development Board Act lauded

Advancecon appointed subcontractor for East Coast Rail Link project

Kerjaya Prospek accepts Teguh Harian job in Johor

Economy

Yayasan Sejahtera CEO, Mercy Malaysia president on tackling poverty in post-pandemic era

Human rights

Malaysia wins seat in UN Human Rights Council

Insurance

LPI Capital’s Q3 profit up 22%, thanks to strong underwriting result of Lonpac Insurance

Property

Tan & Tan-Meaningfull Life JV to focus on senior living facilities

Retail

IKEA sees surge in online sales

Telecommunications

Binasat Communications proposes private placement.

ASIA

Energy

Multibillion-dollar deals should be wake-up call for Indonesia to properly harness RE for rebuilding

Technology

LinkedIn shutting down in China

Pine Labs ― backed by Sequoia Capital and Temasek, among others ― considering IPO in 2022

AUSTRALIA

Insurance

Regulator sues Insurance Australia Group over unpaid policy discounts

Privacy

7-Eleven breached customers’ privacy by collecting sensitive biometric info without consent

Real estate

Qantas selling 13.8ha in Mascot to LOGOS-led consortium for A$802 million

EUROPE

Aviation

Alitalia ceases operation after 74 years

HSR journey between Rome and Milan rendered aerial route obsolete

Alitalia ‘wasn’t opportunistic enough, not masters of their own turf’

Retail

IKEA expects stock shortages to last another year

SINGAPORE

Retail

IKEA Singapore’s revenue up 21%

Utilities

iSwitch Energy to bow out from retail operations starting next month

Singapore latest victim of global fuel shortage

UK

Property

Britain’s homes could be worth £9 trillion on open market

‘Ideally located’ parking space near Harrods available for £250k

Technology

Russia’s Yango Deli latest newcomer to crowded online grocery sector

Wealth management

Ashmore’s AUM drops by £3 billion through past quarter

Ashmore will need to be incredibly nimble

US

Banks

BoA, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley beat quarterly earnings expectations

Retail

J&J latest company to turn to Chapter 11 as mechanism to settle lawsuits over defective products

Technology

Star Trek’s Captain James T Kirk oldest person ever in space

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