US slaps sanctions on companies in China, Singapore, and Russia for trading with North Korea

US slaps sanctions on companies in China, Singapore, and Russia for trading with North Korea

theblaze.com 16 Aug '18, 4pm

The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Wednesday that it would be slapping sanctions on a Chinese trading firm, that firm’s Singapore-based affiliate, and a Russian port-service agency. According to the department’s news release , the companies targeted had been selling alcohol and tobacco to North Korea, in violation of U.N. sanctions. This illicit tobacco trade alone was worth $1 billion. What did the statement say? “Treasury will continue to implement existing sanctions on North Korea, and will take action to block and designate companies, ports, and vessels that facilitate illicit shipments and provide revenue streams to the DPRK,” ...

New VC fund in Singapore to focus exclusively on enterprise tech, raising $100m

techinasia.com 17 Aug '18, 5am

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The Shilla Duty Free presents Exclusive Fan Meet for Highlight in Singapore #Highlight #Highlight...

hallyusg.net 17 Aug '18, 4am

The Fan Meet will be Highlight’s first ever appearance in Singapore as the appointed brand ambassadors of The Shilla Duty Free. Highlight’s Y...

Low-carb diet linked to elevated mortality risk: Study

channelnewsasia.com 17 Aug '18, 1am

PARIS: Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with l...

#Australia teen sparks FBI action after hacking #Apple

straitstimes.com 17 Aug '18, 1am

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into the main computer network of technology giant Apple Inc, downloa...

Eat & Drink

Hollywood magazine raves about Singapore's sights and food

Hollywood magazine raves about Singapore's sights and food

tnp.sg 17 Aug '18, 6am

Teh tarik may just be the cup of tea for Hollywood celebrities when they next visit Singapore. The tip to sample this local concoction is amo...

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aspirantsg.com 16 Aug '18, 4am

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand co-founder Henry van Asch recently unveiled a new world-first adventure tourism experience – the Nevis Catapult ...

Jinji Teochew Steamboat: 30% OFF Lunch & Free-Flow Drunken Prawns During Dinner

Jinji Teochew Steamboat: 30% OFF Lunch & Free-Flow Drunken Prawns During Dinner

ladyironchef.com 17 Aug '18, 6am

Jinji Teochew Traditional Steamboat Restaurant is a no-frills and utterly unpretentious steamboat restaurant along Joo Chiat Road that stands...

Arts & Culture

Luke had a chat with @timeoutsg ahead of our show in Singapore tonight, have a read here:

timeout.com 15 Aug '18, 4am
Luke had a chat with @timeoutsg ahead of our show in Singapore tonight, have a read here:

The British electronic outfit Clean Bandit is set to bring their classical stringed pop tunes to our shores – this time as part of their I Mi...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Programmer-Back End Developer job at Track and Roll Indonesia

startupjobs.asia 17 Aug '18, 6am
Programmer-Back End Developer job at Track and Roll Indonesia

Track&ROLL is a HRM solutions cater for all the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) locally and internationally. We are an affordable, quick an...

VAIO Laptops Are Back On Singapore Store Shelves… Still Made In Japan, Just N...

superadrianme.com 17 Aug '18, 5am

After Sony sold off its PC business in 2014, we had not seen any VAIO laptops in Singapore st...

Photos of Utopian Sustainable Spaces in Singapore

petapixel.com 16 Aug '18, 5pm
Photos of Utopian Sustainable Spaces in Singapore

Sustainability means that our rate of consumption is lesser than our rate of resource product...

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