150-Year-Old MetLife Pilots Diabetes Insurance Payments on a Blockchain in Singapore

150-Year-Old MetLife Pilots Diabetes Insurance Payments on a Blockchain in Singapore

ccn.com 21 Aug '18, 11am

Developed by LumenLab, the innovation center of MetLife Asia, the experimental product known as ‘Vitana’ will make it unnecessary for enrollees of the insurance cover to file a claim. According to MetLife, this is the world’s first automated insurance solution that employs blockchain technology in a pilot phase. Additionally, Vitana is the first insurance product focusing on gestational diabetes in Singapore where 20% of expectant mothers suffer from the condition.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says relations with military 'not that bad'

reuters.com 21 Aug '18, 10am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday her relationship with the military - which held her under ho...

Stealthy Singapore VC firm Qualgro is raising a $100M fund

techcrunch.com 21 Aug '18, 8am

Southeast Asia’s venture capital space is booming right now. Openspace Ventures just announced the close of its newest $135 million fund , Go...

Where are the brown people? Crazy Rich Asians draws tepid response in Singapore

theguardian.com 21 Aug '18, 7am

“While it is being billed as an Asian movie, it is made up almost entirely of east Asians,” said Thanapal. “The few brown people featured in ...

Investors bet millions on two US millennials who are taking on ClassPass in Asia

cnbc.com 21 Aug '18, 2am

It turned out they were onto something. Investors liked the idea, pumping $5 million into the business in its first round of financing. That'...

Eat & Drink

Morton’s Steakhouse Singapore | Types of Steaks You Can Feast At Morton’s - Read at https://t.co/c5clz7gE8E

Morton’s Steakhouse Singapore | Types of Steaks You Can Feast At Morton’s - Read at https://t.co/...

foodgem.sg 21 Aug '18, 6am

Media Tasting at Morton’s The Steakhouse Using only finest grain-fed Prime and Choice beef and containing some of the highest amounts of marb...

Get 'em from NTUC FairPrice outlets if you're keen to try.

coconuts.co 21 Aug '18, 9am

This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival just got interesting with the introduction of Oreo mooncakes, now available at selected NTUC FairPrice outlet...

This is the food that will be served on the world’s longest flight https://t.co/WG7bXTbqdi

travelandleisure.com 20 Aug '18, 4pm

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, in...

Arts & Culture

Paris Jackson sorry for Harper's Bazaar Singapore cover

bangkokpost.com 21 Aug '18, 5am
Paris Jackson sorry for Harper's Bazaar Singapore cover

Paris Jackson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashi...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Business Development Intern job at Porterfetch Singapore

startupjobs.asia 20 Aug '18, 6pm
Business Development Intern job at Porterfetch Singapore

Get a head start in business development at an exciting food delivery startup Are you an upstart with a positive personality? Got a knack for...

Paris Jackson Apologizes for Magazine Cover in Singapore, Where Gay Rights Lag

nytimes.com 21 Aug '18, 10am

HONG KONG — Paris Jackson, the 20-year-old actress and model who recently told fans she is bi...

Taiwan loses third diplomatic ally this year after El Salvador breaks ties

straitstimes.com 21 Aug '18, 1am

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - The small central American republic of El Salvador has severed diplomatic ...

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