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Chemotherapy Singapore-UK Team to Develop a Novel Device to Reduce Chemotherapy Side-Effects A team of clinicians and scientists from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) at the National University Hospital (NUH) and the N.1 Institute for Health at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has partnered Paxman Coolers Ltd (UK)... India trade U.K. Starts Prep for India Trade Deal in Latest Post-Brexit Push Although they could not meet in person; the British and Indian Prime Ministers have made some headway into the long-awaited Free Trade Agreement. Although this is likely to be months away rather than weeks, it is still considered a... Travel abroad Top Tips to Make Temporary Living a Breeze If you ask anyone who has moved to a new house about what the process was like, the unanimous answer is that it is anything but seamless. There might be the occasional person who had a smooth transition process;... NRI Investment Why Millionaire Indians Seek Citizenship by Investment Schemes India’s recent changes to taxation legislation are accelerating its millionaire exodus. Security Detection Technology Unveils Aurora XS to Address Cost and Reliability Drivers of Urban Security Market Detection Technology, a global leader in X-ray detector solutions, today unveiled the Aurora XS to address the cost efficiency and reliability requirements of the urban security screening market. The Aurora XS adapts to versatile X-ray imaging systems, which secure... 5G Tokyo Lean and Mean: Maximizing 5G Communications with an Energy-efficient Relay Network Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed a wirelessly powered relay network for 5G systems. The proposed battery-free communication addresses the challenges of flexible deployment of relay networks. This design is both economical and energy-efficient. Such...

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Travel abroad

Top Tips to Make Temporary Living a Breeze

If you ask anyone who has moved to a new house about what the process was like, the unanimous answer is that it is anything but seamless. There might be the occasional person who had a smooth transition process; however, moving into a new house rarely has no obstacles.

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Business News

India trade

U.K. Starts Prep for India Trade Deal in Latest Post-Brexit Push

Although they could not meet in person; the British and Indian Prime Ministers have made some headway into the long-awaited Free Trade Agreement. Although this is likely to be months away rather than weeks, it is still considered a major priority by the British Government, and a key tenant of post-Brexit economic policy, as well as for the geopolitical power plays of the new "Global Britain".

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Business Success Stories

Business growth

Achieving Sustainable Growth

Headquartered in Adelaide, Magnetic Alliance provide business growth and improvement services to entrepreneurs who wish to overcome the challenges and risks commonly experienced by growing companies. Following the firm’s success in the APAC Excellence Awards 2020, we got in touch with Mark Lim to find out more about one of Australia’s leaders in business growth and development

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Latest Issues

Q2 2021

We started the year with our Q1 edition saying that we wanted 2021 to be the year of change and innovation following 2020 acting very much as the catalyst for that change. Three months on, and we are certainly seeing the benefits of change and innovation across the Asia Pacific region.

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Corporate Transactions

Finance & Investment

Mauritius Money

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (MCB) Provides USD 60m Funding to Fuel Senegal’s National Electrification and LNG-use Ambitions

MCB is facilitating Senegal's endeavour to improve its national electrification rate through its USD 60 million participation in the syndicated project finance facility of USD 140 million to Karpowership. MCB was not only a co-mandated lead arranger but provided the highest loan commitment. The project finance facility is enabling Karpowership to operate its 235 MW Powership alongside the shores of Dakar since August 2019.

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Innovation & Technology

Chemotherapy

Singapore-UK Team to Develop a Novel Device to Reduce Chemotherapy Side-Effects

A team of clinicians and scientists from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) at the National University Hospital (NUH) and the N.1 Institute for Health at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has partnered Paxman Coolers Ltd (UK) (Paxman) to develop a device that may prevent or reduce numbness and pain caused by certain types of anti-cancer therapy¹. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a severe side-effect of chemotherapy drugs called taxanes, which are used to treat common cancers such as breast, lung, ovarian and stomach cancer. CIPN affects about 1.4 million cancer patients globally every year.

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Legal

Law

Small IP prosecution firm grows into leading practice – India

In 2009, at the age of 28, Sagar Chandra established his own firm as a first-generation lawyer. Bringing Ishani Chandra on a year later, Sagar Chandra & Associates was a small, but hard-working team of three. Today, however, the firm has grown into a well-recognised organisation with a leading practice made up of twenty-five young

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