Woh Hup unit launches VC fund, invests US$1.5m in co-living startup Hmlet

Woh Hup unit launches VC fund, invests US$1.5m in co-living startup Hmlet

SINGAPORE – Tech-powered, co-living startup Hmlet has received US$1.5 million (S$2 million) in seed funding from Singapore-based corporate venture capital fund, Aurum Investments. Aurum Investments, which is a subsidiary of construction group Woh Hup Holdings, is seeking out startups that are …
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Political space shrinking in Singapore through 'creative repression' of activists

Quashing of political activity through the courts has ruined the lives of a handful of opposition figures and activists in the tiny country. Unlike China, “you're not worried about physical violence or being disappeared [in Singapore],” Kirsten Han, a Singaporean anti-death penalty cam
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American expat fights for his life after falling off roof in Bali while chasing monkey who stole his …

American expat fights for his life after falling off roof in Bali while chasing monkey who stole his Pittsburgh Steelers cap … “Our utmost concern is to get Swede out of Bali and into a country with a spinal specialist” such as Singapore, his daughter, college student Lyric Swedenhjelm, told North
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