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  • Citrix buys Wrike, and flawless integration is more important than ever
    by Mark Jones on 20. januar 2021 at 11:56

    It’s another big milestone signaling confidence in a permanent move to tech-enabled remote and flexible work But in a world where users are more reliant on UX and security than ever, the merger of IT must be flawlessly executed Another big buy-out in the booming collaboration tool market came yesterday with the acquisition of Wrike... Read more » The post Citrix buys Wrike, and flawless integration is more important than ever appeared first on TechHQ.

  • Chinese firms catch up with US companies in value added to Singapore’s economy, fixed-asset investments hit 10-year high
    by Kok Xinghui on 20. januar 2021 at 11:30

    Chinese companies are catching up with firms from the United States in terms of how much value they add to Singapore’s economy, according to the city state’s economic planning agency, which also revealed that business-investment commitments in the trade-reliant country last year had risen to their highest in a decade.According to data released by the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Tuesday, investments secured from foreign companies last year are expected to add S$31.2 billion (US$23.4…

  • Singapore defers pilot reopening of nightclubs, karaoke outlets
    on 20. januar 2021 at 11:30

    SINGAPORE: Pilots for the reopening of nightclubs and karaoke outlets that were supposed to start this month have been deferred until further notice, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in a joint press statement.

  • DOT hopeful for Makati Shangri-La Hotel’s recovery as hotel announces temporary closure
    by Rosette Adel on 20. januar 2021 at 11:09

    The Department of Tourism on Wednesday said it is saddened by the news that the luxury accommodation establishment Makati Shangri-La Hotel is temporarily shutting down due to the financial impact brought by the pandemic.

  • Coronavirus: Japan official denies pre-Olympics mass jab roll-out schedule; Singapore Airlines trials pre-departure testing service
    by Agencies on 20. januar 2021 at 11:05

    The chief of Japan’s Covid-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday denied media reports that jabs for the general public may start in May, as the country battles a third wave that has brought record numbers of infections and serious cases.Domestic media, including public broadcaster NHK, had cited an anonymous source close to the government as saying vaccinations could reach the public as soon as May.“Oh no, NHK, please don’t go around making vaccination roll-out schedules like that. It’s bogus,”…

  • How social media is handling US inauguration day
    by Dashveenjit Kaur on 20. januar 2021 at 11:02

    Social media companies are stepping up their content control efforts to reduce the threat of violence ahead of the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden today For the four years of Trump’s presidency, social media giants were lenient in enforcing policies against the spread of misinformation and threats. It was the President of the United... Read more » The post How social media is handling US inauguration day appeared first on TechHQ.

  • Duterte not consulted on scrapping UP-DND pact — Palace
    by Alexis Romero on 20. januar 2021 at 10:46

    Roque, an alumnus and former professor of UP, said the abrogation of the agreement was not a "presidential decision" but his office is ready to facilitate a discussion between defense and university officials. 

  • China’s belt and road: what’s holding up the trains from Pakistan to Turkey via Iran?
    by Sabena Siddiqi on 20. januar 2021 at 10:45

    Recently, Turkey, Iran and Pakistan announced they would revive the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad (ITI) railway, a project launched in 2009. Despite several test runs, the railway link had not become fully operational.At the Economic Cooperation Organisation transport and communications ministers meeting held virtually last month, Turkish Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu announced that the project would be relaunched this year. After finalising tariff rates and a timetable, the service will…

  • Gay US couple to be deported after calling Bali 'queer friendly'
    on 20. januar 2021 at 10:23

    A gay American couple is being deported from Bali after viral tweets that called the Indonesian resort island "queer friendly".

  • DOH: Teachers won't be tapped to give out COVID-19 shots
    by Gaea Katreena Cabico on 20. januar 2021 at 10:13

    Instead, educators could be tapped to help in disseminating information on COVID-19 vaccines and  the government’s immunization program.

  • Oracle’s flagship release shows off ‘converged database’ capabilities
    by Joe Devanesan on 20. januar 2021 at 10:06

    Postponed in 2020, Oracle Database 21c handles broad tasks spanning transaction processing and data analytics, machine learning, blockchain, data streaming, and more Mega enterprise software firm Oracle has debuted a new edition of the company’s flagship database system nearly two years after its last major release, with a new update that is stuffed with vast... Read more » The post Oracle’s flagship release shows off ‘converged database’ capabilities appeared first on TechHQ.

  • Immigration Bureau extends re-entry visas for foreigners with Thai residency
    on 20. januar 2021 at 10:00

    Foreigners with Thai residency whose re-entry visas require their return to Thailand within one year from March 26 last year will be allowed to stay abroad until further notice, the Immigration Bureau said on Wednesday.