SINGAPORE - Thirty-two individuals in Singapore were included in Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia - a list which highlights 300 young entrepreneurs and trailblazers in various fields under the age of 30. The honourees were selected across 10 categories, including social impact, consumer technology, and healthcare and science. Announcing the list on Tuesday (April 20), Forbes said that it features bright and innovative young leaders who have persevered and thrived despite global uncertainty amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Singapore was represented by 28 entries - co-founders of the same company are grouped together in one entry- its highest number of entries since the list's inception in 2016. It was the fourth-most represented country, after India, China and Japan. Among the Singapore-based individuals who made the list was Ms Serene Cai, co-founder of digital health start-up Speedoc, which provides services such as booking of healthcare professionals and medicine deliveries. The … [Read more...] about 32 Singapore-based individuals in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list
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My studies already disrupted by a 1,400 mile trip from Ethiopia, I heard my phone ping to tell me I’d be on the move again. This time, to a different COVID-19 quarantine facility, 20 minutes away. My school — Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois — is in the American Midwest, but I attend classes in Qatar, at the university’s Doha campus in the Gulf States region. I am working toward a bachelor’s degree in journalism, remotely, like most of the world’s students, because the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered campuses and pushed classes online. I had just returned from my home country, and was quarantined at a hotel in Doha for the standard seven days before I could join the general population. When the COVID-19 app on my phone failed to turn from quarantine yellow to go-ahead green by Day 7 after my entry COVID test, I knew I wouldn’t be set free. My phone app — called EHTERAZ, or “precaution” in Arabic — is a contact-tracing and risk detecting app, operated by the Ministry … [Read more...] about Code Yellow Has Student Quarantined in Qatar
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