Vaccine maker BioNTech to set up regional HQ, manufacturing site in Singapore

Publication date 11 May 2021 | 21:51 | ICT

BioNTech, the vaccine maker that has partnered with Pfizer on its Covid-19 shot, will be designating Singapore as its regional headquarters for Southeast Asia, and will set up an mRNA manufacturing facility in the city-state.



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  • Acleda records 28.5% gain in Q1 profit

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  • WorldBridge’s SME cluster zone delayed

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    Construction of WorldBridge Industrial Developments Co Ltd’s $30 million WorldBridge i4.0 SME Cluster zone will be delayed by one or two months due to the recent lockdown in Phnom Penh and Kandal province’s Takmao town, chairman Sear Rithy told The Post.

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    Tue, 11 May 2021 | 12:35

    Chey Sambor Cashew Nut Processing Handicraft's plans to provide a second batch of cashew nuts this month to Top Planning Japan Co Ltd for export to Japan will be delayed to early-June, according to Chey Sambor owner In Lai Huot.

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    Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien held a working session with Cambodian ambassador Chay Navuth in Hanoi on May 6 to discuss measures to strengthen bilateral ties across trade, industry and energy.

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    The crocodile market in Cambodia has lost its bite this year on slow demand from neighbouring countries, especially Vietnam, due to cross-border restrictions hindering shipments of the creatures.

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