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Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer presently works as a content developer for fractovia.org. Having dabbled with the domain of content creation for nearly half a decade, she now boasts of an enviable portfolio, holding substantial experience in penning down pieces related to technology, finance, and a wide spectrum of other industry verticals. A qualified computer engineering graduate from the University of Pune, Saipriya can often be found leveraging her knowledge of software technology and electronics in her write-ups. She can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/saipriya_i

Contribution by Saipriya Iyer

Hong Kong braces for a surge in tourism after easing COVID-19 curbs

Published Date: 2022-09-27         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Hong Kong is reportedly bracing for an increase in tourism after ending the obligatory Covid-19 hotel quarantine for foreign visitors on Monday, with travel organizations reporting 10-fold increases in demand. The city's leader, John Lee, stated last week that while visitors may come back hom... Read More

SGX set to launch EV metal futures in a move to follow global rivals

Published Date: 2022-09-26         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is reportedly set to offer its first lithium and cobalt contracts, further adding to commodity exchanges' efforts to entice battery material firms and investors to use futures. Two cobalt and two lithium contracts will start trading on SGX on Monday. Both the meta... Read More

FB users file suit against Meta for tracking iOS via in-app browsers

Published Date: 2022-09-24         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Users of the social media platform Facebook have reportedly filed a lawsuit against its parent firm Meta, alleging that the social media site tracks iOS users’ behavior through a workaround, despite Apple's significant privacy update to iOS last year making it considerably harder for appli... Read More

Daiwa House Logistics Trust to acquire portfolio in Japan for $32M

Published Date: 2022-09-23         Author: Saipriya Iyer

DHLT (Daiwa House Logistics Trust) is reportedly planning to acquire a portfolio of a piece of freehold land and two logistics facilities in Japan for 4.68 billion yen ($32.8 million). The manager of the real estate investment trust (Reit) estimated this to be 11.8% discount on the properties'... Read More

Shopee lays off more Singapore staff, offers suitable comp & support

Published Date: 2022-09-20         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Shopee, the e-commerce company based in Singapore, has reportedly laid off more staff due to the changing market conditions, the firm announced in a joint statement with the CMPU or creative media and publishing union. As per reports, the employees affected by the job cuts will be offered adequat... Read More

Uganda's proposed kidney transplant facility brings hope to thousands

Published Date: 2022-09-19         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The parliament of Uganda is reportedly inspecting a proposed law, that will enable kidney transplants in the country for the first time, bringing hope to thousands of patients. Currently, the available option of getting an operation done from abroad costs around $30,000, making it unaffordable fo... Read More

Amp, Amazon’s live radio app to launch a fund to reward creators

Published Date: 2022-09-17         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Amp, Amazon’s live radio platform, is reportedly planning to launch a new creator fund to reward creators who make engaging shows and gain loyal audiences. Without specifying the amount, a spokesperson from Amp stated that millions of dollars have been set aside to pay creators through mont... Read More

SK Group to invest $48B outside Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi Province

Published Date: 2022-09-16         Author: Saipriya Iyer

SK Group, the second-largest South Korean corporation, has reportedly announced an investment of ?67 trillion ($48.1 billion) over the following five years to support biopharmaceutical, semiconductor, and energy sectors in regions outside Seoul, Gyeonggi, and Incheon provinces. The investment'... Read More

Korea’s exports down 16.6%, logs trade deficit during 10 days of Sept

Published Date: 2022-09-14         Author: Saipriya Iyer

During the first ten days of September, Korean exports have reportedly declined by 16.6% on-year owing to fewer working days because of the Chuseok break, and even its trade deficit widened due to rising energy prices. As per data from the Korea Customs Service, the nation's outgoing shipment... Read More

S. Korean carrier Jeju Air secures $232M for fleet modernization

Published Date: 2022-09-12         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Jeju Air, the leading low-cost carrier in South Korea, has reportedly secured a combined ?320 billion ($232 million) for its latest fleet modernization project. The airline claimed to have raised the funds through the sale of 273 million new common shares on August 26. The firm's facility bud... Read More

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