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Before losing his seat to Jon Ossoff, David Perdue was the CEO of Dollar General and Reebok. Inside the retail career of the ousted Georgia Senator.

Premium Davide Perdue — a staunch Trump ally — once helmed Reebok and Dollar General. Ethan Miller/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. David Perdue is a former Fortune 500 CEO who was elected US Senator for Georgia. Perdue just lost…
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January 6, 2021
Singapore

Lab-grown meat to go on sale in Singapore in world first

‘I’m not striving for world domination!’: Adolf Hitler namesake wins Namibia election LONDON: A politician named after Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has won a regional election in Namibia. The councillor, whose father named him after the National Socialist leader, won 85 per cent of the vote in the country’s Oshana…
bubmag
December 2, 2020
Singapore

CE pledges HK$600m for tourism sector workers

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has pledged around HK$600 million of additional support to help the city's tourism sector, which has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In her annual Policy Address, Lam described tourism as "one of Hong Kong’s four pillar industries" that employs nearly 260,000 people. "With cross-border…
bubmag
November 25, 2020
Singapore

Green shoots: Rooftop farming takes off in Singapore

A worker tends to a rooftop farming patch atop the Raffles City mall in Singapore On the rooftop of a Singapore shopping mall, a sprawling patch of eggplants, rosemary, bananas and papayas stand in colourful contrast to the grey skyscrapers of the city-state's business district. The 10,000 square-foot (930 square-metre)…
bubmag
September 30, 2020
Singapore

The Unequal Future of Consumption

In early May, after eight weeks in quarantine, Italy embarked on fase 2 of its coronavirus response and, step by step, relaxed its restrictions. From that day, families were once again allowed to meet one another, and restaurants could reopen, if only for takeout. Most shops, bars, and museums reopened…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
Singapore

New HSR station location for Malacca identified

MALACCA: The Malacca state government has identified a new site for a Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) station which was previously planned for Ayer Keroh. According to Public Works, Transport, Public Amenities and Infrastructure Committee chairman, Datuk Roslan Ahmad, it will be located near the Green City, and between Mukim…
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July 22, 2020
Singapore

Malacca picks new site for HSR station

Updated 2 weeks ago · Published on 22 Jul 2020 5:31PM · The KL-Singapore HSR will have a 60km track crossing through Malacca. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 22, 2020. THE Malacca government has identified a new site for a Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) station, which was…
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July 22, 2020