Members News

6 September 2018

ZOAT2018 Singapore: participate in the annual rotating sports tournament for Dutch field hockey and golf players from South East Asia

Dear ADB-DutchCham members,

 

As the old saying goes: “A bad day at the golf course still better than any day at the office”

 

The ZOAT2018 Singapore committee would like to invite you, as ADB-DutchCham member, to participate in the annual rotating sports tournament for Dutch field hockey and golf players from South East Asia named ZOAT.

 

For your information, the ZOAT attracts almost 500 people annually and is played in a 5 year rotation between the cities of Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta and is taking place this this year here in Singapore! More information on http://www.zoat2018.nl/

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23 August 2018

Rabobank Launches Food Loss Challenge Asia for Start-Ups.

Rabobank, a leading global bank in food & agri and sustainability, is proud to announce the launch of the Food Loss Challenge Asia.

Debuting in Asia, the open innovation Challenge will see disruptive start-ups present their ag-tech solutions to reduce food loss to a platform of leading Food & Agri industry leaders, investors and other start-ups.

The Challenge aims to address the global problem of food loss. Every year, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost worldwide whilst world population is expected to increase by 2 billion people to over 9 billion people. To meet the increased demand for food, global food production will have to increase by at least 60%, while at the same time arable land and natural resources are nearing their limits. To address this fundamental concern, Rabobank is committed to contribute to one of the most pressing issues identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals to halve food loss by 2030. Against this backdrop, Rabobank Asia is launching the Food Loss Challenge Asia, an initiative to facilitate constructive dialogue between solutions providers, F&A corporates and small holder farmers.

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20 August 2018

Part-Time Vacancy: Sales Manager Executive European Bedding

Part-time Vacancy available at European Bedding Singapore:

 

Sales Manager Executive – Sales Department

Job Description:

We are looking for a capable Sales Executive, to  assist our team on Saturday and Sunday with the in-store sales. Ideally our new team member is someone who is extravert, likes to talk to people  and is a problem-solver. Would you like to be part of an exciting start-up in expansion phase? Please find out the key responsibilities and requirements below!

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14 May 2018

Rabobank’s Senior Asia-Pacific Strategist, Michael Every writes about why we stand on the edge of a potential global trade war, which many see as irrational

Rabobank’s Senior Asia-Pacific Strategist, Michael Every writes about why we stand on the edge of a potential global trade war, which many see as irrational.
 


 

Financial markets are not pricing for it partly because the irrationality seems to reduce the probability of this outcome. However, there are multiple interpretations of what ‘rational’ means for all actors involved. One can make the argument the US and China are both acting rationally, while assumptions that our global system is rational may themselves be irrational! On that basis, the risks of trade wars may be higher than markets currently suggest. Go to here to read the article.

 

11 January 2018

Houthoff targets major expansion of its Tax Team

THE TAX ADVISORY PRACTICE PLANS TO DOUBLE IN SIZE TO 30 TAX ADVISERS BY THE END OF 2018.

 

Houthoff’s tax advisory practice is currently undergoing a major expansion. Houthoff welcomed Paulus Merks to the firm on 1 January, as a new partner in the Tax Team. This follows the recent addition of Peter Josten to the practice group. Overall, the Tax Team is expected to have 30 advisers by the end of the year, doubling its current size.

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