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Free early morning MRT rides in city area extended to 2017 [The Straits Times ] - Gov.sg (press release);

Free early morning MRT rides in city area extended to 2017 [The Straits Times ] - Gov.sg (press release)

Gov.sg (press release)Free early morning MRT rides in city area extended to 2017 [The Straits Times ]Gov.sg (press release)Free early morning train rides to MRT stations in the city area before 7.45am on weekdays have been extended till June 30, 2017. 24 Jun 2017. Listen · MRT800x500. Commuters who exit at these 18 stations between 7.45am and 8am will also continue to ...Two off-peak travel schemes to be reviewedThe Straits Timesall 2 news articles »

Singapore May factory output up 5.0 pct y/y on electronics strength - Normangee Star;

Singapore May factory output up 5.0 pct y/y on electronics strength - Normangee Star

Normangee StarSingapore May factory output up 5.0 pct y/y on electronics strengthNormangee StarLeaving out biomedical production which was hit by the slump in pharmaceuticals, May's output grew 13.1 per cent year-on-year. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output grew 13.1 per cent. On a seasonally adjusted month-on-month basis, manufacturing ...Global Manufacturing Rose 3.7% in Q1Financial TribuneSingapore May factory output up 5.0 percent on electronics strengthNewburgh Gazetteall 4 news articles »

JPJ launches WhatsApp number for lodging complaints - The Star Online

JPJ launches WhatsApp number for lodging complaintsThe Star OnlineTAPAH: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has launched a dedicated mobile phone number for the public to lodge complaints via WhatsApp. JPJ director-general Datuk Seri Nadzri Siron said that motorists could direct their complaints against other road ...and more »

Study: S'pore investors are pessimistic - The New Paper;

Study: S'pore investors are pessimistic - The New Paper

The New PaperStudy: S'pore investors are pessimisticThe New PaperSingapore investors have a preference for 'defensive' assets such as cash. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES. Investors' pessimism can be attributed to unemployment, as well as global economic instability and inflation. Linette Heng. Reporter. Jun 24, 2017 ...Singaporean investor decisions still influenced by 2008 financial crisis: surveyXinhuaall 3 news articles »

Gas what, that tofu liquid waste is mighty useful - The Straits Times;

Gas what, that tofu liquid waste is mighty useful - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesGas what, that tofu liquid waste is mighty usefulThe Straits TimesINDONESIA • White smoke billows from the kitchen of a tofu maker named Tumirah in Kalisari village in Central Java. Soya bean stew boils in a large stove that the locals call a kawah. In one day, Ms Tumirah can process 80kg of soya beans to make tofu ...Tofu power: waste is the secret of their energyThe Hinduall 2 news articles »

Purrfecting your energy-saving ways - The Straits Times;

Purrfecting your energy-saving ways - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesPurrfecting your energy-saving waysThe Straits TimesSPAIN • Cats have more hidden talents than just starring in YouTube videos and Instagram photos. They might also be able to teach us to conserve energy. At least that is what a group of researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia believe.and more »

UOL set to buy 4.23% UIC stake from Haw Par - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

UOL set to buy 4.23% UIC stake from Haw Par - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESUOL set to buy 4.23% UIC stake from Haw ParTHE BUSINESS TIMESThis came after days of speculation following the trading halts of three companies linked to veteran banker Wee Cho Yaw. PHOTO: BT FILE. Share. UIC's owners. Singapore. PROPERTY developer UOL Group is poised to buy investment holding company ...No takeover offer for UIC, but deal goes beyond thatThe Straits Timesall 3 news articles »

Abu Dhabi fund acquires 5% stake in Noble - The Straits Times

Abu Dhabi fund acquires 5% stake in NobleThe Straits TimesAn Abu Dhabi fund has taken a 5 per cent stake in Noble Group, the embattled commodity trader searching for a white knight investor. Goldilocks Investment bought 50.5 million shares in the Hong Kong-based commodity trader on Tuesday, according to a ...Noble Group shares surgeThe New Paperall 2 news articles »

STI edges lower amid weak oil prices - The Straits Times;

STI edges lower amid weak oil prices - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesSTI edges lower amid weak oil pricesThe Straits TimesA tepid day of trading, following a soft lead from Wall Street and continued weakness in oil prices, left Singapore shares little changed. The benchmark Straits Times Index ended the day just 6.08 points, or 0.19 per cent, lower at 3,209.47. It was 21 ...and more »

33000 clear first hurdle for private-hire driving licence - The Straits Times;

33000 clear first hurdle for private-hire driving licence - The Straits Times

The New Paper33000 clear first hurdle for private-hire driving licenceThe Straits TimesAbove: A Grab employee applying the Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence decal to a A Grab employee applying the Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence decal to a car yesterday. About 27,000 cars have had such decals affixed.ST PHOTO: ...33000 approved to attend PDVL courseThe New Paperall 2 news articles »

Qatar Airways seeks up to 10% stake in American Airlines - Channel NewsAsia;

Qatar Airways seeks up to 10% stake in American Airlines - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaQatar Airways seeks up to 10% stake in American AirlinesChannel NewsAsiaFILE PHOTO: An American Airlines airplane prepares to land at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana September 19, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo. 22 Jun 2017 08:49PM (Updated: 23 Jun 2017 06:08AM ) ...American Airlines pushes back on Qatar Airways plan to buy stakeReutersQatar Airways wants to buy 10 percent stake in American AirlinesTODAYonlineQatar Airways seeks stake in American in 'puzzling' moveWashington PostCNBC -Nasdaq -BuzzFeed News -Forbesall 360 news articles »

Strong take-up drives expansion at Maxwell Chambers - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

Strong take-up drives expansion at Maxwell Chambers - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESStrong take-up drives expansion at Maxwell ChambersTHE BUSINESS TIMESAn overhead bridge will be constructed to provide direct access between the existing Maxwell Chambers building and the new premises. Singapore. THE Ministry of Law (MinLaw) on Thursday announced that 65 per cent of the new office space at 28 Maxwell ...New chapter for Red Dot Traffic BuildingThe Straits Timesall 2 news articles »

Cooling US dollar 'may lift Asian markets' - The Straits Times;

Cooling US dollar 'may lift Asian markets' - The Straits Times

THE BUSINESS TIMESCooling US dollar 'may lift Asian markets'The Straits TimesThe United States is looking at a steady but "simply less exceptional" growth rate, Citi Private Bank investment strategists said in a mid-year review yesterday. And with a moderating US dollar, emerging Asian markets, which are showing signs of ...US dollar in for long period of correction: CitiTHE BUSINESS TIMESall 2 news articles »

Singapore law firm in global top 30 - The Straits Times

Singapore law firm in global top 30The Straits TimesWongPartnership became the only Singapore firm ranked on the Global Restructuring Review's (GRR) global top 30 law firms list for insolvency and restructuring. Called the GRR30, these firms top a list of 100 firms identified by GRR in its guide to the ...Singapore: Strengthening Singapores Statutory Restructuring Regime With Features From The US Chapter 11 RegimeMondaq News Alerts (registration)all 3 news articles »

New Beijing airport set to be game changer - The Straits Times

New Beijing airport set to be game changerThe Straits TimesAn artist's impression of the Beijing New Airport Terminal building. China Eastern and China Southern will each be allowed to capture 40 per cent of the new airport's passengers, gaining coveted time slots to Europe and the United States in Air China's ...and more »

DBS bullish on China's capital markets - The Straits Times

DBS bullish on China's capital marketsThe Straits TimesChina took centre stage at an investment symposium yesterday, but a decidedly mixed picture emerged. The mainland featured strongly as a place that market experts are eyeing big opportunities, but also a market that institutional investors seemed most ...and more »

Report: S'pore economy to grow 2.7% - The Straits Times

Report: S'pore economy to grow 2.7%The Straits TimesThe economy is tipped to grow by 2.7 per cent this year despite uneven performances from different sectors, according to a report yesterday. The forecast means expansion would exceed the 2 per cent growth last year and trump the 2.5 per cent estimate ...and more »

IPO value slumps in first half of year, set to pick up later - TODAYonline;

IPO value slumps in first half of year, set to pick up later - TODAYonline

The Straits TimesIPO value slumps in first half of year, set to pick up laterTODAYonlineSINGAPORE — Initial public offerings (IPO) on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) slumped by more than three quarters in the first half of the year from the corresponding period last year as companies stayed away despite the stock market rally. ADVERTISING.S'pore-based companies raise $1.4b on stock marketsThe Straits Timesall 2 news articles »

Skytrain at Tuas Second Link may ease jams - TODAYonline

Skytrain at Tuas Second Link may ease jamsTODAYonlineThe Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) issued an advisory on June 21 that traffic flow at the land checkpoints at Woodlands and Tuas is expected to be heavy this long weekend, and travellers can expect delays due to security checks and the ...and more »