Silverlake Axis plans to buy 3 entities from chairman, others

MAINBOARD-LISTED Silverlake Axis (SAL) is planning to acquire three Silverlake entities in Malaysia as part of its ongoing efforts to position itself as a fintech innovation accelerator.

Silverlake Axis plans to acquire three Silverlake private entities

MAINBOARD-LISTED Silverlake Axis (SAL) is planning to acquire three Silverlake entities in Malaysia.

Sembcorp joins hands with Japan's Nishi-Nippon Railroad for residential development in Vietnam

SEMBCORP Industries' joint venture (JV) company, Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park and Township Development Joint Stock Company (VSIP JSC), has inked a conditional JV agreement with Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co (NNR), to develop a residential project in Hai Phong City, Vietnam...

Jetstar Asia is 'most punctual Asia-Pacific airline'

JETSTAR Asia has emerged tops in terms of punctuality among Asia-Pacific airlines, according to UK-based OAG's latest on-time performance report...

SIA adds Android Pay, Apple Pay services to its mobile app

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) has added Android Pay and Apple Pay mobile payment services to its mobile app, which will allow users to pay for products such as flights, preferred seat selection and travel insurance.

Android Pay, Apple Pay now available for SIA's mobile app

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) has added Android Pay and Apple Pay as payment options to its mobile app, the airline announced on Thursday.

Brazil operations drag down Changi Airport Group's profits

CHANGI Airport Group's post-tax profits fell to S$657 million in FY16/17 from S$784 million in the previous fiscal year, weighed down by an impairment loss of S$110 million for its overseas airport investments...

Trendlines Medical Singapore makes investment in medical startup firm

MEDICAL technology startup incubator Trendlines Medical Singapore and its wholly owned subsidiary company, Trendlines Incubators Israel, have made an aggregate investment of US$60,000 in InterVaal, a medical device startup company.

The rise and rise of chatbots

CHATBOTS promise to be cheaper, faster and better than their human alternative. No wonder then than businesses from banks to retailers are rolling them out.

Asean ministers agree on raft of measures to boost transport connectivity, share expertise

ASEAN transport ministers signed five agreements at the 23rd Asean Transport Ministers (ATM) Meeting in Singapore on Friday, which are expected to bring benefits ranging from greater travel convenience for passengers to strengthening aviation safety.

Shares of North American airlines enjoy good lift-off in September

GLOBAL airline share prices edged up by 0.9 per cent in September - the first month-on-month increase since June - boosted by a recovery in the shares of North American airlines.

Asean transport ministers agree to strengthen transport cooperation

ASEAN member states signed five agreements at the close of the 23rd Asean Transport Ministers Meeting on Friday that will - among other things - help further liberalise air services in the region, improve the safety and efficiency of air travel and enable the seamless movement of passengers across...

Asean steps up efforts on seamless sea and sky

THE 23rd Asean Transport Ministers Meeting (ATM) kicked off in Singapore on Thursday morning, with leaders pledging further efforts to integrate the region's air, ship and land borders...

CAAS net surplus up S$13.8m on government grants

THE Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore's net surplus rose from S$62.65 million to S$76.44 million for the year ended March 31, 2017, bolstered in part by government grants. ...

New Silkroutes shares pick up on dental clinic acquisitions

SHARES in New Silkroutes Group (NSG) rose 2.5 Singapore cents or 6.3 per cent to close at 42 Singapore cents on Wednesday after it announced that its subsidiary was acquiring a 70 per cent stake in three dental clinics in Singapore.

M&A activity in technology sector seen staying strong over the next year

WHILE the pace of technology M&A has slowed in the first three quarters of the year, dealmakers still expect technology M&A to remain strong over the next one year, underpinned by new innovations and demand from private equity (PE) firms.

Volvo East Asia wins LTA tender for 50 diesel hybrid buses

VOLVO East Asia, which provides a third of Singapore's public bus fleet, has won a tender from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for 50 diesel hybrid buses for S$30 million as the authority seeks to build a greener bus fleet...

Tech mergers and acquisitions to hold strong over next 12 months: poll

DESPITE a recent slowdown in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, dealmakers expected technology M&A to remain strong over the next year, according to a survey of tech M&A leaders.

Frasers Centrepoint unit to buy 3 firms in Germany

FRASERS Centrepoint's indirect subsidiary Frasers Property Investments (Europe) has, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire three companies in Germany for 42.4 million Euros (about S$67.83 million)...

New Silkroutes' auditor flags prepayments to supplier; group makes dental clinics purchase

NEW Silkroutes Group's (NSG) independent external auditor said that it was unable to obtain sufficient evidence about prepayments made by the group's subsidiaries to a supplier for the financial year ended June 30, 2017...

China Environment unit loses civil suit, ordered to pay loan plus interest

CHINA Environment's wholly owned subsidiary Fujian Dongyuan Environmental Protection Co (FJDY), has lost a civil suit brought by Zhongxin Bank in China...

Koh Bros Eco Engineering receives regulatory approval for proposed rights cum warrants issue

THE Singapore Exchange has granted its approval for Catalist-listed Koh Bros Eco Engineering to list shares and warrants for the company's proposed rights cum warrants issue...

China Environment unit loses civil suit, ordered to pay loan plus interest

CHINA Environment's wholly owned subsidiary Fujian Dongyuan Environmental Protection Co (FJDY), has lost a civil suit brought by Zhongxin Bank in China. ...

More measures needed to boost disaster resilience in Asia-Pacific: United Nations

AS natural disasters become more frequent in the region, greater action needs to be taken to promote disaster resilience, according to a report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Singapore shares inch up in early trading on Tuesday

SINGAPORE shares edged up slightly in early trading on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index inching up 1.5 points or 0.05 per cent to 3,293.06.