Stocks to watch: OCBC, Keppel Corp, Jaya, Tung Lok, Wilton Resources

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Thursday.

SGX rejects mDR's proposed rights cum warrants issue

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has rejected mainboard-listed mDR's application for a rights cum warrants issue as at Oct 25. ...

Hot stock: Tung Lok shares fall 11.8% after it warns of H1 2018 loss

SHARES of Tung Lok Group fell 11.8 per cent or three Singapore cents to 22.5 Singapore cents in the morning trade. As at 10.54am, about 154,000 shares changed hands.

Asia-Pacific needs to do more to cope with rising demand for travel: Iata

THE 34 million jobs and US$700 billion of economic activity supported by Asia-Pacific's aviation industry are expected to more than double over the next 20 years. But these economic benefits are at risk if the region does not address the long-term challenges of sustainability, infrastructure...

Brokers' take: Cache Logistics' improved gearing soothes concerns

BROKERS seem to agree that a "neutral" call on warehouse owner Cache Logistics Trust (Cache) is appropriate with its improved gearing following a rights issue. ...

Broker's take: Phillip Capital upgrades UOB to 'neutral'

HOMEGROWN fund management company Phillip Capital has revised its target price for United Overseas Bank (UOB) to S$23.46, up from S$21.61 previously.

Singapore passport 'most powerful' in the world: Passport Index

WITH Paraguay removing its visa requirements for Singaporeans, Singapore now has a visa-free score of 159, making it the most powerful passport worldwide according to the Passport Index.

Canadian pension fund Omers opening Singapore office

CANADIAN pension fund Omers will be opening an office in Singapore come January 2018.

IE S'pore, IFC to help S'pore firms break into Africa, Asia markets

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise (IE) Singapore has signed an agreement with World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help more Singapore firms venture into the emerging markets of Africa and Asia. ...

'Many Singapore firms fare poorly' in climate disclosure

FIFTEEN out of 29 Singapore companies assessed by global climate disclosure analysis firm CDP have earned failing scores for their climate disclosures, with only four securing a B- grade and above.

Most Singapore firms fare poorly in climate disclosure; global traction picking up

FIFTEEN out of 29 Singapore companies assessed by global climate disclosure analysis firm CDP have earned failing scores for their climate disclosures, with only four securing a B- grade and above.

Shared academic, research and industry platform boosts Singapore's AI agenda

AT least 400 researchers and developers will undergo artificial intelligence (AI) training with the signing of a new agreement between chipmaker NVIDIA and Singapore's National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC). ...

IE Singapore, IFC to lend Singapore firms entering Asia and Africa a hand

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise (IE) Singapore has signed an agreement with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help more Singapore firms venture into the emerging markets of Africa and Asia...

Singapore shares open lower on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index falling 0.2 per cent or 6.14 points to 3,343.66 as at 9.03am.

Stocks to watch: SIA, Marco Polo, Ascott Reit, Great Eastern

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:

Great Eastern's Q3 profit up 21%

GREAT Eastern Holdings on Tuesday posted net profit of S$235.5 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017, 21 per cent higher than last year's S$195 million. ...

Darco shares soar in early trade after raising S$19.6m from strategic HK investor

SHARES of water treatment specialist Darco Water Technologies surged 16.8 per cent, or 9.5 Singapore cents, to reach 66 Singapore cents apiece as at 10.36am on Monday, making it one of the top 20 gainers on the Singapore bourse in early morning trade.

Board reshuffle continues at troubled dye maker China Fibretech

MAINBOARD-LISTED China Fibretech has made further changes to its board and board committees following the stepping down of its chairman and the resignation of one of its directors.

Singapore setting up energy transformation office; public sector to hire more engineers

WITH disruptive changes happening in the energy landscape, the Singapore government is setting up a National Energy Transformation Office (Neto) and will hire more engineers to pursue innovative energy solutions, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean at the Singapore International Energy Week.

Delong's 8.6% share surge prompts SGX query

STEEL manufacturer Delong Holdings has received yet another trading query from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Monday. This is the second query the company has received this month on the back of unusual price movements in its share price.

Hot stock: Darco shares surge after it raises S$19.6m from strategic Hong Kong investor

A STRATEGIC investor from Hong Kong is buying a 29.5 per cent stake in water treatment specialist Darco Water Technologies for at least S$19.6 million.

Ezion to seek bondholders' approval to restructure debt on Nov 20

LIFTBOAT operator Ezion Holdings will seek approval from holders of S$575 million of bonds on Nov 20 to restructure the company's debt...

TADM recovers S$5m in unpaid wages; eyes mandatory mediation for other disputes

BETWEEN April and September this year, 4,350 employees and 250 employers filed salary-related claims at the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM).

New rules to improve Singapore's industrial energy efficiency from Oct 1, 2018

TO improve the energy efficiency of electric motors and industrial facilities in Singapore, the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be introducing new requirements from Oct 1, 2018.

Open Electricity Market to roll out in Jurong in April 2018

COME April 2018, households and businesses in Jurong will be the first in Singapore to have the option of choosing their electricity retailers in the soft launch of a fully liberalised power market.