From July this year, the Land Transport Authority and Urban Redevelopment Authority will require developers to submit a walking and cycling plan so that the needs of pedestrians and cyclists are considered.
Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's largest life insurer, will seek as much as US$470 million in its second attempt at a Singapore initial public offering of its US properties, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Shares in DBS Group climbed to an intra-day high of S$15.68 in trading on Tuesday after the group released its first quarter financial results before the market opened.
BreadTalk and Myanmar Bakery, a member of the Myanmar-based real estate Shwe Taung Group, on Tuesday signed a franchise agreement to establish the BreadTalk bakery chain in Myanmar.
International Healthway Corporation (IHC) has opened an International Medical Centre in Wuxi New District, China which aims to capture the high-end market.
Eight Bangladeshi men working in Singapore who were planning to stage terror attacks back home have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), the Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Tuesday.
Australia's central bank cut its cash rate a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.75 per cent on Tuesday, hoping to head off deflationary forces after a very low inflation reading for the first quarter.
The STI Today
The Straits Times Index (STI) kicked off the week with a seventh straight loss on Tuesday, dropping 27.32 points to 2,811.20. Turnover remained meagre at 901 million units worth S$1.08 billion and excluding warrants there were 151 rises versus 258 falls throughout.