A blueprint to steer growth in the food services industry through the adoption of innovative business models and technology has been mapped out.
HDB resale transactions in August rose 19.5 per cent to about 1,879 flats, compared to a month ago as prices slipped 0.7 per cent, according to estimates by SRX Property.
There is no evidence that the Zika outbreak in Singapore is caused by a viral strain that is more or less severe than the strain circulating in Latin America, Singapore media reported on Thursday, citing the health ministry.
Olam International announced before the opening of Thursday trading a proposed issuance of US$150 million five-year senior notes under its US$5 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
Module fabrication yard operator Dyna-Mac announced before trading began on Thursday that it is seeking noteholders' consent for a proposed call option and an offer to sell notes held for cash at a purchase price proposed by the company.
Technology-focused investment holding company Addvalue Technologies said on Thursday it has been approached by an unrelated third party, indicating on a preliminary basis, an intention to consider taking a significant interest in the company that may result in a change of control.
The STI Today
Monday's column highlighted the year's starting level for the Straits Times Index (STI) of 2,882 as presenting formidable resistance because the STI had not been able to stay above it for more than a few days on three occasions since the start of the year.