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Friday, September 23, 2016 - 18:30
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Singapore's consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.3 per cent in August compared to a year ago, making its smallest year-on-year decline since July 2015 when CPI fell by 0.4 per cent.

Singapore August inflation falls 0.3% from a year ago, projected to rise in coming months

Singapore's consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.3 per cent in August compared to a year ago, making its smallest year-on-year decline since July 2015 when CPI fell by 0.4 per cent.


Grab, nuTonomy to partner to expand driverless-taxi trial to more users, areas

Ride-hailing app Grab has entered the self-driving space through a partnership with startup nuTonomy, hoping that this can - in the future - help meet Singaporean commuters' demand for underserved areas on its platform.


Yahoo hack hit 500m users, likely 'state sponsored'

Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been "state sponsored".


New manpower and skills development initiatives launched for hotel industry

The Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for mid-career professional executives will allow them to build careers in sales, project management and administrative field. Some 2,100 vacancies are available across the hotel and various other industries.


CapitaLand buys prime site in Ho Chi Minh City for US$51.9m

The 0.5-hectare site, acquired through its wholly owned subsidiary CapitaLand (Vietnam) Holdings, can potentially offer 302 units across two towers - a 17-storey residential tower and a 22-storey serviced residence tower.


PTC Logistics' substantial shareholders seek appointment of two directors to board

Two substantial shareholders of Poh Tiong Choon Logistics (PTC Logistics) have nominated two directors to be appointed to the board to represent their interests in the company.


The STI Today

Singapore shares close higher for the week

For the week, the Straits Times Index gained about 30 points or just over one per cent, including 10.89 points on Friday.

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