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Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 18:30

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Singapore has beaten the competition and emerged at the top of regional corporate governance rankings, "Corporate Governance (CG) Watch 2016".

Singapore tops regional corporate governance rankings

Singapore has beaten the competition and emerged at the top of regional corporate governance rankings, "Corporate Governance (CG) Watch 2016".


SMRT shareholders vote in favour of NRFF sale, Temasek's privatisation offer

Shareholders of transport operator SMRT Corporation have voted on Thursday - after struggling with a frustrating 40-minute delay caused by technical glitches - to allow state investor Temasek Holdings to take it private, after they agreed to transfer SMRT rail assets to the government.

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Singapore Pools, Turf Club given green light to offer gambling services online

Singapore Pools will roll out a Web-based service on Oct 25, while Singapore Turf Club will introduce a Web-based service and a new iTote mobile app on Nov 15.


Challenger's new flagship store to open at Bugis Junction by Q2 2017

Challenger Technologies on Thursday announced the lease confirmation of its new flagship store, spanning almost 14,000 sq ft at Bugis Junction.


Drugmaker AbbVie opens S$400m Singapore plant

New York-listed drugmaker AbbVie has marked its first foray in Asia with a S$400 million Singapore plant.


Serrano faces demand over guarantees for defaulting supplier

Interior-design contractor Serrano's wholly owned subsidiary Serrano Holdings has received a letter of demand from Maybank in Vietnam after a supplier defaulted on payments to the bank.


Corporate Earnings


The STI Today

Singapore shares close 0.9 per cent up on Thursday

Singapore stocks finished 0.9 per cent higher on Thursday, Straits Times Index (STI) gained 25.56 points to 2,883.57.

 

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