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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 18:30

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Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favoured Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.

Trump triumphs over Clinton in White House upset

Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favoured Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.


Small car COE premium rises

In the first bidding exercise for the new quota period from Nov 2016 to Jan 2017, Category A - for cars below 1,600cc or 130hp - rose S$1,677 to S$52,668 although Cat B - for cars above 1,600cc or 130hp - slipped just S$204 to S$56,206.

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Non-landed private home rents fell 0.4% m-o-m in Oct; HDB rents down 0.5%

Rentals for both non-landed private homes and HDB flats continued to ease month-on-month (m-o-m) in October 2016. However, leasing volumes rose in both segments, according to the latest flash estimates released by SRX Property on Wednesday morning.


SIA delays launch of new Singapore-Jakarta-Sydney route

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is delaying the launch its new route linking Singapore, Jakarta and Sydney after Indonesian civil aviation authorities said they were now unable to approve flights due to runway maintenance works at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.


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Singapore shares close 1.1% lower on Wednesday

The uncertainty lurking ahead for the global economy after an unexpected victory by Republican candidate Donald Trump in the US presidential election sent traders scrambling on Wednesday and took a toll on local shares.

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