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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 18:30

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Singapore's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage point year-on-year to 2.1 per cent in September as total employment contracted on a quarterly basis for the first time since the first quarter of 2015.

S'pore unemployment rises to 2.1% in Sept; first jobs contraction since Q1 2015

Singapore'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage point year-on-year to 2.1 per cent in September as total employment contracted on a quarterly basis for the first time since the first quarter of 2015.


New bridge to be constructed for KL-S'pore High Speed Rail

Singapore and Malaysia will build a new bridge over the Straits of Johor to be used by the trains on the new High Speed Rail (HSR) link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

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Singapore condo resale prices up 0.3% in Nov: SRX

Resale prices of non-landed private homes in Singapore rose 0.3 per cent in November 2016 over the previous month, based on SRX Property's flash estimates for last month released on Tuesday.


71 SG launches programme to help Singapore startups enter China

Homegrown startup 71 SG on Tuesday unveiled a programme to help local startups enter China markets. Named Startup Development & Learning Programme (SDL), it will offer startups overseas market access, market intelligence, networking and funding opportunities - to help them understand the China market swiftly.


Most German companies in Singapore see their situation as satisfactory or good

German companies in Singapore perceive the country's general situation as stable but not as good as a year ago, a survey showed. The majority (84 per cent) described their company's situation as satisfactory or good, according to a survey by the the German-Asean Business Council.


Singapore Medical Council clarifies position on fees paid by doctors to third parties

The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) has clarified its position on percentage fees paid by doctors to managed care providers or third party administrators (TPAs).


Jho Low family's move to claim assets rejected by US court

A US federal judge rejected on Monday a move by family members of Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho to claim assets seized by the US government in its probe into the scandal-tainted 1MDB fund.


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Singapore shares end broadly weaker despite banks pushing STI up

The Straits Times Index (STI) on Tuesday drifted within a narrow band before finishing at 2,955.23 for a gain of 3.04 points on the day after a late spike up in the Dow futures suggested a seventh consecutive rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday, and after Europe opened in the black.

 

 

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