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Bank lending in Singapore in February gained from the month before at the strongest pace since November 2013, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday showed.

Singapore bank lending in Feb grows at strongest pace since Nov 2013: MAS

BANK lending in Singapore in February gained from the month before at the strongest pace since November 2013, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday showed.


Launch of new tribunals for white-collar workers to file employment claims

THE Singapore State Courts will launch the new Employment Claims Tribunals (ECT) on April 1, 2017, that will hear, among other things, contractual salary-related claims from white-collar workers who earn more than S$4,500 per month.

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Accounting firms in Singapore see staff growth in 2017, albeit at slower pace: survey

SINGAPORE'S accounting sector is expected to increase its headcount this year, albeit at a slower pace than the previous year.


More govt co-funding for SMEs investing in energy-efficient technologies

SMEs can now receive co-funding of up to 30 per cent of their investments in energy efficient technologies, up from 20 per cent, Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday.


SGX inks MOUs with Crowdo, PwC's Venture Hub to give start-ups better capital access

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) each with Crowdonomic Media and PwC's Venture Hub to facilitate capital access for start-ups and early-stage small and medium enterprises (SMEs).


StarHub management has "no intention" to acquire M1: report

THE management of StarHub has "no intention" to acquire or merge with M1, but expects its major shareholder ST Telemedia to decide, a Maybank Kim Eng Research report this week said.

 

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Singapore shares finish week higher; STI gains 10.2% in Q1

THE week just past was all about two things - how Wall Street would take the Trump administration's healthcare setback and to what extent quarter-ending window-dressing would manifest itself.

 

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