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Singapore's retail sales rose 2.1 per cent in March 2017 over the same month a year ago, on the back of higher sales of petrol service stations and motor vehicles.

Singapore retail sales up 2.1% in March on higher petrol station sales

Singapore's retail sales rose 2.1 per cent in March 2017 over the same month a year ago, on the back of higher sales of petrol service stations and motor vehicles.


MOF seeking feedback on draft changes to GST bill

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is proposing six changes to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and is seeking feedback on the draft amendment bill.

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NUS, NTU hit by cyber-attacks looking to steal government and research data

Breaches to the IT systems of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) were detected in April and the objective of these cyber-attacks was to steal government information and research documents.


Hot stock: Noble shares crash again on worries of long-drawn recovery

Shares of Noble Group crashed again on Friday, a day after the beleaguered commodity trader posted a surprise loss for the first quarter and downbeat remarks by outgoing chairman pointed to a long-drawn recovery process.


SPH selling stake in 701Search to Norwegian firm for US$109m

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) said on Friday it is selling its entire stake in 701Search Pte Ltd to Norway's leading telecommunications operator Telenor ASA for about US$109 million.


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Singapore stocks close lower with STI losing 16 points

Share prices in the local bourse fell on Friday with the key Straits Times Index down 15.82 points or 0.5 per cent at 3,255.29.

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