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Friday, June 19, 2015 - 20:00
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Singapore's Ministry of Transport on Friday expressed "surprise" by a recent statement by Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission to have the high-speed rail terminate at Johor Bahru, instead of Jurong East.

Singapore expresses "surprise" at statement of high-speed rail terminating at JB

Singapore's Ministry of Transport on Friday expressed "surprise" by a recent statement by Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission to have the high-speed rail terminate at Johor Bahru, instead of Jurong East.


Singapore property cooling measures could be reviewed at year-end: UOB

The Singapore government could potentially review its property cooling measures towards the end of this year, said UOB in a research note on Friday.


Singapore to keep investing in public R&D in electronics: Lim Hng Kiang

Singapore will continue to invest in public research & development (R&D) in electronics, said Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang on Friday.


Fitch rates Singapore's first mortgage covered bond from DBS Bank

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AAA(EXP)' rating with Stable Outlook to DBS Bank's inaugural series of mortgage covered bonds to be issued from its programme, which complies with the requirements under the Monetary Authority of Singapore's Notice 648.


MND to look into more help for resale flat buyers wishing to live near parents: Khaw

The Ministry of National Development (MND) will study whether it can provide more help for those who wish to buy a resale flat to live near their parents, said Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan on Friday.


The STI Today

Singapore: STI stays flat as Greece, China dampen market

Singapore shares stayed mostly flat on Friday, with the Straits Times Index inching up by 0.54 point to close at 3,300.96 as caution about Greece and a Chinese bubble weighed on the market.

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