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Singapore Wrap Monday

Today's notable stories

Singapore's labour market will tighten further and the local workforce growth will slow significantly in the second half of this decade, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin told Parliament on Monday.
  • Singapore Budget Debate: Workforce and enterprise matters in focus
    The issues of manpower, Central Provident Fund (CPF) prospects and enterprise dominated Parliament on Monday, as the Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Finance held their respective Committee of Supply debates.


    Singapore labour market will tighten further: MOM

    Singapore looking at extending re-employment age to 67 in two to three years' time: Amy Khor

    IRAS to watch for tax evasion through 'corporatisation'

    Higher budget estimates for People's Association is to help community bonding: Lim Swee Say
  • SingPost, Trikomsel in e-commerce JV
    Singapore Post (SingPost) is teaming up with Indonesian mobile phone retailer Trikomsel to develop an e-commerce business in Indonesia.

  • Sibor jumps to 0.836% on US$ strength
    The 3-month Sibor or Singapore interbank offered rate jumped to 0.836 per cent on Monday from last Friday on continued US dollar strength.

  • SGX opens derivatives office in HK to target Greater China
    Singapore Exchange (SGX) has opened a derivatives office in Hong Kong to deepen its presence in the Greater China region, the market operator announced on Monday.

  • Developers to launch 100 office units at GSH Plaza
    The consortium behind GSH Plaza is launching more than 100 strata titled office units in the 28-storey Central Business District building.

  • Singapore: STI ends lower, no surprises as US rate worries take their toll
    There were no surprises as the local stock market kicked off the week on a weak note, with the Straits Times Index on Monday dropping 12.94 points to 3,404.57 in response to Wall Street's Friday plunge.