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DISTRIBUTOR of seafood products TheSeafoodCompany used to depend on its marketing staff to manually upload its advertising collateral to attract potential customers.

First Reit completes purchase of hospital, mall in Buton, Indonesia

FIRST Real Estate Investment Trust (First Reit) has completed its acquisition of Siloam Hospitals Buton and Lippo Plaza Buton, increasing its total number of properties across Indonesia, South Korea and Singapore to 19.

Accrelist to raise S$4m via proposed share placement to support e-medical and e-wallet initiatives

SYSTEMS integration specialist Accrelist said it will be raising S$4 million in gross proceeds through proposed new share placements in two equal tranches of S$2 million each to two investors Liu Song and Summit Planners Advisory Group.

First Reit completes Siloam Hospitals Buton, Lippo Plaza Buton purchase

FIRST Real Estate Investment Trust (First Reit) has completed its acquisition of Siloam Hospitals Buton and Lippo Plaza Buton, it announced on the Singapore Exchange late on Tuesday.

StanChart says it reviewed transfer of US$1.4b funds, 'proactively' notified authorities

STANDARD Chartered Bank (StanChart) conducted a full account review of trust structures at the centre of a transfer of US$1.4 billion of funds and had proactively made a report to the relevant authorities, the lender said on Tuesday.

Trendlines proposes S$14m share placement

INNOVATION commercialisation company Trendlines Group, on Tuesday, proposed a S$14.03 million placement of new shares, and to undertake a strategic review to cut cost and possibly implement a dividend policy.

SUTL secures 10-year management contract for new Suzhou marina

OWNER of the ONE°15 brand SUTL Enterprise has secured its second management contract in China for an upcoming integrated marina, located at Sanshan Island in Taihu Lake, Suzhou.

YHI unit in joint venture with Myanmar firm to market car and industrial products

MAINBOARD-LISTED YHI International, through its wholly owned subsidiary YHI Corporation (Singapore), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Aung San Company, a private firm in Myanmar dealing with the import of car products such as wheels, tyres, accessories, spare parts and general...

StanChart says it reviewed transfer of funds, 'proactively' notified authorities

STANDARD Chartered Bank (StanChart) conducted a full account review of trust structures at the centre of a transfer of US$1.4 billion of funds and proactively made a report to the relevant authorities, the lender said on Tuesday.

SingPost Centre delivers mail, mall and more

ONE-STOP lifestyle destination SingPost Centre re-opened on Monday, after having grown bigger.

MAS issues stern money laundering warning; Jakarta starts StanChart probe

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday declared its firm commitment to keeping the country's financial centre clean and safeguarded from illicit activities...

Samko Timber unit looking to dispose of two parcels of land, buildings in Indonesia

PROCESSED timber products company Samko Timber said its subsidiary PT Sumber Graha Sejahtera is proposing to dispose of two parcels of land and the accompanying buildings in Indonesia.

IHC shareholders vote yes to change name to OUE Lippo Healthcare

INTERNATIONAL Healthway Corporation (IHC) has received 100 per cent votes from shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to have its name changed to OUE Lippo Healthcare Limited.

MAS conducting probe; issues stern warning against money laundering, financing of terrorism

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is firmly committed to keeping the country's financial centre clean and safeguarded from illicit activities...

BRC Asia clarifies offer's closing date

MAINBOARD-LISTED steel mesh maker BRC Asia has clarified on Monday that based on the announcements made on Oct 3 and 5 by ABN Amro Bank NV's Singapore Branch for and on behalf of Esteel Enterprise, the closing date should have been 5.30pm on Oct 30. ...

Boustead Projects secures Singapore contracts worth S$56m

MAINBOARD-LISTED engineering company Boustead Projects said on Monday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Boustead Projects E&C has secured S$56 million of contracts in Singapore.

SingPost opens flagship Smart Post Office

AFTER two years of redevelopment, SingPost Centre reopened on Monday as a one-stop lifestyle destination, enabling "next generation retail in a smart nation"...

Week-long wine fair expects over 5,000 visitors

WITH participation and interest in wines having grown steadily over the past nine years, Cold Storage is expecting more than 5,000 visitors to throng its 10th International Wine Fair this year.

DBS appoints Taimur Baig as chief economist

VETERAN economist Taimur Baig is DBS Bank's chief economist and managing director for group research from Monday, the bank announced on Friday. Mr Baig takes over from David Carbon, who is retiring. He reports to Timothy Wong, managing director and head of DBS Group Research...

DBS appoints Taimur Baig as new chief economist

VETERAN economist Taimur Baig is joining DBS Bank on Monday as its chief economist and managing director for group research, the bank announced on Friday.

Singapore's retrenched mid-career professionals get lifeline into tech sector, startups

MID to late-career professionals who have lost their jobs are offered a lifeline into new industries and alternative careers.

Biopharma firm AbbVie opens S$400m biologics plant in Tuas

GLOBAL research and development-based bio-pharmaceutical company AbbVie has enlarged its footprint in Singapore.

Bio pharma firm AbbVie opens biologics plant in Singapore

GLOBAL research and development-based bio pharmaceutical company AbbVie is expanding the capabilities of its Singapore operations with a new biologics manufacturing facility in Tuas.