New chartered fintech professional qualification to groom Singapore, China talent

A NEW Chartered FinTech Professional (CFtP) qualification will be introduced to develop fintech professionals in Singapore and China, and build a sustainable pipeline of international fintech talent.

Generator maker VibroPower proposes S$1.3m placement

VIBROPOWER Corporation, which manufactures power generator sets, is proposing a private placement of up to 9.5 million shares to two subscribers for an aggregate cash consideration of S$1.3 million, it said in a bourse filing on Tuesday.

Stocks to watch: Sembmarine, Sembcorp, Keppel Reit, Yanlord, Top Glove

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Tuesday:

HSBC Life Singapore appoints CIO, chief product officer

HSBC Life Singapore on Monday said it has appointed senior executives Philip Pang and How Chee Koon as chief investment officer (CIO) and chief product officer respectively.

HSBC Life Singapore appoints CIO, chief product officer

HSBC Life Singapore on Monday said it has appointed senior executives Philip Pang and How Chee Koon as chief investment officer (CIO) and chief product officer respectively.

Healthcare startup HealthifyMe to launch corporate programmes, expand user base

SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED healthcare startup HealthifyMe is looking to expand in the Republic and Malaysia, as well as other markets, amid changing needs and lifestyles influenced by the Covid-19 pandemic, it said in a statement on Monday.

Ascott rewards members get more perks, status-match programme

CAPITALAND'S wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott, is offering more perks to members of its Ascott Star Rewards (ASR) loyalty programme, it said in a press statement on Monday.

Call for Sabana Reit top management, IDs to quit if ESR deal falls through

FUND managers Quarz Capital Management and Black Crane Capital in a letter on Monday called for the senior management and independent directors of Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) to resign if a proposed merger with ESR-Reit falls through.

Quarz, Black Crane ask Sabana Reit trustee to form opinion on whether manager failed to follow trust deed terms

FUND managers Quarz Capital Management and Black Crane Capital have asked the trustee of Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) to form an opinion as to whether the trust's manager, in pursuing a merger with ESR-Reit, "failed to follow the terms of the...

Quarz, Black Crane ask Sabana Reit trustee if manager failed to follow trust deed terms

FUND managers Quarz Capital Management and Black Crane Capital have asked the trustee of Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) to form an opinion as to whether the trust's manager, in pursuing a merger with ESR-Reit, failed to follow the terms of the...

Singapore stocks open lower on Friday; STI down 1.2%

SINGAPORE shares opened lower on Friday, tracking Wall Street losses.

Soilbuild Reit's sponsor signs term sheet for possible transaction of interests

THE non-executive director of Soilbuild Business Space Reit's manager, Lim Chap Huat, has entered into a non-binding term sheet in relation to a possible transaction involving his interests, and those of his three sons Lim Han Feng, Lim Han Qin and Lim Han Ren in the real estate investment trust...

Enterprise Singapore, energy firms launch innovation challenge for SMEs, startups

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) on Thursday launched its inaugural Energy Open Innovation Challenge (EOIC) 2020, in partnership with energy companies Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell, to seek tie-ups with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups.

Singapore-South Korea fast lane for essential business, official travel to start on Sept 4

SINGAPORE will launch a fast lane for essential business and official travel with South Korea on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a press statement on Wednesday.

Trendlines, Agriline to invest US$3.8m in four medtech, agritech startups

CATALIST-LISTED startup incubator The Trendlines Group on Wednesday said its board and audit committee have approved investments in four of the group's portfolio companies involved in medical and agrifood technologies.

Alibaba Pictures inks pact with Youku to produce variety shows, movies

MAINBOARD-LISTED Alibaba Pictures Group, the entertainment and film unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings (AGH), has signed a variety-show cooperation framework agreement with Youku Information.

Oceanus sees active trading after Yaacob Ibrahim joins board

HEAVY volumes of watch-listed Oceanus Group shares changed hands on Wednesday morning after the abalone producer announced late on Tuesday that it had appointed former minister Yaacob Ibrahim as an independent director.

SIIC bags new China wastewater treatment project, three expansion agreements

MAINBOARD-LISTED water and solid-waste treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings said late on Tuesday that it has won a wastewater treatment project (WWTP) in China's Heilongjiang province, and signed three tariff increasing and expansion agreements for similar projects across the mainland....

Aspen to build factory for new glove business, names MD for unit

TO UNDERTAKE Aspen (Group) Holdings' proposed glove-making business, the Malaysian property developer's wholly-owned subsidiary Aspen Vision All (AVA) has entered into a formal joint venture (JV) and shareholders' agreement.

GCB land in Queen Astrid Park for sale with S$126.8m guide price

A PLOT of Good Class Bungalow (GCB) residential redevelopment land in the Queen Astrid Park GCB Area is up for sale by tender with a guide price of S$126.8 million, exclusive marketing agent Knight Frank Singapore said on Wednesday.

Aspen to build factory for new glove business, names MD for unit

TO undertake Aspen (Group) Holdings' proposed glove-making business, the Malaysian property developer's wholly-owned subsidiary Aspen Vision All (AVA) has entered into a formal joint venture and shareholders' agreement.

GCB land in Queen Astrid Park area for sale with S$126.8m guide price

A PLOT of Good Class Bungalow (GCB) residential redevelopment land in the Queen Astrid Park GCB Area is up for sale by tender with a guide price of S$126.8 million, exclusive marketing agent Knight Frank Singapore said on Wednesday.

SIA resumes flights to six cities, passenger capacity to hit 11% of pre-Covid levels by Nov

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and regional wing SilkAir have reinstated flights to six cities and increased the frequency of selected services in their passenger network from August to November, SIA said on Monday.

Hot stock: Oceanus sees active trading after Yaacob Ibrahim joins board

HEAVY volumes of Oceanus Group shares changed hands on Wednesday morning after the abalone producer announced late on Tuesday that it had appointed former minister Yaacob Ibrahim as an independent director.

SIIC bags new China wastewater treatment project, three expansion agreements

MAINBOARD-LISTED water and solid-waste treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings said late on Tuesday that it has won a wastewater treatment project in China's Heilongjiang province, and signed three tariff increasing and expansion agreements for similar projects across the mainland.