Marina Chin appointed to SLA board; chairman and two members re-appointed

MARINA Chin, joint managing partner, Tan Kok Quan Partnership, has been appointed to the board of the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) for a two-year term, commencing on Aug 1.

Singapore stocks dip on Monday; STI down 0.2% to 3,291.48

SINGAPORE stocks dipped at the start of trading on Monday, with the Straits Times Index moving down 6.35 points or 0.2 per cent to 3,291.48 at as 9am.

Stocks to watch: Oxley, Keppel Corp, SembMarine, Chip Eng Seng, Lum Chang, SMJ International

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Monday:

Oxley appoints CFO as group financial controller resigns

DEVELOPER Oxley Holdings has hired former Amara Holdings group financial controller Chan Yean Chun as chief financial officer and company secretary.

Productivity is a better tool to fight business costs: Hong Tat

BUSINESS costs may be a challenge for all companies, but the way to overcome it is not to "artificially suppress market pricing and market forces", said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat on Thursday...

Growth at risk as trade conflicts, electronics slowdown take toll on Singapore exports

SINGAPORE'S exports showed signs of faltering as it notched marginal gains in June, dragged down by electronics shipments which continued to contract for the seventh straight month...

Singapore non-oil domestic exports miss expectations with 1.1% growth in June

SIMMERING trade war tensions and slowing electronics momentum have led to a sharp moderation in non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in June, putting Singapore's growth in the second half of the year at risk...
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Why envy is really self-criticism at work

WE all like to think of ourselves as reasonable, well-meaning people. Not saints, certainly, but surely one of the good guys.

GST hike not linked to past investment losses of GIC, Temasek: Indranee Rajah

THE upcoming goods and services tax (GST) is not linked to past investment losses by Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and state investor Temasek Holdings, said Second Minister for Finance Indranee Rajah in Parliament on Tuesday.

Inflation data for different Singapore demographic groups could be in the works

IN THE not-so-distant future, Singapore could be unveiling inflation data to track price changes for various demographic groups such as retiree households or families with school-going children, instead of just looking at household income.

Portfolios of GIC, Temasek have grown over the years: Indranee Rajah in Parliament

SECOND Minister for Finance Indranee Rajah said in Parliament on Tuesday that Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and state investor Temasek Holdings have “made money over the long term” as their portfolios grew.

No single measure to express 'cost of living' pressures fully: Chan Chun Sing in Parliament

COST-OF-LIVING pressures can be an expression of the gap between one’s aspirations and one’s anticipated means to fulfil them, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Tuesday.

Singapore warns of 'significant' impact should trade war escalate

AN escalation of the trade conflict between the US and China will "significantly impact" Singapore's open economy, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing has warned. ...

US, China trade war to impact Singapore’s economy in three ways: Chan Chun Sing in Parliament

THE ongoing trade conflict between the US and China – the two largest economies in the world – will impact Singapore in three main ways, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Monday.

Xiaomi call warrants to list on SGX on July 9

THREE new call warrants on Xiaomi Corporation issued by Macquarie Bank will start trading on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on July 9, alongside Xiaomi's initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...

Slew of leadership changes at China Bearing (Singapore)

CASH company China Bearing (Singapore) announced a slew of leadership changes late on Thursday.

Magnus Energy to place 2.53b new shares to raise S$2.28m

MAGNUS Energy is placing out 2.53 billion new shares at 0.09 Singapore cent apiece to four parties to raise S$2.28 million in cash.

Challenger Technologies secures 2 new leases in Singapore

CHALLENGER Technologies announced on Thursday that it has secured two new leases in Singapore. The first is at a pre-owned IT store in JCube and the second at Musica Boutique in Ion Orchard.

Xiaomi call warrants to start trading on SGX on July 9

THREE new call warrants on Xiaomi Corporation issued by Macquarie Bank will start trading on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on July 9, alongside Xiaomi's initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...
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Constructing community

She comes from a family in the construction business, but Aurum Land's Michelle Yong sees beyond tower blocks into building community and connections into her co-working space...
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Influenced by tech

Kobe Global Technologies is changing the influencer marketing industry through technology by using artificial intelligence to identify real influence and relevance.
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Building on a strong foundation

Construction SMEs are gearing up for a pickup in the property sector by investing in talent and technology.
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Why self-care is not selfish

WHEN I was in university, I worked as a waitress in the US during my summer vacation through a work-and-travel programme. One thing I learnt quickly is that Americans always start a conversation by asking: How are you?

SMEs still upbeat about rest of the year, but trade tensions weigh on sentiment

SINGAPORE'S small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain upbeat about their prospects for the second half of this year, but caution has crept in as a result of the ongoing US-China trade tensions...

Singapore relinquishes top spot in digital-competitiveness ranking

SINGAPORE has slid from first to second place in a digital competitiveness ranking of 63 economies, losing its pole position to the United States, which moved to the top from third position last year.