Far East Hospitality to open its first hotel in Japan ahead of Tokyo 2020

SINGAPORE hotelier Far East Hospitality (FEH) on Thursday said it is opening its first hotel in Japan in the second quarter of 2020, with an aim to do so before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

E-sports firm Team Flash expands to Vietnam, raises US$1.5m in seed funding

SINGAPORE e-sports organisation Team Flash is looking at expansion after securing US$1.5 million in funding in its first seed round – with additional plans for brand sponsorships and a dedicated merchandising arm.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,147.11, up 0.53% on day

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher as trading resumed on Thursday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index advancing 0.53 per cent or 16.54 points to 3,147.11 as at 1.02pm, tracking rallies in Asian markets. 

Far East Hospitality to open its first hotel in Japan ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

SINGAPORE hotelier Far East Hospitality (FEH) on Thursday said it is opening its first hotel in Japan in the second quarter of next year, aiming to do so before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it told The Business Times

Singapore-South Korea joint fund invests US$2.3m in Vietnam proptech platform Rever

THE GEC-KIP Technology and Innovation Fund (GEC-KIP Fund) has invested US$2.3 million into Rever, a Vietnam proptech platform.

Singapore shares up 0.56% to 3,148.12 at Thursday's open as fears ease over Hong Kong, Brexit

SINGAPORE stocks opened stronger on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index rising 0.56 per cent or 17.55 points to 3,148.12 as at 9.02am on easing worries over Hong Kong and a no-deal Brexit. 

Ascott eyes millennials with its first lyf co-living space at Funan

CAPITALAND business unit The Ascott has opened lyf Funan Singapore – its first co-living property spanning around 121,000 square feet (sq ft) in gross floor area.

Agricultural Bank of China’s Singapore branch gets US$200m green club loan facility

THE Agricultural Bank of China’s (ABC) Singapore branch has secured a US$200 million green loan, the first tranche of a US$465 million club loan facility.

Singapore shares decline at Tuesday's open; STI down 0.2% to 3,076.83

SINGAPORE stocks opened weaker on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index heading down 0.2 per cent or 6.13 points to 3,076.83 as at 9.08am, as trade fears continued to weigh on global markets.

Stocks to watch: CSE Global, New Toyo, Metech

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

IRAS tax collection up 4.4% to S$52.4b in fiscal 2018/2019

THE Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) collected S$52.4 billion in tax revenue in the fiscal year 2018/2019, up 4.4 per cent from a year ago.

Keppel unit buys 2nd Haidian property in China's 'Silicon Valley'

KEPPEL Land China is buying another completed commercial property in Beijing's Haidian district through its acquisition of Beijing Shunxiangren Enterprise Management for around 178.6 million yuan (S$34.6 million).

99-year Chinatown conservation shophouse up for sale at S$8.5m

A THREE-STOREY conservation shophouse located at Chinatown is up for sale via expression of interest with an S$8.5 million indicative price.

Chinatown conservation shophouse up for sale with S$8.5m indicative price

A THREE-STOREY conservation shophouse located at Chinatown is up for sale via expression of interest with an S$8.5 million indicative price.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon down 0.81% to 3,081.26

SINGAPORE stocks declined as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index heading down 0.81 per cent or 25.26 points to 3,081.26 as at 1.01pm, in line with declines seen in other Asian markets amid US-China tariff kick-in. 

IRAS tax collection up 4.4% to S$52.4b in fiscal 2018/2019

THE Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) collected S$52.4 billion in tax revenue in the fiscal year 2018/2019, up 4.4 per cent from a year ago.

Koon Holdings auditor flags going concern issue

KOON Holdings auditor Ernst and Young LLP has issued a disclaimer of conclusion over the construction and precast firm's interim financial results for the six months ended June 30.

Singapore shares decline at Monday's open; STI down 0.41% to 3,093.92

SINGAPORE stocks opened lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index moving down 0.41 per cent or 12.6 points to 3,093.92 as at 9.01am, following the kick-off of additional tariffs by China and the United States on each other's goods on Sunday.

Stocks to watch: IHH Healthcare, Keppel, Olam, TPV, SembMarine, BreadTalk

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

Keppel unit buys 2nd Haidian property in China's 'Silicon Valley' for 178.6m yuan

KEPPEL Land China is buying another completed commercial property in Beijing’s Haidan district through its acquisition of Beijing Shunxiangren Enterprise Management Co for around 178.6 million yuan (S$35.1 million).

Magnus Energy's Q4 loss widens to S$16.2m

CATALIST-LISTED Magnus Energy's fourth quarter net loss widened to S$16.2 million from S$13.5 million in the same period last year.

Magnus Energy Q4 loss widens to S$16.2m

CATALIST-LISTED Magnus Energy on Friday posted a fourth quarter net loss of S$16.2 million, widening from a loss of S$13.5 million a year ago.

Stocks to watch: UOB, CapitaLand, Chuan Hup, Hatten Land, ASL Marine, Sakae

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:

UOB prices US$500m covered bonds due 2022 at 1.625%

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) is issuing US$500 million of three-year covered bonds due 2022 at a fixed coupon of 1.625 per cent.

RBC Wealth Management hires director for Singapore office

RBC Wealth Management has appointed Andrew White as director, private banking, for its Singapore office.