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Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh with Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin on July 28, 2020.

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Leader of the Opposition to take lead in scrutiny, be privy to confidential briefings

SINGAPORE'S new Leader of the Opposition Mr Pritam Singh will take the lead in presenting alternative views in parliamentary debates, and may be called upon to attend official state functions, said the Office of the Speaker of Parliament and Office of the Leader of the House in a joint statement on Tuesday.

PUB awards S$449.6m contract for Tuas Water Reclamation Plant to Sinohydro

PUB on Tuesday said that the plant will be equipped to receive both domestic and industrial used water streams from two separate deep tunnels for treatment.

Teckwah Industrial urged to raise dividend amid earnings downtrend

ACTIVIST fund Quarz Capital Management, in an open letter addressed to the board and management of Teckwah on Tuesday, noted that the group's net profit has been on the decline, reaching a 10-year low of S$7.1 million in 2018 and S$8.9 million in 2019.

All companies must file controllers' details in new ACRA central register

From July 30, all companies, foreign companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) will be required to file the information presently maintained in their Register of Registrable Controllers (RORC) with the new central register, unless exempted.

NEA launches Woodlands site for development of funeral parlour

THE complex will house 10 to 14 wake halls, embalming facilities, and have the option to provide space for related commercial use, the sale of funerary goods and paraphernalia, as well as a florist and a food and beverage outlet.

Competition watchdog seeks feedback on Grab's proposed S$0.30 platform fee

GRAB said the fee will enable it to maintain and enhance various safety measures, as well as cover relevant operating costs.

Corporate earnings

The STI today

Healthcare, mining stocks drive activity; STI up 0.28%

SINGAPORE shares rose on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) up 7.18 points or 0.28 per cent to 2,582.97. 

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