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SINGAPORE'S core inflation in August eased slightly from its decade-low point in July but remained in negative territory for the seventh straight month.
OVER the next year, the group will progressively hire more scientists and biomedical researchers to support research and development efforts through Esco Ventures X, its incubation arm for biotech startups.
TROUBLED Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) has issued notices of termination of master lease agreements (MLAs) to the master lessees of all its 18 properties, describing the current arrangement as "unviable".
THIS comes as its primary tenant, the UK government's Department Of Work And Pensions (DWP), is actively hiring more staff as part of its drive to double the number of work coaches in the country to 27,000 and amid increased services being provided by the government to support the economy in times of need.
ST Engineering, which owns a one-third stake in ZHR Marine through its VT Halter Marine subsidiary, said on Wednesday that shareholders have agreed to dissolve the company as it “has no outstanding active programmes”.
SINGAPORE consumers are shifting towards online banking and online shopping amid the coronavirus pandemic, while also pivoting to better money management and mindful spending.
The STI today
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed 17.85 points or 0.72 per cent higher at 2,481.14.