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SINGAPORE'S factory output soared by a surprising 13.7 per cent year on year in August, led by strong growth in electronics, according to Singapore Economic Development Board figures on Friday.
TYCOON Lim Oon Kuin, founder of oil trader Hin Leong Trading, on Friday found himself facing another charge of instigating a worker to commit forgery.
MORE business executives and professionals will now be able to travel between Singapore and Japan, using a new "Residence Track" unveiled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.
CENTRAL Provident Fund members will continue to receive the 4 per cent minimum interest rate for their Special, MediSave and Retirement Account monies for another year, until Dec 31, 2021.
THE board of Novena Global Healthcare Group (NGHG), the flagship firm founded by scandal-hit Singaporeans Nelson and Terence Loh, have distanced themselves from the duo and set up a special committee to investigate the firm's audited accounts, which a leading accounting firm as alleged are forged.
ENTERPRISE Singapore and NTUC FairPrice's e-commerce platform FairPrice Online have launched an online initiative to help Singapore food manufacturers diversify their revenue streams.
DBS on Friday said it is now a bank partner on a newly launched blockchain trade platform developed by a unit of Ant Group.
CHINA Wanda Group, the parent company of Singapore-based Hontop Energy, is close to settling the troubled oil trader's disputes with two of its major lenders, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
The STI today
SINGAPORE shares were pushed into positive territory on Friday, following a surprising set of industrial production figures that eased worries about prolonged economic weakness.