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SINGAPORE Telecommunications' group chief executive officer Chua Sock Koong is retiring after 31 years with the company.
MORE than 1,500 companies have offered about 9,000 opportunities in the professional services sector, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said on Thursday.
THE Urban Redevelopment Authority's flash estimate for the third quarter of this year showed that the overall price index for private homes in Singapore edged up 0.8 per cent over the preceding three months.
SINGAPORE'S tourism sector saw a modest month-on-month improvement in international visitor numbers in August, as arrivals from China nearly doubled.
A NEW cruise certification benchmarked against global health safety and hygiene standards is in the works, as "cruise to nowhere" sailings out of Singapore are set to resume.
A NEW resale record was set for The Pinnacle@Duxton HDB at S$1.26 million for a five-room flat sold in September 2020.
A SINGAPOREAN man now faces a total of 11 charges in relation to scandal-hit German payments firm Wirecard, after an additional five charges were tendered.
FOR many, the writing was on the wall. The Monetary Authority of Singapore on Wednesday directed Wirecard to cease its payment services, and have all related entities return all customers' funds by Oct 14.
The STI today
THE Straits Times Index rose 34.12 points or 1.38 per cent to 2,500.74 on Thursday, buoyed by optimistic data releases such as a modest improvement in August's international visitor numbers in Singapore, and Chinese official Purchasing Manager's Index numbers which topped consensus expectations in September.