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SINGAPORE's Economic Development Board (EDB) is rolling out a new "Tech.Pass" to support the entry of up to 500 proven founders, leaders and experts from top tech companies into Singapore.
THIS "phygital" concept, which kick-started last month with its new branch at Takashimaya shopping mall, will house video teller machines, ATMs with enhanced functions, as well as up to three digital ambassadors on site to support customers.
REBATES and surcharges will be increased starting next year under Singapore's Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) for new cars and taxis as well as imported used cars.
SINGTEL management has not yet pinned down a turnaround trajectory, despite calling itself "encouraged" by the telco's latest quarter-on-quarter growth.
ATELIER Ten, an award-winning environmental design consultancy specialising in sustainable and innovative design solutions, will join Surbana Jurong group as a distinct member company and will continue to operate as an independent brand within the Surbana Jurong group of companies.
DBS Private Bank (PB) is recording a strong response to its family-office services as the pandemic drives greater awareness of the need for wealth structuring, tax planning and philanthropic outreach.
THE express mail service provider expects this peak season - typically starting in November and lasting till Chinese New Year early in the following year - to see a 30-40 per cent surge in shipment volumes in the Asia-Pacific, compared to a year ago.
- Singtel reverses from loss to post S$466.1m net profit in H1
- SingPost sets up S$1b debt programme; Halcyon Agri prices US$200m perps
- PropNex net profit rises 10.6% in third quarter
- Hyphens Pharma books provision for unsold Covid-19 test kits; Q3 profit halves
- Asian Pay TV posts Q3 DPU of 0.25 S cent
- Food Empire Q3 net profit declines 19.5% on lower revenue, forex losses
The STI today
SINGAPORE’S Straits Times Index (STI) slipped 0.05 per cent or 1.38 points to 2,711.90.