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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
Singapore's manufacturing output rose 12.6 per cent in February compared to a year ago, driven by continued growth in the semiconductor and precision engineering space.
Bilateral project Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City said it has broken ground for a neighbourhood centre development and launched a platform for businesses and start-ups.
Telco and pay-TV provider StarHub said on Friday morning that it is making changes to its senior leadership team.
The Singapore government is pulling the plug on a planned national bicycle-sharing system, as privately-funded dockless bicycle-sharing services start to roll out on Singapore's streets.
Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's largest rival in South-east Asia, plans to raise more than US$1.5 billion in a new funding round backed by SoftBank Group Corp, people familiar with the matter said.
Former Standard Chartered banker Adrian Chui has been appointed the chief executive officer and executive director of Cambridge Industrial Trust Management, the manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), effective March 24, 2017.
The STI Today
On Friday, trading was largely cautious as traders waited for direction from the US, but a 50-point rise in the Dow futures session saw the Straits Times Index rise 15.97 points to 3,142.9, reducing its loss for the week to 27 points or 0.85 per cent.