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SINGAPORE'S Central Provident Fund (CPF) pension system is tops in Asia again due to continued improvements, but more could be done to improve its standing, like raising the age at which people can access their savings, according to Mercer's Global Pension Index.
DIGITAL government transactions - such as applying for HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats and checking CPF (Central Provident Fund) balances - can now be conducted more easily and securely with the launch of the SingPass Mobile app.
SINGAPORE plans to spur investment in much-needed infrastructure in South-east Asia by helping to structure projects to make them more "bankable," a senior official said.
BUSINESS professionals in developing countries are surprisingly more optimistic about the global trade outlook than those in the developed world, a Bloomberg survey found.
Uber Technologies has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state's competition laws, the firm said on Monday.
PROPERTY cooling measures announced in July have dampened sentiment towards the Singapore property market, according to the latest quarterly Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI), which assesses perceptions and expectations of real estate development and market conditions in Singapore.
THE managers of Viva Industrial Trust (VIT) have announced a clean-up distribution per stapled security (DPS) of 1.692 Singapore cents, in line with the merger of ESR-Reit (real estate investment trust) and VIT.
The STI today
SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 15.55 points or 0.5 per cent to 3,078.06.