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MAINBOARD-LISTED telco Singtel is looking at monetising some of its loss-making digital investments, leadership confirmed in an annual report on Wednesday.
WHEN biomedical manufacturing was left out, factory output fell by a sharper 4.9 per cent, as the volatile pharmaceutical industry propped up the sector with 15.9 per cent growth, despite a drop in the medical technology segment on lower export demand.
SINGAPORE must "brace for greater economic headwinds in the year ahead", though the country's strong fundamentals and strategies will help it tackle these challenges.
SOUTH-EAST Asia also appears to be benefitting from some positive effects of the trade war, with almost nine out of 10 respondents to an AmCham Singapore survey conducted in May 2019 considering it an equally attractive or more attractive place to do business now.
THE sale offering, which will be sold on a vacant possession basis, comes with exclusive use of the lift lobby, restrooms and pantry.
CHANGES to the voting structure to ensure better gender balance and moving previous number one restaurants out of the main list to give others a better chance to get to the top, saw a more diverse group of restaurants honoured in a glittery ceremony at Marina Bay Sands.
The STI today
THE Straits Times Index (STI) continued to recede, finishing Wednesday's session at 3,304.27, 7.26 points or 0.2 per cent lower.