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Singapore was the first to put ink to paper for the treaty, as represented by Law Minister K Shanmugam.

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46 countries sign international mediation treaty named after Singapore

THE United States and China were among the first signatories of the treaty - also known as the United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation - which will provide for the enforcement of mediated settlement agreements across countries.


 

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COE premiums rise across the board, Cat A price jumps $6,000

THE COE price for cars up to 1,600cc and 130bhp closed at $32,725, up from $26,667. 


Prudential raises CPF contribution rate for staff above 55 to on par with those younger

THE company said in a media statement on Wednesday that the new scheme is opt-in as some individuals may prefer to have more disposable income to meet their immediate needs.


SingHaiyi's Parc Clematis condo to open for booking on Aug 31

LOCATED at the former Park West residential site, the development consists of 1,498 units, including close to 20 landed homes, and is said to be the developer's largest project to date. 


SGX to set up whistleblowing office as it enlists market players to tighten oversight

MEASURES include setting up a whistleblowing office and stricter inspection of the market professionals, starting with Catalist sponsors, said Tan Boon Gin, SGX RegCo chief executive officer. 


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Singapore shares add 0.5% as trade war jitters ease for now

THE local benchmark opened up 0.11 per cent in the morning and climbed during the session to finish at 3,184.69, up 0.45 per cent or 14.22 points.