You are here
Singapore Wrap Wednesday
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Wednesday announced a scheme to help progressive small and medium enterprises (SMEs) transform and grow in the new manpower-lean landscape.
Unveiling details of the new 2-room Flexi scheme on Wednesday, the Housing & Development Board said it will be launching more than 70 build-to-order projects with 2-room Flexi flats in the next five years.
It was a mixed performance for Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums at the close of the latest round of bidding on Wednesday, with COEs for small cars, big cars and the open category rising.
Jurong Aromatics Corp, operator of one of the world's largest petrochemical plants, can't service its interest payments and is negotiating a debt restructuring with bankers amid a plunge in oil prices, people familiar said.
Singapore General Election
- PAP unveils two new faces in Tanjong Pagar GRC
- NSP to contest MacPherson SMC after all, setting up potential three-cornered fight
- NSP acting sec-gen Hazel Poa resigns, says she strongly disagrees with decision to contest MacPherson
The STI Today
Local shares slipped a further 0.3 per cent on Wednesday as a continued sell-off in commodities deepened fears of a slowdown in China's economy.