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WuXi Biologics invests S$2b in new research facility in Singapore

CHINESE biotechnology company WuXi Biologics has announced plans to invest S$2 billion over the next 10 years to expand its research and development efforts and large-scale drug manufacturing capacity and capabilities in Singapore.


Temasek, Cremer invest S$6m in plant to grow alternative protein sector

STATE investor Temasek, through Asia Sustainable Foods (ASF) Platform and Cremer, a German agri-food multinational company, have jointly invested S$6 million to produce plant-based alternative proteins.


Auditor-General calls for better emergency public spending measures after Covid-19 review

THE SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) made overpayments of an estimated S$4.22 million because of lapses in grant management, the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) has found.


COE prices rise across the board, with Open category reaching new high of S$114,001

CERTIFICATE of entitlement (COE) premiums ended higher in all categories at the latest tender exercise on Wednesday (Jul 20), with the Open category setting a new high for the second time in a row.


More green spaces to be added to Keppel Club redevelopment site: Desmond Lee

MORE green spaces will be added along the eastern part of the Keppel Club redevelopment site to provide an alternative connection for birds, said National Development Minister Desmond Lee in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jul 20).


The STI today

Singapore stocks ride on coat-tails of US bear market rally; STI up 1.7%

AFTER a slight stutter in the previous session, the Straits Times Index (STI) jumped 1.7 per cent or 52.5 points to 3,170.29 points on Wednesday (Jul 20), as Asian equity markets soared on the coat-tails of an "impressive" rally by Wall Street overnight.

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