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Groups of 5 allowed to dine at F&B outlets from July 12; wedding receptions, work gatherings can resume

FROM July 12, groups of up to five will be able to dine together at food and beverage (F&B) establishments and take part in indoor exercise activities. Wedding receptions and workplace gatherings can also resume, the multi-ministry taskforce on Covid-19 announced on Wednesday.


Misrepresentations of CECA have caused unnecessary public concern: PM Lee

MISREPRESENTATIONS of the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) have caused much unnecessary public concern, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who highlighted Tuesday's Parliament debate on the matter.


CapitaLand launches second logistics private fund in India worth S$400m

CAPITALAND has launched a second logistics private fund in India worth S$400 million for expansion in the country's logistics sector, the property giant said on Wednesday.


Singapore's construction, marine and process sectors piloting tightened process to bring in foreign workforce

THE construction, marine and process (CMP) sectors have begun piloting a programme that will allow foreign workers to be brought into Singapore to address the manpower crunch issue, while mitigating the public health risk associated with the entry of such workers.


Singapore to add at least 20,000 digital jobs: Josephine Teo

THE infocomm media (ICM) sector is likely to occupy a bigger share of Singapore's economy in future, Minister for Communications and Information Josephine Teo said on Wednesday.


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Asian markets sink into the red on Wednesday; STI down 1.5%

ASIAN markets stumbled on Wednesday, as key indices across the region tracked overnight retreats in the US from the Dow and S&P 500.

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