The winners of the Business Excellence Awards are Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Greenpac, Nestle Singapore, OCBC Bank, United Overseas Bank, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, and the Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Britain, which has an embassy in Pyongyang, issued a travel advisory on its government website on Thursday (Oct 30), detailing the quarantine order which was apparently issued to all foreign missions in the North Korean capital.
This follows earlier reports that Keppel T&T is set to start pre-marketing for the IPO next week for a REIT of its data centres. The REIT is estimated at between US$200 million and US$400 million.
Microsoft unveiled its first fitness band on Thursday (Oct 30), along with a new Microsoft Health software platform that includes a cloud service for consumers and the industry to store and combine health and fitness data.
Keynote speaker Professor Tommy Koh spoke about the importance of doing good, particularly in First World countries like Singapore.
Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen said that this was in the light of increasingly transnational and complex security challenges, and cited the example of the threat of the Islamic State militants.
Czech Republic number one Tomas Berdych is one win from sealing his ticket to the World Tour Finals after easing into the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Thursday (Oct 30).
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday (Oct 30) that the transatlantic alliance remained vigilant after an increase in Russian military manoeuvres in European airspace.
The surge in satisfaction was particularly strong in Asian nations such as China, Indonesia and Malaysia, the Washington-based Pew Research Center said.
Some private bus operators have decided to give up part of their school bus services, and about 100 school buses have moved to the public bus industry.