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Stories By Linette Lim


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    17 Apr 2014 Thu

    Video Singapore's NODX fall 6.6% in March

    Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore declined 6.6 per cent on-year in March, due to a contraction in electronic and non-electronic NODX.

  • 2
    16 Apr 2014 Wed

    Video Competition for deposits heats up

    Competition for deposits is heating up among banks in Singapore. Over the last six months, at least four banks have intensified efforts to woo customers with higher interest rates.

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    14 Apr 2014 Mon

    Video Inflation forecast cut to 1.5-2.5% by MAS

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday lowered its headline inflation outlook to 1.5-2.5 per cent for 2014 due to decreased cost pressures from accommodation and private road transport.

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    11 Apr 2014 Fri

    Video S'pore companies urged to invest in Shandong province

    Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has urged Singapore companies to invest in the Chinese province of Shandong.

  • 5
    09 Apr 2014 Wed

    Video Boao Forum a key platform for China

    The Boao Forum for Asia is currently underway in Hainan, China. The forum was founded by 26 Asian and Australasian states with the aim of promoting regional integration. It is now into its 13th year, and has become a key event on the regional calendar.

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    08 Apr 2014 Tue

    S'pore to mandate use of mass flow meters for bunkering

    With over 42 million tonnes of the fuel sold last year, Singapore is the world's top bunkering port. Bunkering is the process of supplying fuel to ships. And to improve transparency and the accuracy of bunker readings, Singapore will mandate the use of a new mass flow metering system.

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    07 Apr 2014 Mon

    Video Challenges in Singapore's maritime industry

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) wants to do more to profile Singapore as a listing destination for maritime companies. It is working with the Singapore Exchange and the industry. But MPA also acknowledged that this is a process that will take time.

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    02 Apr 2014 Wed

    Singapore's PMI continues to expand in March

    The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) -- a key indicator of manufacturing activity -- registered 50.8, slightly down from the previous month of 50.9, and falling short of market estimates.

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    01 Apr 2014 Tue

    Video Errant company directors to receive training: Tharman

    Company directors, who fail to comply with requirements under the Companies Act, will soon be required to receive training under a Directors' Compliance Programme.

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    01 Apr 2014 Tue

    Video OCBC launches offer to buy HK's Wing Hang Bank for HK$38.4b

    Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) on Tuesday announced a HK$38.4 billion (around S$6.2 billion) offer to buy Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank in an effort to grow its presence in North Asia.