Singapore Airlines announced a provisional order worth US$13.8 billion at list prices to buy 39 Boeing wide-body planes on Thursday as it battles Gulf carriers, dealing a blow to Airbus in the key market for big twinjets.
In its report released on Thursday (Feb 7), the committee stressed the need for Singaporeans to acquire and utilise deep skills, and strengthen enterprise capabilities to innovate and scale up.
In its report released on Thursday (Feb 9), the 30-member committee outlined seven strategies to develop Singapore's economy in the next decade.
Singtel says its net profit rose 2 per cent to S$973 million in the third quarter, due to strong core business performance and higher contributions from Indonesia's Telkomsel and Thailand's AIS.
Health technology start-up ConneXionsAsia (CXA) has raised US$25 million (approximately S$35 million) in a funding round led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group and Singapore-based investment vehicle EDBI.
Profit reached S$293 million (US$207 million) for the three months ended Dec 31, S$5 million up from the same period last year.
The job openings were mainly education, healthcare, infocomm and service-related occupations, according to findings from the Ministry of Manpower's Job Vacancies 2016 report.
Under the Patents (Amendment) Bill, before a patent is granted, all applications will be fully examined by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. Applications through the foreign route will be scrapped from Jan 1, 2020.
More than 95 per cent of salary claims were resolved after mediation by the Ministry of Manpower and adjudication by the Labour Court, says Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say.
Singapore is actively engaged in other regional integration initiatives such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and the ASEAN Economic Community, MTI reiterates.