Nissan acquired a 34 per cent controlling stake in Mitsubishi in a 237 billion yen (S$2.97 billion) deal last October.
380,000 Singaporeans benefitted from programmes under the SkillsFuture movement last year, 30,000 more than the year before. But SkillsFuture Singapore's chief executive says it's still "early days yet".
A local shipping company can receive S$5,000 for each Singaporean cadet it takes on to offset the cost of having to provide training berths on board a ship, announced the Singapore Maritime Officers' Union on Thursday.
EDB says it will seek to consolidate Singapore's position as a high value manufacturing base by capturing opportunities in advanced manufacturing.
There are now three additional online application channels for SSBs: OCBC's and UOB's Internet banking portals and OCBC's mobile app.
Fees for renewing patents and trade marks will, however, see an upward adjustment - the first in about a decade for trade marks - to discourage IP hoarding, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore says.
The introduction of technology to help raise productivity is to be applauded, but Channel NewsAsia's David Bottomley suggests new hardware should not be seen as a cure-all.
Temasek will invest US$800 million in the life sciences spin-off from Alphabet in exchange for a minority stake in the company.
This was helped by strong growth in electronics and pharmaceuticals output, according to data released by EDB. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output grew 16.1 per cent year-on-year.
With an eye on the fast-growing coffee capsule market, Singapore-based Iris Group produces Nespresso-compatible pods that can be tailored according to the needs of its customers.