The third Government-to-Government project can break new ground by being a testbed for the Chinese to try out “new policies or new emphasis in their development strategies”, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou.
French container shipping firm CMA CGM has announced the delisting of competitor Neptune Orient Lines after it crossed the 90 per cent ownership threshold in the Singapore company in June.
Mr Lee, who is on a brief stop in Chongqing before returning to Hangzhou on Sunday for the G20 Leaders’ Summit, also met a Singapore business delegation, including company leaders from Temasek, Changi Airport Group, and CapitaLand.
Far East Hospitality CEO Arthur Kiong goes On the Record with Bharati Jagdish about what it really means to provide a service, investing in people, how to convince Singaporeans to enter the industry, and what it will take to nurture innovation.
They say their investments into the western Chinese city can also help to open doors for other Singapore businesses to venture into the region.
Local manufacturing activity remained in contraction in August for the 14th straight month, although the performance was better compared with July.
The rapid spread of Zika will not be an additional threat to Singapore’s already-cooling economy, said analysts who added that the virus' economic impact will not be comparable to the 2003 outbreak of SARS due to differences in transmission and fatality rates.
Part of a private multi-industry conglomerate, Bitexco Power is Vietnam’s largest privately-owned hydropower company.
MyRepublic, Australian telco TPG Telecom and a newly-formed company, airYotta, have indicated their interest with the Infocomm Development Authority.
Singapore Corporate Access (CorpPass), which will be launched on Sep 15, will make it more convenient for businesses and other entities to transact with multiple Government agencies, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore said.