The new regulations, to be implemented from Thursday (Oct 1), will also require money lenders to calculate interest on a reducing balance basis.
Lee Theng Kiat, President of Temasek, who covered Mdm Ho's duties during her sabbatical, will be appointed CEO of Temasek International from Oct 1.
The introduction of two ministers for the Ministry of Trade and Industry is a positive development, say business associations.
This comes as the commodities sector is experiencing much turbulence, with oil prices at half what they were a year ago and iron ore prices around one-third their recent peak.
The first issue of the Singapore Savings Bond only sold a third of the maximum S$1.2 billion available. Channel NewsAsia finds out why.
The Chief Financial Officers of smaller businesses now have a bigger focus in future-proofing their companies, according to a survey by American Express.
At around 11am, the Malaysian ringgit had hit an intra-day low of around 3.1269 from 3.0964, although it recovered slightly to trade around 3.1248 by 12pm.
The contracts include works for Changi Airport Terminal 5 and a new hospital in Sengkang.
The benchmark Straits Times Index fell 37.92 points, or 1.36 per cent, in early trading on Tuesday (Sep 29).
Under the new changes, all show units built after Jul 20 are required to accurately represent the units offered for sale. URA says the Controller of Housing will also conduct spot checks to ensure that developers adhere to the rules.