Following the revamp of its flagship store at VivoCity, the American toy retailer plans to open two new stores by early-2017 and hire dozens more to its Singapore team.
Following surprisingly downbeat growth figures in the third quarter, a number of economists have cut back their expectations for Singapore’s economy, with DBS being the latest to do so.
The research facility is meant to carry out research into new logistics and postal services and products in collaboration with research institutions and institutions of higher learning.
The Singapore Exchange says the troubled oilfield services company failed to provide a "balanced and fair announcement" to investors in relation to a US$710 million (S$990 million) project in West Africa.
The opening of the 20,000 sqm centre in Cairo's Al Tajamouat Industrial Park coincides with Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s state visit to Egypt, which seeks to facilitate business opportunities between the two countries.
Likening the arrival of digital real estate platforms to the technological disruptions that other industries such as transportation have seen, one property agent tells Channel NewsAsia: "We will have to embrace it whether we like it or not."
Homes in the Core Central Region saw the biggest decline in the non-landed property sector, with a decline of 1.9 per cent compared to the previous quarter, according to URA data.
Improvements of the gender balance on company boards have “not been in line with expectations,” says Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob, who hopes to see “bigger changes faster”.
Net profit for Singapore's second-biggest bank came in at S$943 million in the third quarter as its insurance and wealth management business powered a 25 per cent climb in non-interest income.
The Secondary Gas Trading Market aims to give gas buyers and sellers the opportunity to trade gas domestically on a short-term basis. It could also provide more flexibility for gas buyers to manage their portfolios, and to encourage better price discovery.