The Minister for Culture, Community and Youth says while efforts focused on the environment and sustainable business are important, companies can do more to tailor their CSR initiatives to impact the local community.
Retailers must have a culture of continuous improvement to innovate and transform themselves to stay ahead of competition, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck says.
It is offering 30 million shares priced at 23 cents each. Out of these, 28.5 million will be placed out, and the remaining 1.5 million set aside for retail investors.
The response focuses on two proposed regulatory changes - the Minimum Trading Price of 20 cents and the Enforcement Frameworks that MAS and SGX first proposed in February this year.
The company operates an integrated network of professional service firms focused on the ASEAN region and has a presence in Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Singapore.
Retail sales for August given a bump by motor vehicle sales, which increased 49.5 per cent from a year ago, according to the Department of Statistics.
Developers sold 648 new private homes last month, a 48.3 per cent increase from the 437 units sold in August, according to the Urban Redevelopment Authority.
Tourist spending also dipped 3 per cent, with lower shopping expenditure, particularly from China, Indonesia and Malaysia, contributing to the decline, says the Singapore Tourism Board.
To help the maritime industry transit to the mass flow meter requirement, expenses incurred in the adoption of such meters from 2015 can qualify for the productivity scheme. MPA will also require all bunker surveying firms to be licensed from Jan 1, 2017.
TODAY reports: Singapore’s investment in Penang jumped from RM61 million (S$23.8 million) to RM622 million between 2012 and 2013, according to Penang’s Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.