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Singapore deflationary pressure eases in August

DEFLATIONARY pressures are likely to persist for the rest of this year, although the pace of decline has slowed, according to economists.

Trial to let top execs skip stay-home notice, take Covid-19 test instead

SENIOR executives in Singapore who need to travel regularly for official purposes may be able to get a business travel pass under a pilot programme, the Singapore authorities said on Wednesday as...

Most Singapore employers to retain flexi-work arrangements even post-Covid: survey

FLEXIBLE working arrangements will be a mainstay at most companies in Singapore even after the coronavirus pandemic is over, according to a new report released on Tuesday by RGF International...

TransferWise lowers fees by 15%; net profit more than doubles

AT a time where most businesses are shoring up their finances against the Covid-19 crisis, payments startup TransferWise has reduced its money transfer fees by around 15 per cent for the majority...

OCBC's shift from offshore exposure to sustainable financing no less challenging

WITH the recent slashing of OCBC's exposure to the offshore support vessels (OSV) sector, the question is whether the bank's plan to rev up its sustainable finance portfolio will be able to make...

IMDA partners DBS, OCBC, UOB on e-invoicing

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has partnered DBS, OCBC and UOB to develop banking solutions, leveraging nationwide e-invoicing network InvoiceNow and the PayNow e-payment system...

Neo Group defends property foray ahead of shareholder vote

CATALIST-LISTED Neo Group is heading into the property business for new and recurring revenue streams, even as it is still looking for opportunities in its core catering and food manufacturing...

CSC Holdings' patented construction site solutions trim costs, raise productivity

MAINBOARD-LISTED groundworks engineering firm CSC Holdings has lowered costs and boosted productivity with two patented solutions: a mobile site reporting (MSR) system, and a reinforced concrete (RC...

Singapore mulls region-free business travel pass for senior executives

SENIOR executives in Singapore who need to travel regularly for official purposes may be able to get a business travel pass under a pilot programme, the Singapore authorities said on Wednesday as...

vCargo Cloud launches platform to digitalise global trade, improve SME access

TRADE and logistics solutions provider vCargo Cloud on Wednesday launched a digital trade platform called GUUD, aimed at improving global trade access and processes for small and medium-sized...

 

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