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Logistics property player GLP obtains US$658m sustainability-linked loan

GLOBAL logistics property player GLP has obtained its first sustainability-linked (SL) loan of US$658 million from 10 undisclosed banks that participated in the deal.

Cardboard boxes to get pricier as prices of brown paper shoot up

CARDBOARD box prices are set to rise in the coming months, as manufacturers find themselves paying more to secure brown grade paper.

Propped up by government support last year, construction sector could see more exits in 2021

AS government relief measures taper off, more exits can be expected in Singapore's construction sector - a sector that was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic but where the worst of the impact may...

UOB goes beyond banking to help companies going overseas navigate business landscape

INVESTMENT into the region may be down thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, but UOB's foreign direct investment (FDI) advisory team still sees strong interest from companies according to Ian Wong,...

Companies are drawn to markets that offer the best valuations

THERE are few tech stocks on the local bourse these days as companies tend to gravitate towards other markets that offer better valuations.

High steel prices could hit construction industry

ON its own, the global steel price rally in recent months may not have much impact on the profit margins of those in the built environment sector. But it is another significant headwind that they...

Kori aims to stay steely in face of rising material cost, labour strain

LABOUR crunches and spiking steel prices are among the challenges facing specialist builder Kori Holdings this year.

Why that shot in the arm isn't just another jab

VACCINATION is a personal choice, but what if you couldn't board an aeroplane because you decided not to take the jab, or have to cut down on business travel in keeping with your company's policy...

What worked, and what didn’t, for remote workers

The way we work changed dramatically as the world adapted to remote working. By Teck Wee Lim, Regional Director, ASEAN, CyberArk

Business 'bubble' travellers to arrive from early March

THE first facility under Singapore's quarantine-free "business travel bubble" will welcome its guests from early March, after a stymied bid to bring in travellers by late January.

 

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