Economic Development Board

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Development Board
First reported 17 mins ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 1 reports

Building on excellent ties

WHILE Singapore and Switzerland enjoy excellent bilateral economic relations, there is still room for trade to grow and a need for it to be more balanced. According to Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, while ... [Published Business Times Singapore - 17 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Science graduate gets six months traineeship in Sydney

A LOCAL graduate left for Australia yesterday to participate in a traineeship programme under an Australian company.Harris Sheikh Jamaluddin will spend roughly six months with Neptune Bio-Innovations Pty Ltd (NBI) in Sydney, Australia for host traine ... [Published Brunei Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

FS starts Singapore visit

Financial Secretary John Tsang started his visit to Singapore today to strengthen economic and trade ties between the city-state and Hong Kong.Mr Tsang held a breakfast meeting with the Association of Banks in Singapore, met Minister for Trade & Industry ... [Published ISD.gov.hk - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Manufacturers upbeat for second half of 2014

SINGAPORE: In the latest survey by the Economic Development Board (EDB), a weighted 9 per cent of manufacturers expect conditions to improve, while a weighted 3 per cent foresee deterioration. This results in a net weighted balance of 4 per cent of manufacturers ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

MEDB dinner to raise money for STEM education programs

The annual MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Dinner & Auction will return on Saturday, Aug. 23. Held at the Grand Wailea Resort, this annual event raises needed funds for science, technology, engineering and Math (STEM) programs in our community.Guests will ... [Published Maui Weekly - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Graduate Trainee Program with NBI in Sydney

Bandar Seri Begawan: The first Bruneian graduate to be employed and trained under Neptune Bio-Innovations Proprietary Limited (NBI) left for Sydney yesterday.Present to bid farewell at the Brunei International Airport was the Assistant Chief Executive ... [Published BruDirect - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Top Brazilian official on LKY exchange fellowship

A LEADING Brazilian civil servant has begun a five-day visit here under the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship. Mr Ricardo Schaefer, executive secretary of Brazil's Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, is the 45th person to be invited here ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Warren Town Hall gets a facelift

A group of volunteers pitched in Friday to give a facelift to one one of Warren’s most recognizable buildings.Helpers converged on Warren Town Hall Friday morning to help plant annuals, lay pavers and install a large witch hazel tree as part of a beautification ... [Published Sakonnet Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

$14m in grants given out to improve making of solar cells

Five research teams have received a total of $14 million in grants to devise more efficient ways of making materials to turn sunlight into electricity. To do so, one team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is looking for cheaper alternatives ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Manufacturing output picks up in June, may lift Q2 GDP

SINGAPORE — Factory output picked up last month despite continued weakness in the electronics sector, and economists said this could boost second-quarter economic growth, although the overall outlook remains uneven amid domestic constraints.Manufacturing ... [Published Today Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

S$14 million awarded to advance solar energy research

SINGAPORE: A total of S$14 million in grants was awarded to five research teams by the Energy Innovation Programme Office (EIPO), said the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Friday (July 25).The monies was awarded under the third grant call of the Energy ... [Published XinMsn - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Auto Companies Set to Invest $1 Billion, Add 3,800 Jobs

The state of Michigan’s Economic Development Board announced late Tuesday that its Strategic Fund Board has approved state incentives for nine business expansions and community improvement projects and $6 million in emergency infrastructure funding. The ... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 23 2014]

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..."We share a very similar philosophy of openness to trade and investment," said Ms Ineichen-Fleisch, adding: "We share a lot of common traits which makes it good for cooperation but also for competition."
...Indeed Brunei is in need of more job opportunities, especially in the private sector to address rising unemployment." The monarch added that, "This will ensure our youngsters who are seeking jobs will be able to get appropriate training for existing job vacancies."
"Thanks to generous businesses and other community stake-holders, we have touched thousands of students" said Jeanne Skog, MEDB president and CEO
Fellows are chosen on the basis of their track records or "extraordinary potential to contribute to the development of their nations as well as promote international understanding and goodwill" , said a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Building on excellent ties [Published Business Times Singapore - 17 mins ago]
Science graduate gets six months traineeship in... [Published Brunei Times - 1 hour ago]
Neptune Bio-Lnnovations, The First Successful A... [Published BruDirect - 3 hours ago]
FS starts Singapore visit [Published ISD.gov.hk - 10 hours ago]
Manufacturers upbeat for second half of 2014 [Published Channel NewsAsia - 12 hours ago]
FS starts visit to Singapore (with photos) [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - 13 hours ago]
Local manufacturers less optimistic on business... [Published Singapore Business Review - 17 hours ago]
BCA awards $8.3 million grants to improve build... [Published Eco-Business - 18 hours ago]
MEDB dinner to raise money for STEM education p... [Published Maui Weekly - 23 hours ago]
Launch of our own brand [Published Kingscote Islander - Jul 31 2014]
Graduate Trainee Program with NBI in Sydney [Published BruDirect - Jul 31 2014]
Top Brazilian official on LKY exchange fellowship [Published Asiaone - Jul 30 2014]
Departs For Trainee Programme [Published Brunei News - Jul 30 2014]
Warren Town Hall gets a facelift [Published Sakonnet Times - Jul 30 2014]
Brauns named Le Sueur County Farm Family of the... [Published Le Center Leader - Jul 30 2014]
Precision Engineering, Chemicals and Biomedical... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 30 2014]
$100 million effort to make buildings and data ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 30 2014]
First Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow from Latin A... [Published Asiaone - Jul 28 2014]
List of Pierce County's top employers expands [... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 28 2014]
$14m in grants given out to improve making of s... [Published Asiaone - Jul 28 2014]
Manufacturing output picks up in June, may lift... [Published Today Online - Jul 25 2014]
High stakes for Brunei Darussalam diversification [Published Oxford Business Group - Jul 25 2014]
Singapore's manufacturing output for June edges... [Published XinMsn - Jul 25 2014]
Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Lots of pl... [Published The Union Daily times - Jul 25 2014]
Singapore Industrial Production Rises Unexpecte... [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 25 2014]
Singapore’s June manufacturing sees marginal gr... [Published Today Online - Jul 25 2014]
Singapore manufacturing output flat in June, wi... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 25 2014]
S$14 million awarded to advance solar energy re... [Published XinMsn - Jul 25 2014]
New title, new positions at the Stanislaus Econ... [Published Turlock Journal - Jul 25 2014]
NC senators push for new incentives to encourag... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 25 2014]
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Auto Companies Set to Invest $1 Billion, Add 3,... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Jul 23 2014]
The state of Michigan’s Economic Development Board announced late Tuesday that its Strategic Fund Board has approved state incentives for nine business expansions and community improvement... ...
Wake County Economic Development Names Michael ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 04 2014]
Raleigh, NC, July 04, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Wake County Economic Development, a program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the lead economic development agency for Wake County, has announced that Michael Haley has been promoted to director ...
Asia recruiting platform HRBoss attracts $3.6 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 21 2014]
HRBoss  said Monday that it has closed $3.6 million in Series B funding.  JAFCO  led the round. Headquartered in Singapore, HRBoss is a provider of data-driven software for both corporate HR and the recruiting industry. PRESS RELEASE Silicon Singapore ...
Machine That Makes You Mingle Before Coffee Is ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Apr 08 2014]
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