Singapore Government

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Singapore welcomes open-ended ceasefire in Gaza

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government welcomes the agreement for an open-ended ceasefire in Gaza, brokered by the Egypt. The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Tuesday (Aug 26), after a 50-day war.A statement from a Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... [Published XinMsn - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore appoints High Commissioner to Australia

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government has appointed Mr Burhan Gafoor as the Republic's High Commissioner to Australia, and he will assume ths post on Sep 8, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Wednesday (Aug 27).Mr Gafoor joined the MFA in 1988 ... [Published XinMsn - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Can Cordlife Group Ltd Continue its Growth Going Forward?

An uptick in the number of client deliveries helped to boost the full year revenue of Cordlife Group Ltd (SGX: P8A), a private cord blood banking outfit. This was announced yesterday evening.Cordlife is one of the two private cord blood banks in Singapore ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

SGX to introduce reduced board lot size from 19 January

Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the standard board lot size of securities listed on SGX from 1,000 to 100 units from 19 January 2015. A smaller board lot size will make it more affordable for retail investors to invest in a wider range of equities, ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

National savings plan could help low-income earners

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally speech on Aug 17 brought home the importance of retirement planning. Considering Singapore's ageing population, his message would have caught the attention of many. As a country, we've done well over ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Riot did not change S’pore’s view of Indian nationals: PM

SINGAPORE — Last December’s Little India riot has not changed how Indian nationals are looked upon by the Singapore Government and Singaporeans in general, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday.“It hasn’t changed our view at all. There was an ... [Published Today Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore Tourism Industry Outlook to 2018

The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights, including:- Defining the market including its constituents- Detailed analysis of the market sub-segments, including business and leisure travel spending in 2013, domestic and international ... [Published Research and Markets - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Water treatment plants to come up at four places: L-G

Comment · print · T TT+· T-Aimed at mitigating the water crisis in the city, the State Government will take technical help from specialists from across the globe to set up water treatment plants, Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung said on Friday.“To ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nine awarded Foreign Service Scholarship by MFA

SINGAPORE: Nine people were awarded the Foreign Service Scholarship by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Friday (Aug 15). Four of them received the Overseas Merit Scholarship while another five were given the Singapore Government Scholarship.The ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore Government’s first Chief Data Scientist Prabir Sen on his new role and goals

FutureGov has exclusively interviewed Prabir Sen, Singapore government’s first Chief Data Scientist. He was appointed by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) in January, and spoke on why his role was created, what he wants to achieve ... [Published FutureGov - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Man jailed over graffiti for hackers

A FORMER firefighter was sentenced to two months' jail and three strokes of the cane yesterday after he admitted spraying purported anti-government graffiti on a pavement.Muhammad Qamarul Arifin Sa'adon, 23, was a full-time national serviceman at the ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

GIC manages pool of Govt funds, not just SSGS or CPF monies: DPM Tharman

SINGAPORE: The GIC is not managing the Special Singapore Government Securities (SSGS) or CPF monies on their own, but a combined pool of Government funds including a significant sum of unencumbered assets, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance ... [Published XinMsn - Aug 04 2014]

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A statement from a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said: "We urge all sides to comply fully with the ceasefire agreement so as to stop the cycle of violence. We hope that the cessation of hostilities would allow for humanitarian relief to be delivered quickly and pave the way for further negotiations towards a durable peace."
...securities listed on the exchange from 1,000 to 100 units will make it more affordable for retail investors to invest in a wider range of equities. "The reduced board lot size will benefit all investors and make it easier to invest in blue chips and index component stocks which tend to be higher-priced. It will also allow institutional investors to better manage their risk exposures through finer asset allocation of funds" said SGX chief executive Magnus Bocker...
"This million is for Indonesians, but I think that I should not be so selfish and so narrow. So I'd like to give another million to SMU for the Singapore students" he announced to reporters after the ceremony at SMU
...Article 16 of the Labor Contract Act provides that any dismissal of an employee that is "deemed to be objectively lacking reasonable grounds and socially unacceptable" will be void...

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Singapore welcomes open-ended ceasefire in Gaza [Published XinMsn - 15 hours ago]
Singapore appoints High Commissioner to Australia [Published XinMsn - Aug 27 2014]
Singapore's new high commissioner to Australia ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 27 2014]
Regus PLC – Interim Results Announcement – Six ... [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
SGX to cut board lot size from Jan 19 next year [Published Asiaone - Aug 26 2014]
Can Cordlife Group Ltd Continue its Growth Goin... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 26 2014]
Green light given for ASPIRE recommendations [Published HRM Singapore - Aug 25 2014]
SGX to introduce reduced board lot size from 19... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
National savings plan could help low-income ear... [Published Asiaone - Aug 25 2014]
Riot did not change S’pore’s view of Indian nat... [Published Today Online - Aug 22 2014]
What's Next For Europe & Its Assets? [Published Fundsupermart.com - Aug 21 2014]
A beginner’s guide to incorporating tech startu... [Published E27 - Aug 21 2014]
Panic selling: Centurion hits 90% occupancy in ... [Published Singapore Business Review - Aug 21 2014]
Tycoon's extra $1m surprise donation for SMU [Published Asiaone - Aug 20 2014]
Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News [Published Jones Day - Aug 20 2014]
Toll cuts costs to drive FY profit growth [Published Analytiqa - Aug 19 2014]
Singapore Tourism Industry Outlook to 2018 [Published Research and Markets - Aug 19 2014]
DesignWrites - fourth edition [Published Bird & Bird - Aug 18 2014]
Energy saving in Singapore’s data centers [Published Datacenter Dynamics - Aug 18 2014]
Singapore’s roadmap for efficiency [Published Datacenter Dynamics - Aug 18 2014]
Bunye: About time the BSP charter is amended (P... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 17 2014]
Water treatment plants to come up at four place... [Published The Hindu - Aug 16 2014]
Singapore’s Accreditation@IDA: skip it if you’r... [Published Tech In Asia - Aug 16 2014]
Nine awarded Foreign Service Scholarship by MFA [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 15 2014]
Luhrmann to add bazzle-dazzle to Emporium opening [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Delhi to take foreign specialists help to solve... [Published Jagran Post - Aug 15 2014]
Delhi to take foreign specialists help to solve... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 15 2014]
Review of Registered Designs Regime in Singapore [Published Bird & Bird - Aug 14 2014]
Singapore Government’s first Chief Data Scienti... [Published FutureGov - Aug 14 2014]
Ten years, over 100 trips and millions of miles [Published Asiaone - Aug 13 2014]
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Singapore to match Malaysia’s toll charge... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 28 2014]
If there is a new toll, or an increase in toll charges by Malaysia at the Causeway, the Singapore Government will match the new toll and increase in toll charges in due course, says the island republic's Land Transport Authority (LTA).This is because ...
Economic Ramifications of Climate Change Move C... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
SOURCE: AECOM DESCRIPTION: July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The majority of the world’s major cities have disclosed that climate change presents a physical risk to the businesses operating in their cities. This real and current threat is driving local ...
Philippines urge Singapore to take action over ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 18 2014]
The Philippines embassy in Singapore has asked the Singapore Government to hold a blogger accountable for a blog post that encourages Singaporeans to show intolerance for Filipinos.Local television Channel NewsAsia (CNA) reported the post on the blog ...
Philippines Govt to Singapore Govt: Act against... [Published weehingthong - Jun 17 2014]
__________________________________________________________ – ——- Channel News Asia 17 Jun 2014 20:32 Philippines asks Singapore to take action over racist blog post … SINGAPORE: The Philippine embassy in Singapore has asked the Singapore Government ...
Sypris and NEC Asia Pacific to Develop Cyber Se... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Apr 02 2014]
TAMPA, Fla. & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sypris Electronics, LLC, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: SYPR) and a leader in high-end, global cyber security solutions, and NEC Asia Pacific, a leading infocomm technology provider, announced ...
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