Singapura, The Business Times, Inglês - SingHealth, SP Group tie up to roll out EV chargers across SingHealth institutions
2024-07-12 09:42:31
The plan is to install more than 80 EV charging points by 2024, and up to 300 by 2028 SINGHEALTH and SP Group have partnered to progressively install up to 300 electric-vehicle (EV) charging points across SingHealth’s network of hospitals, specialty clinics, polyclinics and community hospitals by 2028. With Singapore’s largest public-healthcare cluster making a push to become greener, the first batch of 12 EV chargers were launched at SingHealth Tower in the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) campus on Friday (Jul 12). Under the phased plan, more than 80 EV charging points across SingHealth institutions will be up by the end of 2024. These include 10 fast-charging points which can power a car in 30 minutes. The chargers are available for use by staff and visitors of the institutions in the SingHealth cluster, said SingHealth and SP Group in a joint statement. The initiative is part of SingHealth’s decarbonisation plan...
Singapura, Singapore News, Inglês - News Analysis: More competitive Hong Kong sharpens appeal to foreign firms
2024-07-12 09:40:50
HONG KONG, July 12 (Xinhua) — Multinational firms are looking at Hong Kong for more opportunities as Hong Kong’s economy sees steady upturn on the back of policy efforts to improve business environment and strengthen connectivity with the Chinese mainland market. Invest Hong Kong announced earlier this month that it assisted 322 companies to set up or expand operations in Hong Kong during the first six months o Source link
Singapura, The Business Times, Inglês - Daily Debrief: What Happened Today (Jul 11)
2024-07-11 23:26:03
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Singapura, Singapore News, Inglês - Second Asian Mixed Martial Arts Championship kicks off in Cambodia
2024-07-11 23:24:05
PHNOM PENH, July 11 (Xinhua) — The second Asian Mixed Martial Arts Championship kicked off at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, on Thursday evening. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet presided over the opening ceremony of the three-day tournament, which brought together a total of 94 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters from 15 countries and regions across Asia. The one-hour opening ce Source link
Singapura, The Business Times, Inglês - DBS Bank, JPMorgan ranked as best bank employers in Singapore in survey
2024-07-11 14:10:04
JPMORGAN and DBS Bank topped the list of best banking employers in Singapore according to a report out on Thursday (Jul 11). The study, which garnered over 500 responses from job candidates, was carried out in the second quarter of 2024 to learn about sentiments towards global and local banks. The research included a wide range of factors contributing to employers’ appeal to candidates, such as pay satisfaction, work-life balance, flexibility and opportunities for training and development. Respondents were asked to name their single favourite employer, and also to agree or disagree with a series of statements such as “This company pays well”; “This company has a robust training and development programme”; and “It is good with engaging the local community.” When comparing rankings across all categories, JPMorgan and DBS Bank performed the most consistently overall, noted eFinancialCareers, the job platform that carried out the study. JPMorgan was ranked the...
Singapura, Singapore News, Inglês - Stock market closes flat after volatile trading on Thursday
2024-07-11 14:09:04
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 11 (ANI): The stock market closed flat at the end of the trading session on Thursday. The NSE Nifty 50 ended marginally higher by 0.05 per cent to settle at 24,337, while the BSE Sensex closed slightly lower by 0.01 per cent at 79,914.26 points. Market sentiment was subdued as investors awaited the first-quarter results of TCS and contended with the weekly expiry of Nifty futures and opt Source link
Singapura, The Business Times, Inglês - Singaporean arrested at US request for alleged global insider trading, money laundering
2024-07-11 05:50:52
A SINGAPOREAN man accused of being the leader of an international insider trading and money laundering scheme has been arrested here, following a request in June from the US. Ge Zhi, 33, was apprehended on Jul 3 and taken to the State Courts the next day, where he was ordered to be held under the Extradition Act. The Straits Times (ST) understands the US will be filing extradition papers for him to be taken to the district court in Massachusetts. Ge and his alleged co-conspirators are accused by the US authorities of pocketing tens of millions of dollars in illegal profits on the back of a securities fraud scheme. They are said to have received non-public information about at least 10 companies whose shares were traded on the US stock exchange. The information included financial performance and merger-and-acquisition activity of the firms, which they received from company insiders. Ge is...
Singapura, Singapore News, Inglês - Market exchange rates in China -- July 11
2024-07-11 05:49:49
BEIJING, July 11 (Xinhua) — The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 25 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System: Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan U.S. dollar 100 713.39 Euro 100 776.28 Japanese yen 100 4.457 Hong Kong dollar 100 91.34 British pound 100 920.79 Aust Source link
Singapura, The Business Times, Inglês - Singapore SMEs in expansionary mode after five straight quarters of contraction: OCBC
2024-07-10 22:26:54
SINGAPORE’S small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) saw a turnaround in the second quarter, entering expansionary territory after five straight quarters of contraction, according to OCBC’s quarterly SME Index released on Thursday (Jul 11). This was led by export-oriented industries, which accounted for three out of the four industries that went from contraction to expansion. “The turnaround story was really more in the external sector,” Linus Goh, head of global commercial banking at OCBC, told The Business Times. The index, which measures SME health and performance, rose to 50.2 in Q2, up from 49.7 in Q1. A reading above 50 indicates improved activity compared to a year earlier, while one below 50 indicates deterioration. The index is derived from the transactional data of more than 100,000 SME customers – each with annual revenue of up to S$30 million – of OCBC in Singapore. A NEWSLETTER FOR YOU Friday, 8.30 am SGSME...
Singapura, Singapore News, Inglês - Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 10
2024-07-10 22:25:41
SEOUL — South Korea’s employment growth stayed below 100,000 for the second straight month due to a rapid fall in youth jobs, statistical office data showed Wednesday. The number of employed people aged 15 or older rose 96,000 over the year to 28,907,000 in June after growing 80,000 in the previous month, according to Statistics Korea. (South Korea-Employment, ROUNDUP) – – – – NEW DELHI — At lea Source link
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