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UOB is expanding its range of digital wealth management solutions as it sets out to serve more of ASEAN’s growing population of underserved increasingly affluent consumers. As many of them think investing is difficult and requires significant sums or do not have the knowledge or confidence to do so, UOB sees immense opportunities in helping …

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today launched a voluntary carbon offset programme, which will enable customers across its passenger and cargo airlines to offset their own carbon emissions via dedicated microsites. Singapore Airlines and Scoot customers will be able to offset carbon emissions from today on the respective airline microsites at any time before or …

NTUC Income (Income) further consolidates its position as one of Singapore’s leading motor insurers by extending usage-based motor insurance (UBI) to electric vehicle (EVs) owners. The UBI model not only makes motor insurance more flexible, affordable and accessible for EV owners, it also supports the company’s commitment to insure all EVs in Singapore as part …

Keppel Corporation Limited (“Keppel”) and Sembcorp Marine Ltd (“Sembcorp Marine”) have entered today into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) to enter into exclusive negotiations with a view to combining Keppel O&M and Sembcorp Marine (“Combined Entity”). The objective of these discussions is to create a stronger Combined Entity and sustainable value over the long …

DBS has completed Singapore’s first export financing transaction referencing the USD Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)[1] with global food and agri-business, Bunge. This USD 25 million transaction, priced off SOFR Averages, is a significant industry milestone as the global Interbank Offered Rate (IBOR) transition gathers pace, and it fortifies Singapore’s status as a global trade hub. …

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is expanding its range of enforcement powers and requiring issuers to have a whistleblowing policy. This follows a public consultation on changes to the Listing Rules that market participants broadly supported. The changes pave the way towards swifter enforcement outcomes. This will reinforce confidence in Singapore’s capital markets, act as …

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will become the first airline to offer live online shopping on board its aircraft from 28 June 2021, when the KrisShop e-commerce platform becomes available via the KrisWorld in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. This service will initially be available on selected Airbus A350 aircraft, and progressively rolled out1  across the SIA network. Customers …

NTU has been ranked No. 1 in the Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Rankings for the first time. The only Singapore university listed in the rankings, NTU has been making steady progress, rising from second last year and third in 2019. The main factors that contributed to NTU’s strong showing are its strengths in teaching …

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for all of us to maintain high public hygiene and cleanliness standards. To strengthen environmental public health resilience amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, NEA urges the public to practise good hygiene at our public dining places so as to protect other diners and cleaners, many of whom …

The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) and Shell City Solutions are today announcing the launch of the Resilient Energy and Mobility Transition Program. R-Cities and Shell will form collaborative platforms to allow for the exchange of technical assistance, energy and mobility expertise, and global city best practices to develop transition plans and accelerate investment in at …