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Independent directors to face 9-year limit under revised Corporate Governance Code, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Companies listed in Singapore will have to take a more serious look at director independence, if rule changes suggested by the Corporate Governance Council on Tuesday (Jan 16) are implemented.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 16/01/18
Singapore households' inflation expectations inch up to 2.97% in December: SMU survey, Economy News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Inflation expectations in Singapore stayed tame as geopolitical uncertainties cooled the euphoria from global economic growth, a survey by the Singapore Management University (SMU) showed on Tuesday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 16/01/18
Airbus A380, once the future of aviation, may cease production, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
Airbus, the European aerospace group that makes the A380 superjumbo, said that it would have to end production of the plane if its only major customer, Emirates, did not order more.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 16/01/18
Intel says patches can cause reboot problems in old chips, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Intel Corp on Thursday (Jan 11) said that recently-issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell and Haswell processors to reboot more often than normal and that Intel may need to issue updates to fix the buggy patches.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 12/01/18
Public-sector demand key to Singapore's construction sector, Singapore News & Top Stories
Construction demand in 2018 is expected to exceed that of last year, but companies think it is too early to celebrate.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 12/01/18
Bitcoin set for worst weekly slide since 2015 as scrutiny rises, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Bitcoin slumped again on Friday (Jan 12), leaving the largest cryptocurrency heading for its worst weekly performance in three years as regulators around the world step up scrutiny out of concerns ranging from investor losses to strains on power systems.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 12/01/18
Construction demand in Singapore to increase this year to up to $31 billion: BCA, Housing News & Top Stories
Building firms here can expect a rise in the total value of construction contracts to be awarded this year, which is projected to be between $26 billion and $31 billion.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 11/01/18
Oil prices hit highest since 2014, but analysts warn of overheated market, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Oil prices hit their highest levels since 2014 on Wednesday (Jan 10)due to ongoing production cuts led by Opec as well as healthy demand, although analysts cautioned that markets may be overheating.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 11/01/18
MAS puts more scrutiny on bank loans for property development, Property News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - A spate of aggressive land deals by developers last year has prompted the Singapore central bank to take a closer look at the way banks are financing development projects.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 09/01/18
Intel to form new cybersecurity group amid chip flaw: Report, United States News & Top Stories
(REUTERS) - Intel Corp will create a new internal cybersecurity group in the wake of recently disclosed flaws in its microchips, the Oregonian newspaper reported on Monday (Jan 8), citing a memo sent to company employees.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 09/01/18

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