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Neyla Zannia

Dilhan Pillay succeeds Lee Theng Kiat as CEO of Temasek International, while Lee takes over role of Chairman from Ho Ching

It has been announced that Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara will succeed Lee Theng Kiat as Chief Executive Officer of Temasek International Pte Ltd, the wholly owned management and investment arm of its parent company Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd, with effect from 1 April 2019. Meanwhile, Mr Lee will take over from Ms Ho Ching as Chairman, Temasek International, on the same …

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IMDA: Earthworks contractors to have greater clarity on the work requirements in vicinity of underground telecommunication cables

Earthworks contractors will have greater clarity on the requirements they have to comply with for projects carried out in the vicinity of underground telecommunication cables by 1 June 2019 to prevent cable cut incidents, which have been the main cause of telecom service disruptions in recent years, the authorities announced in a press release on Monday (18 March). The Earthworks …

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Reduction of CPF Investment scheme fees deferred to 1 Oct 2020

The second phase of reductions to the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS) sales charge and wrap fees cap will be deferred by one year from 1 October 2019 to 1 October 2020 in response to industry feedback that financial advisors require more time to adjust to the revised CPFIS fees structure. In March 2018, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced the …

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No impact on Singapore’s water supply from chemical spill incident in Johor

Authorities have stated that there is no impact on Singapore’s water supply and no anomalies detected in local air and water quality from the chemical spill incident at Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Earlier said by Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Sahruddin Jamal, more than 940 people in Pasir Gudang have sought treatment for shortness of …

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ICA: 6,000 of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized in Tuas

A total of 6,000 of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized in Tuas on Monday (11 March) at about 1.30 pm. According to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), its officers conducted checks on a 40-footer container at a warehouse in Tuas which was earlier presented for clearance at the Pasir Panjang Scanning Station. The consignment was declared to contain ten “Game …

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Singapore and Malaysia agree to revert to original port limits

Governments of Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to revert to their original port limits after both governments agreed to suspend the previous extensions of their port limits within a month from Thursday (March 14). Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore Dr Vivian Balakrishnan met in Putrajaya, Malaysia …

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ICA advises commuters to plan journey during March school holidays

Travellers should expect heavy traffic flow through the land checkpoints at Woodlands and Tuas from Friday (15 March) to Sunday (24 March) as the March school holiday approaches and are asked to expect delays and advised to adjust their travel plans where necessary. Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) noted in a press release on Wednesday (13 March) that traffic is …

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Mediation centre set to help firms avoid expensive and time-consuming court battles

The Singapore Construction Mediation Centre (SCMC), which focuses in the construction industry to help firms avoid expensive and time-consuming court battles, has been launched on Tuesday (12 March) by the Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL). The dedicated centre was set up after the association noted an increasing demand for mediation in construction disputes, mostly common payment disputes, defects and liquidated damages …

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Mobike asks for orderly withdrawal from Singapore bike sharing market

Mobike has submitted a proposal on Monday (11 March) to the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a managed and orderly withdrawal from the Singapore market as part of its plan to rationalises operations in South-east Asia. It is said that the company has also withdrawn its applications for a PMD-sharing licence and to increase its maximum allowable shared bicycle fleet …

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