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Paul William Coutts appointed CEO of SingPost, effective from 1 June 2017

The Board of Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) has appointed Mr Paul William Coutts to the position of Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO), and as a Non-Independent Director of the SingPost Board effective 1 June 2017. SingPost said that Mr Coutts’s appointment is unanimously approved by the Board and has received all required regulatory approvals. It said that the appointment …

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Trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union is put on uncertainty

LUXEMBOURG — A trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union can not be fast-tracked into force in a case likely to impact Europe’s trade strategy, an Advocate General at the European court of justice wrote in a ruling released on Wednesday (21 Dec). The Guardian reported, Eleanor Sharpston, the Advocate General at the European court of justice, argued that …

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Singapore drops five places in World Talent Ranking and out of top ten

Asia risks losing its competitiveness on the world stage if it continues to neglect the development of its own business talent, a major new study has shown. For the second year in a row, the region has just one representative in the top 10 of the World Talent Ranking , produced by leading global business school IMD. The annual report …

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Change in Singapore Airlines’ non-executive Chairman in 2017

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced on Friday (11 November) that Peter Seah Lim Huat will succeed Stephen Lee Ching Yen as its non-executive Chairman. SIA wrote that Mr Seah, currently Deputy Chairman, will take over from Mr Lee as Chairman on 1 January 2017. Mr Lee will retire from the SIA Board on the same day. He will continue as …

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Why is the Trans-Pacific partnership important to PM Lee?

By SingSaver.com.sg Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership during his recent US visit. But what is it, and why does it matter? If you’ve been following the news, you may have heard Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasise the importance of something called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), during his visit to the United States. Also …

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POSB customers to earn up to S$130 with innovative ‘Bank and Earn’ program

POSB, the first bank in Singapore to reward customers with monthly cashback for regular banking transactions For those who have not heard about the ‘POSB Cashback Bonus’, POSB customers will need only to fulfil three or more types of regular banking transactions to earn up to SGD 130 per month via salary crediting, credit card spending, home loan instalments, insurance …

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Tigerair to come under Scoot from 2017

Budget Aviation Holdings (BAH), which managed national low-cost carrier, Tigerair and Scoot’s, said on Friday (4 November) that Tigerair will come under the later brand starting from next year. It also said that both companies will also adopt a single operating licence. The company said that the integration is expected to be realised between mid and end 2017, taking into account …

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