Monday, 22 September, 2014

 

Citimac Industrial Complex put up for en-bloc sale with S$550m minimum price

CITIMAC Industrial Complex, a stone's throw from Tai Seng MRT Station, has been launched for collective sale with a price tag of at least S$550 million. This has been billed as the largest freehold Business 1-White redevelopment site in Singapore to be put up for sale.



 

 

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INNOVATION is what we must be doing constantly to keep our businesses, products and services ahead of the expectations of our customers and markets. For engineering companies like the one I am part of, there is constant scanning of the horizon for the game-changing technologies that we can use to help our customers do better and become more competitive in what they do.

 
 
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[SINGAPORE] Japan's Mizuho Bank is ramping up its overseas expansion, with Singapore playing a pivotal role as the lender steps up its offerings and opens up more branches in the region to get closer to customers.

 

Companies

THESE days, the issue of succession planning takes precedence in the minds of the veteran head honchos at Knight Frank Singapore.

Singapore

CUSTOMPAX, a Silicon Valley firm that specialises in making customised supplements such as vitamins, has set up its regional headquarters in Singapore.

Singapore Markets

SCOTLAND voted "no" to independence and the US Federal Reserve reassured markets that interest rates will remain depressed for a "considerable time" after October. Those were last week's features and, it has to be said, there were no major shocks.

Malaysia

[KUALA LUMPUR] The Malaysian government is expected to introduce mitigating measures in next month's budget to alleviate the rising cost of living and provide new incentives to companies amid the impending implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), The Star newspaper said, quoting economists.

Indonesia

[INCHEON, South Korea] Indonesia faces a race against time to be ready to host the Asian Games a year early but officials say they are confident everything will be in order after taking over the continent's biggest multi-sports event from Vietnam.

China

[SEATTLE] As the Chinese wealthy stash more of their fortunes overseas, they're bidding up the value of everything from bitcoins and Burgundy to Picassos and pink diamonds.

India

[NEW DELHI] Pigs, push-cart vendors and BMWs converge at an intersection in the Indian city of Kanpur, ignoring a stoplight that routinely malfunctions.

World

[BRUSSELS] With the eurozone's moribund economy once more sparking global fears, the region's cash-strapped leaders are now hoping the EU's investment bank can pull the bloc out of the doldrums.

Transport Hub

[HOUSTON] To capitalise on a flood of domestic and Canadian crude into the US Gulf Coast, logistics giant Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is spending more than US$1.5 billion in Houston to build the most flexible oil and fuel transport hub in the country.

 

Dining

SO here's the niggling question of the week: is a swear word still a swear word if it's one letter short but still sounds remarkably similar when you say it out loud?

Home & Garden

SOME years ago, Michelle Tan and her husband thought they had found their dream home in the Upper Thomson Road area. But after five months living there, they realised that it was not meant to be.

Sport

After round five of the 2014 Business Times Corporate Golf League, which was held on Singapore Island Country Club's New Course last Wednesday, Team SunMoon is still leading the pack but have had their lead cut to nine points.

 
 

BizIT

ACRONIS - which provides back-up, disaster recovery and other data protection services - last Thursday returned to its roots by establishing its international...

Dining Out

SO here's the niggling question of the week: is a swear word still a swear word if it's one letter short but still sounds remarkably similar when you say it out loud?

Executive Money

SOUTH-EAST Asia's 100 largest publicly traded companies are becoming more vulnerable to default as their debt surges and profitability weakens.

Property

[HONG KONG] Billionaires including Li Ka-shing and Robert Ng have cut debt at their Hong Kong developers to near-record lows in preparation to buy land as prices fall, a...

Raffles Conversation

IN the Marina Bay Sands lounge where we are meeting, ear-splitting bangs suddenly explode around us. Renovation works are going on. Glasses perched halfway down the...

 

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