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Singapore stocks close 0.48 pct higher

China.dot.org 04 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the ...
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The Big Story: No more new diesel cars, taxis in S'pore from 2025

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show ... Opening the debate on the Government's sustainability plans in Parliament on Thursday (March 4), Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean said climate change poses an existential challenge for Singapore ... We also share other Parliament highlights and news in Singapore.
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Budget debate: Protecting more coastlines, boosting food production among MSE strategies to increase climate resilience

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - The Republic will be looking into how more of its coastlines can be shored up against rising sea levels, with new protection strategies in four coastal areas to be completed by 2030 ... Two are located in the Singapore Strait south of the mainland.
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ST News Night: S'poreans urged to leave Myanmar as clashes escalate

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times' News Night ... In other news, owners of future HDB flats built under Singapore's new housing model in prime areas may see a longer minimum ...
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Singapore is world's most free economy: US think-tank

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
WASHINGTON - Singapore's economy has been ranked the most ... "Singapore remains the only country in the world that is considered economically free in every 12 Index category," Mr Anthony Kim, research manager at the Heritage Foundation and editor of the Index, told The Straits Times.
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STI bucks regional trend to close marginally higher

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Local shares dodged the bullet that caught key regional indexes on Thursday (March 4) and triggered a sea of red ink from Shanghai to South Korea ... Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) was the standout exception in the region, rising 0.48 per cent or 14.41 points to 3,014.78 points ... More on this topic. � ....
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Rising bond yields spook world shares as investors look to US Fed chief

Straits Times 04 Mar 2021
The spectre of higher US bond yields also undermined low-yielding, safe-haven assets, such as the yen, the Swiss franc and gold ... Singapore's Straits Times Index, however, was up 0.2 per cent at the midday break ... Mr Powell is due to speak at 12.05pm EST (1.05am on Friday, Singapore time) ... The US dollar rose to a seven-month high of 107.16 yen ... � ....
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Singapore stocks close 0.89 pct higher

China.dot.org 03 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Singapore stocks closed higher on Wednesday, with the ...
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ExxonMobil to cut 300 jobs in Singapore this year

Straits Times 03 Mar 2021
Mr Chew Boon Jin, president of the ExxonMobil Singapore Employees Union, told The Straits Times yesterday that the affected staff, who are professionals and managers, will be notified between next Monday and March 12 ... "ExxonMobil remains committed to its operations in Singapore," he noted.
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Burning smell may not signal the haze

Straits Times 03 Mar 2021
Such smells could come from a variety of sources, including local and regional fires, it said in response to queries from The Straits Times. On Feb 27, air quality in the northern parts of Singapore hit unhealthy levels for three hours ... A There is no good correlation between a burning smell in the air and the air quality in Singapore.

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