Heritage Benefactors Recognised For Their Support In Enriching The Singapore Story At The Patron Of Heritage Awards 2016

The National Heritage Board recognised 74 individuals and organisations at the annual Patron of Heritage Awards for their generous contributions to the museums and heritage sector. The donors, who gave a total S$8.13 million to various heritage causes in the 2016, received awards from Minister for Community, Culture and Youth, Grace Fu, at a ceremony held today at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Continue reading

IFC And Monetary Authority Of Singapore Collaborate To Advance Fintech Innovation In Asia

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a memorandum of cooperation today, agreeing to work together to establish and develop the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN). The network aims to facilitate broader adoption of financial technology (FinTech) innovation and development, and enhance economic integration within the ASEAN region. Continue reading

IE Singapore Works With Singapore Companies To Clinch Deals In Haryana State As Its Chief Minister Makes First Visit To Singapore

1. As more Singapore companies show interests in India, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is working with them to access opportunities across different states, including Haryana. With IE Singapore’s facilitation, Ascendas-Singbridge, Meinhardt and YCH each signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Haryana government today to explore collaboration in commercial, industrial and logistical infrastructure. Continue reading

Eminent International Macroeconomist Jeffrey Frankel Appointed MAS Term Professor At NUS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have jointly appointed Professor Jeffrey Frankel as the MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance from 22 to 25 May 2017. Prof Frankel will be hosted by the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ Department of Economics and the Economic Policy Group at the MAS during the term of the Professorship. Continue reading

New Flyover At Braddell Road To Open On 11 June 2017

A new flyover connecting motorists from Lorong 6 Toa Payoh directly to the Braddell Underpass has been completed, and will open on Sunday, 11 June 2017 at 6am. As part of the project, a stretch of Braddell Road between Toa Payoh North Flyover and the Central Expressway (CTE), has also been widened from dual three-lanes to dual five-lanes. Continue reading

More Bus Services For Greater Accessibility In Tuas

Commuters travelling to Tuas can look forward to greater convenience and enhanced public transport connectivity with the introduction of two new bus services and four amended bus services to complement the new Tuas West Extension (TWE) which begins operations on 18 June 2017. New Bus Services 247 and 248 will link Tuas South with the new TWE stations and provide an expanded coverage within the area. Continue reading

HSA Alert: ‘Royal Expert Whitening Cream’ Detected To Contain High Levels Of Mercury

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is alerting members of the public not to purchase or use ‘Royal Expert Whitening Cream’, as it was tested by HSA to contain high levels of mercury. The product which was sold on various online platforms was purported to have skin whitening and anti-wrinkle effects. Continue reading