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Approximately 35% of MSEs in the F&B and retail sectors saw their earnings drop by more than half during the Phase 2 Heightened Alert period, according to a DBS survey.
Enterprise Singapore extends the programme that supports food and beverage businesses in providing food delivery services.
The Baht 40b debentures were 1.52 times oversubscribed. Thai Beverage issued Baht 40b (approximately $1.7b) debentures. In a disclosure to the Singapore Exchange, the firm announced that the issuance was 1.52 times oversubscribed. The debentures have an average annual cupon rate of 1.95%, with an average tenor of 4.10 years. Proceeds from the debentures would go to repayment of a bridging loan facility that would mature in March 2023. The debentures have been assigned an “AA (tha)” rating, which is considered investment grade by Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited. Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited, Krung Thai Bank Public Company Limited, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited and Kiatnakin Phatra Securities Public Company Limited are the joint lead arrangers of the issuance.
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Mapletree Logistics Trust saw the sharpest decline during Friday's trading, with a 0.99% drop.
This may be one of the last times the troubled water treatment firm could meet with securities holders before shutting down.
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The Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble has been pushed back again.
Only 21% of Singaporean business leaders said that they were familiar with 5G technology, a Qualcomm study said.
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Approximately 35% of MSEs in the F&B and retail sectors saw their earnings drop by more than half during the Phase 2 Heightened Alert period, according to a DBS survey.
Enterprise Singapore extends the programme that supports food and beverage businesses in providing food delivery services.
The Baht 40b debentures were 1.52 times oversubscribed. Thai Beverage issued Baht 40b (approximately $1.7b) debentures. In a disclosure to the Singapore Exchange, the firm announced that the issuance was 1.52 times oversubscribed. The debentures have an average annual cupon rate of 1.95%, with an average tenor of 4.10 years. Proceeds from the debentures would go to repayment of a bridging loan facility that would mature in March 2023. The debentures have been assigned an “AA (tha)” rating, which is considered investment grade by Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited. Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited, Krung Thai Bank Public Company Limited, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited and Kiatnakin Phatra Securities Public Company Limited are the joint lead arrangers of the issuance.
The fund was announced at the inaugural CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge.
Mapletree Logistics Trust saw the sharpest decline during Friday's trading, with a 0.99% drop.
This may be one of the last times the troubled water treatment firm could meet with securities holders before shutting down.
The company has been listed in the Catalist board of SGX since 2017.
RHB revised their forecast up from 0-3%. 
The Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble has been pushed back again.
Only 21% of Singaporean business leaders said that they were familiar with 5G technology, a Qualcomm study said.
The 27 listed individuals include policymakers, visionaries and entrepreneurs.
This is much higher than US$85.01m recorded in the same quarter last year.
The switch to solar is expected to result in cost-savings up to $3.1m for the project duration of 20 years.
The bank will test the feature with retail and corporate clients for 12 months.
The package aims to help previously unqualified SMEs to enter the digital market.

Exclusives

The glaring gaps in the media’s online subscription model

And how media-focussed fintech Few¢ents saw this as a great business opportunity.

Flexibility and technology to drive a doubling in leasing activity: Colliers

These are necessary to understand the changes needed in the workplace.

How this tech-enabled coffee chain plans to revolutionize your coffee fix

Singapore-based Flash Coffee’s has an ambition to create a more affordable coffee break.

STACS' ambitious battle against a five-decade old model

Why this young ESG-focused fintech startup is determined to reshape the finance industry.

How NTUC FairPrice's consumer centric mindset became its golden goose

"FairPrice on Wheels" community initiative brings daily essentials to mature estates with higher concentration of low-income seniors.

The road that led to Nextbillion.ai's mapping solution of the future

How these former Grab senior management created an all-in-one mapping solution.

Asia's uber rich looking at Singapore penthouses

A $4,200 per square foot for a penthouse at Midtown Modern has brought life back into the luxury market.

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