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SG rolls out MICE Sustainability Roadmap
The roadmap sets out clear targets to raise sustainability standards in the local MICE industry.
How businesses can retain consumer loyalty
Research shows that loyalty programs can increase revenue from customs by 15%-25% annually.
Digital Core REIT scraps equity fundraising plan for Frankfurt facility acquisition
The REIT will now acquire the 25% stake in the facility via debt funding.
SGX: NSE IFSC-SGX fully operational by Q2 23
The SGX Group and the India stock exchange rolled out the Connect on 29 July.
Elite Commercial REIT clinches $24.6m green loan facility
The facility was raised under the REIT’s Sustainable and Sustainability-Linked Finance Framework.
Mixed-use development 'Hiera' to start construction in 2023
Sinar Mas Land and Mitbana will develop the 108-hectare site.
How much firms are charged to rent green spaces
In Singapore, the premium stands between 4%-6%, JLL reported. 
SIA, Tata Sons to merge Air India and Vistara
In line with this, SIA invested S$360m in Air India.
IHH Healthcare posts over 50% net income drop in Q3
Its net income stood at RM251.8m (S$77.16m).
Nearly 30% of SG firms hired fresh graduates in past 12 months
Companies’ top criteria include interview performance, salary expectations, and field of study. 
More than 50% of Singaporeans want more local brands online: report
But, shoppers will only buy from brands with good deals and promotions.
What online shoppers will likely buy this holiday season
3 in four Singaporeans will make at least one online purchase a month.

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Building & Engineering Here’s what an advanced security firm looks like
AETOS offers training courses on security, technology, and facilities management. 
Commercial Property No more cafe hopping: This startup allows employees to work at MRT stations 
Founder Jane Toh said Staytion seeks to address the lack of “work near home” amenities.
Markets & Investing Why long-term investments are key to surviving inflation
BetterTradeOff CEO Laurent Bertrand recommends investing in alternative asset classes.
Manufacturing What hinders manufacturing firms from lowering their carbon footprint
Chevron Singapore Country Chairman Law Tat Win said the right policies and partnerships are needed for a cleaner energy shift.
Cards & Payments Meaningful experiences, wellness as key pillars of the return of travel: Mastercard’s Mayank Dutt
Mastercard’s cardholders in its affluent portfolio can access wellness programs on the go.
HR & Education How Singapore is wooing the ‘best of the best’ talents across the world
The Ministry of Manpower is set to roll out a new work pass with five-year validity.
Residential Property How real estate investors can get more space with their $1m
An expert from Savills suggested that they begin looking into London.

Top News

SG rolls out MICE Sustainability Roadmap
The roadmap sets out clear targets to raise sustainability standards in the local MICE industry.
How businesses can retain consumer loyalty
Research shows that loyalty programs can increase revenue from customs by 15%-25% annually.
Digital Core REIT scraps equity fundraising plan for Frankfurt facility acquisition
The REIT will now acquire the 25% stake in the facility via debt funding.
SGX: NSE IFSC-SGX fully operational by Q2 23
The SGX Group and the India stock exchange rolled out the Connect on 29 July.
Elite Commercial REIT clinches $24.6m green loan facility
The facility was raised under the REIT’s Sustainable and Sustainability-Linked Finance Framework.
Mixed-use development 'Hiera' to start construction in 2023
Sinar Mas Land and Mitbana will develop the 108-hectare site.
How much firms are charged to rent green spaces
In Singapore, the premium stands between 4%-6%, JLL reported. 
SIA, Tata Sons to merge Air India and Vistara
In line with this, SIA invested S$360m in Air India.
IHH Healthcare posts over 50% net income drop in Q3
Its net income stood at RM251.8m (S$77.16m).
Nearly 30% of SG firms hired fresh graduates in past 12 months
Companies’ top criteria include interview performance, salary expectations, and field of study. 
More than 50% of Singaporeans want more local brands online: report
But, shoppers will only buy from brands with good deals and promotions.
What online shoppers will likely buy this holiday season
3 in four Singaporeans will make at least one online purchase a month.

Exclusives

Building & Engineering Here’s what an advanced security firm looks like
AETOS offers training courses on security, technology, and facilities management. 
Commercial Property No more cafe hopping: This startup allows employees to work at MRT stations 
Founder Jane Toh said Staytion seeks to address the lack of “work near home” amenities.
Markets & Investing Why long-term investments are key to surviving inflation
BetterTradeOff CEO Laurent Bertrand recommends investing in alternative asset classes.
Manufacturing What hinders manufacturing firms from lowering their carbon footprint
Chevron Singapore Country Chairman Law Tat Win said the right policies and partnerships are needed for a cleaner energy shift.
Cards & Payments Meaningful experiences, wellness as key pillars of the return of travel: Mastercard’s Mayank Dutt
Mastercard’s cardholders in its affluent portfolio can access wellness programs on the go.
HR & Education How Singapore is wooing the ‘best of the best’ talents across the world
The Ministry of Manpower is set to roll out a new work pass with five-year validity.
Residential Property How real estate investors can get more space with their $1m
An expert from Savills suggested that they begin looking into London.

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