Singapore Business Review

Southeast Asia’s largest ESS opens in Singapore
It has a maximum storage capacity of 285MWh.
GSS Energy, MECOM partner for EV business dev’t in Southeast Asia
They will focus on Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Digital Core REIT NPI reaches $91m in FY22
Its portfolio occupancy is at 96% as of January 2023.
Minister Rajah to clarify stern warning for Keppel O&M on next Parliament meeting
Assertions made were due to “inadequate understanding of facts,” the second minister said.
Grab Singapore appoints MP Pei Ling Tin
She will serve as the Director of Public Affairs & Policy. 
Keppel Corporation’s net profit down 9% to $927m in FY22
The decline in urban development earnings caused net profit decrease.
MAS, Brunei central bank ink MOU to deepen financial industry cooperation 
MAS managing director Ravi Menon said that they had “a good exchange of views.”
PMI contracts to 49.8 in January
It edged up 0.1 points from December.
Strata office market sales reached $743.1m in H2 22
There were 155 units sold in the second half of 2022.
FWD Singapore appoints Adrian Vincent as CEO
Vincent joined the insurer in 2019 as a general manager for its life business arm.
GXS Bank names former SGX president as group CEO
Since stepping down in 2019, Muthukrishan Ramaswami has served on the boards of GovTech Singapore and Temus.
EMA bares proposed changes to electricity regulatory framework
It launched a public consultation from 1 February to 3 March 2023.
NTU Singapore job fair offers over 6,000 openings
The career fair will be held in person on 2, 7, and 9 February. 

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Singapore’s 30 most influential lawyers under 40
Amongst the awardees is the youngest fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Singapore.
‘Mass exchange’ of lawyers push legal firms to review retention strategies
Some firms are now allowing their staff to work remotely for 20% to 50% of the time.
Cards & Payments BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct
Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.
Markets & Investing 8 investment ideas to achieve affluence in the year of prosperity
Financial experts said active portfolio management is crucial amidst economic uncertainties.
Manufacturing Three strategies for securing talents in the semiconductor industry amidst global chip shortage
The industry’s integrated circuit design and R&D space need more talent, SSIA said.
Commercial Property Large operators to dominate flexible office market
Workthere said smaller brands will likely be acquired by large operators as competition in the market intensifies.
Commercial Property LHN Group transforms underutilised buildings into modern spaces
The company has converted unused spaces into almost 2,000 co-living rooms.

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Southeast Asia’s largest ESS opens in Singapore
It has a maximum storage capacity of 285MWh.
GSS Energy, MECOM partner for EV business dev’t in Southeast Asia
They will focus on Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Digital Core REIT NPI reaches $91m in FY22
Its portfolio occupancy is at 96% as of January 2023.
Minister Rajah to clarify stern warning for Keppel O&M on next Parliament meeting
Assertions made were due to “inadequate understanding of facts,” the second minister said.
Grab Singapore appoints MP Pei Ling Tin
She will serve as the Director of Public Affairs & Policy. 
Keppel Corporation’s net profit down 9% to $927m in FY22
The decline in urban development earnings caused net profit decrease.
MAS, Brunei central bank ink MOU to deepen financial industry cooperation 
MAS managing director Ravi Menon said that they had “a good exchange of views.”
PMI contracts to 49.8 in January
It edged up 0.1 points from December.
Strata office market sales reached $743.1m in H2 22
There were 155 units sold in the second half of 2022.
FWD Singapore appoints Adrian Vincent as CEO
Vincent joined the insurer in 2019 as a general manager for its life business arm.
GXS Bank names former SGX president as group CEO
Since stepping down in 2019, Muthukrishan Ramaswami has served on the boards of GovTech Singapore and Temus.
EMA bares proposed changes to electricity regulatory framework
It launched a public consultation from 1 February to 3 March 2023.
NTU Singapore job fair offers over 6,000 openings
The career fair will be held in person on 2, 7, and 9 February. 

Exclusives

Singapore’s 30 most influential lawyers under 40
Amongst the awardees is the youngest fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Singapore.
‘Mass exchange’ of lawyers push legal firms to review retention strategies
Some firms are now allowing their staff to work remotely for 20% to 50% of the time.
Cards & Payments BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct
Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.
Markets & Investing 8 investment ideas to achieve affluence in the year of prosperity
Financial experts said active portfolio management is crucial amidst economic uncertainties.
Manufacturing Three strategies for securing talents in the semiconductor industry amidst global chip shortage
The industry’s integrated circuit design and R&D space need more talent, SSIA said.
Commercial Property Large operators to dominate flexible office market
Workthere said smaller brands will likely be acquired by large operators as competition in the market intensifies.
Commercial Property LHN Group transforms underutilised buildings into modern spaces
The company has converted unused spaces into almost 2,000 co-living rooms.

Join the Singapore Business Review community