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Brighter days ahead: Pulau Ubin microgrid to be upgraded
It will feature a testbed which can meet 90% of the main village’s daily electricity demand.
SGX-listed Halcyon Agri secures $415m green-linked loan
The loan will support a natural rubber processing business.
Singapore backs Revised Kyoto Convention to standardise int'l trades
It is the flagship convention on the Customs process and trade facilitation.
Frasers Logistics acquires property in the UK for $171.7m
The property has a total lettable area of 667,185 square feet.
Chart of the day: Electronics top manufacturing cluster growth at 33.6%
Chemicals and biomedical manufacturing saw slight dip this May.
Market update: STI up 0.69%
MapleTree Logistics Trust is highest gainer.
DPM Heng cites ‘three double helices’ as tailwinds of global FinTech
Swiss-Singapore collaboration is amongst the double helixes.
Foreign workforce revival to help manufacturing but risks remain
The reopening of borders will help sustain the overall manufacturing momentum.
Mergers, IPOs plunge in first half of 2022
The value of the seven IPOs in Singapore so far is 90% lower than last year's.
Singapore’s investment banking fees rise 3.3% in first half of 2022
However, DCM underwriting fees were slightly lower than in 2021.
Manufacturing output grew by nearly 14% YoY in May
Without biomedical manufacturing output, it grew by 18%.
ShopBack bags $111m in Series F funding round
This brings its total capital raised to over $319.36m
MPA, CMA CGM Group ink deal on maritime decarbonisation, digitalisation and innovation
They will explore the use of zero and low-carbon marine fuels, amongst others.

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Retail Recurring mega sales have their own dangers
An expert from Intrepid warned against ‘shopper fatigue’ triggered by frequent large-scale shopping events.
One chat away: Conversational commerce levels the playing field for brands online
Leaving consumers with unanswered queries can result in $2m missed revenue per day. 
Information Technology Want to be the next Ninja or PewDiePie? This startup can help gamers level up in the industry
Yup.gg CEO Raiford Cockfield III said his team's goal is to professionalise all gamers.
Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors
GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.
Commercial Property C&W Services transforms headquarters into a ‘living lab’
The new office is set to be the ground for the firm’s new facilities management technologies.
How investor stewardship puts companies in a win-win state
Stewardship Asia Centre CEO says a company’s failure to take care of society is a failure to take care of its stakeholders.
HR & Education Creating harmony in a heterogonous workforce 
An HR expert said tests like DISC can help identify which employees can work best together.

Top News

Brighter days ahead: Pulau Ubin microgrid to be upgraded
It will feature a testbed which can meet 90% of the main village’s daily electricity demand.
SGX-listed Halcyon Agri secures $415m green-linked loan
The loan will support a natural rubber processing business.
Singapore backs Revised Kyoto Convention to standardise int'l trades
It is the flagship convention on the Customs process and trade facilitation.
Frasers Logistics acquires property in the UK for $171.7m
The property has a total lettable area of 667,185 square feet.
Chart of the day: Electronics top manufacturing cluster growth at 33.6%
Chemicals and biomedical manufacturing saw slight dip this May.
Market update: STI up 0.69%
MapleTree Logistics Trust is highest gainer.
DPM Heng cites ‘three double helices’ as tailwinds of global FinTech
Swiss-Singapore collaboration is amongst the double helixes.
Foreign workforce revival to help manufacturing but risks remain
The reopening of borders will help sustain the overall manufacturing momentum.
Mergers, IPOs plunge in first half of 2022
The value of the seven IPOs in Singapore so far is 90% lower than last year's.
Singapore’s investment banking fees rise 3.3% in first half of 2022
However, DCM underwriting fees were slightly lower than in 2021.
Manufacturing output grew by nearly 14% YoY in May
Without biomedical manufacturing output, it grew by 18%.
ShopBack bags $111m in Series F funding round
This brings its total capital raised to over $319.36m
MPA, CMA CGM Group ink deal on maritime decarbonisation, digitalisation and innovation
They will explore the use of zero and low-carbon marine fuels, amongst others.

Exclusives

Retail Recurring mega sales have their own dangers
An expert from Intrepid warned against ‘shopper fatigue’ triggered by frequent large-scale shopping events.
One chat away: Conversational commerce levels the playing field for brands online
Leaving consumers with unanswered queries can result in $2m missed revenue per day. 
Information Technology Want to be the next Ninja or PewDiePie? This startup can help gamers level up in the industry
Yup.gg CEO Raiford Cockfield III said his team's goal is to professionalise all gamers.
Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors
GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.
Commercial Property C&W Services transforms headquarters into a ‘living lab’
The new office is set to be the ground for the firm’s new facilities management technologies.
How investor stewardship puts companies in a win-win state
Stewardship Asia Centre CEO says a company’s failure to take care of society is a failure to take care of its stakeholders.
HR & Education Creating harmony in a heterogonous workforce 
An HR expert said tests like DISC can help identify which employees can work best together.

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