The Singapore Department of Statistics has released its report on population trends for this year.
Singapore's total population was 5.31 million as at end June 2012.
That is an increase of 2.5% compared to a year ago.
Some 28 per cent of organisations in Singapore have fully adopted mobile workstyles, with employees working from home, project sites or other locations.That is higher than the global average, which stands at 24 per cent.
These organisations typically have fewer office-based staff. Instead, more of their employees access corporate applications, data and services using smart phones, laptops and other devices.
Gemalto Pte Ltd and Olam International Ltd have been awarded the prestigious Asian Human Capital Award 2012. Singapore's Acting Minister for Manpower & Senior Minister of State for National Development Tan Chuan-Jin presented the Award to the winners this evening at the Singapore Human Capital Summit 2012.
Both winners’ people practices stood out for their deep and sustained impact in fostering strong teams with a common purpose and emphasis on grooming future leaders from within.
Singapore's average net per capita financial assets reached EUR 58,220 at the end of 2011.
According to Allianz' third edition of its "Global Wealth Report", growth in the up-and-coming economies of Asia has been far from lackluster. Savers in these regions have been consistently reporting stellar asset growth rates since the turn of the millennium, with net per capita financial assets growing at annual rates running into the double digits on average.
Sir Jackie Stewart was patrolling the paddock at the SingTel Singapore Grand Prix just before qualifying last night, as he usually does.
The three-time world champion has Formula One in his blood and the 73-year-old can continue his walk along Marina Bay at least for the next five years after the announcement of the contract extension yesterday evening.
Please note that with effect from Friday 5 October 2012, LVMH Fragrances & Cosmetics will be relocated:
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11 Pioneer Turn
Tel: +65 6316 1002
Fax: +65 6316 4601
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The “Top 70 Masters in Management Programs” annual ranking published by the Financial Times, ranked ESSEC Business School’s Master in Management fifth in its overall global ranking. This Master programme will open a Spring intake in Singapore in January 2013.
Following the success of the first edition last year, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will organise a second edition of the “French Marché”, as part of the Voilah! French Festival, from November 19th to November 25th 2012 at Plaza Singapura.
This milestone highlights the importance of region as a driver of growth for the Group
Close to 250,000 people are expected to attend the Singapore Grand Prix this year, according to analysts who expect the number of fans attending this year's F1 race to be as strong as last year.
The strong turnout would mean a boom for some businesses like restaurants and food chain outlets.
Restaurant owners said some die-hard F1 fans began booking tables as early as a year back, with some still making last-minute reservations days ahead of the race.
Remains market leader in Ethernet services for multinational businesses
Orange Business Services is the leading global provider of Ethernet Services for the third consecutive year, according to Vertical Systems Group’s Mid-Year 2012 Global Provider Leaderboard. The Global Provider Leaderboard measures retail business Ethernet ports installed at customer sites outside a provider’s primary home country.
This Week's Entrepreneur Spotlight: Asia Deal Group
The FCCS has renovated its office and extended its business centre.
A brand new look!
Our new offices reflect the dynamism of our Chamber. With an increasing number of members, a growing activity for our Business Support and HR services, our team is constantly growing to better serve our members. Our meeting room will be able to accommodate more guests for our upcoming exciting committee meetings!
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