Airbus will be a major participant at this year's Singapore Airshow, showcasing both its commercial and military transport products. The show takes place at Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, 14 – 19 February 2012.
Please be informed that our member Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral Singapore Office has changed its name to Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral (S) Pte Ltd, with effect from 1 December 2011.
Thales has been selected by SMRT Corporation Ltd. to supply its world-leading SelTrac® Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) solution to re-signal the North-South and East-West lines, plus an extension. The metro lines combined are more than 100 km long and serve 58 stations including those of the future Tuas West line extension. The entire system is expected to be operational by 2018.
Singapore's tourist industry saw another record year in 2011, according to figures released on Tuesday.
It saw double-digit growth in both visitor arrivals and tourism receipts, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said.
In total, Singapore welcomed a record 13.2 million visitors last year - 13 per cent more than the 11.6 million in 2010.
Which four other Asia Pacific airports made the cut as of the month of February?
Bangkok, Beijing, Jakarta and Manila also expanded its available scheduled seat capacity faster than virtually all other major airports. Combined, the five Asia Pacific airports represented 3.5 million additional seats for the month or 19% of the global growth amount, which is reflective of still-growing demand.
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One thousand new jobs are opening in Singapore's aerospace and aviation sectors.
Half will come from opportunities to be announced at the Singapore Airshow in two weeks' time.The six-day event starts on February 14, 2012.
Speaking to Channel NewsAsia, the Economic Development Board (EDB) said it expects four in five of these opportunities to go to Singaporeans.
The board said these openings come from 10 projects and joint ventures, among other things.
The Land Transport Authority of Singapore has awarded Alstom a contract worth around €240 million to provide new trains for two metro lines, the Circle Line (CCL) and North East Line (NEL), along with signaling upgrade for both lines. 18 trains will be delivered to NEL whereas 16 will be supplied to CCL. Delivery is to start in 2015. These additional trains will boost capacity of Singapore metro, in order to meet a growing demand which has increased from 1.78 million passengers in 2009 to over 2 million 2010.
Current At Sea improves safety, allows efficient communications, reduces costs and enables ECDIS compliance
Consilium and Orange Business Services are modernizing maritime communications with the launch of a paperless navigation solution that extends an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) over the world’s largest MPLS-based network. This bundled, flat-rate solution named Current At Sea enables shipping companies to move to a fully electronic platform for navigation and communications.
In the latest Coface report “Global Construction: Substantial geographic difference, high sensitivity to economic conditions, permanent credit risk”, the situation of companies in the construction sector closely reflects the world, regional and national economic trends. The construction sector was badly hit by the 2009 crisis and a large number of payment incidents were still occurring in 2011.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not slowing down in upgrading their businesses, according to a review conducted by SPRING Singapore last year.
Despite the hazy economic outlook, SMEs are expected to generate over S$4 billion worth of new business activity for the economy in the next three years.
The 2011 report card for SPRING Singapore looks pretty solid. The enterprise development agency assisted over 12,000 SMEs through its Enterprise Development Centres (EDCs).
The unique reference for people interested in doing business with or within the French Business Community in SingaporeOur network in 2011: - 450 Company Members - 25 Patron Members
We are glad to announce the release of the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (FCCS) Members’ Directory 2012.
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Singapore's manufacturing output rose more than expected in December 2011, after a surge in activity in the biomedical sector.
Manufacturing output jumped 12.6 per cent from a year ago, the Economic Development Board (EDB) said Thursday.