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Paris - Singapore: The Fresh Take On Fashion & Home Design Trends

On October 30th, 2012, the Paris Region Economic Development Agency (PREDA) gathered 125 Singaporean and South East Asian journalists, associations, key players and professionals of the fashion and home design industries at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The 2012 “Paris -Singapore: The Fresh Take On Fashion & Home Design Trends” conference discussed the fashion and design trends and evolution, as well as the vital role the Paris trade shows play in showcasing them.

Appointment of Fabien Conderanne, CEO of Coface Singapore and future Head of PRI for Asia

We are pleased to announce that Fabien Conderanne has been appointed CEO & Country Manager for Coface in Singapore with immediate effect. He shall also take over the responsibility as the Head of Structured Trade & Political Risk Insurance for Asia Pacific when Bernard Sauvage retires in the first half of 2013.

Orange Business Services facilitates Tiens Group global expansion thanks to its cloud computing solution Flexible Computing Express

Provides Tiens Group, the Chinese multinational corporation, with cloud-based secure, scalable IT infrastructure solution optimizing global business deployment and expansion


Orange Business Services, the leading global communications service provider, has confirmed its first contract in the Asia Pacific region for Flexible Computing Express, a cloud computing solution, with Tiens Group.

Christofle Celebrates The Grand Re-Opening of Its Flagship Boutique At Hilton Shopping Gallery

Renowned French luxury silverware and home accessories brand, Christofle re-opens its flagship boutique on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at Hilton Shopping Gallery. This is the first time the historic boutique of over 25 years has undergone a revamp as part of the brand’s rejuvenation strategy.

ACE mentors go online to give advice to start-ups

Singapore start-ups can now seek customised business advice from experienced entrepreneurs online. The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) has launched ASK ACE, an online platform where aspiring entrepreneurs may direct questions to a panel of ACE mentors.

The ACE mentors comprise established entrepreneurs, business angels, venture capitalists, and professionals in fields such as marketing, publicity and financing.

Commissioning of new state-of-the-art 860MW gas fired units in Singapore

GDF SUEZ is pleased to announce that Senoko Energy in Singapore has begun commercial operation of two combined cycle gas turbine units, each with a capacity of 430MW.

The two new units are part of Senoko Energy’s Repowering Project, announced in 2008, which aims to convert two thirty-year old oil-fired units into technologically advanced and efficient combined cycle units, reducing Senoko Energy’s carbon emission by more than a million tonnes a year.

S'pore will grow between 1.5% and 2.5% this year: MAS

Singapore is likely to see lacklustre economic growth and elevated inflation for the second consecutive year in 2013, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Gross domestic product (GDP) growth "is likely to be positive though below-trend next year", the central bank said in its half-yearly macroeconomic review, adding that weakness in Europe and the slowdown in China will weigh on external-oriented sectors such as manufacturing.

Singapore Airlines in $7.5 billion Airbus deal

Singapore Airlines (SIAL.SI) will order five Airbus A380 aircraft and 20 more A350 planes in a deal valued at $7.5 billion, looking beyond a business slowdown that has led the carrier to stop hiring cadet pilots for now.

"This major order will provide us with additional growth opportunities and is consistent with our longstanding policy of maintaining a young and modern fleet," SIA's chief executive, Goh Choon Phong, said in a statement on Wednesday.

Singapour - Discours du Premier ministre, M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, à la Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy de Singapour - Singapour, le 18 octobre 2012

Singapour - Discours du Premier ministre, M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, devant la communauté française

    Mesdames et Messieurs les Parlementaires, Monsieur l'Ambassadeur de France, Monsieur l'Ambassadeur de Singapour en France,

Mesdames les Déléguées des représentants des Français de l'étranger, que je suis heureux de saluer particulièrement,