Singapore to set up first seed bank

SINGAPORE - Singapore will have its first seed bank next year, storing seeds of up to 25,000 plant species, in an effort to protect local and regional plant diversity. The Singapore Botanic Gardens Seed Bank will be set up by the National Parks Board ... ( read original story ...)

KinderWorld Education Group Considers Singapore IPO

IPO targeted to take place as soon as the end of this year KinderWorld Education Group, which runs schools across Southeast Asia, is considering a Singapore initial public offering that could raise about S$70 million ($53 million), people with knowledge of ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Fintech Association Unifies Crowdlending Platforms

The SFA subcommittee is dedicated to ensuring the local crowdlending industry is a trusted, credible and viable mode of financing for businesses in Singapore. In 2016, Southeast Asia’s alternative finance market reached a record US$215.94 million ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Market Draws Firm Lead For Wednesday

( - The Singapore stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last four trading days since the end of the five-day winning streak in which it had climbed more than 140 points or 4.1 percent. The Straits Times ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Shares May See Profit Taking On Thursday

( - The Singapore stock market has climbed higher in back-to-back trading days, advancing more than 60 points or 1.7 percent along the way. The Straits Times index now rests just above the 3,555-point plateau although it may be stuck in neutral ... ( read original story ...)