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     2004

     - Social Safeguards for Integrated Resort with Casino Gaming

     - Key indicators on Singapore's Corporate Sector: 2001 - 2002

     - CPF Changes from 1 January 2005

 

      - Copyright (Amendment) Bill

     - Government launches Unclaimed Monies Web site

     - Changi Airport tests automated check-in & immigration system

     - Amendments to the Immigration Act

     - Performance of the Singapore economy in 3rd Quarter 2004

     - Singapore Employment Situation - 3rd Quarter 2004

     - Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre

     - National Electronic Bills Payment Hub Implemented

     - One-stop business licensing service launched

     - Advance GDP estimates for 3rd quarter 2004

     - New low-cost terminal for Changi Airport by 2006

     - MAS Guidelines on Structured Deposits Issued

 

Singapore's last ATC to close on 1 Oct 2004

DBS and the Singapore Exchange will shut Singapore's last authorised trading centre (ATC) at DBS's Shenton Way branch on 1 Oct 2004. In 1994, there were 133 ATCs in 107 branches of local banks and 26 broking houses.

Source: Straits Times 29 Sep 2004 (M1)

     - Survey of Singapore Treasury Activities 2003

     - MediaCorp & SPH merge their TV and free newspaper operations

     - Singapore Labour Market report - 2nd Quarter 2004

 


 


     - Phishing alert by OCBC Bank

     - MAS specifies procedures under current housing loan rules

     - Minimum age for maids to go up to 23 in 2005

 


     - Automatic registration of societies from 1 Sep 2004


     - SGNIC launches second-level '.sg' domain names

 

Banker Lien Ying Chow dies

Lien Ying Chow, the founder of Overseas Union Bank (OUB), died on 6 Aug 2004 after a short illness. He was 98.

Source: Straits Times 7 Aug 2004 (3)

 

   - Copyright-based industries boost Singapore's economy

   - Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) publishes investor alert list

   - Advance GDP Estimates for 2nd Quarter 2004

   - BP to sell its retail and LPG business to SPC

 


 


    - Qualifying Full Banks can open up to 25 service locations from Jan 2005

     - Worksite accident in Ayer Rajah; 2 killed & 29 injured

 

     - Procedures simplified for work permit transactions from May 2004

     - MAS allows credit cards secured by bank deposits

     - Findings of study on workers' employment expectations

     - Hudson Report: sustained high employment outlook in Quarter 2

 

     - New Online Foreign Workers' Address System from 1 May 2004

     - Labour Market 2003 Report

     - Singapore's external trade with Indonesia in 2003

     2003

     - Labour Market - 3rd Quarter 2003 Report

     - MTI launches Preview Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Web Site

     - MAS' approval needed for credit card application road show booths

     - Consumer Price Index for September 2003

     - Minister Ho broaches IT Security Operations Centre for Singapore

     - New EntrePass scheme to attract foreign entrepreneurs

     - Singapore enhances payments infrastructure: Lim Hng Kiang

     - MTI launches Preview Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Web Site

     - Are bankrupts the problem?

     - Global Franchising & Licensing 2003

     - Labour Market - 2nd Quarter 2003 Report

     - Monday with the Editor: Different Brews

     - Singapore Workforce Development Agency formed

     - Lower business registration fees from 15 Aug 2003

     - Labour Market - First Quarter 2003 Report

     - Government announces new home office scheme

     - Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) plans workforce reduction

 


 


 


     2002



 

This section commenced on 22 Aug 2001