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Will global minimum tax rate reduce Singapore's appeal?

Beijing News 14 Jun 2021
Although Singapore's headline corporate tax rate is 17 per cent, the effective tax rate is lower ... Over the years, Singapore has been attracting investments from targeted businesses from the technology, finance, biomed, and maritime sectors which are among of some that enjoy preferential tax rates if certain qualifying conditions are met.
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Indonesia President Jokowi endorses two special economic zones in Batam

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially granted special economic zone (SEZ) status to a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility in Batam to jump-start economic recovery there amid the Covid-19 pandemic ... It has over 100 technology companies, mostly based in Singapore, which hire more than 1,200 employees.
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Indonesian President Widodo endorses two special economic zones in Batam

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially granted special economic zone (SEZ) status to a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility in Batam to jump-start economic recovery there amid the Covid-19 pandemic ... It has over 100 technology companies, mostly based in Singapore, which hire more than 1,200 employees.
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Will global minimum tax rate reduce Singapore's appeal to foreign, Indian firms?

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jun 2021
Singapore, June 14 (ANI) ... Over the years, Singapore has been attracting investments from targeted businesses from the technology, finance, biomed, and maritime sectors which are among of some that enjoy preferential tax rates if certain qualifying conditions are met ... Indeed, it is easy to start a company in Singapore.
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Batam tech park, aircraft facility gain SEZ status

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially granted special economic zone (SEZ) status to a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility in Batam to jump-start economic recovery there amid the Covid-19 pandemic ... It has over 100 technology companies, mostly based in Singapore, which hire more than 1,200 employees.
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The impending disruption of maritime disputes and what can we do about it?

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Jun 2021
Blockchain technology is spearheading greater transparency and speed into the trade processes ... Some of the large container liners are already embracing this technology, banks are coming on board, global legislations are being amended with Singapore taking the lead with the recent amendment of Electronic Transactions Act and related statutes.
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Singapore firms fined $75,000 for personal data lapses affecting over 600,000 people

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
Finally, technology consulting and digital solutions company Larsen and Toubro Infotech's Singapore branch was fined $7,000 after the data from 13 past job applicants' forms was disclosed by 10 company employees to 74 other job applicants through e-mails from 2016 to 2020.
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Data centre operators eyeing Batam as new digital hot spot

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - Twenty data centre operators are eyeing the possibility of setting up shop in a technological park on Indonesia's Batam island, with one sealing the deal after President Joko Widodo granted the park special economic zone (SEZ) status.
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Firms fined $75k for personal data lapses affecting 630,000 people

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
Fine imposed on technology consulting and digital solutions company Larsen & Toubro Infotech's Singapore branch for lapses between 2016 and last year affecting 13 past job applicants ... Finally, technology consulting and digital solutions company Larsen & Toubro Infotech's Singapore ...
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Trions exhibit novel characteristics in moiré superlattices

Phys Dot Org 14 Jun 2021
"Such 2D trion arrays may exhibit spatial coherence, reveal new physics, and find applications in laser technology." ... "Indeed, related studies of moiré trions were also recently reported by researchers at Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Tsinghua University in China," he said.
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A Chinese spy ship and surveillance planes are keeping closer watch on the South China ...

Business Insider 14 Jun 2021
A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft, September 19, 2020 ... See more stories on Insider's business page ... Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, said the Type-815G was an elusive ship, and its main task was to collect critical intelligence on foreign military activities ... ....
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Test-bedding technologies key to advancing solar deployment: Experts

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
Solar experts in Singapore agreed, saying it was critical for solar technologies to be tested in the real world ... Dr Reindl said institutes of higher learning in Singapore, including NUS and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), are also ready to test-bed novel technologies ...
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30 years after Mount Pinatubo eruption, scientists look at how S'pore can be better prepared

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - Three decades after Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines billowed enough ash to blanket Singapore and cut out enough sunlight worldwide to cool the Earth for years, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists are looking into how the Republic can better prepare for future eruptions.
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How S'pore can better prepare for volcanic eruptions

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
Three decades after Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines billowed enough ash to blanket Singapore and cut out sunlight worldwide to cool the Earth for years, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists are looking into how the Republic can better prepare for future eruptions.
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Test-bedding technologies crucial to accelerating solar deployment: Experts

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
SINGAPORE - The world has set its sights on soaking up more sunshine to reduce the use of fossil fuels, but deploying solar panels is not just a matter of plug and play ... But, as he noted, "the technology is there" ... Solar experts in Singapore agreed, saying it was critical for solar technologies to be tested in the real world.
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