Singapore digest news (10.07-15.07)

Mongolia and Singapore hold second inter-MFA consultations

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and Singapore held their second round of consultations in Ulaanbaatar, focusing on enhancing cooperation between the two countries in trade, investment, economics, and other areas.

During the consultations, the officials discussed the current state of Mongolian-Singaporean relations and emphasized the importance of strengthening ties in politics, trade, economy, transport, e-development, culture, education, and tourism.


Time to feast at Singapore Food Festival’s 30th anniversary celebration

The annual Singapore Food Festival (SFF) is back to celebrate its 30th anniversary from July 19 to 30, and will be the largest-ever Festival Village at Bayfront Event Space housing more than 100 brands.

Festival highlights include an expansive Festival Village with three new zones – Food Cartel, Sweets Alley and Café Boulevard; island-wide activations like culinary tours, workshops and chef masterclasses; as well as exclusive finds specially created for the event.


Russia's Trade Representative reports on the emerging contacts with Singapore on agricultural products supplies

Contacts between Russia and Singapore on the supply of agricultural products are getting better, more and more companies of the republic are interested in buying Russian fish. This was stated by the trade representative of Russia in Singapore Mikhail Bondarenko in an interview with RTVI.


Satellite tech tracks changes in land height and sea levels

NTU Singapore has launched the first of four new reference stations to better monitor changes to Singapore's land height and sea levels. This initiative follows a four-year partnership inked between Singapore Land Authority (SLA) and NTU’s Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) announced in June last year.

NTU has plans to install the second reference station in Punggol, with the third and final locations to be determined.


Two thirds of SGX-listed firms begins climate reporting initiatives

Over 240 out of 370 Singapore-listed firms, who published sustainability reports and with financial year-end, commenced their climate-related disclosures.