Industry News

Major pulp and palm oil firms say they didn't start wildfires

[SINGAPORE] Amid contradictory remarks from Indonesian officials about which firms are responsible for starting the wildfires behind the haze blanketing Singapore and Malaysia, major pulp and palm oil firms have defended themselves against initial public allegations of wrongdoing.24 June 2013

Iskandar loses its champion but keeps its appeal

The man who oversaw the development of the Iskandar region in Johor is on his way out following his defeat in Sunday's general election, but observers say the Malaysian special economic zone - in which Singapore is the top investor - is unlikely to be affected for the time being.31 May 2013

EPC Contract Awarded To JV For Refinery And Petrochemical Complex In Vietnam

A Joint Venture formed by Chiyoda Corp., JGC Corp., Technip, and South Korean contractors GS Engineering & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction announced today that it has won an EPC Contract for the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Complex in the Nghi Son economic zone in northern Vietnam.13 May 2013