Banyan Tree rakes in 241 awards in 2018, to continue expansion with focus on sustainability

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Resort developer Banyan Tree Holdings says it has earned a total of 241 awards across 30 destinations globally in 2018.

Main image: Banyan Tree Yangshuo, which is among Travel+Leisure China Awards 2018 China's Top 100 Hotels

In a press release in January, the group highlights its corporate strategy of highlighting and infusing “the uniqueness of the locale through design and build, guests’ and associates’ experiences to sustainability impacts” with its development concepts and properties.

DBS Bank wins Global, Asia 'Bank of the Year' titles at Global SME Finance Awards

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): DBS Bank has emerged from over 100 international competitors to win ‘Bank of the Year’ titles for both Global and Asia categories at the inaugural Global SME Finance Awards, where the bank was commended for the robust regional growth of its small-medium enterprise (SME) franchise.

The Global SME Finance Awards was held in conjunction with the Global SME Finance Forum and managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part of World Bank Group.

Civmec awarded contract for Australian offshore patrol vessel project

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): Civmec has won a contract from Luerssen Australia, a subsidiary of German shipbuilder Lürssen, to supply and process steel for all 12 vessels to be built for Australia’s SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) project.

While the value of the latest contract with Luerssen was not specified, Civmec says its order book now stands in excess of A$800 million ($815.8 million) with the award.   

Phase 1 of the SEA 1180 OPV project will replace and improve upon 13 Armidale Class Patrol Boats with the acquisition of 12 new vessels.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 now open for nominations

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): The 16th annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) awards was officially launched at a ceremony held at St Regis Singapore today.

Themed ‘Leading Through Disruption’, the awards programme is open for nominations from members of the public from now till April 30 via its online portal.

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