More than 1,600 Jobs to be Created in Singapore; Big Commitments Include Roche (RHHBY), Quintiles Transnational Corp., and Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)  
3/18/2010 8:20:19 AM

Today Online -- It was a vital sector that buoyed up manufacturing in a troubled 2009, and drew $1.2 billion in total fixed asset investment as well as $700 million in total business spending for Singapore in the midst of a global downturn. Now, poised to grow between 5 and 10 per cent this year, the biomedical science sector also promises to create more than 1,600 jobs once these commitments are fully implemented.