1 2 017 ANNUAL REPORT. TUAN SING HOLDINGS LIMITED . 2016 ANNUAL REPORT. 2017. (Company Registration No. 196900130M). 9 Oxley Rise | #03-02 The Oxley | Singapore 238697. Phone: (65) 6223 7211 | Fax: (65) 6224 1085. DISCLAIMER. Readers should note that legislation in Singapore governing the preparation and dissemination of financial statements may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions. This Annual Report is provided for general information only and does not constitute an invitation to invest in the Company's shares. Except where you are a shareholder, this report is not, in particular, intended to confer any legal rights on you. Any decision you make by relying on this information is solely your responsibility. The historical information given is as of the dates specified, is not updated and any forward-looking statement is made subject to the reservation specified in the following paragraphs. CAUTIONARY STATEMENT. This Annual Report provides readers with information that management believes is required to gain an understanding of Tuan Sing's results in the last financial year and BLUEPRINT.
2 To assess the Company's future prospect. Accordingly, certain statements herein, including statements regarding future results and performance, are forward-looking statements based on current expectations. Words such as expects', anticipates', FOR GROWTH intends' or the negative use of these terms and other similar expressions of future performance or results and their negatives are intended to identify such forward- looking statements. The design for this cover reflects the Company's PUBLISHING DETAILS These forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and vision for sustainability, balancing the need to drive assumptions regarding anticipated developments and other factors affecting the Published by: profitability but taking care of the greater community Tuan Sing HOLDINGS LIMITED Group. They are not historical facts, nor are they guarantees of future performance or events. They involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties.
3 The actual future and the planet. The growth of the Company is Compiled, written, translated, and edited by: performance or results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by multifaceted and through staying relevant today Tuan Sing In-house Team these forward looking statements as a result of various important factors. These factors include but not LIMITED to, economic, political and social conditions in the and in the future, it was able to and will continue Copy deadline: geographic markets where the Group operates, interest rate and foreign currency to grow the business for the long term. The use of 9 March 2018 exchange rate movements, cost of capital and availability of capital, competition from other companies and venues for sale/manufacture/distribution of goods and clean, minimal, graphic lines against the white space Fiscal year: services, shift in demands, customers and partners, and changes in operating 1 January to 31 December 2017.
4 Echoes the Company's principles and values. costs. Further details of potential risks and uncertainties affecting the Group are Designed and printed by: discussed in Business Dynamics & Risk Factors Statement in this Annual Report. Toppan Vite under ISO 9001 Unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed in this report could also have DESIGN CONCEPT for this year's Annual Report material adverse effects on forward-looking statements. Hard copies produced: 600 copies Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date of this report. Except as required by Hard copies of this Annual Report may be requested any applicable law or regulation, the Group expressly disclaims any obligation or by contacting: undertaking to release publicly any updates or revision to any forward-looking Tuan Sing HOLDINGS LIMITED statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Group's expectations with Investor Relations regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any Tel: +65 6223 7211 such statement is based.
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8 REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE. You can do your part for the environment by recycling this Annual Report after reading. 2017 ANNUAL REPORT 01. OUR. VISION CREATING A CLEAR. DISTINCTION.. OUR. MISSION BE A NUCLEUS OF. GROWTH , DEVELOPING. AND STRENGTHENING CORE. BUSINESSES TO CREATE VALUE. FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS.. 02 TUAN SING HOLDINGS LIMITED . INSIDE. OUR REPORT. INSIDE OUR REPORT. Design Concept inner front cover COMPANY AND STRATEGY. Our Vision and Our Mission 01. Our Corporate Profile 04. Our Value Statement 05. Our Business Strategy 05. Our Competitive Edge 05. Our Business Philosophy 06. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR. Delivering Our Strategy 07. Key Events 08. Key Figures 09. Group Financial Highlights 10. Group Quarterly Results 11. Five-Year Performance 12. Portfolio Highlights 17. CORPORATE STEWARDSHIP. Message to Shareholders 19. CEO & CFO's Responsibility Statement 23. Directors' Profile 24. Management Profile 29. Awards & Accolades 32. MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS.
9 CEO's Review of Operations 35. Property 37. Hotels Investment 42. Industrial Services 46. Other Investments 47. Group Property Portfolio 48. CFO's Review of Financial Performance 52. Managing Risk in Delivering Our Strategy 59. Exquisite dining area overlooking the lush greenery Business Dynamics & Risk Factors Statement 61. Kandis Residence Showroom 2017 ANNUAL REPORT 03. INSIDE. OUR REPORT. SUSTAINABILITY REPORT. Sustainability at Tuan Sing 67. Investor Relations 70. Environment Initiatives 73. Labour Practice & Conducive Workplace 76. Supply Chain Management 78. Community Involvement 80. CORPORATE INFORMATION. Corporate Data 83. Corporate Structure 84. On the Stock Market 86. Financial Calendar 88. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 89. STATUTORY REPORTS AND ACCOUNTS 121. BUSINESS DIRECTORY 208. GLOSSARY 210. SGX-ST LISTING MANUAL REQUIREMENTS 218. SHAREHOLDING STATISTICS 220. NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 222. PROXY FORM 227. 2017 ANNUAL REPORT, DISCLAIMER, CAUTIONARY STATEMENT inner back cover ONLINE INFORMATION.
10 To keep shareholders up-to- date , we have comprehensive financial and company information on our website which is accessible anytime. Announcements Investor Guide Annual Reports Quarterly Results Financial Calendar Corporate Governance Statutory Results Whistle-blowing Policy Press release Presentation Webcast Dividend Policy Shareholders' Meetings Shareholder Circulars Scrip Dividend Scheme Notice of Shareholders' Meeting Minutes of Shareholders' Meeting Stock Information Key Financials Investor Contact Stock Fundamentals 5-Year Financials Investor Relations Policy Stock Quotes Portfolio Highlights Exquisite dining area overlooking an indoor pool Historical Price 5-Year Performance at the ground floor unit of Cluny Park Residence. Investment Calculator 5-Year Segment Review 04 COMPANY AND STRATEGY TUAN SING HOLDINGS LIMITED . OUR CORPORATE PROFILE.. Tuan Sing HOLDINGS LIMITED was established in 1969 and listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1973.