Apple Inc. plans to invest more than $250 million to expand its regional campus or operations in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore, according to a company statement on April 17.

The two buildings acquired in 2022, located opposite Apple’s existing offices, will undergo a major upgrade, the U.S.

the technology giant said.

“Singapore is a truly unique place, and we’re proud of the relationships we’ve built with this dynamic community of creators, learners and dreamers,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement.

Apple opened its first facility in Singapore in 1981, with 72 employees focusing on its early personal computer, the Apple II.

It has since grown to have over 3,600 employees in the city-state, which serves as an operations center for Apple in the region.

Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the matter, that Cook would meet with Singapore’s Prime Minister-designate Lawrence Wong as well as the city-state’s outgoing leader Lee Hsien Loong as part of his Southeast Asia tour this week. Will meet.

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first published: 18 April 2024 | 11:45 am First

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