Singapore poised to benefit from Hong Kong’s strife

Employers in Hong Kong are increasingly interested in investing in  Singapore, a long-time rival, as the city-state looks to become Asia's leading financial hub.The...

RCEP negotiations set for conclusion in November

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trade partners are hoping for the conclusion of the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive...

Key ASEAN cities feeling the heat of climate change

Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta face the risk of suffering ‘unprecedented climate change’ by the year 2050.In a study conducted among 520 cities,...

Singapore revamps its digital banking industry

Singapore is about to overhaul its banking industry for the first time in two decades as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently launched...

ASEAN, US to launch maritime drill, fight “wrongdoings”

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has joined forces with the United States in holding maritime exercises which were aimed at preventing other...

Singapore cuts GDP forecast amid recession fears

Singapore has cut its economic growth forecast as the Sino-Trump trade war worsens and data confirmed the slowest growth rate since the 2009 financial...

Singapore and KL low in work-life study

Singapore has come 32nd out of 40 cities in a study of work-life balance but higher than Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Malaysia’s...

Singapore innovates to offset trade turmoil

Singapore is investing in ideas that could define the way cities are built and run in future, making it a test case for urban...

Singapore looks to ditch cryptocurrency tax

Singapore says it is planning to table legislation to end VAT on transactions using cryptocurrencies. The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) said the supply...

Singapore opens drug research centre 

In an effort to take Singapore’s drug development to the next level, a national centre for drug research has opened in the city-state.Based at...

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