S’pore rejects amnesty claims

Indonesian’s suspect much of Singapore’s affluence is funded by untaxed income from its larger neighbour. Source: Flickr     The Singaporean authorities have dismissed charges that in...

Singapore promised inclusive growth 

The planned increase in Singapore’s goods and services tax (GST) is aimed at ensuring ongoing competitive, while providing sustainable and inclusive growth, according to...

Singapore: no plans to go nuclear

Aceh in Sumatra after the 2004 tsunami. Indonesia’s plans for nuclear power in such a seismic hotspot will focus Singaporean minds. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has...

Economists predict tough 2016 for Singapore 

Singapore is looking stronger within an Asean context. Source: Wikimedia A turbulent year for the Singapore dollar looks set to continue into 2016. The US dollar...

Musk repeats Singapore criticism

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defended his comments, saying Singapore is not supportive of electric vehicles despite its construction of a dedicated, artificial “city”...

Singapore to ban sugary drink adverts

Singapore, which has some of the world’s highest diabetes rates, is to become the first country to ban advertising for sugary drinks, according to...

Temasek proposes SMRT buyout

SMRT celebrates 50 years of Singapore. Source: Flickr   Singapore public transport operator SMRT is due to be privatised after Temasek Holdings announced an S$1.18 billion...

UK envoy tries to reassure Singapore

Eden Hall, Singapore, the official residence of the British High Commissioner. Source: Wikimedia The close ties between Singapore and Britain will remain unchanged following the...

Singapore looks to boost Asean awareness

Singapore needs to find markets to replace faltering China. Source: Flickr As Singapore prepares to chair Asean in 2018, initiatives are in the pipeline to promote...

HSBC completes Singapore transfer

Singapore's economy is trying to adapt to a less benign international climate. Source: Pixabay HSBC has completed the transfer of its retail banking and wealth management...

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