Singapore seeks global funds

Singapore has introduced legislation to make it simpler for investment managers to register funds as the republic looks to attract a bigger slice of...

S’pore promised 3D print service

3D printing is still in its infancy. Source: Wikimedia Asean's firms are being promised 3D prints, available within 24 hours, when a United Parcel Service...

Singapore’s Lee feud deepens

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's (pictured) younger brother claims he might be prevented from leaving the Lion City after he publicly condemned his...

Singapore backs ‘Belt and Road’

Singapore Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (pictured) says bilateral relations with China are in "good working order" and that they will work together on...

Singapore tension harms economy: business leader

Ho Kwon Ping Tension between Singaporeans and expats could undermine the city-state’s status an economic success story, warned leading businessman Ho Kwon Ping warned. “One...

Vietnamese tanker captain jailed for Singapore oil theft 

A Vietnamese oil tanker’s captain has been jailed for more than 5½ years in Singapore for his involvement in the theft of approximately US$150...

S’pore unveils insurance strategy 

Singapore has promised to pay the upfront costs of new issues in the catastrophe bond market.  The move will provide financing quickly in the aftermath...

S’pore home sales rocket

Singapore just got a little more crowded. Source: Wikimedia Singapore's home sales rose at the highest rate in more than a year last month as...

Singapore hopes to harness sun

Singapore’s Powering the Future study is examining how to boost solar energy production from the current 2 per cent of power that currently comes...

Lee moves to end feud  

Singapore’s most famous family’s Facebook feud is showing no sign of ending. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and two younger brother and sister are battling...

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