Singapore bank ends UK property loans

Bedford Square, Bloomsbury in central London. London will no doubt continue to attract foreign interest in some form. Source: Wikimedia Singapore's third largest lender, the...

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...

S’pore plans $4b Irish telecoms bid

County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland. There are challenges with bringing Ireland online. Source: Iha GIC, previously the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, plans...

Qatar buys Singapore tower

BlackRock’s Asia Square Tower in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Qatari sovereign wealth fund, has agreed to buy BlackRock’s Asia Square Tower...

S’pore to test uncooled data storage

PSA Keppel Distripark in Singapore. Source: Flickr Singapore is trialling the first-ever tropical data centre (TDC) to push for more environmentally friendly data technology storage. The...

Singapore holds terror drills

The Singaporean authorities are bracing for terror attacks. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s security cannot be outsourced to auxiliary police officers, the minister of home affairs Desmond...

Singapore holds terror drills

The Singaporean authorities are bracing for terror attacks. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s security cannot be outsourced to auxiliary police officers, the minister of home affairs Desmond...

Singapore records surprise growth

The Scarabeo 9 oil rig was completed at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore in 2010. The weak oil price is hurting current orders. Source:...

MAS shuts Swiss bank

Another kind of storm blowing around the BSI buildings in Lugano. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s financial regulators are closing Swiss private bank BSI SA’s branch as criminal proceedings...

Johor makes water pledge despite drought

Water pipes are visible on the Singapore-Johor Causeway. Source: Wikimedia The minister in charge of public works for Johor State in Malaysia has assured Singapore...

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