Saturday, October 13, 2012
Singapore's economy shrank by 1.5 percent in the third quarter but avoided a technical recession after growth in the previous three months was adjusted upwards, government figures showed Friday.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Royal Bank of Scotland has suspended a trader for attempting to manipulate a reference lending rate in Singapore, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, showing the global spread of the scandal over setting rates such as Libor.
Friday, October 5, 2012
More Singapore companies are hiring ex-convicts to ease a manpower shortage, a senior government official said, amid restrictions on hiring foreign workers.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Efforts to wean Singapore off excessive use of foreign labor have borne fruit, according to Acting Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin Sunday.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Singapore investment firm Temasek said Wednesday it will cut its stake in local telecom giant SingTel, which one analyst said could point to a shift to higher-yielding emerging markets.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Singapore's state-linked investment firm Temasek Holdings is looking to sell its 18-percent stake in British emerging markets bank Standard Chartered, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Philippines is losing hundreds of millions of dollars in mining investments amid a government freeze on new projects while it strives to increase royalties, an industry chief said Wednesday.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in August fell more than expected, raising the prospect of the city-state entering into a recession as exports to the European Union plunged.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
One of Singapore's sovereign wealth funds confirmed Monday that it will boost its stake in a Chinese insurer after announcing a shift in focus from developed markets to emerging economies.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Singapore Airlines (SIA) said Wednesday it will start a daily service to Yangon in October to meet growing business and tourist demand for flights to Myanmar's largest city.