Monday, August 19, 2013
Online shopping in Singapore is booming. By 2015, e-shoppers will be snapping up clothes, shoes, books and gadgets to the tune of SG$4.4 billion (US$3.46 billion), up from an estimated SG$1.9 billion last year.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Taiwanese are the most frequent users of smartphones in the Asia-Pacific region, often watching videos and visiting social networking sites on their handsets, according to the results of a survey released by Google Inc. on Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Credit rating agency Moody's on Monday downgraded the outlook of Singapore's three main banks to "negative" from "stable" amid rising property prices and mounting household debt in the city-state.
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Singapore's economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly two years in the second quarter as manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and electronics rebounded.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.065 to close at NT$30.025 as foreign institutional investors shifted to the sell side of the local market, which lifted demand for the greenback, dealers said.
Singapore's trade-sensitive economy slowed in the first quarter on sluggish demand for its exports, the government said Thursday, warning that risks remained despite improved global conditions.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Banks in Singapore are urgently scrutinizing their account holders as an imminent deadline on stricter tax evasion measures forces them to decide whether to send some of their wealthiest clients packing.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Singapore's trade-driven economy shrank in the first quarter as demand for exports remained weak, but a robust construction sector cushioned the decline, preliminary government estimates showed Friday.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Sales of digital cameras that enable users to immediately post pictures on the Web have risen sharply in Asia despite stiff competition from smartphones, an industry survey showed Thursday.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Inflation in Singapore jumped to an eight-month high last month, caused mainly by a spike in certificate of entitlement (COE) prices.