Thursday, July 5, 2012
A skilled workforce, a high-quality public service and a leading e-government framework helped Singapore retain its top position as Asia's most innovative country for the second year.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Singapore says home prices rose slightly in the second quarter after dropping for the first in almost three years in the previous quarter.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Singapore could sink into a deep recession if Greece's debt crisis leads to a breakup of the eurozone and causes another global downturn.
The ranks of the wealthy in Singapore shrank last year as the local stock market plunged, even as the number of rich people rose slightly across the Asia-Pacific.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Singaporeans just cannot say no to the latest tech gadgets. The nation not only tops the world with the greatest proportion of Internet users owning smartphones, but also ranks second when it comes to the tablet computer.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Singapore's central bank says a survey of analysts shows the economy will likely grow 3 percent this year, more than the previous estimate.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Singapore budget airline Tiger Airways has paid US$7 million for a 40 percent stake in low-cost Philippine carrier South East Asian Airlines, SEAir said Thursday.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Singapore offers the most attractive environment among ASEAN countries for developing the travel and tourism (T&T) sector, according to the ASEAN Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2012 released today at the Travel, Trade & Tourism Summit held in Bangkok prior to the World Economic Forum on East Asia.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Singapore says its inflation rate rose to a fourth-month high in April as housing and transport costs soared. The central bank said in a statement Wednesday that the consumer price index increased 5.4 percent in April from a year earlier, up from 5.2 percent in March.