Friday, May 24, 2013
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.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A real estate investment and asset management firm based in Singapore is setting up shop in the Philippines to pursue investment opportunities in the local real estate sector.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
As the United States and Europe fret over their huge government debts, a different kind of debt worry is surfacing in Asia. Analysts are flagging the rise of lending levels in the region, such as bank loans and corporate bonds, as a growing concern.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The most widespread margin squeeze in at least a decade is pushing some Singapore companies out of the city-state as rising costs and slow growth sap profitability.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Growth in Singapore's trade-reliant economy slowed down sharply last year, expanding 1.3 percent as exports tumbled due to a global economic slump, official data showed Friday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Singapore and Malaysia announced plans Tuesday to build a high-speed rail link, fueling hopes that Southeast Asia could one day enjoy a rapid European-style train system connected to China.