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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Margin squeeze puts squeeze on Singapore Inc.
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, Malaysia to build high-speed rail link
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.
Singapore, Malaysia to build high-speed rail link
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.
A Thai tycoon on Monday acquired over 90 percent of Singapore conglomerate Fraser and Neave (F&N) as its takeover offer closed, breaching a threshold that allows him to delist the company.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Ong Hui Juan spent nearly four years working in a British bank in Singapore, but decided to leave last year to pursue her passion of working with youth — an unusual and surprising decision in the achievement-oriented city state.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Singapore's Changi Airport, considered one of the best in the world, said on Friday it will boost passenger handling capacity by around 25 percent with a fourth terminal that will cost an estimated SG$1.28 billion (US$1.03 billion).
Friday, February 8, 2013
Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim yesterday produced a report showing Singapore is second only to Hong Kong in Internet surfing speeds.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Singapore has been ranked the sixth most expensive city in the world, a survey by the business intelligence arm of the Economist magazine showed.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Singapore firms have for decades been encouraged to spread their wings into foreign markets. But given the twin challenges of rising business costs and manpower shortages, an increasing number of companies are now taking flight just to survive.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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