Singapore’s Mall Vacancies Jump to Highest Level in a Decade

Singapore mall vacancies rose to the highest level in a decade in the third quarter as an oversupply of shop spaces added to muted spending by shoppers. A gauge of mall vacancies rose 0.6 percent to 8.4 percent in the three months ended Sept. 30, even as ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore, the fintech prodigy

This programme promotes a culture of innovation in the financial sector, says an MAS spokesman, as Singapore builds a smart financial centre where "technology is used pervasively in the financial industry to increase efficiency, create new opportunities ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore mulls second LNG terminal

And a fourth storage tank at the Jurong Island terminal will be finished in 2018. Singapore is boosting efforts to establish itself as Asia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading hub, looking at third party spot imports and a second LNG terminal ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s Central Bank Creates Financial Tech Partnerships

According to MAS letters of intent, the central bank of Singapore will collaborate with India and South Korea on distributed ledger projects. The first partnership began with authorities from the Indian region of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP). The organizations ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Michelin-starred food hawker to start chain

A Singapore street-food chef who was awarded a Michelin star this year announced Friday a partnership with a multinational culinary company to offer customers across Asia a taste of his prize-winning braised chicken dish. Chan Hon Meng announced in a joint ... ( read original story ...)

Rise and… sigh? Being sleepless is big business in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Musician Axel Serik used to be unable to sleep for long stretches, sometimes even more than a week. “It was really, really bad. I remember playing shows many times without sleep and it was horrible,” he said. “I was searching high and low ... ( read original story ...)

5 works to check out at the Singapore Biennale 2016

SINGAPORE: For an art showcase evocatively called An Atlas Of Mirrors, it probably shouldn’t be surprising to come across so many artworks that take its title literally. At this year’s Singapore Biennale, which opened Oct 27 and runs for four months ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore's UOB profit falls 7.8 percent; bad debt charges jump

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's United Overseas Bank (UOBH.SI) posted a 7.8 percent drop in third-quarter net profit on Friday, hurt by a jump in bad debt charges due to losses from its exposure to the oil and gas sector. Singapore banks are facing ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s Fintech Push

Monetary Authority of Singapore’s “regulatory sandbox” — The country’s financial regulator has taken a liberal approach and announced the creation of a “regulatory sandbox.” This will allow start-ups and existing companies in the financial ... ( read original story ...)

ZEDRA hires from HSBC for new Singapore chief

Independent trust, corporate and fund services firm ZEDRA has hired Wendy Sim to lead the development of its Singapore office, which will additionally support markets in North and South Asia. Independent trust, corporate and fund services firm ZEDRA has ... ( read original story ...)