Prince Charles and Camilla kick off Asia tour in Singapore

SINGAPORE -- Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, were welcomed to Singapore on Tuesday, the first stop of an 11-day trip to strengthen ties between Britain and Asian countries. They received a ceremonial welcome on their arrival to the Southeast Asian ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s pessimistic electronics makers point to slowdown

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Electronics manufacturers in Singapore have turned bearish about prospects in the next few months, indicating the industry's rapid expansion is coming to an end after several quarters of stellar growth. Nevertheless, overall ... ( read original story ...)

UOB Malaysia launches mobile banking app

has launched UOB Mighty, a mobile banking app that enables customers to turn their smartphones into electronic wallets and enjoy great dining deals in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. In a statement today, UOB Malaysia said the app allowed customers to ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore opens new, high-tech airport terminal

Singapore's Changi Airport opened a cutting-edge terminal Tuesday with a fully automated check-in system including facial scanning and computerised baggage drop points, but some passengers struggled with the new technology. Terminal 4, built at a cost of ... ( read original story ...)

ETMarkets Morning Podcast: What will sway your market today

Asian stocks opened sluggish this morning and Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading mildly down to give a tepid setup for Dalal Street this morning. That's where we start the day, ladies and gentlemen. This is Saloni Goel, your market ... ( read original story ...)

Why a car is an extravagance in Singapore

Singapore (CNN)There is no such thing as an old clunker in Singapore. Here, a car is more than just a tool—it's an expensive treasure to be cherished. This status symbol is now set to become an even more extravagant commodity as the government shifts its ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore python tries to eat ‘petrified’ pet parrot

A pet parrot in Singapore has been rescued from the jaws of death, after its owners discovered a huge python coiled around their bird's cage. The 1.5m long (5ft) snake was found on Monday in Melvin Yap's home. Mr Yap extricated the python with a stick ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore September bank lending up 1 pct

SINGAPORE, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Singapore’s total bank lending in September rose 1 percent from August on the back of higher disbursements to financial institutions, central bank data showed on Tuesday. Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s Chan Says Finding New Leaders Is Next Challenge

Chan Chun Sing, touted by the Singapore media as one of several front-runners to be the fourth prime minister, said the country’s bigger task ahead is to attract "committed people" to take over from his batch of leaders as the city-state prospers. ( read original story ...)

Singapore Airlines’ launch of new A380 first, business class

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