Singapore durian-themed cafe smells winning combination

A Singapore eatery centred around the pungent tropical fruit durian has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe in droves for a bite of its exotic offerings. The spiky fruit long regarded as a delicacy in Southeast Asia has left a divisive ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bank lending weakens in December: MAS

SINGAPORE - Bank lending in Singapore was down 0.3 per cent in December from the previous month, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday (Jan 31) showed. This reversed from the 0.6 per cent month-on-month gain in November. ( read original story ...)

Singapore December bank lending rises 5.6 pct y/y

SINGAPORE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Singapore’s total bank lending in December rose 5.6 percent from a year earlier, on increased lending to financial institutions and a rise in housing and bridging loans, central bank data showed on Wednesday. Loans and ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore witnesses less bank lending in December

SINGAPORE, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's total loans and advances including bills financing of Domestic Banking Units (DBU) declined 0.27 percent month-on-month in December, to a predicted 651.93 billion Singapore dollars. This reversed from a 0.64 ... ( read original story ...)