In the world of Philippine business a few generations ago, to work for the local unit of the financial giant that was once called Citibank N.A. was an opportunity to learn from and be trained by the ...
The Year in Crypto, 2022 Part 2: Ethereum Merges, Feds Sanctions Tornado Cash, FTX Collapses
If the first half of 2022 showed green shoots for the crypto industry, the second half snuffed out all optimism for a new bull run.
Crypto Price Check: Ringing Out ’22, Looking to the New Year
After a bruising year of bankruptcies and criminal investigations, crypto investors are hoping better times are coming in 2023.
Singapore is a Top Index-Ranked Smart City. How are They Collaborating with China to Build Asian Sustainability?
Singapore was the top index-ranked Smart City in the world in 221, according to Statista. China did not have cities on the list, so how and why are they working with the top-ranked city to build ...
Golden Mile store owner fined $7,500 for illegally importing 900kg of fresh produce, food products
Illegal imported vegetables come from unknown sources and could pose safety risks due to unregulated or high levels of pesticides. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Some money changers in Singapore see booming business, as travel takes off after borders reopen
Around 50 money changer shops had put their businesses on hold during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some money changers are enjoying 80 per cent more sales this festive season, as compared to ...
Petronas, Sembcorp, JSW Neo to vie for Continuum
The deal to buy Continuum Green Energy (India), a clean energy platform founded by Arvind Bansal and Vikash Saraf in 2009. may have an enterprise value of $1.5 billion.
Chinese tourists remain key to full recovery of Asean region’s tourism sector: DBS
Signs of a slowdown in electronics/ semiconductors from South Korea and Taiwan are less than comforting.” Over the medium-term, Asean looks set to make continued progress in trade integration with the ...
Singapore Customs arrests two men found with more than 2,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes
The Singapore Customs arrested two male Bangladeshis, aged 23 and 28 and seized 2,500 cartons and 19 sticks of duty-unpaid cigarettes, which evaded over S$230,000 in total duty and Goods and Services ...
Singapore Producer Price Inflation Slows To 7.7%
Singapore's producer price inflation eased for the fifth straight month in November, primarily due to a slowdown in the price growth ...
Asia’s Largest Real Estate Investment Trust Buys Singapore Shopping Malls For $1.6 Billion
Hong Kong’s Link REIT is venturing into Singapore with a S$2.16 billion ($1.6 billion) acquisition of two shopping malls in the country’s suburban area from Mercatus Co-operative.
How Singapore is making big space for art
Southeast Asia’s smallest country, Singapore is nurturing and growing its local arts and culture scene to an exciting scale.
Mobile phone shop employee used customer data to illegally pre-register SIM cards
SINGAPORE: A mobile phone shop employee illegally used customer data to pre-register SIM cards, transferred money on a loan shark's instructions and drove without a licence ...
DBS makes key leadership changes for institutional banking business
Joyce Tee, now group head of SME banking, to head the institutional banking group for DBS China. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore shares fall at Thursday’s open; STI down 0.5%
SINGAPORE shares were pulled into negative territory at Thursday’s (Dec 29) opening, following a depressing session on Wall Street a day earlier. Read more at The Business Times.
Singapore Shares May Run Out Of Steam On Thursday
The Singapore stock market has ticked higher in consecutive trading days, collecting almost 10 points or 0.3 percent along the way.