Misbehaving moneymen put Singapore regulator on high alert

“There’s a real emphasis in making sure that if you want to be a serious global financial center like Singapore wants to be, you’ve got to abide by the rules.” – Fined Standard Chartered Plc, Coutts & Co, UBS Group AG and DBS Group Holdings Ltd ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore defaults a bellwether for Asia

Analysts are predicting potential defaults on bond issuances by property developers. Singapore saw five companies, including oil services firms Swiber Holdings and Swissco Holdings, default on nearly S$1 billion of bonds this year, revealed a Bloomberg report. ( read original story ...)

India and Singapore to hold talks on tax treaty amendments

Finance minister Arun Jaitley will hold talks with Singapore's deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to conclude the protocol to amend DTAA to modify capital gains tax exemption. At present, Singapore-based companies could take advantage of this ... ( read original story ...)

Controversial Singapore teen blogger seeks US asylum

Amos Yee, 18, a filmmaker turned activist who has been repeatedly jailed in Singapore for his controversial videos, has been detained by US authorities since he arrived at Chicago's airport early December. "Soon his case will be referred to an immigration ... ( read original story ...)