Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure

SINGAPORE — Last year, American law enforcement officials pressed the Swiss bank UBS about Henry Hsiaw, a Taiwan-born American whom they accused of failing to file tax returns. The world has changed since the days when Swiss banks stood as the peak of ... ( read original story ...)

Terrorism In Southeast Asia: Is Singapore In The Crosshairs?

Singapore has not suffered any terrorist attacks since the mid-1990s. Despite the absence of any attacks, Singapore is increasingly vulnerable to terrorism and is a potential target for transnational militant groups from neighbouring countries, insider ... ( read original story ...)

Mugabe in Singapore for eye treatment, spokesman says

HARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seeking advanced treatment in Singapore for eye problems caused by old age that can make it look as if he has dozed off in public, his spokesman told a state-owned newspaper. The 93-year-old Mugabe is often ... ( read original story ...)

An eclectic entrepreneur in Singapore

Elim Chew is one of Singapore's most colourful entrepreneurs. From her days as a hairdresser in London, to running restaurants and farms in Asia, she has some business advice for just about anyone willing to listen. Sharanjit Leyl joined her one morning ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Morning News For May 11

Singapore can ‘partner China in one belt one road initiativeAs a developed country not short of roads and ports, Singapore may not seem like a natural partner for China’s One Belt, One Road (Obor) initiative, for which infrastructure building is a key ... ( read original story ...)