Singapore holds fugitive Vietnam intelligence agent: lawyers

A fugitive Vietnamese intelligence officer wanted in his homeland for allegedly disclosing state secrets has been arrested in Singapore, his lawyers said on Tuesday. Phan Van Anh Vu, who is also a property developer, was detained on Thursday at a border ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore private home prices post first annual rise in 4 years

Singapore's private home prices had recorded their first quarterly rise in four years in the third quarter. - Private residential property prices declined for 15 straight quarters from the fourth quarter of 2013 to the second quarter of 2017, the longest ... ( read original story ...)

SIBOR up 25%, but property mkt is hot?

The three-month Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (Sibor) – the benchmark rate for most residential property loans here – has risen from 0.969 per cent on Jan 3, to 1.212 per cent as of the middle of this month. It is expected to go up further ... ( read original story ...)

When Couples Divorce in Singapore, Who Gets to Keep the Dog?

In Singapore, it appears that pets are currently regarded as personal property, with some focus placed on their well-being. This is reflected in the 2011 case of Tan Huey Kuan (alias Chen Huijuan) v Tan Kok Chye, which involved a dispute over the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bank lending up 0.6% in November: MAS

SINGAPORE - Bank lending in Singapore rose 0.6 per cent in November from the previous month, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday (Dec 29) showed. This was weaker when compared with the 1.4 per cent monthy-on-month gain in ... ( read original story ...)

Keep an eye on mortgage rates

DBS Bank, OCBC Bank and United Overseas Bank (UOB ... In October, less than two months ago, the rate was 1.68 per cent. The three-month Singapore interbank offered rate (Sibor), the benchmark interest rate to which home loans are pegged, has climbed ... ( read original story ...)