Patriotic art wins UOB prize

Indonesia's Gatot Indrajati “brushed aside” artists from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore to win the grand prize in the UOB Southeast Asian Painting of the Year Awards in Singapore last Wednesday. His colourful mixed-media-and-acrylic “Right or Wrong ... ( read original story ...)

Crowdfunding start-up OurCrowd opens office in Singapore

The move comes after the start-up received its Capital Market Services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore in August. In March, United Overseas Bank (UOB) announced its US$10 million (S$14.3 million) investment in the start-up for an ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore's 3Q private spending slowest in four quarters

UOB notes that this is possibly a result of the weaker real wage growth and less-tight labour market, and evident in the contraction in Singapore’s retail sales numbers over the past year. "Faced with the onset of poorer economic prospects and job market ... ( read original story ...)