10 leading companies from Singapore

This has enabled Singapore to become home to firms that are world leaders in sectors as diverse as banking, telecommunications, and even food processing. Here, then, is a brief description of the country’s 10 leading companies based on total revenue ... ( read original story ...)

Several duped by phishing emails since start of the year: Police

the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said in an advisory on Tuesday (Jan 17). Victims would receive an email purportedly from their bank informing them that someone had logged into their Internet banking account. Recipients would then be prompted to verify the ... ( read original story ...)

Will bad loans continue to haunt Singapore banks this year?

It will slow down and the impact will be manageable, says Moody's. Singapore's three largest banks, DBS Bank Ltd., Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd, and United Overseas Bank Limited, face continued downward pressure on their solvency metrics of asset ... ( read original story ...)

Asian private banks target next generation of super-rich

The natural optimism of the seasoned Asian private banker has been hard to dent. It has withstood the implosion of BSI in Singapore, the private banking operation found culpable of anti money laundering failings, and the continuing problem that Asia has ... ( read original story ...)

Greenpeace calls HSBC out on financing deforestation

Singapore-listed Noble Group, and Korea’s Posco Daewoo Corporation. By financing these companies, HSBC is violating its own policies on responsible lending, said Greenpeace. Annisa Rahmawati, senior forest campaigner, Greenpeace Southeast Asia ... ( read original story ...)