Singapore tops latest PISA education survey

PARIS (Reuters) - Fifteen-year-olds from Singapore topped the ranks of the best- performing students in the OECD's triennial survey on international education, followed by Japan, Estonia, Finland and Canada. The metropolitan areas of Hong Kong, Macau and ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore's startup boom to create more jobs in 2017

Firms will be on the lookout for digital marketing, data analytics talents. Next year will be a good one for jobseekers looking for a fresh start as the startup boom in Singapore is seen to create more jobs. According to Hays Singapore managing director ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore teens top global education ranking as US lags

(CNN)When it comes to science, math and reading, Singapore's teens are the best in the world, according to a international education survey published Tuesday. In all three subjects, Singapore students demonstrated knowledge and skills equivalent to almost ... ( read original story ...)

DBS profits could grow by up to 7% through 2018

In the face of worsening asset quality amid the turning credit cycle, Maybank KimEng thinks DBS can retain or even grow profitability from better cost containment. According to the research house, Singapore banks are struggling with sluggish loan demand ... ( read original story ...)