Standard Chartered goes in cost cutting mode

Standard Chartered Chief Executive Bill Winters this month branded the bank's income and profit unacceptable, as below-forecast third-quarter results underlined the challenges facing his overhaul. Singapore: Standard Chartered is set to cut about a tenth ... ( read original story ...)

Standard Chartered Said to Cut 10% of Investment Banking Staff

At the corporate finance business, about 10 to 15 managing directors are leaving in the shakeup, with Singapore the most affected office, said the person. Standard Chartered had about 84,500 employees at the end of June, down about 1,500 from the same ... ( read original story ...)

Global job cuts at Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered is cutting 10% of its global corporate and institutaional banking headcount, Reuters reports. According to the news agency, the job cuts will be rolled out starting this week across all the bank’s major business in Singapore and Hong Kong. ( read original story ...)

Standard Chartered regional CEO resigns

SINGAPORE - The regional chief executive for Standard Chartered, Mr Ajay Kanwal, has resigned, said the bank on Monday (Nov 28). He steps down from his role as regional chief executive for Asean and South Asia with immediate effect, after 24 years with ... ( read original story ...)

The best business class seats on Sydney-Singapore flights

Travellers on the popular Sydney-Singapore route can select between four different airlines and six distinct business class seats, but which of those options is best for your next trip to The Lion City? Among your choices, business class on Qantas' Airbus ... ( read original story ...)

China paper says Singapore troop carriers should be 'melted down'

BEIJING Armored troop carriers belonging to Singapore and currently impounded in Hong Kong should be "melted down", China's influential state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Tuesday, in its second swipe at the island nation in two days. The nine troop ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore tops global education rankings

Singapore has the highest-achieving primary and secondary pupils ... Ina Mullis, executive director of the TIMSS tests, said the overall findings showed a "lot of good news" about schools - with test scores rising and more children saying that school ... ( read original story ...)