Businesses find 2016 tough, expect 2017 to be tougher: Survey

... of local businesses felt that Singapore's economic climate has declined in 2016 and nearly half of the companies polled expect the situation to worsen in 2017, according to latest findings from the National Business Survey released on Wednesday (Dec 28). ( read original story ...)

New property launches in 2016: What did well, and why

2016 has been a watershed year for the Singapore property market. Nevertheless, the year saw some major deals and noteworthy new property launches take place. As the year comes to a close, let us reminisce what captured attention in the property scene ... ( read original story ...)

Mobile-first predictions for Asia Pacific in 2017

In markets such as Singapore, smartphones packaged with basic subscription ... Customers buy online for convenience, but travel to physical retail outlets for the brand experience. Mobile is the only media today that can bridge the online shopper in ... ( read original story ...)

UOB Malaysia aims to increase local card base by 13%

UOB has partnered with Singapore Airlines, Expedia and Kaligo for its first-ever region-wide travel campaign. It aims to help customers stretch their vacation ringgit, especially in South-East Asian countries. Lim said currently Malaysian consumers chose ... ( read original story ...)

Finance Ministry, Acra propose changes to Companies Act

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Finance and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority have proposed law amendments to lessen the regulatory burden on businesses. Changes to the Companies Act and Limited Liability Partnerships Act were proposed on ... ( read original story ...)