Singapore ranked second most vegan-friendly city in Asia by PETA

Singapore has earned the second spot on People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) list of top 10 most vegan-friendly cities in Asia. The animal rights group said that Singapore has a "roaring vegan scene," with a wide range of offerings such as ... ( read original story ...)

Why does Singapore have an external debt of US$1.766 trillion?

Reader Lam Peck Heng wrote in to askST after senior correspondent Goh Eng Yeow answered a question about Singapore's foreign reserves. Mr Lam asked, citing information from a Wikipedia article: "Can you explain to your readers why Singapore had an external ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Economy to Face Strong Challenges in 2017

The Singaporean economy is slowing much faster than anticipated. The latest forecast by the Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore (MTI) projects 2016 Singapore GDP growth at 1.0-1.5 per cent — the slowest since the 2009 fallout from the Global ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bond market faces S$22bn refinancing bill

"Primary issuance in the Singapore dollar bond market should be better in 2017, coming off this year's lows and, hopefully, no further big shocks will affect the SGD market," said Tan Kee Phong, head of capital markets at OCBC Bank. "This year, the ... ( read original story ...)

DBS: This Singapore Bank Has Another 22% Upside

It’s taken longer than expected, but Barron’s Asia’s tip to buy shares in DBS Group finally proved to be on the money. We advised depositing DBS (D05.SG) in your portfolio back in February when Singapore’s biggest lender was trading at under SGD14 ... ( read original story ...)

Asia stocks mostly higher, dollar claws back some losses

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday ... European stocks were little changed on Friday, although banks rose after Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse settled investigations into U.S. mortgage securities sales, while ... ( read original story ...)

The 10 Largest Companies Listed In Singapore: No.4 To No.1

For the fifth and the sixth, check out here. Counting Down To No.1 At fourth place is United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11), one of the largest financial companies in Southeast Asia. The Singapore-based bank provides a wide range of financial services globally. ( read original story ...)