S’pore exports back in negative territory

SINGAPORE — Exports of locally made goods plunged back into negative territory in September after coming in flat in August, reflecting the global pressures that Singapore’s trade-dependent economy faces. On a year-on-year basis, non-oil domestic ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s non-oil exports fall by 4.8%

SINGAPORE: Exports declined less than expected last month but the outlook for Singapore’s small, trade-dependent economy remains gloomy. Non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) fell 4.8 per cent in September compared with the same month a year earlier – a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore starts trial of ex-banker linked to 1MDB Fund

SINGAPORE - A private banker charged with money laundering and other offences in connection with the indebted Malaysian state fund 1MDB went on trial in Singapore on Monday. Yeo Jiawei, a former wealth planner at Swiss private bank BSI, is facing 11 ... ( read original story ...)

Success in south-east Asia: four business rules to observe

Dynamic and rich in opportunities, south-east Asia is a fantastic place to do business. However, before you step off your Singapore Airlines flight and kick off a round of meetings in the region, do your homework: if you want to succeed, it’s vital you ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s economy may not grow soon: MAS

SINGAPORE: The local economy “is not expected to pick up ... will be largely supported by domestic consumption which tends to be less import-intensive, it noted. In Asia, a similar story of domestic demand cushioning growth amid flagging exports is ... ( read original story ...)