Cambodia bans sand exports after activist group pressure

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia has banned all sand exports on environmental grounds, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on Wednesday, officially ending the sale of sand to Singapore which has for years used it to reclaim land along its coasts. The ministry said ... ( read original story ...)

DBS Bank of Singapore sees imports rising 9% this year

SINGAPORE: Imports are likely to grow percent to 9 percent this year on sustained domestic demand, although such increase would be slower than the 18.4-percent expansion a year ago, DBS Bank of Singapore said Monday. The bank said in a report the sluggish ... ( read original story ...)

4 animals In Singapore with a higher net worth than you

The concept of net worth is often used in business and economics to gauge how valuable an entity is. According to statistics highlighted in the ValuePenguin study, the average household debt per capita in Singapore is $55,112. With most Singaporeans ... ( read original story ...)

Mobike in regulation talks in Singapore as bike dumping worsens

Chinese mobility startup Mobike is in discussions about how the bike-sharing space can be more closely regulated in Singapore, as local authorities grapple with the problem of thousands of bicycles dumped haphazardly around the neat city-state. Launched in ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore luxury home prices set to recover, says Guocoland

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s luxury home prices, which have been the worst hit by the government’s property curbs in recent years, are finally showing signs of a recovery, according to developer Guocoland Ltd. High-end home sales in the city-state had been ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to remain attractive for healthcare IPOs

SINGAPORE: It is home to one of the world’s biggest healthcare groups, IHH. Whilst the consumer and the professional services sectors are seen to rise and continue their uptrend, Singapore will see a new potential with the healthcare sector. According to ... ( read original story ...)