Costlier to do business in S’pore

Singapore is routinely ranked among the top when it comes to global competitiveness, mainly because of its low company tax rates, good infrastructure and easy procedures to open a business, rather than cost effectiveness. It was placed fourth out of 61 cou ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong vs. Singapore: Weighing Asia's financial hubs

Singapore is a gateway to Southeast Asia and is seen as a wealth management hub, but Hong Kong boasts easy access to China's trade and capital flows, and has held the title of top global IPO market for two consecutive years. "I think that Singapore is ... ( read original story ...)

Ooredoo : Maldives IPO set for April 30

04/21 DJ SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS: SingTel Units Sign Pacts for S$4.1 Billion in Loa.. 04/21 DJ Verizon Customers Defect As Competition Ramps Up -- WSJ 04/20 DJ VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS: for First Time, Loses Core Wireless Customers -- 3rd Up.. ( read original story ...)

Cheap travel deals fuel demand from Singapore holiday makers

SINGAPORE - Undaunted by the spate of global terror attacks ... Although people continue to travel to the US for business and studies, demand for leisure travel has taken a hit despite the lower airfares -- which have gone down by 15 to 20%, said Ms ... ( read original story ...)