Wanted Singapore bank robber gets jail in Bangkok

The Criminal Court has sentenced a Canadian wanted in Singapore for robbing a bank to 14 months imprisonment on currency and money laundering charges. David James Roach, 28, fled to Thailand after allegedly robbering a bank in Singapore last year. ( read original story ...)

Singapore Stocks: More Room to Rally?

Banks are poised to be among the biggest beneficiaries of a stronger economy. Jefferies recently upgraded Singapore’s biggest lender DBS Group (D05.SG) from neutral to buy. Even though margin reflation and asset quality stabilization are still in the ... ( read original story ...)

Ride-hailing firm Grab says likely to raise funds in near future

In five years, Grab's network has grown from 40 drivers in one country to over 930,000 across 55 cities in seven countries including Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. The Singapore-based startup raised $750 million in a funding round in ... ( read original story ...)

Thais jail Singapore bank ‘note’ robber for 14 months

A Thai court on Tuesday sentenced a Canadian man to 14 months in jail for crimes linked to a rare bank robbery in Singapore where he allegedly used nothing more than a threatening note to steal $22,000. According to authorities in Singapore, a city-state ... ( read original story ...)