DBS launches mobile order and pay app in Singapore shopping mall

After a year in pilot, DBS’ unique online food ordering and cashless payment solution for F&B businesses in Singapore – DBS FasTrack – has now been officially launched. Marking this launch, Koufu, one of Singapore’s leading foodcourts, will become ... ( read original story ...)

DBS rolls out enhanced wealth management app

DBS, Singapore’s largest and Asia-Pacific’s fifth largest private bank, continues to digitally transform its wealth management business with the latest enhancement to its wealth platform, "DBS iWealth". The new and improved wealth management app allows ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore remains a top FDI destination globally

SINGAPORE - The Economic Development Board reported just over a week ago that foreign investment commitments in Singapore slipped in 2016 to their lowest level in recent years. Estimates on global direct investments released over the weekend by the United ... ( read original story ...)

Relearning retail

Last year was a challenging one for the Singapore retail market. The island-wide vacancy rate for retail space climbed to 8.4% in 3Q2016 — the highest level in more than five years since the time series commenced in 1Q2011. Meanwhile, for the whole of ... ( read original story ...)

Fatal Singapore tree fall prompts questions

The death of a woman in Singapore after a 270-year-old tree fell on her in the ... compaction of its root zone by visitors," Mr Leong said in a statement to BBC News. NParks said it has "a systematic regime of inspection checks" and deploys more than ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to open up non-bank finance companies to foreign M&As

SINGAPORE Singapore will for the first time allow foreign takeovers of non-bank finance firms as part of steps to strengthen their financial resilience and operational flexibility, the central bank said on Tuesday. "This will accord finance companies ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore most targeted by ad fraud on mobile

The mobile economy is growing. It is estimated that 59.5% of Google’s net global ad revenues will stem from mobile Internet ads this year, up from about 45.8% in 2015. By 2018, this figure is expected to rise to near 75%. And along with the maturity the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Stock Market Draws Firm Lead

(RTTNews.com) - The win streak has hit three sessions for the Singapore stock market, which has collected almost 45 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,110-point plateau, and the market may add to its ... ( read original story ...)

OCBC Q4 net profit down 18%, bad debt charges rise

SINGAPORE: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC), Singapore’s second-biggest lender, on Tuesday (Feb 14) reported a bigger-than-expected 18 per cent drop in quarterly net profit, dragged down by a 57 per cent jump in bad debt charges. OCBC's net profit ... ( read original story ...)