Singapore enjoys tourism boom

Tourist arrivals and spending in Singapore hit record highs last year, buoyed by the growth of the Chinese market and visitors spending more on food and beverage, shopping and accommodation. Preliminary estimates by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) showed ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to Ease VC Rules to Promote Financing for Startups

Singapore is proposing to ease regulations for venture capital managers including shortening their application process in a bid to promote financing for startup development. Under a consultation paper published by the Monetary Authority of Singapore ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to allow foreign acquisitions of finance companies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is prepared to consider applications for mergers or acquisitions if any prospective partner “commits to maintaining SME financing as a core business” of the finance company being targeted, it said in a statement. ( read original story ...)