Singapore unveils bigger 2017/18 budget

SINGAPORE - Singapore presented a bigger budget for the coming year, providing support for the struggling sectors, but keeping a surplus in case global economic conditions worsen and put the city-state's growth at risk. Following up on recommendations by a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Budget 2017 – Live Updates, Thoughts & Comments

Following the Singapore Budget live can be difficult, especially for those of you who are stuck in the office rushing out some work deadlines for your uncompromising boss. At the same time, not all announcements would be relevant to you, the average ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Takes Targeted Steps in Budget to Help Spur Growth

Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlined a set of targeted measures in his budget speech to help the struggling oil industry and spur construction. The government will bring forward S$700 million ($494 million) worth of infrastructure ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s hope of beating Hong Kong in IPOs is a pipe dream

Singapore’s effort to score the 2018 listing of state oil giant Saudi Aramco – expected to be the world’s biggest initial public offering – is the latest show of its ambition to develop an elite global exchange, but analysts say a lack of liquidity ... ( read original story ...)

Property firms eager to become master developers

There may be opportunities for property developers to develop entire precincts in the future. Many developers in Singapore have expressed their eagerness to participate in a private-public partnership model that will see them master planning new districts ... ( read original story ...)