Singapore’s lowest paid saw highest income rise

Singapore’s poorest paid saw their wages rise the most last year. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s tight employment market helped build the median monthly income for employed households...

HSBC completes Singapore transfer

Singapore's economy is trying to adapt to a less benign international climate. Source: Pixabay HSBC has completed the transfer of its retail banking and wealth management...

China tops KL’s investor list 

Johor Bahru from Pacific Mall Tower. China has overtaken Singapore as the largest investor in Malaysian real estate as rising mainland prices push investment...

Johor makes water pledge despite drought

Water pipes are visible on the Singapore-Johor Causeway. Source: Wikimedia The minister in charge of public works for Johor State in Malaysia has assured Singapore...

US to send spy plane to Singapore

A P-8A of dropping a torpedo. Source: Wikimedia Washington has agreed with Singapore to deploy a P8 Poseidon spy plane at the city-state this month in...

Driverless taxi has minor knock

Would driverless technology address Singapore’s notorious traffic jams? Source: Wikimedia One of Singapore’s self-driving taxis being trialled has had its first accident, although the multitude of...

Lee refuses to sue siblings 

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (pictured) says he does not want to sue his siblings over claims he abused his power, despite calls...

S’pore tech sector weak: study

A survey of Singapore's tech start-ups found that more than half of new firms survive for more than five years, compared with 42-per-cent in...

Singapore December exports slump

China’s downturn will continue to impact Asean. Source: Wikipedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) from Singapore fell further last month, hurt by a sudden decline in...

UK looks to Singapore model 

Pro-Brexit politicians claim the UK could emulate Singapore to become a low-tax economy with little state interference.  In per-capita income, Singapore (pictured) passed the UK...

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