MAS looks to boost fintech

Singapore is trying to establish itself as a tech hub. Source: Flickr   The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is moving to ease regulation for venture...

1MDB trial begins in Singapore

The Old Supreme Court Building on Saint Andrew's Road, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia A banker who helped manage the accounts of Malaysian investment fund 1MDB has gone on trial...

S’pore eyes driverless buses

CleanTech Park in Singapore is pioneering driverless technology. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is set to trial two 12-metre, full-size driverless buses in Jurong West near the Nanyang...

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 deepens Australian ties

Australian, US and Singaporean troops fire at Puckapunyal, Australia. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has called on China to engage “constructively” with other players, including the USA,...

Singapore makes Norway state visit

The northern lights in Tromsø. A far cry from equatorial Singapore. Source: Flickr Singapore’s president, Tony Tan Keng Yam, is today due to make the...

Singapore relaxes online betting

The entrance to the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Singapore will allow online betting before the end of the year as the...

S’pore promised 3D print service

3D printing is still in its infancy. Source: Wikimedia Asean's firms are being promised 3D prints, available within 24 hours, when a United Parcel Service...

Menon fears for global trade

  Export-dependent Singapore's docks. Source: Wikimedia Growth in international trade is falling behind  income for the first time in decades, creating global economic instability, according to the...

Expats buck S’pore slump

Singapore remains one of Asia’s most expensive cities. Source: Wikimedia While Singapore is suffering its deepest property slumps in living memory, demand for luxury housing...

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