Driverless taxis set for 2017 pilot

Singapore’s affluent, tech-savvy population is one factor making it suitable for the driverless pilot. Source: Pixabay   The pioneering Delphi Automotive is planning to launch six...

Banks fear fuel-sector failures

Declining fuel profits have hit Singapore’s financial sector. Source: Wikimedia   DBS Group Holdings, the biggest Singaporean lender, is confident it will recover about half of...

S’pore promise deeper 1MDB probe

Singapore is playing financial hardball. Source: Wikimedia   The Singaporean regulatory authorities have promised stronger action to address damage to the city-state’s reputation caused by anti-money...

S’pore rejects amnesty claims

Indonesian’s suspect much of Singapore’s affluence is funded by untaxed income from its larger neighbour. Source: Flickr     The Singaporean authorities have dismissed charges that in...

Temasek proposes SMRT buyout

SMRT celebrates 50 years of Singapore. Source: Flickr   Singapore public transport operator SMRT is due to be privatised after Temasek Holdings announced an S$1.18 billion...

S’pore exchange fails again

Singapore's unreliable stock exchange is raising eyebrows. Source: Wikimedia Loh Boon Chye marked his first anniversary as Singapore Exchange (SGX) CEO when it was forced to halt...

S’pore exchange fails again

Singapore's unreliable stock exchange is raising eyebrows. Source: Wikimedia Loh Boon Chye marked his first anniversary as Singapore Exchange (SGX) CEO when it was forced to halt...

No Pokémon, no job

It is unlikely that Sonny Truyen will get to fly home on one of these Pokémon planes. Source: Flickr An Australian expat has lost his...

Singapore trains sent for repairs

Dover MRT station, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia A total of 26 of Singapore's 35 Chinese-made metro trains are being sent back to the manufacturer after structural...

Singapore bank ends UK property loans

Bedford Square, Bloomsbury in central London. London will no doubt continue to attract foreign interest in some form. Source: Wikimedia Singapore's third largest lender, the...

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