Singapore adopts 2008 crisis policy

Scarabeo 9 was ordered by Frigstad Offshore, a Singapore-based offshore drilling rigs management service company. The falling oil price has hit this key Singaporean sector. Source:...

Lee Kuan Yew children in public feud

The wax figure Lee Kuan Yew and his wife, Kwa Geok Choo, at the Madame Tussauds Singapore on Sentosa. Source: Flickr A family feud between...

OCBC to buy Barclays Asia wealth business

The OCBC Skyway at Singapore’s South Bay. Source: Flickr Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has announced it is acquiring British bank Barclays’ wealth and investment...

Singapore promises ‘checks’ over Panama leaks

As a financial hub, Singapore is in the spotlight over the Panama Papers. Source: Pixabay The Singaporean government says it is reviewing information from the...

Singaporeans in US to face Iran-trade charges

A buried bomb blast in 2007 in Iraq. Source: Wikimedia A Singaporean man accused of illegally exporting technology to Iran that was later found in unexploded homemade...

Singapore customer satisfaction falls: survey

Singaporean customer satisfaction last year declined for the first time since 2011, after hitting a record high two years ago. The Institute of Service Excellence...

Fuel firms flee Singapore for KL

Jurong refinery, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Oil and gas companies in Singapore are moving across the straits to Malaysia, attracted by lower costs as profits tumble. The Financial...

Singapore: no plans to go nuclear

Aceh in Sumatra after the 2004 tsunami. Indonesia’s plans for nuclear power in such a seismic hotspot will focus Singaporean minds. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has...

Singapore exports report surprise rise

Singapore's exports have risen again. Source: Flickr Singapore’s exports posted an unanticipated reversal last month, with non-oil domestic exports (NODX) up 2.1 per cent, according...

Tesla owner faces heavy emissions fine

A Tesla Model S. Source: Wikimedia  An owner of a Tesla Model S electric car in Singapore is facing a fine for high carbon dioxide...

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