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Income inequality at its lowest in 13 years: Singstat data

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s level of income inequality in 2016 was at its lowest in the last 13 years, based on household income data released by the government on Thursday (16 [...]
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Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Jewish community in Singapore on Monday?

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

According to the Israeli embassy’s website, its Consular Section will be closed on Monday, 20 February, “in lieu of prime minister Netanyahu’s official [...]
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Singapore’s Growth Shock Masks a Far Duller Outlook for Economy

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s government has a message for anyone expecting great things following Friday’s surprise growth bounce: don’t hold your breath. The [...]
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Rethinking Singapore’s education: from emphasis on grades to constant retraining of workers

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

After being left out of opportunities to advance her career, Clare Lim quit her job in the communications industry last year and went back to school in hopes of getting a [...]
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Singapore’s UOB reports Q4 net profit fell 6.2pct to S$739 million amid hit from oil industry exposure

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB) said on Friday its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 slipped 6.2 percent on-year to 739 million Singapore dollars ($521.75 [...]
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HK and Singapore property: One is winning on Chinese investors

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Against a backdrop of an uncertain global macro environment, one constant continues to drive key Asian property markets: The Chinese buyer. Mainland China investors, and [...]
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Most Singaporeans want Budget 2017 to focus on economy: Survey

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Some two-thirds of Singaporeans feel that the 2017 Budget should place priority on the economy and employment opportunities, according to a new survey conducted by research [...]
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Singapore’s Economy Expands at Fastest Pace in More Than 5 Years

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s economy grew at its fastest pace in more than five years in the fourth quarter, driven by a surge in manufacturing as export demand recovered. Key Points [...]
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IAG to open insurtech hub in Singapore

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

esulted in IAG becoming the first Australian insurer to set up an insurtech hub in Singapore, under a regulatory regime that the company says offers tax incentives and [...]
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Household incomes up, but at a slower pace

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Gap between rich and poor also narrowest in a decade as top earners see drop in wage growth Charissa Yong Families earned more from work last year, but their rise in monthly [...]
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ExxonMobil to expand Singapore refinery

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Oil giant ExxonMobil announced yesterday that it is expanding its Singapore refinery to increase the production of base oil, which is used to manufacture lubricants. [...]
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Singapore exports expand for 3rd straight month in January

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s exports rose 8.6 per cent in January from a year ago, buoyed by a sharp rise in shipments to China as well as Taiwan and South Korea, official data showed [...]
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Singapore Eases Regulations Over Venture Capitalists

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Pymnts | 6:00 AM

Singapore is changing its rules on venture capital in an effort to support economic growth, reports said this week. According to Bloomberg, the Monetary Authority of [...]
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Singapore Property Curbs to Stay in 2017, CapitaLand Says

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s residential property curbs are set to stay in place for at least another year amid signs the city’s housing market is stabilising, the chief executive [...]
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Collateral Damage in Singapore

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore banks’ problem with oil and gas services firms has just stepped up a notch. Pain from distressed loans to offshore energy companies dominated Oversea-Chinese [...]
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