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Indian banks scale down Singapore exposure

05-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Feeling the heat from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which has tightened regulation and oversight, large Indian banks have reduced their exposure significantly in [...]
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Singapore’s Great Sale That Wasn’t: China Tourists Staying Away

05-Aug-2014 Intellasia | .Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Retailers billed it as the Great Singapore Sale. Chinese tourist Zhu Liang bought it, only to regret afterward. “We will never come here again to shop on [...]
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Electronics giant Panasonic wants Singaporeans to eat its veg

05-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Panasonic Corp, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce. A unit of the electronics [...]
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Singapore introduces new labour laws

05-Aug-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

New laws have come into effect in Singapore, making it harder for foreigners to get jobs. The government says the new laws will achieve a more level playing field for [...]
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New toll rates at Johor CIQ from today

04-Aug-2014 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The new toll rates at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex (CIQ) at the Sultan Iskandar Building started at 12.01 today.. Traffic along the Causeway was normal for [...]
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Singapore Regulators Tighten Rules After Penny-Stock Rout

04-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Singapore will introduce a minimum price for mainboard shares and reduce the lot size for transactions after a slump in the stocks of three commodity companies erased $6.9 [...]
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Singapore’s GIC Says Investment Environment Will Be More Challenging

04-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s sovereign-wealth fund warned of a challenging investment environment over the next decade, as global central banks unwind easy-money policies amid a modest [...]
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GIC Has 4.1pct Annualised Return, Warns Future Growth Challenging

04-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

GIC Pte, manager of more than $100 billion of Singapore’s reserves, posted an annualised return of 4.1 percent and warned that the current high prices in financial [...]
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Singapore can advise developing Asean countries by sharing expertise: Burmese minister

04-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore can play an advisory role to developing Asean countries like Myanmar by sharing its technologies and expertise in areas like healthcare, education and economic [...]
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On an upswing: OSIM reaps 12pct profit increase

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Business Review | 6:00 AM

Luxury tea is becoming more popular. Challenging retail conditions in Singapore and Malaysia compounded with the World Cup season did not deter OSIM International from [...]
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Singapore’s regulator seeks China commodity lending data-sources

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has sought information from some Singapore-based lenders about their Chinese clients and loan exposure to China amid an [...]
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MOVES-Singapore’s GIC names ex-Temasek chair to board

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has appointed S. Dhanabalan, former chair of Temasek Holdings, as a board member. Dhanabalan retired as chair of Temasek a year ago after [...]
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Malaysian bus drivers reportedly ‘strike’ at Johor Checkpoint

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Malaysian buses ferrying factory workers into Singapore staged a strike early this morning at the Johor checkpoint to protest new toll charges imposed by the Malaysian [...]
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Singapore should plan for population of 10m

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

The Republic should plan for a population of 10 million in the long term if it is to remain sustainable as a country, says the man known widely as the architect of modern [...]
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Singapore risks tarnishing image

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore risks tarnishing its business-friendly reputation by implementing new labour laws that require companies to prioritise hiring locals over foreigners for middle [...]
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