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Singapore: Efficient Even in Bankruptcy

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When it comes to matters legal or bureaucratic, Singapore is swift to act. Bankruptcy, sometimes, can be even faster. Ezra Holdings Ltd, a Singapore publicly traded oil [...]
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Singapore banks, energy services stocks wobble following Ezra bankruptcy filing

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s banks and a number of offshore oil and gas services companies in the Straits Times Index were off to a shaky start on Monday following the bankruptcy filing [...]
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Free trade deal with Singapore updated

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Australian universities, lawyers and financial firms will be among the biggest winners from an updated free trade deal with Singapore. Trade minister Steve Ciobo tabled the [...]
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Women entrepreneurs can create 178000 jobs in Singapore

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Humanresourcesonline | 6:00 AM

Local women entrepreneurs have the potential to boost the economy and create more than 170,000 jobs in four years’ time. Unfortunately, a new research by Facebook found [...]
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Shares in Singapore coffee shop owner perk up on debut

21-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s largest traditional coffee shop operator marked a stellar debut on the Singapore Exchange, or SGX, with shares trading 120 percent above its initial public [...]
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Government does not stifle criticism: Singapore ambassador to UK

20-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

While Singapore does not claim to be an example for others, it does ask to be allowed to work out a system that is best for itself, said Singapore’s High Commissioner [...]
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Surge pricing approved for Singapore taxi companies

20-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Public Transport Council (PTC) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) have approved proposals from taxi companies and ride-hailing app Grab to carry out surge pricing in [...]
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US Fed hike will hit Singapore home loan customers

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Today | 7:44 AM

While the three-month Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (Sibor) has declined since January, analysts expect the benchmark rate to which most residential property loans are [...]
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Singapore exports rise at fastest pace since 2012

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 7:43 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports grew at the fastest rate in five years last month as outbound shipments of electronics and other goods expanded. Outbound shipments [...]
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Singapore’s Plan to Woo More Unicorns Would Be a ‘Game Changer’

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Fortune | 7:42 AM

Singapore ‘s plans to become the first Asian bourse to allow dual class share listings is catching the attention of tech entrepreneurs and could help turn a staid [...]
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Singapore’s Central Bank Seen Holding Fire as Growth Recovers

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:42 AM

Singapore’s recovery from a contraction last year may give the central bank little incentive to adjust its policy stance next month as it monitors the impact of [...]
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Singaporeans Become Uber Drivers to Get Around High Car Prices

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:41 AM

In one of the most expensive countries in the world to own a car, Peter Chiu is finding a novel way to pay for one. The 58-year-old retired policeman rents a car inSingapore, [...]
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MAS seeks feedback on proposed limits for using coins in payments

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance Singapore | 7:41 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking public feedback over the maximum number of coins that can be used to pay for a single transaction. In a press release [...]
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Bloomberg: Singapore Eases On Property After Home Price Drop

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

Home prices in Singapore have ground steadily lower after reaching a record in 2013 when the government imposed the last of a slew of measures to cool a red-hot market. Last [...]
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S’porean boat captain charged in Indonesia

17-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Rustourism News | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean boat captain has been charged in a Tanjung Pinang District Court, seven months after he was first arrested for trespassing in Indonesian waters. Ricky Tan Poh [...]
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