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Malaysia - Singapore to hold more talks early 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will hold talks with Singapore early next year to find solutions to the disputed maritime issue. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said negotiations involving his ministry and the Singapore Foreign Ministry would discuss the territorial waters of both countries now bei
Malaysia takes airspace spat with Singapore online
SINGAPORE -- Malaysia has issued a fresh claim over airspace against Singapore on social media, potentially escalating territorial tensions ahead of a bilateral meeting expected in January.
Countdown to Christmas at Singapore’s Orchard Road
Orchard Road in Singapore is perennially crowded, but it is still the place to be if you’re in town. It’s also kid-friendly, and there’s a happy buzz during the festive season, thanks to the Christmas lights.
New “Conan” Movie Trailer Highlights Singapore Setting!
The latest trailer for the new “Detective Conan” (‘Case Closed”) film for 2019, “Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire” has been unveiled! Featuring many of Singapore’s best known landmarks, such as the Merlion, Raffles Hotel, and Marina Bay Sands, check it out below!
Top 6 Blue-Chip Stocks In Singapore To Invest In
Singapore is one of the best places in the world for business and investing. In 2018 and beyond, there are plenty of ways to invest and make a profit in this part of the world. From REITs and ETFs, to stocks and bonds, the options are endless.
Singapore's economy has some buffers as growth slows
SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore's economic growth is almost certain to weaken next year but the slowdown could be cushioned by increased government spending ahead of an early general election and as production is diverted from China to Southeast Asian countries due to the trade war between W
The real reason why bankers join Credit Suisse in Singapore and Hong Kong
If you’re a private banker in Singapore or Hong Kong looking to move after pocketing your bonus next year, you have many potential options. As millionaire and billionaire wealth surges across Asia, almost every bank – most notably HSBC and Julius Baer – will be hiring in the first half. So will Cred
Singapore set to achieve historic high box volumes in 2018
Singapore port container volumes have inched up in November compared to year-ago levels, putting the republic on track to achieve a historic high throughput this year. Singapore handled throughput of 3.01m teu in November, a slight increase of 1.26% compared to 2.98m teu posted in the same month of
We won’t fight fire with fire, says defence ministry of dispute with Singapore
PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya wants to de-escalate tensions with Singapore and will not fight fire with fire, Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong said today. “Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah have already stated Malaysia’s position, we want to de-escalate the
Deputy minister: Malaysia not escalating tensions with Singapore, but no compromise on position either
SUBANG JAYA, Dec 11 — Malaysia does not intend to fight “fire with fire” and escalate tensions with Singapore amid maritime and airspace disputes, Liew Chin Tong said today.
Singapore retail sales lower than forecast
SINGAPORE: Retail sales were lower than expected in October, according to figures released by Singapore’s Department of Statistics. Takings at the till that month were only 0.1% higher year-on-year, below the 1.5% increase forecast by analysts polled by Bloomberg and coming off the 1.9% rise in Sept
Singapore: No objection to Loke's tell-all, but why stop at letters?
The Singapore Ministry of Transport said it has no objection to its Malaysian counterpart’s intention to release correspondence between the two governments on the Seletar Airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS).
KKR makes first “global impact” investment in Singapore’s Barghest Building Performance
– Singapore’s Barghest Building Performance, a company that helps commercial and industrial buildings with energy savings, has raised S$45 million (US$33 million) from private equity giant KKR.
Singapore morning news for December 13
Small island developing states such as Singapore are at risk of dire consequences if current warming trends continue, said Ministry for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli.
Singapore: Drop Defamation Charges Against Editor
(Bangkok) – Singapore authorities should drop criminal defamation charges against Terry Xu, editor of the online news site The Online Citizen, for publishing a letter alleging government corruption, Human Rights Watch said today. Xu is scheduled to appear in court on December 13, 2018. The authoriti
Current casino oversight best for Singapore: regulator
The coordinated arrangements for supervising Singapore’s casino resorts are working well, a Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) official has told an international conference. The authority posted on its website a written statement saying CRA general counsel Tan Teck Wang attended the International Ass
Be creative, Transport Ministry tells Singapore aviation authority in resolving airspace dispute
PETALING JAYA, Dec 12 ― The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has urged Singapore’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAAS) to use their “creativity” to resolve Malaysia’s disagreement with the landing procedures for the republic’s Seletar Airport.
HONNE adds a second show in Singapore
Following HONNE's sold out show next year, Moonbeats Asia has announced a second date for its concert in Singapore, which will happen on 12 March 2019. Back in 2016, the electro-R&B duo also sold out both back-to-back shows, solidifying HONNE as one of the big names not to be missed. Those who didn'
Singapore Dollar Strengthens After Bullish GDP Forecasts
This month, the US dollar has gained significantly against the Singapore dollar. The USD/SGD has risen from 1.3627 to a high of 1.3753. This is an almost 1% increase. This year, the dollar has gained by more than 2% against the Singapore dollar. The weakness in the latter is attributed to the ongoin
Genting Singapore Ltd Has a Dividend Yield of Around 4%: Is the Dividend Sustainable?
Genting Singapore (SGX: G13) is the owner-operator of Singapore's first integrated resort, Resorts World Sentosa. The resort offers attractions such as a casino, one of the world's largest oceanariums, South-East Asia's only Universal Studios theme park, hotels, and many more.