Stories By Linette Lim
117 Apr 2014 Thu
Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore declined 6.6 per cent on-year in March, due to a contraction in electronic and non-electronic NODX.
216 Apr 2014 Wed
Competition for deposits is heating up among banks in Singapore. Over the last six months, at least four banks have intensified efforts to woo customers with higher interest rates.
314 Apr 2014 Mon
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday lowered its headline inflation outlook to 1.5-2.5 per cent for 2014 due to decreased cost pressures from accommodation and private road transport.
411 Apr 2014 Fri
Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has urged Singapore companies to invest in the Chinese province of Shandong.
509 Apr 2014 Wed
The Boao Forum for Asia is currently underway in Hainan, China. The forum was founded by 26 Asian and Australasian states with the aim of promoting regional integration. It is now into its 13th year, and has become a key event on the regional calendar.
608 Apr 2014 Tue
With over 42 million tonnes of the fuel sold last year, Singapore is the world's top bunkering port. Bunkering is the process of supplying fuel to ships. And to improve transparency and the accuracy of bunker readings, Singapore will mandate the use of a new mass flow metering system.
707 Apr 2014 Mon
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) wants to do more to profile Singapore as a listing destination for maritime companies. It is working with the Singapore Exchange and the industry. But MPA also acknowledged that this is a process that will take time.
802 Apr 2014 Wed
The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) -- a key indicator of manufacturing activity -- registered 50.8, slightly down from the previous month of 50.9, and falling short of market estimates.
901 Apr 2014 Tue
Company directors, who fail to comply with requirements under the Companies Act, will soon be required to receive training under a Directors' Compliance Programme.
1001 Apr 2014 Tue
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) on Tuesday announced a HK$38.4 billion (around S$6.2 billion) offer to buy Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank in an effort to grow its presence in North Asia.