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  1. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Marketing of new projects sparks a lift in Singapore home sales in February

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Marketing of new projects lifts city-state's home sales Singapore's home sales rose last month as developers marketed new projects, a government report showed. Home ... the central bank said on January 15. The government introduced loan measures in June last year as it widened a campaign that started in 2009 to curb speculation. "The market is showing signs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1451712/marketing-new-projects-sparks-lift-singapore-home-sales
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - SINGAPORE

    Singapore police probe ‘unnatural’ death of American CEO of bitcoin trader

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:44pm by Reuters

    ... state do not expect foul play. The term "unnatural death" is used to refer to suspected suicides and other deaths not due to natural causes like an illness. Radtke, chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1441745/singapore-police-probe-unnatural-death-american-ceo-bitcoin
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... to help her win government deals. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1437575/singapore-court-overturns-professors-conviction-sex-grades-scandal
  4. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Global developers unfazed by price of land in Singapore

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Bloomberg

    ... cent per year since early 2011, according to property broker Chesterton Singapore, which used government auction data. Fourth quarter home prices slid for the first time in almost two years, ... through government auctions and private sales. "Recent bids are indicative of high competition for land bank among developers as they continue to bid aggressively to replenish their declining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1435047/global-developers-unfazed-price-land-singapore
  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to use 'sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... (HK$55 billion) package to provide life-long health care for the elderly. Under the plan, about 450,000 senior citizens who are part of what the government terms the "pioneer ... is a mid-term budget, with the government still holding back its firepower as it looks ahead to the polls in a year or two." General elections are due in mid-2016. "The health care package ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1433481/singapore-use-sin-taxes-pay-health-care-elderly
  6. Lifestyle - Books - SINGAPORE

    Book review: The Leader, the Teacher and You, by Lim Siong Guan and Joanne Lim

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... incident brings to mind the inflation of GDP figures in China, routinely committed by some local government officials because their performance is measured by GDP. When Lim was director ... different views from theirs," Lim writes. Ironically, the Singapore government has not always practised what the book preaches. The city state ranked 149 out of 179 in the Press Freedom Index ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1432581/book-review-leader-teacher-and-you-lim-siong-guan-and-joanne-lim
  7. Business - Economy - SINGAPORE

    Singapore GDP grows faster than expected

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Singapore’s economy grew faster than expected in last year’s fourth quarter, helped by a surge in manufacturing output, government data showed on Thursday. The city ... forecast in a Reuters poll and the government’s earlier estimate of a 2.7 per cent contraction. Singapore said the economy grew 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1431901/singapore-gdp-grows-faster-expected
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg The case of the non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts Lim Cheng Hoe, Singapore's former chief of protocol at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, yesterday pleaded guilty to falsely ... anti-corruption agency after an official was charged in July in a separate case of misappropriation and the former civil defence chief was jailed in a sex-for-contracts case. The country pledged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429864/ex-singapore-official-guilty-case-non-existent-8000-pineapple-tarts
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore PM Lee urges more babies for Year of the Horse

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the native-born population. Its low birth rate has forced the government to rely on foreign workers. Foreigners now comprise a third of the 5.4 million population. The influx, however, has sparked protests and prompted the government to tighten immigration flows in recent years. Ethnic Chinese around the world on Friday will usher in the Year of the Horse. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1417403/singapore-pm-lee-urges-more-babies-year-horse
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore workers Asia's unhappiest and most want to quit jobs: survey

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:26pm by Reuters

    ... cent in the next year. Singapore's government, its popular vote hit in elections by the public anger, has sought to rein in living costs and tighten the labour market for foreigners. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1411229/singapore-workers-asias-unhappiest-and-most-want-quit-jobs-survey

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