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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Prince William arrives in Singapore for Asia-Pacific tour

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 05:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... married in April last year, will stay in Singapore until Thursday. They then head to Malaysia, where they will tour the capital Kuala Lumpur and Borneo’s Sabah state from September 13 to 15. ... dress when they visit the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, as well as travel by canoe at one point. Queen Elizabeth is head of state in the Solomons and Tuvalu, both of which are members ...

  2. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Home at 4-year low in Singapore

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:41am by BLOOM

    ... Authority of Singapore (MAS) said after a Forbes article this week warned the city state was headed for an "Iceland-style meltdown". Singapore unveiled new rules last year governing how ... in June," said Lay Keng Lee, the head of Singapore research at DTZ. "We don't see a rollback of the measures yet as it is too early for that, so sales may decline to between 12,000 ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Former head of Singapore's drugs police cleared of corruption

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse One of the most senior public officials tried in city state for corruption had been accused of demanding sex from a woman seeking contracts Ex-drugs chief cleared of graft A former head of Singapore's drugs police was cleared of corruption yesterday after a court rejected charges that he demanded oral sex from a contractor to help her win government ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore set to ban sports betting via overseas websites

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... and hateful content. Access to extramarital dating site Ashley Madison is also banned in the state, which is well-known for its strict social controls. The new law will make it an offence, punishable ... is deeply entrenched in Singapore. Its online gambling market was estimated to be worth US$416 million, with 95 per cent of revenue headed towards overseas websites, Singapore's Straits Times ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... but at least we're headed in the right direction." Lee had had to "emote" more than his predecessors, Tan said. "It's a challenge to get the balance of hard and soft power ... city state where the vast majority of the population is ethnic Chinese. Some say 57-year-old deputy prime minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam would be the best choice, but his ...

  6. 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 ... January, the data showed. Singapore's property market was stabilising and the city state was not facing a credit bubble that puts the island or its banking system at risk of a crisis, ...

  7. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore reits focus offshore for higher returns

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by Reuters

    ... and Australia are bucking the trend of lower returns at home where the city state's market has been slowing. Known as S-reits, the US$49 billion sector, Asia's second-largest after Japan, ... this earnings season. "If you want something with a higher yield injected into your portfolio, you want to look into other markets outside Singapore," said Desmond Sim, the head of CBRE ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Head of top Singapore school named in graft probe

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore The principal of a top Singapore high school was on Thursday removed from his post and being investigated by the anti-corruption bureau, authorities told reporters, in the latest such scandal to hit the city-state. Former headmaster of River Valley High School Steven Koh Yong Chiah, 58, was replaced “with effect from 20 December this year”, ...

  9. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's Marina Bay offers below-secondary market prices to lure Hong Kong buyers

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by Sandy Li

    ... of marketing for Raffles Quay Asset Management, the management arm of the development, said. Alan Cheong, head of research for property consultancy Savills in Singapore, said developers of high-end ... that is being developed by Cheung Kong, Hongkong Land and Keppel Land. Demand for private homes, which house about 20 per cent of the city state's 5.3 million people, weakened sharply in July after ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore denies being haven for Malaysian tax cheats

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 01:53pm

    ... Sarawak state. London-based campaign group Global Witness had triggered an uproar with a “sting” video in which a person posing as a foreign businessman is seen negotiating with purported relatives and associates of state chief Taib Mahmud. In one part of the clip, which went viral after it was posted on Tuesday, a man introduced as a Taib family lawyer called Singapore “the new ...




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