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  1. The Scarlet

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Donald Holliday

    ... Don Holliday Scarlet, where can we find you? I'm strategically situated in one of Singapore's historic enclaves within the central business district, surrounded by hip bars ... Scarlet, 33 Erskine Rd, Singapore 069333. Inquiries: (65) 6511 3333; fax (65) 6511 3303, e-mail reservations@ thescarlethotel.com or go to www.thescarlethotel.com. ...

  2. Quiet riot

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE Eight white elephants were recently spotted in Singapore. No, they were not a promotion for Air India, or part of the latest show from the Cirque du ... also being treated right now to colourful cut-outs of golf players and palm trees (advertising the Singapore Open, I presume) and not long ago we had cut-out cows selling milk. The minister ...

  3. Money talks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Glen Watson

    ... their parents, according to Paul Stefansson of ipac financial planning. Mr Stefansson has conducted seminars at ipac's offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, but ipac is taking the programme ...

  4. Event highlights

    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop AUGUST Celebrate Singapore 2005, August 1-31 A celebration of Singapore's 40th birthday. Events include: Dim Sum Dollies, a humorous local musical cabaret; Womad, one of Singapore's most popular annual music and dance events; and a Carnival at the Marina. National Day at Esplanade, August 5-9 A five-day countdown to Singapore's 40th ...

  5. Retail therapy

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, Singapore Despite the Singapore Tourism Board's constant efforts to position the 'Lion state' as an Asian shopping capital, one has to say it again ... boutique hotel or a tucked-away interior-design shop. You can find 'wow' places in Singapore if you know where to look. Cafes like Kaki 5 (close to Arab Street) or Gone Fishing ...

  6. Feathers ruffled but Singapore's eco-dump wins fans

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... clean Singapore even its sole working landfill smells of roses- well, a fresh sea breeze to be more exact. The Pulau Semakau landfill is basically the city-state's rubbish bin. Yet ... of Singapore's Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, which will start conducting the walks next month. 'The majority of the coral reef on the west coast, which could have been destroyed ...

  7. Singapore ready to reap benefits after nabbing IOC's big show

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay For three minutes on Wednesday, tiny Singapore will be the centre of attraction on the world stage. As an estimated one billion viewers watch on television the voting for the city to host the 2012 Olympics, they will also see Singapore showcase its attractions in a video presentation to be made at the 117th IOC Session. 'Even money can't buy ...

  8. Wheelock Singapore plans two-for-one rights issue

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Wheelock Properties (Singapore), a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed Wheelock Properties, announced plans yesterday for a two-for-one rights issue of 82.5 Singapore cents ... parent yesterday agreed to buy 601.5 million rights shares from its Singapore subsidiary for S$496.2 million. The parent's payment will be offset by a dividend of the same amount ...

  9. Trust sector warns of Singapore threat

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong, it's Singapore. The perpetual beauty contest that goes on between the two cities is understandable, given their regional ambitions. Just mention Singapore's latest initiative- priming itself as regional financial centre- and that's often enough to make the government jump. But with Singapore's recent overhaul of its trust laws to attract trust services ...

  10. HK urged to follow Singapore reit model

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hong Kong needs to introduce tax incentives and relax geographical investment restrictions if it wants to catch up with Singapore in the development of its real estate investment ... property such as car parks, offices, or shops. The products have been popular in the US and Australia for decades but have only been developed in Japan and Singapore in recent years. Singapore ...




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