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  1. HK, Singapore bear brunt of slump

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The worsening global financial crisis has hit the Asian property market across the board over the past six months with cities such as Hong Kong and Singapore suffering ... to analysts. 'All markets have corrected to varying degrees. But Singapore and Hong Kong corrected significantly in the residential and commercial sectors, with both falling 25 to 30 per cent. ...

  2. How to compete with China - and like it

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and the five largest Asean economies - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand - have remained at about their 1996-99 levels. While foreign direct investment in China doubled ... of the Chinese industrial juggernaut than do China-bashers in the US. 'Emerging economies such as Vietnam, India and China have become formidable players,' said Singapore's Deputy Prime ...

  3. Baby blues

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE Any expat family living in Singapore will agree on one thing: the Lion City is a great place to raise children. Clean, green, safe, with a strong ... their sojourns in Singapore- especially if the wife in not working- Singaporeans themselves fail to see or appreciate those advantages. This year the birth rate is expected to fall to a 26-year low, ...

  4. On the Move

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a senior consultant with ALS in Hong Kong. She has been in the city since 2002 and has established a network of contacts in the legal market. Theresa Hall Director ALS International Singapore Hall is based in Singapore and is responsible for leading the human resource practice focused on positions within the banking, finance and professional services for the region. She has more than 10 ...

  5. Free views

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... summoned for questioning by police over the 40-minute film One Nation Under Lee, which she produced. Directed by Seelan Palay, it is a recent critique of Singapore's rulers, from the city ... at Singapore's exorbitant prime ministerial salary and its ranking of 141 of 167 nations in terms of press freedom by Reporters Without Borders. Documentation of recent protests, arrests and calls ...

  6. Lion City sees the bigger picture

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Singapore In the past 10 years, the small Singaporean film industry has enjoyed a revival of sorts with a handful of directors- Eric Khoo, Royston Tan, Kelvin Tong ... and struggles of three primary-six pupils, was the first local film to enjoy some success when it was released beyond Singapore's shores in 2002, and led to an even more successful sequel, ...

  7. Real Madrid 'too pricey' for Asia

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Chinese Football Association and counterparts in Singapore. It is not known if the pullouts will affect Real's match against a Hong Kong side on August 8. Full report - C16 ...

  8. Cox Plate and HK Cup on Jay Peg's agenda

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Singapore Airlines International Cup hero Jay Peg will not seek glory in Europe but will be rested and then target the Cox Plate in Melbourne and the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup. On the morning after Jay Peg had demoralised his rivals in the S$3 million (HK$17.1 million), Singapore race over 2,000 metres, trainer Herman Brown said Europe would ...

  9. Valuair takes the lead with flight to Chengdu

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok in Singapore Valuair is set to become the first budget airline to fly to an inland Chinese province, with a new Singapore-Chengdu route scheduled to take off in two weeks. The Singapore-based carrier also announced plans to expand its mainland footprint by adding a second destination in the Pearl River Delta, possibly before the end of the year. 'We would be pricing very ...

  10. Shot aid worker flown to hospital

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Norma Connolly and Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop in Singapore A Hong Kong Red Cross worker shot after distributing aid in the tsunami-stricken Aceh province in Indonesia was rushed to a Singapore hospital last night. Eva Yeung Yee-wa, 27, suffered wounds to her face and neck after her Red Cross-marked vehicle came under fire near Lam No, about 55km south of the capital Banda Aceh, ...




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