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  1. Singapore and Sydney pose threat to HKEx

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Naomi Rovnick

    ... Enoch Yiu and Naomi Rovnick The Hong Kong stock exchange faces a potential challenger for regional listings following reports that the Singapore and Sydney stock markets are in merger talks to create a giant pan-Asian bourse. The Singapore and Sydney exchange operators, both listed in their own markets, had their shares suspended from trading yesterday after local media ...

  2. Singapore leaves HK in its wake on incentives

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis When Norwegian shipping firm Golden Ocean Group listed on the Singapore Exchange in March, it marked the latest innovative step by Singaporean authorities to help attract ... the authorities from continuing to offer a raft of incentives to the maritime sector. Just last week the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore announced a six-month extension of its concessionary port ...

  3. Singapore sets the bar high for casinos

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to test the tables at one of Singapore's two soon-to-open casino mega resorts will have to provide these details and more in order to comply with recently published regulations on VIP gaming ... to finger and palm printing, among other measures. Analysts say the toughness of the long-awaited measures are largely expected, and while Singapore may lose some high-stakes players as a result, ...

  4. Wynn shrugs off Singapore 'threat'

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Las Vegas and Macau gaming mogul Steve Wynn dismissed the threat of new casinos in Singapore after high rollers from China pushed VIP betting volumes at the Wynn Macau to a new record of US$16.9 billion in the three months to December. 'Our customers are from China, and Singapore is further away,' Wynn told investors yesterday. 'I think that Singapore ...

  5. Sands says no place for junkets in Singapore

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp is not banking on using any VIP gambling junket operators at its US$6 billion Singapore casino resort because of the strictness of licensing requirements in the city state. 'We are building our [Singapore] organisation on the anticipation that we do no junket business,' Las Vegas Sands president and chief operating officer Michael ...

  6. Protection of rights gives Singapore edge with Star Wars maker

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sidney Luk Lucasfilm, the maker of Star Wars and Indiana Jones, says it will set up a digital animation studio in Singapore within about 12 months. The 40,000-square-foot studio, to be called Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, will employ about 300 people and produce animated movies, television programmes and video games. The Hollywood studio said Singapore won out over other ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Singapore's laws protect foreign workers Mark O'Neill's article on a recent China Labour Bulletin report ('Singapore exploits labourers from China, report says', February 17), presents a misleading picture on the employment conditions of Chinese foreign workers in Singapore. While we empathise with the plight of the 23 Chinese workers interviewed, ...

  8. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... prepares to branch out into Singapore, after tapping into the Hong Kong and San Francisco markets this year. "They will follow the footprint of rich Chinese while mapping out their overseas expansion plan," said Alan Jin, an analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia. "San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore are the most desirable overseas destinations for Chinese immigrants." ...

  9. Business - Companies - HOSPITALITY

    Park Hotel puts Hong Kong at heart of growth plans

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... industry, the group set up the chain's headquarters in Singapore in 2005 and expanded aggressively in the region, buying properties in Singapore, mainland China and Japan. In Singapore, the group expands through acquisition and partnership. It owns three hotels and will secure two management contracts by 2015. "Our expansion plan in Singapore will be completed when our ...

  10. Guangzhou aims to be aircraft maintenance hub

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... up a joint venture with a Singapore company. The facilities of the ST Aerospace (Guangzhou) Aviation Services Company Limited, a joint venture between Guangdong Airport Management Corporation (GMAC) and Singapore Technologies Aerospace, are expected to become operational in 2013. GMAC holds 51 per cent of the joint venture with Singapore Technologies. The new entity will perform ...




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