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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Celebration by Filipinos sparks wave of anti-immigrant abuse in Singapore

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... numbers of guest workers accused of taking jobs from locals and causing overcrowding. The Philippines marks its 116th year of independence on June 12 and a group of Filipino residents in Singapore ... of people who harassed the organisers of the Philippine event, calling them a "disgrace to Singapore". A spokeswoman for organisers Pilipino Independence Day Council Singapore (PIDCS) ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Charles The Great 'deserves to start in Singapore'

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 10:43pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Charles The Great 'deserves to start in Singapore' After Charles The Great claimed the scalp of Lucky Nine in an impressive win in the Group Two Sprint Cup, trainer John Moore will try to convince owners to travel to Singapore to meet the same horse in next month's Group One KrisFlyer Sprint. Charles The Great charged home under ...

  3. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Taiwan exchange seeking global links via Singapore

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by BLOOMBERG AND JEANNY YU

    ... Bloomberg in Taipei and Jeanny Yu Taiwan exchange seeking global links via Singapore Taiwan's stock exchange is seeking to create a cross-border stock trading platform with Singapore ... announced this month to allow mutual trading of stocks between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges. "The co-operation between Taiwan and Singapore gives people a lot of room ...

  4. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Everybody but the 'Singapore curve' thinks iron ore is going down

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:45am by Reuters

    ... for Singapore iron ore swaps has a good track record of pointing to turns in market pricing. At the time of the 2012 low in September of that year, the curve was fairly strongly in contango-when ...

  5. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Singapore's Tharman would be worthy successor to Lagarde at IMF

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:33am by MEGHNAD DESAI

    ... Meghnad Desai Singapore's finance minister has the right skills while it's time for a non-European to take charge Why Tharman is the best candidate for IMF chief Christine ... Singapore's finance minister, to be a candidate. He is thoughtful, technically competent and well respected- and he would hit the ground running. The IMF needs a managing director with equal doses ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Progressive policies allow Singapore to surpass Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:33am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Progressive policies allow Singapore to surpass Hong Kong Our competitiveness and our quality of life have been surpassed by those of the Lion City. The Singaporean ... providing livelihood imperatives to the masses, ensuring stability and prosperity. Singapore's redistributive measures include affordable home ownership, where property is sold at a price minus ...

  7. News - Asia - PIRACY

    Armed pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:57am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Armed pirates boarded a Singapore-managed oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessel’s ... piracy reporting centre. The diesel oil tanker was believed to be en route to Myanmar. “IMB is aware of the attack on the Singapore-managed ship in the Malacca Straits. IMB is concerned about ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore denies being haven for Malaysian tax cheats

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 01:53pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore on Friday strongly rejected a whistleblower’s allegation that its banks facilitate massive tax evasion by a powerful family in neighbouring Malaysia’s ... 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 ...

  9. Property - International

    Curbs take their toll on Singapore luxury projects

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Curbs take their toll on Singapore luxury projects Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government ... developers of premium properties such as Wheelock Properties (Singapore), Ho Bee Land and Wing Tai. Larger developers are less affected due to their more diversified portfolios, but they are also ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Frugal Hong Kong women rank 2nd in world as savers

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Females here are just behind their Singapore counterparts when stashing cash every month, a survey of 15 markets on savings habits shows HK women 2nd best savers in the world Hong Kong's women are the second-best female savers on earth, salting away more money than women anywhere else except Singapore, according to a global HSBC study on how ...




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