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  1. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore home prices tipped to fall amid new cooling measures

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Analysts say higher stamp duties, a tax on early resales and restrictions on loans could see a drop in values for the first time in five years House prices ... Corporate Bank and Barclays. Since Saturday, homebuyers have to pay 5 to 7 percentage points more in stamp duties. The government also added a levy for sellers of industrial buildings, whose values ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1128707/singapore-home-prices-tipped-fall-amid-new-cooling-measures
  2. 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

    ... per cent stamp duty, they will still be paying an effective premium of 5 per cent on the secondary market. Cheung Kong, Hongkong Land and Singapore's and Keppel Land have turned to Hong ... per cent extra duty," Cheong said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1360350/singapores-marina-bay-offers-below-secondary-market-prices
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to use 'sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore 'Sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly Singapore announced steep increases in alcohol, gambling and tobacco taxes as it pledged billions of dollars in health care subsidies for its growing ranks of elderly citizens. Alcohol taxes will rise 25 per cent, while duties on tobacco will jump 10 per cent. Betting duties from the state-linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1433481/singapore-use-sin-taxes-pay-health-care-elderly
  4. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Housing prices continue to rise in Singapore, prompting new curbs

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... than the previous quarter, the data showed. Private home rents increased 0.3 per cent in the quarter. The government measures in January included an increase in the stamp duty for homebuyers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1293083/housing-prices-continue-rise-singapore-prompting-new-curbs
  5. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore new-home sales dive 65pc last month

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... it costlier for foreigners to buy property by raising stamp duties, and sharply increased minimum cash down payments for individuals applying for loans for second or subsequent homes to 25 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1194723/singapore-new-home-sales-dive-65pc-last-month
  6. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore braces for further curbs after record home sales

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in January, the seventh round of curbs in about four years, included an increase in the stamp duties for homebuyers of 5 percentage points to 7 percentage points. "Its definitely the pent-up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1216123/singapore-braces-further-curbs-after-record-home-sales
  7. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore home sales rise 43pc in wake of cooling action

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... said. The latest measures include an increase in the stamp duty for homebuyers of between 5 percentage points and 7 percentage points, with permanent residents paying taxes when they buy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1153999/singapore-home-sales-rise-43pc-wake-cooling-action
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore braces for worst dengue epidemic

    Posted May 31st 2013, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... The worst year on record was 2005, with 13,984 infections. “This is the first dengue death case this year and it highlights the urgency for greater community vigilance to stamp out possible mosquito ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1250474/singapore-braces-worst-dengue-epidemic
  9. News - China - SINGAPORE

    China 'highly concerned' as four bus drivers face court in Singapore

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... to court filings. Police arrested the four after the company said more than 170 drivers from China failed to report for duty on Monday and 88 halted work on Tuesday, disrupting some bus services. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1094814/china-highly-concerned-four-bus-drivers-face-court-singapore
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's first strike in 26 years peters out

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 05:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore’s first strike in 26 years petered out on Wednesday with most of the Chinese bus drivers who had stopped working to demand higher pay reporting for duty. State-linked transport operator SMRT said only six drivers failed to turn up during the morning shift, compared to a total of 171 on Monday, and the company was investigating why they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1093094/singapores-first-strike-26-years-peters-out

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