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  1. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Marketing of new projects sparks a lift in Singapore home sales in February

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... January, the data showed. Singapore's property market was stabilising and the city state was not facing a credit bubble that puts the island or its banking system at risk of a crisis, ...

  2. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Global developers unfazed by price of land in Singapore

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Bloomberg

    ... on a condominium project at Ang Mo Kio, in the northeast of the island-state, Standard Chartered's Lim said in a separate note to clients in January. "Rising land prices are the main culprit ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Two charged for kidnapping mother of Singapore's 35th richest man

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:24am by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... the fourth such case on the island in 13 years. Singapore, which provides for the death penalty or caning for certain offences, has some of the lowest crime rates in the world, with 581 cases ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:00pm by SATISH CHENEY

    ... there isn't enough space and infrastructure to handle so many people on the island. Others say more should be spent on increasing the birth rate. While Singapore is peaceful and enjoys racial harmony, ... in April to possibly house foreign migrant workers on offshore islands in the future. There are those who say that would be a good thing for the workers because they can be in a safe environment ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong calls for restraint after riot

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Singapore Liberal commentators call for better treatment of migrant workers as city-state sees first rioting in 40 years Singapore’s prime minister urged citizens not to react negatively toward migrant workers on Monday following the first rioting in 40 years in the wealthy state, which prides itself on being an island of calm in an often chaotic region. ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    How tiny Singapore became big player in match-fixing

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Neil Humphreys, author of the football-based novel Match Fixer, Singapore’s fixation with gambling makes game-rigging hard, if not impossible, to bring under control. The island off ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Websites of Singapore president, PM hacked

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 05:15pm by AFP

    ... ’ technology correspondent. The hacker also warned of further attacks on the tightly governed island’s technological infrastructure if its demands were not met. Singapore strictly regulates ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to build fifth airport terminal as it seeks regional dominance

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... the lease for ports at Tanjong Pagar near the central business district expired and operations moved to the island's southwest, Lee said. Bloomberg, Agence France-Presse ...

  9. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore home sales slide to lowest level since December 2009

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and those that do would be considered "imprudent," it said. The island-state's private residential property price index rose 1 per cent to 215.4 points in the three months ending June ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s Lee says not to blame for low birth rate

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... in 1990 after 31 years in office. He stayed on as a cabinet adviser until 2011. Lee’s son, Lee Hsien Loong, is now prime minister of the affluent Southeast Asian island-state after succeeding Goh ...




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