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‘Hype, smoke, and hot air’ clouding Singapore real estate

There is no shortage of optimism about the Lion City’s housing market, but experts say that confidence is misplaced amid rising foreclosures, stagnating home loans growth and the worsening global economic outlook.

13 Aug 2019 - 10:44AM

There is no shortage of optimism about the Lion City’s housing market, but experts say that confidence is misplaced amid rising foreclosures, stagnating home loans growth and the worsening global economic outlook.

‘Hype, smoke, and hot air’ clouding Singapore real estate
From Crazy Rich Asians to a poor man’s Bali: the rise and fall (and rise) of Sentosa Cove, Singapore’s ‘Monte Carlo’

Singapore’s Sentosa Cove was once touted as a home for the rich and famous. Twenty years on, with property prices in the doldrums, some wonder if it is more Bali than Monte Carlo. Still, there are signs its fortunes have turned.

1 Apr 2019 - 10:53AM

Singapore’s Sentosa Cove was once touted as a home for the rich and famous. Twenty years on, with property prices in the doldrums, some wonder if it is more Bali than Monte Carlo. Still, there are signs its fortunes have turned.

From Crazy Rich Asians to a poor man’s Bali: the rise and fall (and rise) of Sentosa Cove, Singapore’s ‘Monte Carlo’
In cutthroat shipping industry, Singapore’s moves to increase its berth rate are paying off

A deal between Singapore’s port operator PSA and Japan’s largest ocean carrier ONE means the world’s three major container shipping alliances – accounting for three quarters of global container trade – have come to the island nation

21 Jan 2019 - 8:11AM

A deal between Singapore’s port operator PSA and Japan’s largest ocean carrier ONE means the world’s three major container shipping alliances – accounting for three quarters of global container trade – have come to the island nation

In cutthroat shipping industry, Singapore’s moves to increase its berth rate are paying off
What rising interest rates mean for Singapore property

As the era of ultra-low interest rates fades, Singaporeans with mortgage payments are feeling the pinch. But is it homeowners or investors who are most at risk of getting their fingers burned?

26 Dec 2018 - 2:24PM

As the era of ultra-low interest rates fades, Singaporeans with mortgage payments are feeling the pinch. But is it homeowners or investors who are most at risk of getting their fingers burned?

What rising interest rates mean for Singapore property
No resolution, no problem: Apec united in desire for more trade and growth
  • Disagreements over WTO reform saw this month’s Apec summit end without a joint statement. But most economies making up the bloc agree commerce remains vital, despite the US-China trade war dominating proceedings
28 Nov 2018 - 10:05PM
  • Disagreements over WTO reform saw this month’s Apec summit end without a joint statement. But most economies making up the bloc agree commerce remains vital, despite the US-China trade war dominating proceedings
No resolution, no problem: Apec united in desire for more trade and growth
Private sector, foreign companies key for ‘Made in China 2025’ to take off, experts at Singapore forum say

Countries like Singapore are also gunning for lucrative opportunities to be part of China’s goal to be a high-tech powerhouse

22 Nov 2018 - 10:09PM

Countries like Singapore are also gunning for lucrative opportunities to be part of China’s goal to be a high-tech powerhouse

Private sector, foreign companies key for ‘Made in China 2025’ to take off, experts at Singapore forum say
Love at first bite: why Singapore is the land of good food souvenirs

The Lion City is exporting its culinary culture as part of a burgeoning global food-gift market set to be worth US$70 billion by 2020

28 Oct 2018 - 1:12PM

The Lion City is exporting its culinary culture as part of a burgeoning global food-gift market set to be worth US$70 billion by 2020

Love at first bite: why Singapore is the land of good food souvenirs
Investing in talent: Playing defence in an age of trade wars and disruptions
Can Vietnam take Singapore’s stock market crown?

The Lion City has long been atop the regional capital markets food chain, but other nations such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia are starting to compete.

29 Jul 2018 - 3:15PM

The Lion City has long been atop the regional capital markets food chain, but other nations such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia are starting to compete.

Can Vietnam take Singapore’s stock market crown?
Can Singapore tame its property market with new rules?

‘Draconian’ measures have been put in place to cool off private home prices that have risen more than 9 per cent over the past year as officials hope to nip a potential housing bubble in the bud.

15 Jul 2018 - 12:04PM

‘Draconian’ measures have been put in place to cool off private home prices that have risen more than 9 per cent over the past year as officials hope to nip a potential housing bubble in the bud.

Can Singapore tame its property market with new rules?
As historic summit nears, South Koreans living in Singapore dare to dream of peace
Singapore’s Tuas mega-port: plain sailing ahead?

The Lion City hopes a new multibillion-dollar facility will help keep it the world’s largest transshipment hub. But there’s a rising tide of pretenders to its crown.

4 Jun 2018 - 7:30AM

The Lion City hopes a new multibillion-dollar facility will help keep it the world’s largest transshipment hub. But there’s a rising tide of pretenders to its crown.

Singapore’s Tuas mega-port: plain sailing ahead?
‘Prostitute Mansion’: Is Singapore heading for Hong Kong-style housing?

As tycoons buy up properties in record-breaking deals and private house prices rebound, homes in the Lion City seem destined to get pricier – or tinier.

29 Apr 2018 - 12:44PM

As tycoons buy up properties in record-breaking deals and private house prices rebound, homes in the Lion City seem destined to get pricier – or tinier.

‘Prostitute Mansion’: Is Singapore heading for Hong Kong-style housing?