Limestone Network’s first venture into blockchain-powered smart cities is in the heart of Phnom Penh. Photo: Huw Watkin

Forget bitcoin, this Singapore firm is using blockchain tech to build a smart city

  • Limestone Network’s first project is a 100-hectare mixed-use development in Phnom Penh, involving homes, offices, malls and schools
  • The start-up eventually looks to change the face of Southeast Asia, a region facing challenges such as rapid urbanisation, pollution and traffic congestion
Topic |   Singapore

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Limestone Network’s first venture into blockchain-powered smart cities is in the heart of Phnom Penh. Photo: Huw Watkin
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Housing loans growth in Singapore has stagnated, easing 0.2 per cent to S$202.2 billion in June from the previous month. Photo: Roy Issa

‘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
  • Rising foreclosures and stagnating home loans growth against the backdrop of a worsening global economic outlook need to be taken into account
Topic |   Singapore

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Housing loans growth in Singapore has stagnated, easing 0.2 per cent to S$202.2 billion in June from the previous month. Photo: Roy Issa
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