Singapore

Water war of words

Whenever Malaysia wishes to get under Singapore’s skin, it seems, all it has to do is talk about their bilateral water agreement.

18 July 2018
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Singapore sticks a pin before property bubble forms

Property investors anticipated a boom in Singapore as prices increased sharply by 9.1 percent over the past year. However, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) introduced strong measures to dampen what it describes as “euphoria” in the market.

10 July 2018
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Singapore tightens property curbs

Singapore property and bank stocks led declines on the benchmark stock index Friday after the government unexpectedly tightened property curbs to cool a market the central bank described as euphoric. City Developments Ltd. and UOL Group Ltd.

6 July 2018
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Income inequality in Singapore

Singapore as a nation is often seen as being materialistic when compared to its regional peers, with a 2012 study by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) finding that even Singaporeans view their society as

1 July 2018
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Singapore on path to digital economy

Singapore has set targets to reduce cash and cheque usage as it prepares to allow companies to use its digital payments service in a move towards a digital economy.

21 June 2018
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