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Malaysia willing to work with Singapore on regional oil pricing
Malaysia is willing to work with Singapore to become part of a regional oil pricing area, including offering land for storage the island state lacks, the head of a Malaysian state body coordinating a major new oil hub said. Despite being an oil and gas exporter, Malaysia lacks sufficient storage and refineries to allow it to act as a pricing hub like Singapore, Europe's ARA hub (Amsterdam ...(2/27/2015 3:29:05 AM)
Singapore Bonds Pay Highest Premium Since 1998
The spread, which turned positive in September, reached 33 basis points on Feb. 24, after the Monetary Authority of Singapore followed global central banks in easing policy on Jan. 28. Singapore’s dollar will weaken 2.4 percent to S$1.39 versus the greenback by end-2015, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey that has fallen for five months. The MAS, which uses the exchange rate ...(2/27/2015 12:53:34 AM)
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support
Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumonia, after quashing rumours the 91-year-old had died. "He remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation," the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. "His doctors have restarted him on antibiotics, and are continuing to monitor him closely ...(2/26/2015 6:21:52 AM)
Singapore's founder sedated, on life support
SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, remains on life support in intensive care being treated for severe pneumonia, the government said Thursday.(2/26/2015 6:07:02 AM)
Hong Kong seeks to rival Singapore as corporate FX hub
In a bid to rival Singapore, Hong Kong is introducing sweeping tax measures aimed at making it a more attractive centre in Asia for global corporations to trade foreign exchange. Hong Kong is established as a regional centre for company headquarters. To counter that, Hong Kong will table a bill to remove hurdles that deter companies from locating their treasury functions in Hong Kong, Financial ...(2/26/2015 5:06:09 AM)
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in intensive care-statement
Singapore's first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state's economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, is still on mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit in hospital, the prime minister's office said on Thursday. Lee, who turned 91 last September, was admitted to hospital on Feb. 5 with severe pneumonia. Although Lee has receded from the public and political scene, his ...(2/25/2015 9:17:57 PM)
Is Singapore getting airport crazy?
Singapore's latest budget includes a $3 billion plan to expand its Changi airport with a fifth terminal before the fourth is even completed, but whether the travelers will come isn't clear.(2/24/2015 11:32:42 PM)
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in ICU
Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has been put on antibiotics and remains in intensive care at a government hospital, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement Thursday. His doctors have restarted him on antibiotics, and are continuing to monitor him closely," the government statement said. Lee, co-founder of the People's Action Party which has governed Singapore since 1959 ...(2/25/2015 8:54:04 PM)
Singapore appoints special envoy to Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Feb. 26 (ANI): Singapore government has appointed senior policy strategist, Gopinath Pillai, as its special envoy to Andhra Pradesh to speed up construction of new capital of the state. The appointment was announced by Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during a news conference at the secretariat in capital Hyderabad on ...(2/26/2015 10:28:25 AM)
Can sports re-energize Singapore's tourism?
With the launch of a swanky new Sports Hub and world-class sporting events lined up this year, Singapore appears set to claim a bigger slice of the global sports tourism pie.(2/25/2015 5:39:28 PM)
Source: Yahoo