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In Singapore Hotels, Small Can Be Beautiful
With all of the high wattage hotel development in Singapore, it's easy to miss the smaller hotels but the newly renovated Naumi is a sharply designed, intimate retreat.(10/31/2014 3:18:56 PM)
Fitch: Regulatory, Competition Risk Weigh on Singapore Casinos
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, October 30 (Fitch) Singapore's casinos will face increased regional competition, and potential changes to gaming policies ...(10/30/2014 11:44:05 PM)
Singapore must continually refresh its visitor experience, attractions: PM Lee
Speaking at the Tourism50 Industry Gala Night, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there will be new challenges ahead as other cities build more iconic attractions.(10/31/2014 12:00:17 PM)
Military-linked Myanmar group wins brewery spat with Singapore's F&N
A military-linked Myanmar conglomerate has won an arbitration case against Singapore's Fraser and Neave Ltd (F&N) that will give it the right to buy the latter's 55 percent stake in Myanmar's biggest brewery. Two Singapore arbitrators heard the case in the city state from late June to early July and released a ruling on Friday that Myanma Economic Holdings Limited is entitled to buy F&N's shares ...(10/31/2014 8:28:19 AM)
Singapore's GIC takes 20% stake in Turkish real estate firm
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC will inject 250 million euro ($314.3 million) to acquire a strategic stake in Turkey's leading commercial real estate developer Ronesans Gayrimenkul Yatirim (RGY), both firms said Thursday. GIC will acquire "above 20 percent shareholding in RGY" by subscribing to a rights issue, allowing it to become a "substantial minority" investor and strategic partner ...(10/30/2014 6:23:02 AM)
Singapore swim star warned over night out
Singapore's rising swim star Joseph Schooling has been given a warning after a late night out during the Asian Games in South Korea. The 19-year-old butterfly gold-medallist and his team-mates Teo Zhen Ren, 20, and Roanne Ho, 21, were all sent warning letters for going out without permission. An inquiry panel found the trio "infringed the code of conduct for athletes and officials at major games ...(10/30/2014 12:59:25 AM)
Singapore upholds law that criminalizes gay sex
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's highest court ruled on Wednesday that a law that criminalizes sex between men is in line with the city-state's constitution, rejecting two separate appeals by three men that the measure infringed their human rights. The judgment comes as gay rights have become an increasingly thorny issue in Singapore's traditionally conservative society. ...(10/29/2014 6:56:14 AM)
Singapore Landlords Build World Empires With Bond Sales
Singapore landlords are tapping the fourth-lowest local borrowing costs in Asia to fund record overseas purchases of hotels, office blocks and luxury apartments as property prices fall at home. CapitaLand Ltd.'s (CAPL) Ascott Residence Trust and Malaysian tycoon Quek Leng Chan's GuocoLand Ltd. were among real estate companies that sold the equivalent of $5.04 billion of Singapore dollar ...(10/27/2014 11:49:35 PM)
Swimming - Singapore star warned over night out
- Singapore's rising swim star Joseph Schooling has been given a warning after a late night out during the Asian Games in South Korea.(10/30/2014 1:34:45 AM)
Has Singapore's property bubble already burst?
Despite dire predictions of sharp drops, Singapore's property prices don't seem to have budged much, but statistics may mask trouble in the market.(10/28/2014 7:15:20 PM)
Source: Yahoo