Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’

Singapore said to plan cautious budget

Expectations for a spending spree are high on past surpluses, likely elections, downside economic risks
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • ...

India’s Edelweiss inks MoU with Bank of Singapore

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp’s private bank plans to form a partnership with Edelweiss Group that allows wealthy Indians to ...

EU-S’pore trade pact nears entry

By BLOOMBERG
STRASBOURG • The European Parliament approved a free-trade agreement with Singapore as Europe continues a campaign to counter the ...

Brexiters, stop fantasising about Singapore-on-Thames

By Linda Lim / BLOOMBERG
Many pro-Brexit Brits are taken with the idea that the UK doesn’t need to belong to a large bloc any more than its tiny ...

DoorDash aims funding around US $6b valuation

By BLOOMBERG
SAN FRANCISCO • The food delivery start-up DoorDash Inc is negotiating an approximately US$500 million (RM2.04 billion) funding round led ...

London banker sues UOB for race discrimination

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • A former official at United Overseas Bank Ltd’s (UOB) London branch is suing for unfair dismissal after saying he was denied a ...

M’sia-S’pore tensions flare after boat collision

By AFP
A Malaysian government vessel has collided with a ship in waters disputed by Singapore and Malaysia, sparking a fresh flare-up of maritime ...

Singapore police looking into reports of alleged financial irregularities at Wirecard

SINGAPORE – Singapore police on Monday said it was looking into reports by the Financial Times of alleged financial irregularities at ...

Jardine’s brief RM168b slump followed rush of sell orders

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd, Singapore’s largest company by market value, plunged 83% yesterday before quickly rebounding. ...

Dyson’s move to Singapore shows city’s advantages in risky world

Consistent high scores for skills, innovation and competitiveness continue to make the nation a drawcard for businesses
SINGAPORE • James Dyson’s shock ...

Singapore warns of ‘very negative’ outcome if no US-China deal

Heng, widely viewed as the de facto successor to PM Lee, warns that trade stress is likely to persist
DAVOS • It’s vital that the US and China settle ...

S’pore to focus on health, infrastructure in budget

SINGAPORE • Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget will focus on infrastructure spending, healthcare for an ageing population and helping ...