Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% .
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  • ACCESSWIRE

    SAS Global Community Alliance Opened Ceremoniously in Singapore's Old Parliament

    HONG KONG, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / June 14, 2019 /On June 12, 2019, the Global Blockchain Technology and Application Summit was held in the Old Parliament in Singapore. At the summit, the SAS Global Community Alliance was officially unveiled, marking the birth of a new blockchain operator. The summit invited top experts, scholars and celebrities from the United States, France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Switzerland, Italy, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, and Singapore to gather in Singapore to explore the cutting-edge trends in blockchain technology development, and to conduct in-depth analysis from the aspects of block chain industry, technological innovation and the development trend of block chain, so as to promote the development and growth of block chain technology in various countries and provide new impetus for global economic recovery.

  • India gold discounts at 5-month high; buying picks up in China, Singapore
    Reuters

    India gold discounts at 5-month high; buying picks up in China, Singapore

    MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Physical gold discounts in India widened to their biggest in five months this week as an upsurge in local prices dampened purchases, while China and Singapore saw demand rise from investors looking to hedge against a global slowdown. Dealers in India, which is also the world's second biggest bullion consumer, were offering a discount of $7 an ounce over official domestic prices, the highest since mid-Jan. This compares to a discount of 50 cents offered last week.

  • Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law
    Reuters

    Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law

    Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers familiar with such transactions. One tycoon, who considers himself potentially politically exposed, has started shifting more than $100 million from a local Citibank account to a Citibank account in Singapore, according to an adviser involved in the transactions. "The fear is that the bar is coming right down on Beijing's ability to get your assets in Hong Kong.

  • Jail term for ex-OW Bunker Singapore manager increased to 5 years
    Daily Mail

    Jail term for ex-OW Bunker Singapore manager increased to 5 years

    A Danish high court has increased the prison sentence for a former manager of OW Bunker's Singapore arm to five years, after prosecutors appealed against the original 18-month sentence for actions that contributed to the marine fuel supplier's collapse. OW Bunker filed for bankruptcy in 2014 just eight months after listing in Copenhagen, partly due to losses on an estimated $120-$130 million credit line given by its Singapore-based arm to small local company, Tankoil Marine Services. Last year, a Danish city court found Lars Moller, former head of the Singapore subsidiary Dynamic Oil Trading, guilty of approving credit beyond his mandate, hastening the collapse of OW Bunker - then the world's leading supplier of bunker fuel.

  • Business Standard India

    Tata Communications International, Singapore divests its 26% stake in STT Tai Seng

    Tata Communications International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Communications in Singapore, has divested its 26% stake in STT Tai Seng (STT Tai Seng), which operates the data centre business in Singapore, to STT APDC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STT GDC (STT GDC) at an agreed consideration based on fair market value and changing market conditions. Tata Communications continues to maintain 26% stake in the India Data Centre business of STT GDC and the Company continues to benefit from the rub off effect on its network services due to this investment. This divestment is in line with the company's strategy to evolve the business portfolio by focussing on offering digital infrastructure services

  • Taiwan’s famous Wu Pao Chun bakery makes landfall in Singapore at Capitol Piazza
    Coconuts Singapore

    Taiwan’s famous Wu Pao Chun bakery makes landfall in Singapore at Capitol Piazza

    The latest in a long line of popular international brands making their debut in Singapore this year, Wu Pao Chun has brought its breads and baked goods to Capitol Piazza in a joint venture with the BreadTalk Group. Famous for its Lychee Rose Royale and Red Wine Longan ($20.80/loaf), the famous Taiwanese bakery, named after ... This article, Taiwan’s famous Wu Pao Chun bakery makes landfall in Singapore at Capitol Piazza, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company. Want more Coconuts? Sign up for our newsletters!

  • In Trade War Worst-Case Scenario, These Strategies Can Win
    Bloomberg

    In Trade War Worst-Case Scenario, These Strategies Can Win

    (Bloomberg) -- State Street Global Markets likes the dollar. Mizuho Bank Ltd. says buy Treasuries and go short on South Korea and Taiwan. Deutsche Bank AG reckons the yuan may weaken.

  • In Trade War Worst-Case Scenario, These Strategies Can Win
    Bloomberg

    In Trade War Worst-Case Scenario, These Strategies Can Win

    (Bloomberg) -- State Street Global Markets likes the dollar. Mizuho Bank Ltd. says buy Treasuries and go short on South Korea and Taiwan. Deutsche Bank AG reckons the yuan may weaken.

  • Business Wire

    S BLOCK Co-host With World Blockchain Forum Singapore & World Blockchain Award Asia

    Asia's highly anticipated blockchain event World Blockchain Forum · Singapore & World Blockchain Award · Asia will be held on June 22-23, 2019 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The conference will bring together more than 4,000 global elites from government, associations, regulatory agencies, investment institutions, blockchain project parties, financial technology, and media to discuss industry trends and innovations, jointly recognizing industry pioneers and contributions to promote the industry and achieve healthy and rapid development!