Latest articles from Singapore

No squeaks as Singapore tightens the screws

September 4, 2006

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is beefing up its banking laws, but the city state’s bankers do not seem to be complaining, writes Michael Imeson.

Singapore accelerates overseas acquisitions

September 4, 2006

Temasek Holdings, owned by the Singapore finance ministry, is spreading its wings in Asia, expanding its portfolio of financial services and banking assets. Simon Montlake reports.

Progress through training in Singapore

September 4, 2006

Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s prime minister, tells Karina Robinson that the city state’s continued success depends on self-betterment of the unskilled.

Replacing rigidity with inclusion

August 7, 2006

Heng Swee Keat, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank, tells Karina Robinson why a ‘friendly’ environment is vital.

Singapore

January 2, 2006

DBS Bank
Jackson Tai, CEO

Singaporean solution is best defence against unemployment

February 3, 2004

At a time when growth does not necessarily mean more jobs, governments must take a proactive stance to keep people in work.

The view from Singapore’s hot seat

February 3, 2004

Karina Robinson interviews Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong on developments in the region and in his homeland.

CEOs with eyes on expansion

November 3, 2003

The heads of the top three banks in Singapore tell Karina Robinson about their strategies for growth – three different routes to overseas expansion.

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