Bottom Line on Singapore GDP: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Singapore’s economy may have grown unexpectedly in the first quarter of the year but the manufacturing sector remains weak and that’s not a great sign for the export-dependent economy, analysts say. Data on Thursday showed the Southeast Asian city state grew 1.8 percent in the first three months of the year compared with the previous […]

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Business confidence in Singapore is very high: PM Lee

After assuring corporate leaders in the United States that Singapore will remain open for business, Prime Minister Lee Hsieng Loong said Thursday that the business community’s confidence in Singapore is very high. Even though they have concerns over the rising costs of land and labor  they still see Singapore as a place with a rational and […]

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Singapore Undergoes a Glitzy Makeover

For years, this affluent trade entrepot was known as one of the sleepier cities in Asia—a nice place to live and work, but nothing compared with the flashy financial capitals of Hong Kong, London and New York. But that is changing, as Singapore’s central business district undergoes its biggest makeover in a generation. Rising across […]

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