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Spackman Entertainment chief in cross-border legal battle

CHARLES Spackman, the Hong-Kong-based executive chairman and chief executive officer of the Singapore-Exchange-listed Spackman Entertainment Group, may have to pay some US$12 million to a Korean...

Oh Brother, Big Data

WALLS are popular these days, and Andreas Weigend knows all about them. In 1949, the East German's father was thrown into jail by the government on suspicions of being an American spy - likely...

Helping SMEs tap Asia's boom in infrastructure

Asia is in dire need of more roads, railways and utility plants, and that means opportunities for Singapore companies in the lucrative infrastructure development sector.

Sakae seeks to rebound after legal woes

Last week, Singapore-listed Sakae Holdings finally caught a break in its long-time fight with former director Andy Ong, when the High Court ruled in its favour and found that Mr Ong did breach his...

STB bringing Disney, Jedi magic to Singapore

THE Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is joining forces with The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) in a three-year collaboration that will see Singapore hosting Disney brand-themed events and...

New strategy to help firms take the leap overseas

IE Singapore is building relationships at city and provincial levels, creating different entry points for small and medium-sized businesses to break into new markets without taking too much risk...

Private hire cars must display decals for easier identification from July 1

ALL private hire cars will have to display decals on their front and back windscreens from July 1 this year, to allow for easier identification and enforcement against offences.

Quick takes: MAS may extend neutral S$ policy stance to October 2017

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Thursday it would retain the neutral policy stance of zero per cent appreciation of the S$NEER (Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate),...

Singapore's Q1 GDP growth eases to 2.5%

SINGAPORE'S economy grew 2.5 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2017, coming below market expectations.

MAS keeps S$ policy band at neutral for an extended period

SINGAPORE'S central bank opted to keep its neutral policy stance of zero per cent appreciation of the S$NEER (Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate), adding that such a stance is needed...

 

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