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Business Leaders

Turner & Townsend relocates two senior leaders to Singapore

Move to boost Asia business July 5, 2016: Independent professional services company Turner & Townsend has relocated its global head of major programmes to Singapore and appointed a new managing director for South East Asia to further strengthen business in the region. Ashley Prail, who has led the consultancy’s major programmes across the world for...
Business Leaders

‘Lazada and Alibaba partnership will bring significant synergies’

Giovanni Puglisi Interview with Riccardo Basile, Chief Commercial Officer of Lazada Group June 6, 2016: Lazada is Southeast Asia’s undisputed retail giant. However, data by Rocket Internet, the Germany-based company behind Lazada, reveals that despite strong revenues, the e-commerce giant has struggled to generate profit. The company’s latest financial results show €275 million in revenue...
Banking

LCP brings in former FTSE chairman as property fund director

Richard Crowder has experience in growing securities, banking, investment and advisory May 6, 2016: As part of its continued commitment to the highest levels of regulatory oversight, leading Central London property fund and asset management specialist, London Central Portfolio (LCP), is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Crowder, an experienced FTSE 250 Chairman, as a...
Economy

Will AEC be a force to reckon with?

The 10-nation group wants to make its presence felt globally Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 24, 2016: This year, Southeast Asian countries finally embarked on a new journey — the formation ASEAN Economic Committee (AEC). It has been in the works for years now and hence it is not surprising that expectations ran high when the...
Business Leaders

Robots leading workout sessions

Robocoach offers personalised exercise routines for seniors in Singapore Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 5, 2015: Ever thought how it would be if a robot becomes your gym trainer? Well, this is how the elderly in Singapore are keeping themselves fit, for they are getting trained by a robot. In its quest to be a Smart Nation...
Economy

Singapore draws up smart plans

The aim is to be a smart nation within 10 years Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya April 10, 2015: Steve Leonard, the executive deputy chairman of Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), Singapore’s technology development arm, is a busy man. After all, it cannot be any different when you have been bestowed the responsibility of making Singapore a smart...
Uncategorized

Singapore’s founding father dies at 91

Lee Kuan Yew transformed Singapore into a global economic powerhouse March 23, 2015: Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. The authoritarian leader dies on Monday following a seven-week struggle with pneumonia. The Cambridge-educated lawyer set Singapore...
Economy

SGX opens liaison office in India

It will provide information and act as a communication channel to support capital raising by Indian companies in Singapore July 22, 2014: Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced on Tuesday that, following approval from the Reserve Bank of India, its liaison office in India has commenced operations with Neena Prasad as its Chief Representative. SGX’s office in...
Economy

Singapore’s factory output dips, drags down Q2 growth

Island nation’s growth forecast for 2014 also revised downward following reversal after first quarter growth, reports Team IFM Singapore, July 18, 2014: Singapore’s growth shrunk in the second quarter after notching an ascent in the first, primarily because of a decline in the manufacturing sector, prompting financial institutions to downgrade their GDP foresight for 2014...
Fintech

Trade Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific: New Game, Old Rules?

By Swarnim Wagle. 3rd December 2013 Negotiations over one of history’s most ambitious trade deals have taken another step towards defining the future of Trans-Pacific trade. The latest round of discussions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) wrapped up this past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Negotiators are believed to have made headway on a number of...