IN the boardrooms of Singapore, corporate governance has a distinctly Anglo-American flavour. The purpose of a firm's existence is to make money for its owners.

The clunky phrase "corporate governance" may sound like the antithesis to the freewheeling culture of startups. But with cautionary tales emerging from the West and even at home, startups in South...

IN RECENT months, foreigners' purchases of luxury condo units in Singapore, including penthouses, have made headlines in an otherwise subdued market.

Meanwhile, latest industrial production numbers showed Singapore's factory output growth easing year-on-year again in both the overall electronics cluster and the key semiconductor segment. In...

Consultancy company Knight Frank Singapore, which publishes quarterly research bulletins on the auction market, similarly found mortgagee listings at highs in the first quarter of this year - up...

There's also a set of enhanced due diligence rules for customers who are deemed "politically exposed persons" or have been assessed as higher-risk, such as through ties to sanctioned jurisdictions...

For the curious passerby, or the shopper after a new, coveted timepiece, it doesn't help that many of the used-watch shops are found right next door to these high-end boutiques.

When Lim Cheng Kee, 49, was laid off from her risk and compliance job at Deutsche Bank in August 2018 after more than 10 years in the industry, it was a blow that she did not see coming. Hers was...

RECENT reports already suggest that digital banks here will have their work cut out for them. A CGS-CIMB report showed that even when customers are offered a premium, the average fixed deposit...

Up until the 2000s, it would take up to US$300 million to launch a communications satellite. Today, miniaturised satellites called CubeSats can be assembled using off-the-shelf technology within a...

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