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News Singapore » Finance: Singapore’s Ministry of Finance taps influencers to promote Budget 2018

News channel or source: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2018/01/18/singapore-s-ministry-finance-taps-influencers-promote-budget-2018
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Singapore’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) has engaged 50 social media influencers to raise awareness of the annual Budget 2018, where the city-state government announces its budgets for the year. The move is a bid to reach out to a younger audience about the ...

News Singapore » Finance: Singapore has to face tax question as it ages - policymakers

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/article/singapore-cenbank-tax/singapore-has-to-face-tax-question-as-it-ages-policymakers-idINKBN1FB19Z
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

I think this is one of the existential questions we have to face,” Ravi Menon, the head of Singapore’s central bank, said at an Institute of Policy Studies event. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in last year’s budget speech that the government ...

News Singapore » Finance: Singapore Pledges Crackdown on White-Collar Crime

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-18/meet-singapore-s-white-collar-crime-busters-quicktake-q-a
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

At stake is the Southeast Asian nation’s reputation as a safe -- and responsible -- hub for finance and business. Prosecutors described it as Singapore’s largest and most complex money-laundering case, with U.S. investigators alleging that $3.5 ...

News Singapore » Finance: Singapore’s government hired Instagram influencers to promote its budget

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1182894/singapores-government-hired-instagram-influencers-to-promote-its-budget/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

According to Singapore’s Straits Times, the country’s ministry of finance paid more than 50 social media influencers to promote an initiative that educates citizens about the country’s 2018 budget and asks them for feedback. The result? Brightly lit ...

News Singapore » Finance: How to run a successful café in Singapore

News channel or source: http://www.buro247.sg/lifestyle/insiders/how-to-run-successful-cafe-singapore.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

I see Singapore as a hub for Southeast Asia — which is great ... I’m super happy with where I am right now and I wouldn’t go back [to the finance industry] for a second. JL: For me, this journey came with a lot of big mistakes but what really ...

News Singapore » Finance: BP and Oman sign 1.1 million-tonnes-per-annum, seven-year LNG supply deal

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bp-oman-sign-1-1-145125918.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - BP's (BP.L) Singapore-based trading unit has signed a deal to buy 1.1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year for seven years from Oman LNG, after BP helped push up Omani gas production. The signing on Sunday in capital ...

News Singapore » Finance: 15 Books You Should Be Reading In 2018, As Recommended By Singapore’s Leaders

News channel or source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/15-books-reading-2018-recommended-000029398.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

This is a novel about culture and our personal relationship with culture.” If these books aren’t enough, you can check out DollarsAndSense’s recommended list of 20 Singapore personal finance and investing websites to up your financial game in 2018.

News Singapore » Finance: Malaysia-Singapore ties tested by high-speed rail contract

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/singapore-malaysia-rail/malaysia-singapore-ties-tested-by-high-speed-rail-contract-idUSL4N1P72OV?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters ... A joint tender for the company that would build, operate and finance the trains and the rail assets closes on June 29, and a decision is expected by the end of the year. “It (the preferred bidder) could ...

News Singapore » Finance: Credit Suisse director jumps to $35.3bn hedge fund in Singapore

News channel or source: https://news.efinancialcareers.com/sg-en/306206/millennium-management-woon-young-jeong/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

in equity finance, prime services. Jeong then took a job in prime services flow trading at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong and moved to Singapore with the bank about a year later. Jeong is a keen investor in local starts-ups, particularly in the food and ...

News Singapore » Finance: Singapore Becomes ASEAN Chair, Charts Path for Future of Regional Integration and Cooperation

News channel or source: http://www.ictsd.org/bridges-news/bridges/news/singapore-becomes-asean-chair-charts-path-for-future-of-regional
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Singapore companies have benefitted ... Plans for its implementation were signed in September 2015 by ASEAN finance ministers. The AEC Blueprint also aims to foster an inclusive, people-oriented community. “ASEAN is not just for diplomats and officials.