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Malaysia expects to recover up to S$4.8 billion of 1MDB funds: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, SE Asia News & Top Stories
KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia expects to recover as much as US$3.5 billion (S$4.8 billion) of funds potentially lost through 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 20/07/18
CEO Olivia Lum says Hyflux has total debt of $2.95b and is in talks with 8 bidders for Tuaspring plant, Business News & Top Stories
"We still have to do our utmost to ensure that the company stays viable," said Ms Lum in her first media appearance since Hyflux filed for court protection to reorganise its debts in May.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 20/07/18
Singapore ratifies CPTPP trade deal, becomes 3rd nation to do so after Mexico and Japan, Singapore News & Top Stories
The trade deal, which enters into force 60 days after six of the 11 signatories ratify it, will reduce market barriers as well as foster trade in a combined market with a GDP of US$10 trillion (S$13 trillion).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 19/07/18
Malaysia to negotiate deferment of high-speed rail link with Singapore, says Mahathir, SE Asia News & Top Stories
“The problem is that if we just unilaterally discard the agreement, we have to pay a high compensation,” Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told reporters in Parliament. . Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 19/07/18
Singapore Airlines to add 4th daily flight to Tokyo's Haneda to meet growing demand.
SINGAPORE - In a bid to meet growing travel demand between Singapore and Japan, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will add a fourth daily service to Tokyo's Haneda Airport from Dec 28 and operate the Airbus A380 on its Osaka route from Oct 28, 2018 to March 30, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 18/07/18
MAS to ramp up measures to fight money laundering, terrorism financing, Banking News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Regulators in Singapore are looking to ramp up targeted measures against financial crime, including tapping data analytics and boosting information sharing with financial institutions, said an official from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday morning (July 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 18/07/18
Amazon crashes on Prime Day, threatening $4.6b haul.
SEATTLE (BLOOMBERG) - Amazon.com Inc. kicked off its big Prime Day sales promotion with technical glitches on its website and app, threatening its 36-hour sales extravaganza.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 17/07/18
Growth in Singapore non-oil exports slumps to 1.1% in June; economists see slower Q2 GDP growth ahead, Economy News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Singapore's exports recorded muted growth in June as non-oil domestic exports (NODX) came in far below economist expectations at 1.1 per cent, a sharp drop from the 15.5 per cent surge in May.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 17/07/18
New private home sales in June fall over 40% from May, down 20% year on year, Property News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Developers sold 654 private residential units in June, 41.7 per cent lower than a month ago and 20.2 per cent less than a year ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 16/07/18
Singapore's finance sector can support Asian development but risk management also key: Heng Swee Keat, Economy News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Singapore is positioned to support the region's development by financing infrastructure and enterprise in Asia, including bringing in private capital, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday (July 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 13/07/18

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