BT SPECIAL FOCUS - Jurong Island


Banking & Finance

MAS lays out risks for Singapore private debt

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday laid out the potential strains on highly indebted corporates and households in Singapore, just a day after developers' spirited call to lift property market curbs and ahead of US moves towards...

Government & Economy

REAL incomes grew again in 2014, albeit at a far slower pace than last year's rate, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Friday...

Government & Economy

MORE housewives and older folks continue to make a comeback to work, pushing the employment rate of Singaporeans to a new high and keeping the labour market tight.

Real Estate

PRICES of completed non-landed private homes in Singapore rose 0.3 per cent in October compared with September, according to the latest flash estimates of the National University of Singapore's Overall Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI)...

Companies & Markets

ALMOST half the winners honoured at the Enterprise 50 Awards dinner were fresh faces, upping the ante at what has become one of the most prestigious award evenings on the corporate calendar.

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Focus: Chemicals Hub

Five years since land reclamation was completed, Jurong Island is now home to more than 100 companies with investments of over S$47 billion. Of this, more than S$10 billion was committed in the past two years alone. BT looks back at the process of creating the island, and the investments that made it what it is today.

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