BT SPECIAL FOCUS - Jurong Island

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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

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.

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.

Banking & Finance

THERE was no growth in bank lending for the second straight month in October, with business loans contracting again from September, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on Friday.

Energy & Commodities

[NEW YORK] Brent crude oil plunged as much as US$6.50 a barrel on Thursday, and US crude fell by nearly as much, posting the steepest one-day falls since 2011, after Opec decided against cutting output despite a huge oversupply in world markets.

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INFOGRAPHICS

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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