BT SPECIAL FOCUS - Jurong Island


Energy & Commodities

Small hopes for Big Oil meeting

AT the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in Vienna on Thursday, tensions will be high behind closed doors, but on the other side of them, expectations will be low.

Real Estate

PAST Redas president Wong Heang Fine, current president Chia Boon Kuah, Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan, Hong How Group chairman Daniel Teo and City Developments group general manager Chia Ngiang Hong raising a toast to the Real Estate...

Government & Economy

THE first set of industrial output data for Q4 has underscored Singapore's sluggish growth outlook. The manufacturing sector barely expanded in October, with factory output rising just 0.2 per cent on a year-on-year basis - a number private-sector...

Government & Economy

SINGAPORE'S economy is expected to have a "continued sub-par performance", suggested by a lack of visibility that will hamper any significant rebound in domestic consumer demand, even as Singaporean consumer confidence inched up in...

Real Estate

THE president of the Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (Redas) Chia Boon Kuah on Wednesday urged the government to "stand ready to take supportive measures to prevent a tipping point" if the property market turns volatile...

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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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