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Government & Economy

Singapore economy to grow by 3% in 2014; Q3 GDP up 2.8%: MTI

THE Singapore government now expects the economy to grow by 3 per cent this year - at the mid-point of its earlier official forecast of 2.5-3.5 per cent, which had been kept unchanged since August.

Government & Economy

THE Singapore government expects the economy to grow 2-4 per cent in 2015, as a pick-up in external demand benefits externally-oriented sector but labour constraints continue to weigh down the construction, retail and food services sectors.

Government & Economy

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports for 2015 are tipped to move into positive terrain, growing between 1.0 and 3.0 per cent year on year, up from a revised forecast of 1.0-1.5 per cent dip this year, according to trade promotion agency...

Government & Economy

[NEW YORK] Protests spread across the United States on late Monday over the explosive grand jury decision in Missouri against indicting a white cop who shot dead an unarmed black teen.

Companies & Markets

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and Indonesia's Rajawali Group have agreed to jointly invest up to US$500 million in equity in property projects in Indonesia, the two companies said in a statement on Tuesday...

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How private housing rents have moved

Shrinking housing budgets for expats and a supply glut of completed condo homes are key factors that have been weakening the rental market. BT compares how much rentals have fallen across various...

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