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AS the world's sixth biggest and most award-winning airport in the world, Changi Airport is one of the greatest success stories of Singapore. Last year, 54.1 million passengers passed through...
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A KEY challenge for many companies as they grow is the ability to increase their reach while keeping costs down.
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UNTIL recently, supply chain management was not important or central to a company's main business. Only big brands with international distribution chains used to have well-oiled global supply...

Property 2015

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THE on-going debate on whether the government should relax some of the cooling measures introduced over the last few years is being closely followed by both property owners and potential buyers alike...
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IN land-constrained Singapore, big units of over 2,000 sq ft are attractive to investors due to their scarcity. The stock for such units is limited, and new supply is expected to diminish over time....
AMONG the various segments of the condominium market, the luxury end has been the most affected by the slate of cooling measures.

Country Focus: Kazakhstan

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KAZAKHSTAN will celebrate 550 years of being a state this year with events designed to foster nation-building and the celebration of the Kazakh state. The arts and popular culture will be used to put...
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THE role of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan is being reinforced this year. Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree declaring 2015 the Year of the People's Assembly...
THIS year marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of independent Kazakhstan. It is an important indicator of how much the country has developed.

Singapore 1000

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IN DRIVING the Singapore economy between 2009 and 2014, Singapore's top 1,000 companies have contributed S$1.23 trillion in sales to the Singapore economy, achieving a compounded annual growth...
Oil prices have been steadily falling from its high of US$105.37 per barrel in June 2014 to its current price of around US$51 per barrel in March 2015. Lower oil prices could potentially mean lower...
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OUR ever- more-interconnected world is transformed by technology, trade and easing regulations; and markets are rapidly becoming global or, at least, regional. To compete in this environment,...

Luxe Travel 2015

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DON'T care to bask on a beach or lounge in bars while on holiday? If you think that vacation time must be put to good use, consider taking a cruise that allows you to learn something new - and...
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LUXURIOUS safari camps and exclusive wilderness retreats are the ultimate destination for those wanting to get away from it all - and have an active holiday while they're at it. These are some...
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LUXURY river cruises are big news these days as more cruise operators head to more exotic waterways and put their money on smaller, specialised ships that can sail into places larger ships cannot...

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