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Swiss National Day 2015

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SWITZERLAND and Singapore may have significant differences in their cultures and political systems, but both countries often opt for similar approaches to achieve success, said Switzerland's...
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BUILDING on the already excellent relations between the two countries, this year has been marked by many exchanges between Switzerland and Singapore.
THE twin issues of immigration and labour are often inextricable and this is more evident in the case of small nations such as Switzerland and Singapore. In this regard, there are many lessons that...

Swing (25-26 July 2015)

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Rolex testimonee and ambassador Gary Player is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf.
Imagine a week like this, if you will. Travel to the home of golf in St Andrews, Scotland, to watch the 144th British Open where you meet and shake hands with TigerWoods, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player,...
The Rolex brand shows amazing clout in golf with spontaneous surprise for photojournalists at the British Open at St Andrews. Its senior strategic adviser believes it is the strong association it has...

Who's Who In Private Banking 2015

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ASIA'S private banking business continues to do well amid financial market turbulence with major players posting strong results in the first quarter of 2015. In fact, it has been the best...
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THE Credit Suisse Research Institute projects that household wealth in Asia-Pacific will grow at an annual rate of 8.3 per cent to reach US$111 trillion by 2019, with the regional share of global...
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THE tone for the first half of 2015 was set largely by two major trends that carried over from last year and then petered out - global disinflation and expectations of US monetary policy...

FUTURECHINA GLOBAL FORUM

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ON May 20, representatives from the 57 prospective founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) attended a three-day Chief Negotiators' Meeting in Singapore....
IN the face of intensifying competition, Singapore companies now need to make digital strategies their priority if they want to grow in China. There are two facets to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang'...
THROUGH the many years that American businesses have been in China, we have supported, contributed to, and witnessed firsthand the incredible transformation that has occurred in the country. After 35...

CEO Conversations 2015 Golden Jubilee Edition

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IN JUST over four decades, Singapore has established an internationally renowned financial centre, catering to both its domestic economy and the wider Asia-Pacific region. With a total asset size of...
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IF JUNE Rusdon had her way, preschool teachers would get a lot more respect. Says the chief executive of Busy Bees Asia: "Not until recently, many societies still looked at preschool educators...
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ASK Michael Zink, Citi's top officer in Singapore, how the banking juggernaut can survive as an institution, and the answer is straightforward. "Our employees must be engaged, and our...