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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...

Customer Satisfaction Index

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KEENER competition in the infocomm sector, fostered by a more crowded market, will significantly boost customer satisfaction levels, the latest Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore (CSISG) has...
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RETAIL management is a serious study, as Geoffrey da Silva, marketing lecturer at the Singapore Management University's (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business, would like you to believe.
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SINGAPORE'S car owners appear to be happier now than they were a year ago - if not with traffic conditions on the roads, then at least with the businesses that keep their wheels going.

LUXE CRUISES

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AS AMERICANS await travel restrictions to Cuba to be lifted in the wake of the recent landmark US-Cuba agreement to resume full diplomatic ties, tourists from all over the world are already flocking...
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SAILING on a ship with thousands of other people may seem strange or scary to the introvert in search of relaxation, but a cruise might just be the ticket for a solo vacation. And with cruise...
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COMPARED to flying, cruising on ocean liners has always been associated with a kind of old world glamour.