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Competing global cities: With big changes afoot, what is the impact on Singapore?

As the world changes in the pandemic, what is the impact on Singapore?


Standard Chartered to cut Dubai, Singapore jobs

LONDON/DUBAI (Dec 3): Standard Chartered Plc is cutting jobs in Dubai and key markets including Singapore as it looks to curb expenses, people familiar with the matter said.

Dubai branch to serve as hub for DBS's Middle East private banking business

SINGAPORE (Dec 27): DBS is planning to expand its private banking business the Middle East over the next five years, using its Dubai office as the regional hub.

Global Economy

Bank of Singapore hires more private bankers as Middle East wealth grows

(Dec 19): The private-banking arm of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. is adding more staff in Dubai, as the Singapore lender seeks a greater role managing the money of the Middle East’s wealthy and of Indians living overseas.


Dubai drone taxi takes to the sky in world's first public test

(Sept 27): Talk about rising above the masses.

Aviation & Engineering

How Gulf carriers are adapting their business in turbulent times

SINGAPORE (Sept 7): After enjoying a decade of unrivalled growth and earnings stability, the Middle East’s “super-connectors” – Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways – have hit some serious turbulence this year.

Rotary Engineering announces overseas contract wins worth over $170 mil

SINGAPORE (April 11): Rotary Engineering, the regional oil and gas engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and maintenance services value chain provider, has secured two overseas tank storage projects worth more than US$120 million ($170 million).  

Alibaba Cloud expands global footprint with 4 new data centres

SINGAPORE (Nov 21): Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm and a business unit of China’s Alibaba Group, says it aims to open four new data centres by end-2016 in the Middle East, Europe, Australia and Japan.