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Regulatory issues a key hurdle for Singapore firms eyeing international expansion, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Despite being “global natives” – companies which expand into international markets rapidly, often within the first year of their existence – Singapore’s online businesses appear

Management & Corporate Governance

Dual-class shares more of a bane than boon to Singapore markets, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Dec 5): The introduction of dual-class shares (DCS) has damaged Singapore's regulatory creditability and contradicts investor stewardship, suggests findings from a report by the Asian Co


SGX RegCo proposes new delisting rules to protect minority interests

SINGAPORE (Nov 9): The Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is proposing several changes to its delisting rules for Singapore companies, and expects to implement the new delisting rules next y


Hyflux granted deadline extensions for filing of 2Q and 3Q results

SINGAPORE (Jul 9): Hyflux has been granted a six-month and three-month extension of deadlines to file its 2Q18 and 3Q18 unaudited financial statements, originally due Aug 14 and Nov 14 this year, r

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Questioning Singapore's corporate governance standards

SINGAPORE (June 29): Poor corporate governance recently became an issue at a number of locally listed companies, both large and small.

In print this week

Airbnb up against regulatory hurdles as sharing economy sees challenges

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): On April 3, two former property agents were fined $60,000 each for short-term rentals they had posted on Airbnb.

Trump to boost exports of lethal drones to more US allies

WASHINGTON (Mar 20): President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal US-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners, according to people familiar with


3 reasons why US firms are taking longer to go public

SINGAPORE (Jan 9): It was an encouraging 2017 for the S&P 500, booking a full year of monthly total gains for the first time ever.

Careers & Training

Top 10 hiring trends in Singapore for 2018, according to Hays

SINGAPORE (Dec 6): Hays Singapore has published a list of what it foresees to be the top 10 talent trends of 2018, in light of a fast-changing workforce environment and continued economic growth.

Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

MAS releases guide to digital token offerings; announces new payments framework

SINGAPORE (Nov 14): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has released a guide to digital token offerings or initial coin offerings, where capital is raised via the use of cryptocurrency such a

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