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Hong Kong and Singapore are not destined for rivalry - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Hong Kong and Singapore are not destined for rivalry

As the two poles of global financial flows in Asia, a tacit rivalry has existed between Hong Kong and Singapore as both have competed for the title of “Asia’’s premier financial center.” With Hong

Nvidia to buy SoftBank's chip division for US$40 bil - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Nvidia to buy SoftBank's chip division for US$40 bil

Nvidia Corp. said it agreed to buy SoftBank Group Corp.’s chip division Arm Ltd.

Far East Orchard in JV for $100.5 million Japan hotel project

SINGAPORE (May 28): Far East Orchard’s 70%-held subsidiary Far East Hospitality Holdings (FEHH) has entered into a 50-50 joint venture with Boo Han Holdings (BHH), a member of Far East Organization

From Bloomberg

World's biggest pension fund has best performance in 2 years

(July 7): The world’s biggest pension fund posted its best annual gain in two years, as Japanese and overseas stocks rose while government bonds slid.

Property

CapitaLand sees potential to double Japan AUM to $5 billion

SINGAPORE (June 6): CapitaLand sees potential to grow its assets under management (AUM) in Japan to $5 billion, double its current AUM of over $2.5 billion as at 31 March 2017.

How 10 urban cities including Singapore found ways around their transport & mobility challenges

SINGAPORE (June 6): In its third initiative with the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced the launch of a new report at the 2017 ULI Asia-Pacific Summit

Lawrence Ho, the billionaire owner of Melco Resorts & Entertainment

Osaka Is better choice for casino than Tokyo: Melco's Ho

(May 29): Lawrence Ho, the billionaire owner of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, said he favors building a casino in Osaka rather than Tokyo because there are more opportunities to develop the sm

Taizo Son

Tech

Billionaire Taizo Son ditches Japan to start afresh in Singapore

SINGAPORE (April 18): Singapore may have just added a new tech billionaire, but it had to lure him from Japan first.

Travel

Delightful Daikanyama

The off-the-tourist-track Tokyo enclave is home to hip boutiques, a historical gem and probably the coolest bookstore in the world.

Tokyo job fair

Global Economy

Tokyo has more than two job openings for every applicant

TOKYO (March 17): Graduate recruitment in Japan looks a bit like a scene from the movie "The Matrix." Hordes of students dressed in identical black suits and white shirts make the rounds of seminar

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