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  • Issues with Singapore's immigration policy   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Issues with Singapore's immigration policy

    Michael D Barr, associate professor of International Relations at Flinders University, outlines the consequences of the government's active policy of rising the number of immigrants in Singapore.

  • For luxury boats demand, Asia is where growth lies   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:43 PM ET
    For luxury boats demand, Asia is where growth lies

    Speaking to CNBC at the Singapore Yacht Show, Francesco Frediani, commercial director of Mangusta, says Asia-Pacific holds the biggest future potential for the yacht industry.

  • SGX: Trade link with Taiwan in the works   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:14 PM ET
    SGX: Trade link with Taiwan in the works

    Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of the Singapore Exchange, explains why the stock operator is keen to launch a cross-border trading platform with Taiwan.

  • Did grief boost Singapore’s confidence? Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:56 AM ET
    A man holds a special edition newspapers about the death of Singapore's first elected Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, at Raffles Place in Singapore, on Monday, March 23, 2015.

    The death of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, may have spurred an unusual side effect: the city-state’s consumers now feel more confident.

  • Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:51 PM ET
    Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore

    With locally-grown produce accounting for less than 10 percent of Singapore's vegetable needs, the Southeast Asian country is leveraging on technology to change that. CNBC's Bernie Lo reports.

  • Lost in a city? This transport app will be your savior

    Azmat Yusuf, founder of London-based Citymapper, introduces the urban transport app which provides users with real-time information. He also discusses the company's launch in Singapore.

  • Becoming a smart city: What makes Singapore different

    Factors like economic stability enable Singapore to plan ahead for problems like an aging population, says Steve Leonard, executive deputy chairman of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.

  • Surviving Singapore's retail slowdown   Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Surviving Singapore's retail slowdown

    CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the managing director of Robinsons Group - one of Singapore's oldest department stores - to find out how it is fighting the slowdown in the retail sector.

  • Shaking things up in Singapore's telco sector   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    Shaking things up in Singapore's telco sector

    Malcolm Rodrigues, CEO of MyRepublic, explains how the internet service provider wants to make a difference in Singapore's mobile landscape.

  • Why this e-commerce firm ventured offline   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 9:23 PM ET
    Why this e-commerce firm ventured offline

    After its first brick-and-mortar "pop-up" store in Singapore, e-retailer Zalora has opened another in Hong Kong. Cheng Xun Chua, managing director of Zalora Hong Kong, explains the move.

  • Singapore: What it takes to build a smart city   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 8:53 PM ET
    Singapore: What it takes to build a smart city

    Singapore has been seen as a good example of a sustainable smart city, but the use of technology is not without its downsides. CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports.

  • Singapore's MAS stands pat on monetary policy   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Singapore's MAS stands pat on monetary policy

    Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, attributes the Monetary Authority of Singapore's decision to hold off easing to a "slightly more positive picture" on global economy.

  • What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:49 PM ET
    What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry?

    The slowdown in China's economy and a stronger local currency is hurting Singapore's tourism sector, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura.

  • Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:45 PM ET
    Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector?

    Last week, the Singapore government announced a global campaign to increase tourism numbers. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.

  • Singapore can achieve 3% growth in 2015: Pro   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 8:10 PM ET
    Singapore can achieve 3% growth in 2015: Pro

    Taimur Baig, chief economist for Asia at Deutsche Bank, expects Singapore to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) of 3 percent for this year as it continues to manage economic headwinds.

  • Here's why Singapore's economy is 'doing ok'   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET
    Here's why Singapore's economy is 'doing ok'

    Amid a dismal export sector globally, Singapore saw positive growth in the first quarter of 2015 solely on domestic demand, Taimur Baig, chief economist for Asia at Deutsche Bank.

  • Has Noble fought back the tide of Muddy Waters? Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 9:45 PM ET

    Asian commodity trader Noble Group has managed to fight off another round of research flak, this time from prominent short seller Muddy Waters.

  • Singapore’s central bank call may be a nail-biter Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:38 PM ET

    Singapore central bank calls don't usually spur much excitement, but analysts are split on whether it may ease further after January's surprise move.

  • Why Noble Group is worrying: GMT Research   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 9:02 PM ET
    Why Noble Group is worrying: GMT Research

    Robert Medd, partner of GMT Research, outlines the research house's concerns over Singapore-listed Noble Groups' financial statements.

  • Is the next shoe dropping on Singapore property? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 10:53 PM ET

    Singapore's high-end property developers faced with a ticking clock may take drastic measures to avoid steep charges for unsold units.