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  • 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.

  • Singapore investment property picture darkens Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 3:00 AM ET

    Singapore's property prices may have largely defied doomsday predictions, but investors appear reluctant to step back into the market anytime soon.

  • Soaring Asia household debt not fully captured Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:30 AM ET

    Household debt across Asia is raising red flags, but the official data may not capture the full picture for families around the region.

  • US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew   Sunday, 29 Mar 2015 | 8:18 PM ET
    US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew

    Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, describes how Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew played a role in keeping the U.S. anchored in Asia.

  • After LKY, Singapore is at the crossroads: Pro   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 11:34 PM ET
    After LKY, Singapore is at the crossroads: Pro

    Simon Tay, chairman at Singapore Institute of International Affairs, says Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, left behind a strong foundation and discusses the country's outlook.

  • Lee Kuan Yew dies at age 91   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:03 AM ET
    Lee Kuan Yew dies at age 91

    Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, shares his thoughts on the legacy of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

  • Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:39 AM ET
    Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro

    Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, says it will be difficult for Beijing to implement reforms without "centralizing power tremendously."

  • Will Singapore see 'a fascinating decade' ahead?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:03 AM ET
    Will Singapore see 'a fascinating decade' ahead?

    Michael Schuman, TIME Magazine's business correspondent for Asia, outlines the merits of Lee Kuan Yew's economic policies and discusses the country's political future.

  • The next stage of growth for Singapore is...   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 12:50 AM ET
    The next stage of growth for Singapore is...

    With its focus on raising productivity, Singapore's economy will continue to rely on its people, says Saktiandi Supaat, head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank.

  • After LKY, Singapore to see more political freedom?

    Ernest Bower, Senior Adviser and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, says Singapore will see "a more normal governance structure" from now on.

  • Singapore enters post-LKY era   Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 11:05 PM ET
    Singapore enters post-LKY era

    Apart from a crime-free economic powerhouse, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew is leaving behind a country that is experiencing enormous demographic changes, says PN Balji, strategist at RHT Digital & Media.

  • Why Singapore is likely to ease again   Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 10:47 PM ET
    Why Singapore is likely to ease again

    With depreciation risks likely to remain on the Singapore dollar, the Monetary Authority of Singapore will ease policy at its April meeting, says Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore.

  • Barroso: Lee Kuan Yew was a 'great statesman'   Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 10:17 PM ET
    Barroso: Lee Kuan Yew is a 'great statesman'

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says Singapore's Lee was an "inspiration" with his stimulating analogies and for transforming Singapore into a "major economic power."