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  • This is the most competitive economy Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    U.S. factory worker

    The U.S. climbs further up the ranks of the world's most competitive economies, the World Economic Forum says in its annual report.

  • How China is chasing business to Singapore Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Some firms are now finding Hong Kong, left, less appealing for their Asia headquarters than Singapore, right.

    As tensions between Hong Kong and Beijing increase, multinational firms are seeing more stability in Singapore and expanding their outlook.

  • The man behind Linc Energy's comeback     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Peter Bond, CEO of Linc Energy, explains why he took over the resources firm when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. He also tells CNBC the reason behind the switch in market listing from Sydney to Singapore.

  • Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam offer interesting long-term opportunities in Southeast Asia.

  • Jonathan Garner, MD & Chief Asia and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, explains why he's overweight on Singapore. He also discusses the outlook for Indonesian and Thai stocks.

  • Currency movements hurt Singtel Q1 profits: Pro     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:34 PM ET

    Sachin Gupta, Regional Head of Telecommunication Research AEJ, Nomura, says a steep depreciation in currencies against the Singapore dollar weighed on Singtel's first quarter results.

  • IREIT Global: Not worried about Europe slowdown     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:42 PM ET

    Adina Cooper, Chief Investment Officer & Asset Manager at IREIT Global, explains why slower growth in Europe won't impact the performance of its portfolio, which focuses on European real estate.

  • Here's the bright side to Singapore Q2 GDP     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Singapore's second quarter growth data allayed concerns of a possible technical recession, says Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura Singapore.

  • Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager at Allianz Global Investors, says the surprise expansion in Singapore's economy for the second quarter may just be seasonal adjustments.

  • Singapore facing 'angst of growing up': CIMB     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:44 PM ET

    Ahead of Singapore's 49th birthday this week, Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, discusses issues that are crucial for the country's growth.

  • Japan and Korea seize opportunity in India Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shakes hands with India's Trade Minister Anand Sharma at a business meeting organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi January 25, 2014.

    Japanese, Korean and Singaporean applications for business visas in India have shot up in the last year. Global Post reports.

  • Lim Ming Yan, President and CEO, CapitaLand Group, explains why he remains focused on the firm's key markets and discusses his strategy for success.

  • GLP: New deal will boost growth in China     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-founder & Chairman of the Executive Committee of Global Logistic Properties, describes his optimism for the firm's latest acquisition in the mainland.

  • UOB earnings lagged behind DBS: Expert     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 11:35 PM ET

    Matthew Phan, Analyst on Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, compares the earnings of Singaporean bank UOB with its peer DBS.

  • UOB: Mortgage sector impacting growth     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    Lee Wai Fai, Group CFO at United Overseas Bank (UOB), describes the factors weighing on the bank's slowing mortgage growth.

  • Loh Chin Hua, Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Corporation, says it's "heartening" to see Beijing rolling out measures targeted at the ongoing stress in the property market.

  • Douglas Benjamin, Co-founder of Raoul and COO of FJ Benjamin Group, tells CNBC how the Singapore fashion label plans to make further inroads into international markets.

  • Here's why running a zoo is no easy feat     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    Lee Meng Tat, CEO of Wildlife Reserves Singapore, describes the challenges he faced while running one of Asia's top wildlife parks.

  • Bulgari sets up flagship store in Singapore     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari, explains why the luxury brand is big on Singapore. He also discusses its strategy in Asia which comprises of a "balanced mix of all nationalities."

  • Singapore updates anti-gambling ad     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:54 PM ET

    Singapore has put a new spin on its anti-gambling advertisement, which was mocked globally following Germany's World Cup success. CNBC's Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah discuss.