Saturday, 18 June 2011
A week after news of a police probe into an alleged investment scam involving Premium Liquid Assets’ (PLA) Hong Kong office hit the headlines in the territory, Singapore investors of the locally-incorporated wine investment company are also searching for answers about their investments.
Friday, 17 June 2011
From Mumbai to Melbourne, Asia’s property boom is stalling as the world’s highest interest rates and government efforts to curb prices take hold.
Thursday, 16 June 2011
More Chinese people younger than 35 years old, including white-collar workers and university students, have been taking synthetic drugs in Shanghai, according to the latest statistics from the Shanghai Narcotics Control Commission.
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Standard & Poor’s believes a “deepening correction” is looming over China’s red-hot real estate market, with prices set to fall 10 to 30 percent over the next 12 months.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Monday, 13 June 2011
Sunday, 12 June 2011
The presence of so many foreign workers in a densely populated city-state has become a hot issue in Singapore and the debate reached a crescendo in the campaign for last month's general elections, raising fears of more abuse.
A likely verdict of the immigration backlash by Singaporean voters is being felt by foreign workers half a world away -- foreign hopefuls ranging from middle-aged professionals to fresh-faced graduates, from technicians and waitresses to construction workers, seeking to land a well-paying job here.