Tag archive for ‘Singapore’
Gali Raz On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Israel apologizes after diplomat uses Singapore flag as tablecloth

Israel apologized Thursday for the misconduct of a junior diplomat at the embassy who had used Singapore’s flag as a tablecloth during a party, sparking a diplomatic uproar against Israel. Local media said More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

U.S. tax authorities Chases Swiss Bank Secrets to Israel and Singapore

  41 Swiss banks signed amnesty agreements this year with the U.S. Justice Department that required disclosing the tricks they used to help customers hide assets, naming bankers and middlemen who enabled More...

News Brief On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Uber’s #UberDinner marketing stunt in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur ends in hunger

    While car-hailing app Uber has certainly had its fair share of clever ad campaigns to date, its latest attempt in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur on Thursday doesn’t appear to fit in that category. “Food More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Temasek invest $35 million in Asian tech startup fund

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Temasek Holdings Pte, the Singaporean government’s investment arm, and Monitor Capital Partners, a Belgium-based asset management firm, are among the leading More...

Foreign Direct Investment: Which Nations Are Playing to Win?

Foreign direct investment has never been more important in catalyzing growth, whether in the developed or developing world. Although equity markets around the world have largely recovered since the financial More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Paul Bassat’s Square Peg and David Bonderman’s TPG invests $175 million in Asian portal PropertyGuru

A strategic consortium of three investors has invested $169 million in south-east Asian portal PropertyGuru, a leading property marketing website in Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand, and in the second More...

Statista On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Israel 4th in The World’s Top Countries For High-Skilled Employment

Which countries have the largest share of people in high-skilled employment? According to the World Economic Forum and International Labour Organization statistics, Luxembourg is in first position. Just under More...

[VIDEO] Survivor recalls moment avalanche struck Mt. Everest

  15 climbers who survived an avalanche caused by Nepal’s worst earthquake in 81 years arrived in Katmandu. Six helicopters landed at their base camp after weather conditions improved overnight.  More...

Journal Standard On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Larry Fink: Contemporary art and luxury apartments are the new gold (GLD)

  A report from Bloomberg  on Tuesday cites comments from Fink at a recent conference in Singapore where the executive said: “The two greatest stores of wealth internationally today is contemporary art More...

News Brief On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Moshe Safdie: The Architect Shaping Singapore

SINGAPORE (CNN) —Israeli born, Canadian educated and now based in the United States, Moshe Safdie is the quintessential global citizen. Over a distinguished career, the internationally acclaimed 76-year-old More...

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