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Singapore firms to tap agri, retail trades in PH

Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam, center, is escorted by President Aquino, right, as he reviews the troops during a welcoming ceremony Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Malacanang Palace grounds in Manila at the start of his four-day state visit to discuss trade and security between the two countries. Singaporean companies are now keen on tapping investment opportunities in the country’s agriculture, retail and infrastructure industries.  AP

Encouraged by the Philippine economy’s robust growth, Singaporean companies are now keen on tapping investment opportunities in the country’s agriculture, retail and infrastructure industries.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Keppel sees its future in PH

Singapore firm Keppel Corp. is looking forward to do more business in the Philippines as it continues to upgrade its shipyards in Batangas and Subic.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Singapore, PH officials forge stronger trade ties


Government officials and business leaders from the Philippines and Singapore are looking to further strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries as they hope to mutually latch onto potential trade and investment opportunities.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Singapore downplays ‘world’s most expensive city’ tag

A couple sit on deck chairs facing the financial skyline along the Singapore river, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Singapore. AP PHOTO

Singapore on Wednesday played down a global survey showing that it is now the world’s most expensive city, a finding that has triggered outrage among Singaporeans struggling with rising costs.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Indonesia’s Batik Air to launch international service

An airline owned by Indonesia’s Lion Group announced Thursday it will launch international services with a flight from Jakarta to Singapore later this year.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH to give Singapore a run for its money


The Philippines may soon become the world’s second largest gaming market, next to Macau, with about $6 billion to $7 billion in gross gaming revenues in around five years, the chief of state-controlled Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. said Tuesday.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Singapore, PH, agree to more flights

More flights between the Philippines and Singapore are now available after both governments concluded air talks late Thursday, an official said Friday.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Jollibee makes it to Singapore’s top list of ‘longest-queue’ restos


A Filipino multinational food chain made it to the top list of “longest-queue” restaurants in Singapore.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DM9 JaymeSyfu, Jayme top 2013 Campaign Asia Pacific Awards

The Philippine Team at the Ritz Carlton, Singapore

You would have been under a rock if you had not, at least once, heard the name DM9 JaymeSyfu this last year.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

WB: Singapore, HK best for business; PH moves up 30 notches to 108th

Guests gather at dinner tables set up with the Marina Bay Sands and the financial skyline as a backdrop, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at the Marina Barrage in Singapore. Singapore rank as the world's best place to run a business, according to the World Bank's annual competitiveness survey Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.  AP PHOTO/WONG MAYE-E

Singapore and Hong Kong rank the world’s best places to run a business, while mainland China remains far down the list, according to the World Bank’s annual competitiveness survey Tuesday.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

China, Singapore to allow direct trading between currencies

China and Singapore have agreed to allow direct trading between each other's currency (yuan and Singapore dollar), Singapore's central bank said Tuesday. AFP file photo

China and Singapore have agreed to allow direct trading between each other’s currency, Singapore’s central bank said Tuesday.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

EU, Singapore close to forging free-trade deal

European Union

The European Union and Singapore are close to finalizing a free-trade deal, which has the potential to lay the ground for EU to forge Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with other Southeast Asian countries.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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