Tag: BLOOMBERG

Post-Covid world: Priority of any economy is to re-centre govt policy on provision of key public goods, says Tharman

Singapore – Speaking in a virtual discussion on Wednesday (July 22), Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam noted that state size was not all that matters in the post-Covid reality. A new social compact which directs markets and communities towards...

While Asian countries reel from Covid-19 economic fallout, Chinese investors buy luxury property from ‘Singapore to Sydney’

Bloomberg reported on Tuesday (May 25) that Chinese investors have been buying luxury real estate in several different countries in and around Asia, as this has proven to be a “good hiding place” from the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic. The report states that...

Government refutes allegations in articles about POFMA in SCMP, Bloomberg

Singapore—After articles about POFMA, (which is legislation put in place to battle online falsehoods), were published in the South China Morning Post (SCMP) and Bloomberg late last month, the Government has responded by refuting certain points that were made in those publications. On Tuesday...

8 Singaporeans included in Bloomberg Billionaires Index of top 500 wealthiest in the world

  Singapore — In case anyone was wondering how many of our countrymen made it on the list of the richest people around the globe, they need not wonder any further because Bloomberg released its Billionaires Index on Tuesday (Dec 24). Singapore has 8 of its own...

Ignoring 1MDB, foreign investors flock into Malaysia with cheap ringgit

Bloomberg said recently that Malaysian assets are back in favour of foreign investors, adding that this was because of signs of an economic turnaround instead of a scandal that has touched the top of government and as far as Hollywood. It also said this 'stark shift' may be...

Is it ok to post naked pictures on Linkedin?

After Uber, Grab - in the past and that is a very long past of the Internet it was Yahoo that could face such backlash due to its messenger services - now its Linkedin that has joined the 'sexual unleashing' of animal behaviour in...

Ringgit to remain cheap in first half of this year

Ringgit still expected to weaken along with most Asian currencies against the US dollar, but analysts now see it falling to 4.46, instead of 4.55 (earlier predictions). At 4.46 per US dollar by mid-year according to a Bloomberg survey, it will boost foreign interest in bonds,...