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Windfall for Singapore’s elderly population

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s elderly are primed to benefit from a generous budget to be unveiled next week, analysts say, as the government prioritises the needs of a fast-ageing population ahead of an election expected as soon as this year. As pressure grows on more of the elderly to stay in the workforce beyond retirement age, the […]

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Singapore warns against crypto scam

SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today warned members of the public not to be misled by fraudulent websites that solicit investments in cryptocurrencies using fabricated information attributed to the Singapore Government. In a statement here, the central bank said that these websites falsely claimed that Singapore is adopting a cryptocurrency as its official […]

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Singapore seeing unprecedented mortgage slowdown

[SINGAPORE] Rising interest rates and the latest round of property curbs have put the brakes on mortgage demand at Singapore’s banks, potentially further dragging down the city’s housing market. Home-loan growth slowed to 1.9 per cent in the first 11 months of 2018, less than half the 4.2 per cent increase posted in 2017, the […]

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