QS Reveals the World’s 250 Top Business Schools

23 Jan 2017

London — QS Quacquarelli Symonds released the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017. The analysis recognizes the top institutions for both employability and academic standards across all major world regions and classifies them in four quadrants.

Distinguished American economist Charles Engel appointed MAS Term Professor at NUS

23 Jan 2017

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have jointly appointed American economist Professor Charles Engel, internationally recognised for his research on exchange rates, as the MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance from 16 to 20 January 2017, th

Turning a hobby into a career - why some do it

23 Jan 2017

SINGAPORE: Cheang Qing Xin is a frequent flier who travels for work. In a year, the 34-year-old spends at most a couple of months in his three-room flat in Jalan Batu. The rest of the time is split between the US, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Two Singapore business schools rank amongst the world's crème de la crème

23 Jan 2017

They are INSEAD-Singapore and NUS Business School. Two Singaporean institutions, INSEAD – Singapore and the NUS Business School at the National University of Singapore, are rated by research firm QS as both being outstanding for both graduate employability and academic standards.

Non-diamond engagement rings catching on

23 Jan 2017

A knot fashioned out of two thin bands of yellow and white gold is the centrepiece of administrative executive Jojo Lin's engagement ring, which has no gems and was bought on website Etsy for under $500.

Is Singapore at risk of becoming a rentier society?

23 Jan 2017

In this time of economic transition, there is a need to guard against a tilt towards moneymaking from investments at the expense of productive work. A widely held view is that Singaporeans have a fixation with property, be it on an individual level or at a corporate level.

Securities & futures Industry watchers welcome changes to Securities and Futures Act

23 Jan 2017

Wide-ranging changes made to the Securities and Futures Act (SFA) are a positive move that will ramp up investor protection and improve market confidence, industry watchers said.

More Singaporeans buying furniture and furnishings in JB

23 Jan 2017

When Ms Jennifer Yang's friend suggested she buy furniture in Johor, Malaysia, the 45-year-old administrator was sceptical. "I had doubts about getting there, plus I had no idea which shops were trustworthy and reliable, especially when I was going to spend big sums of money," she said.

Down but not necessarily out

23 Jan 2017

(Source: www.straitstimes.com) As exciting and dynamic as the local start-up space has been, it has still seen its fair share of disappointment this year.

Company law When corporate governance reaches a dead end

23 Jan 2017

Now is the time to be more prescriptive and include less contentious criteria for determining independence in listing rules IT HAS often been said that corporate governance is a journey, but based on the corporate governance issues raised in the "Q&A on Annual Reports" initiative of the Securities