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Strong Singapore Dollar

The Singapore dollar has been very strong. This is a sign of a strong economy. But it also brings challenges for an economy when its currency appreciates. Competing against companies internationally is more difficult as those wishing to buy Singapore … Continue reading

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Manchester United Said to Plan $1B Singapore IPO

Singapore’s finance sector continues to do extremely well. Singapore and Hong Kong continue to battle for Asian financial center leadership (even over Toyko and mainland China). This is a sign of Singapore’s rising financial status in a way that will … Continue reading

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Singapore Ranks Highly as an Expat Destination

Global Professionals on the Move Report 2011 analyses responses from 2,637 professionals from 85 different countries with qualifications of a bachelor degree or above. The most popular destinations for those working internationally (outside of their country): USA (18% of respondents), … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Health Care System

The Singapore Health Care system costs in Singapore costs less than 25% of that in the USA and results are better. In Singapore everyone has 6-8% deducted from your income for a medisave account that is used for hospitalized medical … Continue reading

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