Budget 2015: What you need to know right now
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Budget 2015: What you need to know right now

Income taxes will be hiked to shoulder massive investments.
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Domestic bank lending slips to $607.5b in January

27 Feb 15 | Due to lower general commerce loans.
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Yangzijiang's net profit up 13% to $753.9m in FY14

27 Feb 15 | On back of healthy shipbuilding margins.
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Super Group's net profit slipped 31% to $68.8m in FY14

27 Feb 15 | Blame it on lower sales.
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Here’s what analysts have to say about the accounting fraud claims versus Noble

27 Feb 15 | Is the group’s damage control good enough?
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Golden Agri’s net profit tumbled 63.5% to $154m in FY14

Due to a large fair value loss.
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Petra Foods FY14 net profit slid 15.2% YoY

Due to flat revenue.
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Singapore’s biggest Real Estate plays outperformed the STI by almost 5pp in 2014

Check out the five best performers.
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ThaiBev’s net profit up 13% to $909.9m in FY14

Thanks to robust alcohol sales.
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ST Engineering’s net profit down 8.4% to $532m in FY14

Due to lower contributions from almost all segments.
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UOL’s net profit down 13% to $686.6m in FY14

Due to lower fair value gains.
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Foreign worker levy suspension won’t boost manufacturing growth

Foreign worker levy suspension won’t boost manufacturing growth

Lacklustre external demand is the culprit.
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Riverstone Holdings net profits up 22.4% to $127m in FY14

27 Feb 15 | Due to higher glove demand and higher tax incentives.
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Singapore manufacturing output down 4.7% in January

26 Feb 15 | Biomedical manufacturing was again the best performer.
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Pacific Radiance’s net profit crashed 69% to $6.8m in Q4

26 Feb 15 | Due to weak market conditions.
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Sheng Siong’s net profit up 22.3% to $47.6m in FY14

26 Feb 15 | Thanks to lower costs and higher sales.
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TalkMed’s net profit jumped 36.6% to $38.5m in FY14

Thanks to higher patient load.
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Thakral gross profit down 7% to $24m in FY14

Due to lower sales.
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Active secondary listings on SGX averaged 7.1% gain YTD

Check out the five best performers in the year thus far.
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Banyan Tree’s FY14 operating profit crashed 31% to $51.1m

Due to lower contribution from its hotels investments segment.
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ISEC Healthcare’s proforma core net profit 6% below

On Malaysia’s currency weakness.
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Vallianz’s 2014 net profit doubled to $27.67m

Mainly fuelled by a surge in revenue.
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QT Vascular profit rebounds to $4.48m in 2014

Largely due to increased sales of two products.
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INTERIOR DESIGN

Check out this integrated office cum lab of Friesland Campina in Singapore

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A curved glass wall resulted in a 90% open-plan office.

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OFFICE WATCH

Spencer Ogden gets funky with its newest trademark space in Singapore

Spencer Ogden gets funky with its newest trademark space in Singapore

The company invested over $1M to make this signature office possible.

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RETAIL WATCH

Chow Tai Fook opens second store in Singapore

Chow Tai Fook opens second store in Singapore

It's a 1,000-square feet new jewellery shop on Orchard Road.

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26 Feb 2015 | 746 views
 
PEOPLE »

Leo Yip Seng Cheong steps down as SATS Ltd director

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Kingsmen Creatives promotes Cheng Oon Teck to group COO

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Jimmy Liaw Mun Kong quits as Chemical Industries Far East CFO

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Singapore Exchange promotes Yeo Lian Sim as chief regulatory officer

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Travelite Holdings promotes Lee Li Erh to group financial controller

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Gary Ho Kuat Foong joins Rowsley Ltd as director

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LIFE & STYLE »
HONG KONG »
Can Hong Kong\'s prime retail sector rebound this 2015?

Can Hong Kong's prime retail sector rebound this 2015?

Following a difficult year for the market.
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Will Hong Kong follow the US Fed's lead in raising interest rates in 2015?

HONG KONG | Market outlook is also improving.
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December 2014 retail sales down 3.9% despite global jump in Chinese overseas spending

HONG KONG | It's confirmed: buyers aren't splurging in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong has most unaffordable housing in the world: report

HONG KONG | One flat equals 17 years of salary.
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ASIA »

BOK raises concerns over household debt

KOREA | They held rates steady at 2.00%, as a result.
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Thailand’s private consumption and investment growth still below potential

THAILAND | GDP growth came in at 2.3%, just a little short of forecast.
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India’s inflation and production numbers remain subdued

INDIA | Further rate cuts are to be expected.
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