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S'pore 'the 5th easiest place to do taxes'

SINGAPORE has kept its ranking as the fifth easiest place in the world for companies to file and pay their taxes, a new study has found. The study was conducted jointly by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the World Bank Group. The report, now in its 10th year, compares tax regimes across 189 economies. It records the taxes and mandatory contributions that a case study...


S'pore still world's most business-friendly place, says EIU

SingaporeSINGAPORE has again been ranked as the best place to do business.The business-environment ranking put together by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said on Thursday that the Republic's pole position came courtesy of its "efficient, open economy that works hard to maintain its competitiveness as a regional hub for global businesses".While Switzerland defended its second place position...


CitySpring and Keppel trusts merging to form S$2b entity

SingaporeKEPPEL Infrastructure Trust (KIT) and CitySpring Infrastructure Trust are poised to create the largest Singapore infrastructure-focused business trust listed on the Singapore Exchange, following the combination of the two trusts, and the acquisition of a stake in Keppel Merlimau Cogen.When completed, the two transactions will yield a combined trust with a market capitalisation expected...


Singapore 2nd top Asia destination for China real estate investors

SingaporeTHE cooling real-estate market in China has prompted mainland Chinese investors to put their cash to work in overseas properties, with Singapore emerging the second most-preferred outbound destination in Asia after Hong Kong.Abundant liquidity among developers, investment institutions and wealthy individual investors, supported by a rising renminbi, are also driving the current capital...


Singapore companies active in Oman

SEVERAL Singapore companies have already become first movers into the Oman market. These include leading eGovernment solutions and services provider CrimsonLogic and specialist steel maker BH Global Marine. Rotary Engineering and various units of the ST Engineering group have also won contracts in the country, and traders Oman Trading International has a presence in both Oman and Singapore.Among...


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