Thailand rolls out new property measures

The Thai government has approved a series of economic measures in the hope of lifting the sluggish property market. Buyers of homes costing less than THB3 million (approx. S$117,091) will benefit from a tax deduction of [Read entire story]

(Start Up Series) ImageCrowd – A leading Startup focusing on Asian Photography

ImageCrowd is one of the startups participating in the inaugural Expo for Property, Investing and Crowdfunding (EPIC) in Malaysia on 24 and 25 October at JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. EPIC is proudly organized by [Read entire story]

(Start Up Series) Square Social Commerce – A whole new level in creating your very own online store!

Square Social Commerce is one of the startups participating in the inaugural Expo for Property, Investing and Crowdfunding (EPIC) in Malaysia on 24 and 25 October at JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. EPIC is proudly [Read entire story]

Letter to the editor: Cash poor and living in a depreciating asset

Unlike the current generation, I did not receive any grants or baby bonuses. The Housing Board considers that I have enjoyed two HDB privileges, the first of which was bought directly from the agency in the 1980s. My [Read entire story]

BCA revises tender evaluation process for government projects

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has revised the tender evaluation framework for government construction projects by increasing the productivity weightage to 10 percent of the total score, reported The [Read entire story]

Singapore dollar appreciation eased further

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday (14 October) announced that it reduce the pace of the Singapore dollar appreciation for the second time this year, in an effort to revive dwindling economic growth [Read entire story]

General Storage Company moves into Japan

General Storage Company (GSC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Post, is setting up a new joint venture company with Keiyo Butsuryu, to meet the rising demand for self-storage in Japan. [Read entire story]

The resurgence of Downtown Boston

Millennium Tower Boston, a luxury residential project by New York-based Millennium Partners, recently topped out, two years after construction began on the US$700 million building. International buyers make up about 20 [Read entire story]

New WDA subsidy benefits older agents

The Real Centre Network (RCN) is encouraging older property agents to apply for the newly introduced SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA), which started on 1 October. [Read entire story]