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    1. March 27, 2015

      Singapore: Life after Lee

      In his final memoir published two years before his death Lee Kuan Yew wrote with grim realism about whether he thought...

    2. March 27, 2015

      RBS confirms Coutts International sale to Union Bancaire Privée

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    3. FT Photo Diary

      March 25, 2015

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      Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state ...

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      March 24, 2015

      Singapore's economic miracle uncovered

      The death of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, has focused attention on the economic miracle he helped...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2015

      Abe pays his respects

      Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows with Singapore’s ambassador to Japan Chin Siat Yoon and his wife Wang Lee Moi after...

    6. March 24, 2015

      Singapore adds its weight to 1MDB probe

      Singapore is stepping in to help in the widening controversy over 1MDB, Malaysia’s heavily indebted development fund, as the...

    7. March 23, 2015

      The city state of Singapore braces itself for challenges to come

      When great men die, great changes follow. Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91, will undoubtedly go down as one of the...

    8. March 23, 2015

      Iceberg denies short selling Noble shares

      Iceberg Research has said it stands by the critical reports it has published about Asian commodities trading house Noble...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      March 23, 2015

      Singapore mourns Lee Kuan Yew

      Some of the coverage in Raffles Place of the death of Singapore’s first elected prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee, who...

    10. March 23, 2015

      ‘From third world to first’: Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy in charts

      Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91, presided over a turnround in the economic fortunes of his nation, taking it from a...

    11. March 23, 2015

      Younger Lee faces Singapore’s future as new era ends

      Lee Kuan Yew Singaporeans have responded with quiet grief to the death of the country’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, as...

    12. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, 1923-2015

      Lee Kuan Yew Lee Kuan Yew, the founder and patriarch of modern Singapore who has died at the age of 91, was one of postwar...

    13. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew: Patriarch’s paternalism symbolised by gum ban

      Singapore’s reputation as a “nanny state” — where the sale of chewing gum is banned and persistent litterbugs can be fined...

    14. March 22, 2015

      Singapore patriarch Lee Kuan Yew dies

      Lee Kuan Yew Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of modern Singapore and one of the most influential global leaders of the 20th...

    15. March 22, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew: China watcher who offered Beijing a model

      On his first visit to China as Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew — whose great-grandfather came from Guangdong...

    16. March 22, 2015

      Sydney seeks to become Asia finance hub with Barangaroo project

      The first of seven skyscrapers at the Barangaroo development on Sydney’s waterfront is almost complete, bringing a...

    17. March 21, 2015

      Mysterious researcher questions Noble Group accounting practices

      Noble Group, Asia’s biggest commodity trader by sales, has been accused of understating its level of debt by more than a...

    18. March 19, 2015

      StanChart investors press bank to consider leaving London

      Two big investors in Standard Chartered want the group to consider switching its domicile away from London because of the...

    19. MBA blog

      March 18, 2015

      Study trip part two

      As I write this, I am sitting comfortably in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, 36,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, on my way back to...

    20. March 18, 2015

      Noble braced for next critique by mysterious research firm

      The past month has been anything but business as usual for Yusuf Alireza, chief executive of Noble Group. Since Iceberg...

    21. March 18, 2015

      Conservative values deny Indian women jobs and hit growth

      India’s chattering classes often look with wistful admiration at the prosperity of east Asia’s Tiger economies, such as tiny...

    22. March 18, 2015

      FDI flows to SE Asia are not at China’s expense

      China has lagged behind Southeast Asia’s leading economies in attracting foreign direct investment for the second year...

    23. MBA blog

      March 17, 2015

      Time to take on Singapore

      One of my biggest accomplishments so far has been the CUHK MBA Singapore Career Trek 2015. Our main focus was to connect 19...

    24. March 17, 2015

      SGX needs to serve up equities revival

      In London and New York the days when stockbrokers could take leisurely lunch breaks while share dealing stopped are long...

    25. March 17, 2015

      Malaysian carrier eyes Bombardier jets deal

      The effort by Bombardier to break the Airbus-Boeing duopoly in commercial airliners received a boost on Tuesday when a new...

    26. March 16, 2015

      Trafigura chief financial officer Pierre Lorinet to step down

      Trafigura, one of the world’s biggest commodities trading houses, will have a new chief financial officer later this year...

    27. FT Alphaville

      March 16, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Market efficiency and an infinite regress of dumb. - John and Maynard’s excellent adventure. -...

    28. March 15, 2015

      Top US law firm in Singapore tie-up

      Morgan Lewis & Bockius, the largest law firm in the US by partner numbers, is combining with a Singapore law firm in an...

    29. FT Alphaville

      March 13, 2015

      Debt, charted

      From Goldman’s economics team, a half-century of debt buildups and Japanese domination: Basically, a chart to launch a...

    30. March 12, 2015

      Court orders asset freeze in art case

      A Singapore court has ordered a worldwide freeze of the assets of a Swiss businessman who owns one of the biggest specialist...

    31. The World

      March 12, 2015

      Executive pay: Singapore v Hong Kong

      By Jennifer Thompson Singaporean executives were the highest paid in Asia last year, while the Hong Kong-China pay gap...

    32. March 11, 2015

      GSK selects Singapore as Asia hub

      GlaxoSmithKline, the UK-listed drugmaker, has designated Singapore as its Asia headquarters and will shift some of its US...

    33. March 11, 2015

      China shipbuilders urged to merge to stay afloat

      Missing shipowners, a white knight reportedly detained by Beijing police and an abandoned African timber deal have all...

    34. March 10, 2015

      China turns up the heat on ICE

      China has often been a haven for copycatters despite governments efforts to crack down on the phenomenon. That has led to a...

    35. March 6, 2015

      Singapore races to become Southeast Asia-Pacific’s art hub

      A “cosmopolitan gateway between the east and the west” is how the city-state of Singapore sees itself as it celebrates its...

    36. March 5, 2015

      Noble vows greater transparency in defence of accounting methods

      Noble Group, Asia’s biggest commodities trader by sales, has promised greater transparency as it mounted a robust defence of...

    37. March 5, 2015

      BAML departure fuels talk of SGX switch

      Loh Boon Chye, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Singapore-based top banker in Southeast Asia, has resigned after saying he...

    38. March 2, 2015

      Noble chairman increases his stake

      The chairman and founder of Noble Group has increased his shareholding in the commodity trader as it attempts to deal with...

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