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    1. August 30, 2015

      Fuganto Widjaja, Sinar Mas: a new start in Indonesia

      Fuganto Widjaja loves being in Singapore. There, his family name is an oddity, not a burden. By contrast, anyone in...

    2. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2015

      Alibaba's market edge? AI behavioral mindtricks

      Here’s something for our running financial inclusion really means financial intrusion theme, courtesy of Alibaba — the...

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      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
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    1. August 25, 2015

      Singapore calls election as economy faces headwinds

      The Singapore government has called a general election for September 11 in a test of the popularity of the long-ruling...

    2. August 21, 2015

      Buyout teams compete for Tesco’s Korea business

      Three private equity consortiums are poised to submit final bids in the £4bn auction for Tesco’s Korean business....

    3. August 20, 2015

      Tech start-ups flock to Hong Kong

      As he scoured Europe to find parts last year, German entrepreneur Florian Simmendinger was only able to locate a...

    4. August 17, 2015

      Noble Group seeks to reassure shareholders

      Noble Group launched a renewed effort to reassure shareholders on Monday, telling an investor day event in Singapore...

    5. August 16, 2015

      Myanmar state-owned airline to spread its wings in southeast Asia

      Myanmar’s state-owned airline is to spread its wings internationally for the first time, propelling the fast-opening...

    6. August 14, 2015

      Renminbi fallout threatens Asian neighbours

      Beijing’s surprise decision to let the renminbi tumble at its fastest rate for 20 years ruffled feathers across...

    7. August 14, 2015

      Emerging markets feel the forex strain in week of woe

      A bruising week on the foreign exchange ended in more woe for emerging markets despite a pause in the devaluation of...

    8. August 12, 2015

      Asian currencies pushed to fresh multiyear lows

      Losses for emerging market currencies accelerated on Wednesday, touching new multiyear lows after China’s authorities...

    9. August 11, 2015

      Asia faces round of currency wars

      If one country’s price-setting adjustment is another’s competitive devaluation, then Asia could be facing a round of...

    10. August 11, 2015

      Noble shares initially jump as PwC backs accounting practices

      Shares in Noble Group initially jumped on Tuesday after the commodities trader announced cost cuts and said it was...

    11. August 10, 2015

      Noble accounts cleared but jobs to be cut

      Noble Group, the commodity dealer attacked over its accounting practices, is to cut 16 per cent of its staff and seek...

    12. August 9, 2015

      Malaysia can learn from Singapore’s governance

      Fifty years ago, Malaysia expelled Singapore from the federation and the two entities went their separate ways. So...

    13. August 9, 2015

      Singapore celebrates 50 years of statehood

      Then and now: Singapore at 50 Happy 50th birthday Singapore. Whatever is said about the Lion City — its nanny state...

    14. August 7, 2015

      Singapore teen blogger launches another attack

      A teenage Singaporean blogger recently jailed after publishing an online video that criticised the late Lee Kuan Yew...

    15. August 6, 2015

      Fighting back against the short sellers

      As if by magic, invoked when a share price tumbles or a privatisation fares badly, short sellers appear at the scene of...

    16. August 6, 2015

      Singapore’s F&N agrees Myanmar brewery sale

      Singapore’s Fraser & Neave has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Myanmar’s biggest brewery to a Myanmar...

    17. August 6, 2015

      Noble pays off $735m of its own bonds

      Noble Group has redeemed $735m of its own bonds in a move that will ease the embattled commodities trader’s debt burden...

    18. August 5, 2015

      Pragmatic Singapore can afford a little poetry

      One day in 1964 Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding prime minister, looked out of his office in City Hall and was...

    19. August 4, 2015

      Noble Group shares surge after approaches by investors

      Short-sellers scrambled to cover positions in Noble Group on Tuesday, analysts and traders said, sparking a surge in...

    20. FT Alphaville

      August 4, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - How I gave up alternating current, and other thoughts on saving the world by the founder of...

    21. August 3, 2015

      Noble brings forward results to address criticism of accounting

      Noble Group is bringing forward its second-quarter results as Asia’s largest commodity trading house seeks to address...

    22. August 2, 2015

      ‘Fortress Europe’ freezes Cayman Island hedge funds out

      Hedge fund managers domiciled in the Cayman Islands, the US, Hong Kong and Singapore face uncertainty over whether they...

    23. July 30, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London seeks Malaysia licence

      Lloyd’s of London is applying for a Malaysia onshore licence as part of a broader push by the specialist insurer into...

    24. July 30, 2015

      Singapore ramps up efforts to achieve digital ambitions

      Keen tech investor though he is, Hugh Mason is grateful he does not have a weak bladder: “Every time you go for a pee...

    25. July 29, 2015

      Singapore seeks to export own model

      Singapore, the second busiest port in the world, is pursuing a flourishing trade beyond the wharfs: exporting itself....

    26. July 28, 2015

      Malaysia grabs Singapore’s industrial overspill

      Iskandar, a Malaysian development zone across the Johor Strait from Singapore, has for many become a cautionary tale...

    27. July 28, 2015

      Rocket satellite Lazada gains altitude

      When one Lazada customer opened his package a few weeks ago to discover a bar of soap in place of the iPhone he had...

    28. July 28, 2015

      Battle is on for offshore renminbi market

      For a sense of how the use of the renminbi is expanding beyond China, it helps to turn to Sanchuan Holding Group, a...

    29. July 28, 2015

      David Cameron to tackle ‘dirty money’ in UK property market

      Corrupt offshore companies using the UK property market to launder “dirty money” will be unmasked, David Cameron...

    30. July 22, 2015

      Hong Kong law: A trial for wig and gown

      In Court 23 in Hong Kong’s wood-panelled High Court complex, Justice Andrew Chan, dressed in wig and red robes,...

    31. July 22, 2015

      Singapore freezes accounts linked to 1MDB probe

      Singapore has frozen two bank accounts in connection with investigations into 1MDB, Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2015

      Cleaning facade

      Workers clean the facade of the Science Arts Museum in Singapore   ...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2015

      Ships in Singapore

      Shipping vessels and oil tankers line up the eastern coast of Singapore   ...

    34. July 22, 2015

      Attacks on Noble Group’s accounting take their toll

      As the US shale boom went into overdrive, Asia’s biggest commodity trader was keen to trumpet its involvement. In its...

    35. July 19, 2015

      Number of UK litigants fighting disputes in High Court rebounds

      The numbers of UK litigants fighting commercial disputes in London’s High Court has rebounded during the past year —...

    36. July 17, 2015

      Iranian tanker sets sail as trading return looms

      The departure of a giant Iranian supertanker from the flotilla of vessels storing oil off the country’s coast has...

    37. July 12, 2015

      The not so friendly skies of America

      There are few things more American than Gershwin piping through the speakers as you taxi down the runway. Yet for the...

    38. July 12, 2015

      The digital revolution liberating Latin American people

      Imagine a place where citizens can deal with the state entirely online, where all health records are electronic and the...

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