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Wife and son buy developer’s US$7.2mil apartment

SINGAPORE: Billionaire property developer Kwek Leng Beng’s (pic) latest luxury condo in Singapore has seen robust demand since its launch last month. It doesn’t hurt that some of his own relatives have rallied to the cause.

Singapore home sales surge as developers market new projects

SINGAPORE: Private-home sales in Singapore soared in March as developers marketed more projects after a typically slower February that included the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday.

Singapore home sales surge as developers market new projects

SINGAPORE: Private-home sales in Singapore soared in March as developers marketed more projects after a typically slower February that included the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday.

Global factory activity weak in March

FACTORY activity remained weak around the world last month, reinforcing worries of a global slowdown as forward-looking indicators pointed to gloomy times ahead, surveys showed last week.

Lim: We can become Asian Tiger again if we stand united

KUALA LUMPUR: The country can rise once again as the “Asian Tiger” if Malaysians unite to help develop the economy, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Asian currencies subdued; ringgit slightly stronger

BENGALURU: The Indian rupee skidded against the dollar on Monday, while most other Asian currencies edged down in muted trade as the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays kept volumes low.

World markets themes for the week ahead

NEW YORK: Following are five big themes likely to dominate the thinking of investors and traders in the coming week.

Highway concessionaires to offer toll discounts for CNY

KUALA LUMPUR: Highway concessionaires will offer toll discounts of between 10% and 30% to car users on Chinese Lunar New Year day, says Works Minister Baru Bian.

Loke featured in CNY road safety video

SEPANG: Transport Minister Anthony Loke was among those featured in a five-minute video clip promoting road safety, in conjunction with the coming Chinese Lunar New Year festivities.

Not a boar-ing year, but pigs may fly!

AS we all know, the 2019 Lunar New Year falls on Feb 5 this year and will end on Friday, Jan 24, 2020. The new year this year is the year 4717 in the Chinese lunar calendar. Clearly, the Chinese are well ahead of the Gregorian calendar that we are all accustomed to.