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  • Speed demons spoilt for choice in Singapore
    Speed demons spoilt for choice in Singapore

    It’s a 50 year old company that takes BMW and tries to make them better. To create the B4 Biturbo Coupe, Alpina takes a BMW 435i as its starting point. Indeed, BMW builds the B4 in its own factory, …

 
  • Alibaba to invest $206M in SingPost and its subsidiary to boost ecommerce logistics
    Alibaba to invest $206M in SingPost and its subsidiary to boost ecommerce logistics

    The Chinese ecommerce giant and Singapore’s postal service gear up to take advantage of ecommerce boom.

  • Prosecutor requests match-fixing trial for Italy coach Conte
    Prosecutor requests match-fixing trial for Italy coach Conte

    ROME (AP) — Italy coach Antonio Conte was among 104 people whom a prosecutor requested Tuesday be brought to trial on match-fixing charges in a wide-ranging case that allegedly has its roots in Singapore.

  • Temasek global portfolio reaches record $194 billion
    Temasek global portfolio reaches record $194 billion

    Singapore state investment giant Temasek Holdings said Tuesday its global portfolio reached a record Sg$266 billion ($194 billion) in the year to March, driven by rise in global equities. Net profit was Sg$14.5 billion from Sg$10.9 billion last year, said Temasek, one of the world's biggest state-linked investment vehicles whose whose holdings include top global brands such as banking firm Standard Chartered, Singapore Airlines and Spanish energy giant Repsol. "This was the most active year for us since the global financial crisis," Temasek chairman Lim Boon Heng said in a statement.