Hong Kong & Singapore financial secrecy stats worsen

Negative news for Hong Kong & Singapore which have climbed positions in a 2015 index of the world’s offshore havens compiled by the Tax Justice Network, mainly as a result of their financial secrecy.

Singapore tax system complies with latest OECD proposals

The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) announced earlier this month a number of new tax proposals. Those proposals are aimed at preventing aggressive tax planning by multinationals.

SINGAPORE: growth of population is slowest in over a decade

The latest figures show that Singapore’s population stood at 5.54 million as of June. It seems like there was a growth of 1.2% from June last year.

Report: The 10 most competitive economies in the world

The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 assesses the competitiveness of 140 world economies including the ones of the USA, Russia, UK, Singapore and Cyprus.

5 lessons highly populated cities could learn from Singapore

What are the 5 things that make the small city of Singapore one of the best city-models in the world? Read on to find out more.