TIMSS 2015 International Results

TIMSS 2015 International Results

Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Korea, Chinese Taipei, and Japan continue outperforming all participating countries in mathematics at the fourth and eighth grades, maintaining a 20 year edge according to results released today from TIMSS, the longest running, large scale international assessment of mathematics and science education in the world.

ARCADIS Global Infrastructure Investment Index 2016

ARCADIS Global Infrastructure Investment Index 2016

Singapore has maintained its position as the world’s most attractive market for infrastructure investment. Ranking consistently high across business, risk, infrastructure and financial indicators, and despite a slightly lower score for economic factors, it maintains a strong economic environment.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Repeats as World’s Strongest Bank

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Repeats as World’s Strongest Bank

Like Hang Seng and Norinchukin, Singapore’s strongest banks are targeting markets they know well. That’s helping them curb bad debts and build a strong capital base, says Jean-Charles Sambor, Asia-Pacific director at the Institute of International Finance. The Tier 1 capital ratio at Oversea-Chinese Banking and the other Singapore banks exceeded the Basel III guideline at the end of 2014.