Why Singapore?

Despite being a small country with limited natural resources, Singapore aims to be the best in many different areas. Here are some of the accolades Singapore has received over the years. They highlight the stability and growth Singapore enjoys and provide good reasons why it make sense to invest in Singapore’s future.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Best in Travel 2015 – Top 10 countries

Best in Travel 2015 – Top 10 countries

Singapore is named No 1 country for travel in 2015 by Lonely Planet. It’s her Golden Jubilee. Since sealing its independence in 1965, Singapore’s heritage buildings, hawker centres, green spaces and shopping malls have lured travellers, but new developments have elevated the experience. First there’s Marina Bay, a new entertainment precinct, then there’s the new crop of swanky hotels, new attractions like the National Art Gallery and the Singapore Sports Hub, and more than a dozen metro extensions in development.

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ARCADIS Global Infrastructure Investment Index 2014

ARCADIS Global Infrastructure Investment Index 2014

It is not surprising to see Singapore continuing to be a world leader in terms of attractiveness to investors. It is one of the few places in the world where there is a truly integrated strategic plan which links infrastructure planning with business and social requirements. The government is very pro-business and in terms of value of built assets (see ARCADIS Global Built Asset Wealth Index) the country has the highest value per capita in the world at US$156,000. This demonstrates the commitment to infrastructure investment pursued by the government to promote the quality of life that its population requires.

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