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Explainer: How Singapore's unique monetary policy works

Reuters 03 Oct 2023
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) sets the path of what it calls the policy band of the Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate (S$NEER), thus strengthening or weakening the local currency against those of its main trading partners. WHY DOES SINGAPORE USE THIS METHOD?. Singapore is a small and trade-reliant economy.

BIS and Central Banks Make Waves with Successful CBDC Test in Project Mariana

CryptoPotato 02 Oct 2023
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland just recently announced the successful completion of a new CBDC initiative called Project Mariana ... settlement of hypothetical euro, Singapore dollar, and Swiss franc wCBDCs.

Banking Giant UBS Launches Tokenized Money Market Fund Pilot on Ethereum (ETH)

The Daily Hodl 02 Oct 2023
In a new blog post, UBS Asset Management announces what it calls the “first blockchain-native tokenized VCC fund pilot” in Singapore. Says Thomas Kaegi, Head of UBS Asset Management, Singapore & Southeast Asia,.

Singaporean PM encourages flagship media to keep objective in coverage 30 Sep 2023
30 (Xinhua) -- Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Lianhe Zaobao, the flagship Chinese-language daily in Singapore, to provide objective and high-quality reporting while attending a gala ...

Singapore, France, Switzerland successfully test cross-border wholesale digital currency

Beijing News 29 Sep 2023
Singapore, September 29 (ANI). The central banks of Singapore, France and Switzerland in collaboration with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have successfully concluded a project where they tested the cross-border trading and settlement of wholesale central bank digital currencies (wCBDCs).

Belmont University’s Innovation Labs receives $6M grant to fuel global entrepreneurship

Nashville Pride 29 Sep 2023
Belmont’s Innovation Labs, founded in 2022, is a catalytic initiative focused on social innovation ... Dr ... Kopernik, a female-led R&D lab in Indonesia, is incubating environmental and social ventures, while Agape, a call center in Singapore, employs formerly incarcerated individuals ... 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail. PRIDE Newsdesk ... next post.

Indian-origin woman charged for making hoax calls to Singapore police

Deccan Herald 28 Sep 2023
<p>A 27-year-old Indian-origin woman was charged in Singapore on Thursday for making hoax calls to the police, including one about a friend’s attempted suicide.</p>.<p>According to court documents, Salvinder Kaur allegedly made two calls to the police on August ...

Central Banks in France, Singapore, and Switzerland successfully test cross-border CBDCs

Cryptopolitan 28 Sep 2023
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland ... The so-called Project Mariana was conceived by the Banque de France, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and the Swiss National Bank under the supervision of the BIS.

Experts urge social protection for gig workers amidst growing digital economy

Dawn 28 Sep 2023
Not only it is the smart thing to do; they were sure it was the right thing to do ... Some companies are already doing it ... Brendan Chai, head of regional public affairs and policy, at Grab Singapore, talked about the six guiding principles that they follow to keep their workers (they call them their partners) happy ... Header photo by @Laura_WIEGO/X. .

Rising number of 'predatory' academic journals undermines research and public trust in scholarship

News-Press Now 28 Sep 2023
Misleading practices ... For example, we examined one Singapore-based company called PiscoMed Publishing, which boasts 86 journals in fields spanning religious studies and Chinese medicine to pharmacy and biochemistry ... university. But when we called this university, we were told that the school does not employ anyone with that name ... Scholars deceived ... .

CHEd exec belies Times columnist claims

The Manila Times 27 Sep 2023
He also said that the CSC found Libre guilty of "grave misconduct, serious dishonesty, falsification of official documents and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of service" due to the procurement of plane tickets and fund manipulation by Libre in his travel to Singapore in 2016 to attend a seminar.

China honors sustainable commitment with greener, smarter transport

People Daily 27 Sep 2023
BEIJING, Sept ... Held in Beijing on Sept ... resident coordinator in China ... 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ... Calling for sustainable transport cooperation, Chee Hong Tat, Singapore's acting minister for transport, cited a Chinese saying "ren xin qi, tai shan yi," which means when people are of one mind and heart, they can move Mount Tai ... (Web editor.

Anmako’s Signature Batik: A Perfect Fit for Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations

Vietnam News 26 Sep 2023
Drawing inspiration from the vibrant blend of international cultures in Singapore, Anmako's designs are a testament to simplicity and excellence ... About Anmako Singapore ... Their distinctive approach marries traditional batik artistry with contemporary Japanese influences, resulting in what they call "Singapore Chic."
photo: AP / Michael Probst
A defused WWII bomb, after 16,000 people were evacuated due to the defusing of the bomb near the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Singapore blows up 100kg WWII-era bomb after thousands evacuated

Khaleejtimes 26 Sep 2023
Singapore army specialists on Tuesday detonated a 100-kilogram (220-pound) World War ... Official Mid-air scare as plane with 263 passengers receives bomb threat call after take off 16-year-old held in Singapore for planning to attack mosques on Christchurch attack anniversary .

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