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JPMAM unveils two green funds for retail investors in Singapore

Rupert Walker, International Advisor – 31 March 2021 JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM)┬áhas registered two new green funds in Singapore for retail investors. The chief executive for Singapore and southeast Asia at JPMAM, Sherene Ban, says “Singaporeans are increasingly looking at sustainable investing criteria when selecting investments, driven by a few different factors”. Read the…

The future of work in a post-COVID world

Nurhuda Syed, Human Resources Director – 25 March 2021 The Monetary Authority of Singapore and The Association of Banks in Singapore conducted a joint study into best practises of pandemic-proof and progressive working practises. This article in Human Resources Director details their findings and suggestions for helping companies build resilience in their workplace, including reorganising…

Singapore Art Week 2021: 5 Digital Highlights

Hashirin Nurin Hashimi, Tatler Singapore – 22 January 2021 The pandemic has caused industries to adapt to an unprecedented environment, with home-working, digitalisation and new technologies becoming the norm of day-to-day life. This is no different for the arts industry, with Singapore Art Week 2021 adopting this new means of reality to present this year’s…

The UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Salient Features

Ayman Falak Medina, ASEAN Briefing – 8 January 2021 The UK’s first free trade agreement (FTA) with an ASEAN member, the UK-Singapore FTA signed in December 2020 is a significant milestone for post-Brexit Britain. The UKSFTA is similar to the Singapore’s FTA with the EU in that it provides preferential tariffs and reduces non-tariff barriers…

A stunning assault in Washington

The Straits Times – 8 January 2021 Just as other nations within the region, Singapore’s news outlets have expressed their shock at The Capitol riots and leaders have called for peace and advocated for stability and order. The nations are adjoined in both trade and security initiatives and Singapore is a strong supporter of the…