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Singapore to reign as regional medical hub

In good times or bad, the demand for healthcare in Singapore will continue to increase as its growing population ages.

To meet the increasing healthcare needs of the population, the government is tapping more on private healthcare resources. One example is the recently introduced Community Health Assist Scheme which will allow 710,000 Singaporeans to enjoy government subsidies when they visit private GPs and/or dentists.

S'pore attracts record investment commitments in 2011: EDB

Singapore attracted record investment commitments in 2011 despite the challenging global economic environment, said the Economic Development Board (EDB).

Data released at its annual Year-In-Review briefing showed that total business spending less depreciation was S$7.3 billion, up 1.4 per cent from its previous record year in 2010. 

Total business spending less depreciation refers to the adjusted annual operating expenditure of a project once it is fully implemented. 

Mediakeys Singapore is officially a member of the Singapore Advertisers Association (SAA) and The Institute of Advertising (IAS)

Mediakeys is now glad to announce its affectation as an official member of the Singapore Advertisers Association (SAA) and the Institute of Advertising (IAS).

Mediakeys Singapore was recently invited to participate at the Cannes Lion Awards event. One of the most important events, in the World of Advertising organized in Singapore by Singapore Advertisers Association.

Also, we are pleased to take part in the Institute of Advertising in Singapore as an official member.

Singapore’s gross gaming revenue could hit US$7b

DBS Vickers Research said:

We expect Singapore’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) to hit an impressive US$6bn in 2011E and US$7bn in 2012F (yet to include potential impact of junkets). While junkets could lead to potential cannibalisation of the direct VIP segment and lower margins due to commissions, these should be mitigated by stronger volume growth and lower receivable provision/ impairment.

Real estate investment sales reach S$28.6m in 2011

Singapore's real estate investment sales hit S$28.6 billion in 2011. This is slightly more than the S$27.9 billion worth of deals concluded in 2010.

This is based on data compiled by property consultancy firm DTZ Research on transactions that are above S$5 million in value. It excludes the S$1.1 billion worth of transactions in single residential units and lots that cannot be redeveloped or subdivided into more than one plot.