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CPF money is your money, says Chuan-Jin

In blog post, he also explains why Minimum Sum is increasing. -ST

12 Sentosa Cove luxury villas relaunched at a discount

Developer Ximeng Land giving 5% discount for remaining 12 luxury villas on Pearl Island. -BT

Living next door to mum on the cards

The Government must do more to help families to live close to each other, Mr Khaw said, and sought public feedback about giving them priority and grants in getting their flats. -My Paper

Buyers snap up Panorama condo units

Success of relaunch at Ang Mo Kio a matter of pricing it right, say analysts. -ST

Asian millionaires turn to independent wealth advisers

A growing number of Asia's millionaires are turning to independent wealth advisers, who offer professional advice for a fee. -AFP

British and European expats find Singapore too expensive: Survey

This despite 80 per cent of survey respondents saying they earned more and 70 per cent saved more than they did before moving here. -AsiaOne

Foreign banks given green light to return to Myanmar

Central Bank of Myanmar announced that nine foreign lenders had been given licences to operate in the country. -The Nation/ANN

Home price fall eases but no rebound in sight

Q3 flash numbers show widening HDB-condo gap, worsening soft private mass market. -BT

Singapore Sept factory activity expands, new orders grow - survey

Singapore's manufacturing activity expanded in September, bouncing back from the previous month's contraction. -Reuters

IMF says banker bonus caps don't cut risks

International Monetary Fund offering Britain moral support in its legal challenge to EU curbs on pay in the financial sector. -Reuters

GIC to invest over $321 million in Spanish property firm

GIC has agreed to pay more than S$321 million for a 30 per cent stake in unlisted Spanish real estate firm Gmp. -Reuters

New online tool to help SMEs test their cyber security

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore will launch an infocomm-security starter kit to handle cyber attacks. -BT

China slowdown adds to jitters

Local shares took another tumble as consumer confidence in the United States dropped unexpectedly and Hong Kong braced itself for protests. -My Paper

OCBC and UOB receive Myanmar bank licences

OCBC Bank and United Overseas Bank (UOB) have been granted foreign bank licences to operate in Myanmar. -My Paper

Falling home prices set to continue

HDB prices fell 1.6 per cent in the third quarter, faster than the previous fall of 1.4 per cent. -My Paper

An ACE new way to support start-ups

ACE Ltd will mentor entrepreneurs, give them a voice on policy matters. - ST

Three industrial sites up for sale

They will cater to the demands of smaller business operators. -ST

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