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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

Record 1,395 in S'pore's ultra rich ranks

Such individuals are defined in the report as those who have more than US$30 million (S$39 million) in net assets. -ST

S'pore corporate governance rules 'top in Asia-Pacific'

Singapore also ranked third overall in the study of 25 markets globally. -ST

Many projects in pipeline for St James group

Perennial Real Estate promises long-term growth here and in China. -ST

Small businesses have 'cheerier outlook for 2015'

Despite the muted growth, 61 per cent of small businesses expect the economy to grow over the next 12 months. -ST

Oil prices dive, but airfares cruise at a steady altitude

Carriers say they'll monitor oil prices and makes adjustments where needed. -ST

New association to improve image of debt collectors

There are plans to roll out training programmes and accreditation for such firms. -ST

F&B firms feel the bite of higher costs

Net profits drop sharply from rising rental and manpower expenses. -ST

Owner of luxury retailer Net-a-Porter eyes 2015 IPO: Bloomberg

Luxury goods group Richemont is considering a market listing for online retailer Net-a-Porter as early as next year. -Reuters

Singapore Exchange to launch petrochemical derivatives

The exchange will start swaps and futures contracts for paraxylene delivered to China and another four polyolefins contracts. -Reuters

HDB to set aside flats for families wishing to live close to each other

HDB will enhance the Married Child Priority Scheme, setting aside up to 30 per cent and 15 per cent of the flat supply for first-timer and second-timer families respectively. -AsiaOne

Yen recovers from multi-year lows

The greenback was at 117.76 yen, compared with 118.22 yen in New York, where it almost broke the 119 yen level for the first time since August 2007. -AFP

Productivity 'lacking' in food services, retail

Survey of practices shows more can be done to boost business. -ST

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