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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

Comic strip launched to show the 12 unethical tactics of property agents

The comic strips are accompanied by audio narration which brings the characters to life, while explaining the guidelines to the user in a lively way. -AsiaOne

OCBC Bank to appoint new Head of Group Human Resources in 2015

OCBC Bank's Cynthia Tan will relinquish her role as Head of Group Human Resources as of Jun 30 next year. -AsiaOne

Former premier joins ranks of China's most charitable: Survey

Zhu Rongli donated a total of 23.98 million yuan (S$4.9 million) to help poor students and teachers and renovate school facilities, according to wealth publisher Hurun's Philanthropy List 2014. -AFP

Sony changes head of trouble mobile division

Slow sales of Sony's Xperia smartphones have weighed on the company's flagship electronics division. -Reuters

Samsung posts 48.8 per cent drop in Q3 net profit

Net profit for the South Korean electronics giant amounted to 4.22 trillion won (S$5.08 billion) for July to September - the lowest such figure in nearly three years. -AFP

OCBC says impact of housing loan drop to come in H2 of 2015

The number of new housing loans that the bank has issued is down 40 per cent year to date compared to the same period two years ago. -Reuters

Singapore OCBC Q3 net profit up 62 pct, beats estimates

OCBC earned S$1.23 billion in the three months ending in September, compared with S$759 million a year earlier. -Reuters

Parents, bosses 'must look beyond paper qualifications'

Parents, students and employers need to look beyond paper qualifications and recognise workers' skills and abilities - something the Government is committed to doing. -ST

Japan's megabanks increase operations overseas

About 20 per cent to 30 per cent of the megabanks' lending is now overseas. -Japan News/ANN

American universities produce most billionaires

University of Pennsylvania leads the pack, Mumbai U is the only Asian institution among top 10. -BT

Local bitcoin brokerage passes $1m turnover mark

The revenue growth shows a demand in Singapore for an alternative class and means of exchange, says company. -BT

Coca-Cola to buy 29% of Indonesian unit for $635m

Coca-Cola Amatil has been under increasing pressure to improve earnings across the board after annual net profit slumped more than 80 per cent. -Reuters

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