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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

Why developer interest-bearing schemes should be banned

The developer will bear the interest due during the project construction period until the handing over of vacant possession. -The Star/ANN

Alibaba discovers winning formula to become China's No. 1 e-business

Alibaba has become by far the dominant e-commerce company in China, a country with the world's greatest number of Internet users, in only 15 years. -China Post/ANN

'Bring your suitcase and move in'

30 Interlace units for sale come furnished and decorated. -ST

Get a feel for jobs early on, say bosses

Employers keen to offer internships and conduct career talks in schools. -ST

Incomes rise faster for HDB households

5.2% growth a year outpaces figures for condos and landed property. -ST

The 'lucky 8' premium in housing unit prices

Superstition – such as fondness for the numeral eight which sounds like prosper in Chinese – does play a role in real estate and in the stock market. -ST

Demand for pilots, aircraft workers in Asia travel boom

The Asia-Pacific will need 440,000 new pilots and aircraft technicians over the next two decades. -ST

Jokowi promises to make Indonesia better place for investors

Jokowi has reiterated his promise to establish a pro-business government, which is able to create a more conducive business climate both for local and foreign investors. -Jakarta Post/ANN

G20 set to back OECD global tax avoidance plan

OECD chief Angel Gurria Saturday handed the G20 recommendations on the biggest changes to international tax rules in more than a century. -AFP

Alibaba shatters record for largest IPO offering in history

Chinese online giant Alibaba broke the record for the largest initial public offering in history. -AFP

China's Xi kicks off India trip with industrial park deal

Indian PM hopes for more Chinese investment to narrow trade gap. -ST

More job and training guidance for workers

More career coaches and quality training providers to help them move up ladder. -ST

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