Daily Archives: 2017-06-07

President hopeful struggles to speak Malay, but who cares?

62-year-old, Mr Mohamed Salleh Marican, the founder and chief executive officer of Second Chance Properties had earlier collected his application form on Monday (5 June) for the upcoming Presidential Election in September to assess his qualification prior to the nomination day, signifying that the citizens may not be expecting a walkover for the September election after all. However, under changes …

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Public hospitals should not be in the business of medical tourism

Singapore tops in medical tourism I refer to the article “Singapore tops for medical tourism, but rivals catching up quickly” (Straits Times, Jun 6). Most expensive in Asian countries? It states that “According to data from a medical tourism index released last month, Singapore was ranked the most attractive among seven Asian countries in terms of “patient experience”, but was …

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‘Risk-off’ sentiment prevails ahead of UK election

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets With several major political and economic events dominating market movements, traders are positioning themselves for rising volatility this Thursday and Friday. The three major events on 8th and 9th June are: UK general election (GBP, EUR, FTSE 100, Gold, VIX) ECB meeting (EUR, DAX, FTSE 100) Former FBI Director Comey’s testimony (USD, S&P 500, Treasuries, …

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