Chanyaporn Chanjaroen
For Chanyaporn Chanjaroen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Claudio de Sanctis, head of private bank at Deutsche Bank AG, during an interview in Singapore, on April 18
BUSINESS / Companies
May 3, 2024
Deutsche Bank unveils wealth targets after hiring push in Asia
Private banks are turning to the Middle East and Southeast Asia amid China's property crisis and a downturn in capital-market activity in Hong Kong.
The Singapore skyline
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 6, 2023
The rich are flocking to Singapore as bankers stick with Hong Kong
From Singapore’s earliest years as an independent state, it has aimed to be one of the key locales through which the world’s money flows.
Japan Times
Oct 18, 2022
Sanctioned Myanmar tycoons find shelter in Singapore, but for how long?
Most Asian countries, including Singapore, don't support the sanctions on Myanmar. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said they would only hurt the country's people.
Japan Times
Oct 15, 2022
Singapore’s reopening boom draws big money and bubble fears
As the government mints new long-term visas to attract more high-paid talent, it faces a delicate balancing act to keep its people happy as the cost of living surges.
Japan Times
Aug 1, 2022
Singapore signals male-sex ban review won’t allow gay marriage
The country has grappled with how to make its society more inclusive of the LGBT community even as some countries around the world move toward recognizing same-sex marriages.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2021
Singapore has grand ambitions to become a global cryptocurrency hub
While nations differ vastly on its use — from outlawing it to embracing as legal tender — Singapore prepares to be at the forefront of crypto integration.
Japan Times
Jun 12, 2021
Singapore’s fintech chief has vision of Asian Silicon Valley
Singapore sees more investments pouring into fintech firms this year as the city-state seeks to become a regional hub for capital raising in areas from payments to robo-advisory.
Japan Times
Feb 13, 2021
Myanmar faces wider business fallout after Kirin retreat
Companies and investors are weighing the impact of a military coup that has thrust the once-thriving nation into a state of emergency.
Japan Times
Aug 21, 2020
Virus grounding of Asia's private bankers erodes wealth management trade
Private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore have had their wings clipped by the pandemic, thwarting their pursuit of millionaires scattered across a region where wealth is growing faster than anywhere else.
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2020
Nomura hiring dozens to expand wealth-management drive to rest of Asia
Nomura Holdings Inc. plans to hire dozens of private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore in a bid to extend its wealth management push from Japan and mainland China to the rest of Asia.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 25, 2019
Shaving milliseconds off currency trades could make Singapore billions
Singapore is seizing an opportunity measured in milliseconds to win a bigger slice of the world's foreign exchange market, worth $5.1 trillion (¥570 trillion) daily.
Japan Times
Apr 20, 2017
Billionaire Taizo Son ditches Japan in frustration, starts afresh in Singapore
Singapore may have just added a new tech billionaire, but it had to lure him from Japan first.
Japan Times
Sep 16, 2016
Japan's biggest bank urges BOJ to weigh side effects of negative-rate policy
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.'s main lending unit has urged the Bank of Japan to consider the side effects of negative interest rates at next week's meeting, saying the policy will continue to squeeze lending income.


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