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Share-bikes can litter our cities and be found in rivers, up trees, in gutters, and strewn around public places. Obikes in unusual places/Facebook

Three reasons why share-bikes don’t fit Australian culture

There are three key cultural reasons why a share-bike business model that could be successful in Singapore is much less likely to be so in Australia.
Tax sheltering is not just the domain of exotic Caribbean isles. Major world powers, including the United Kingdom, play a critical and previously undisclosed role in global tax avoidance. CORPNET

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

The Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Ireland are among the rich countries that funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.
Is America’s digital economy facing a stormy future? Filipe Frazao/

Is America’s digital leadership on the wane?

The digital economy in the US is already on the verge of stalling; failing to protect an open internet would further erode the United States’ digital competitiveness.
Delegates arrive ahead of the 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue. World leaders will again converge on the Singaporean hotel this weekend for the 2017 meeting. Reuters/Edgar Su

Taking Asia’s temperature at Shangri-La

For the first time in the dialogue’s 15 year history, the country most are puzzled about is not China.
Singapore and Australia have a lot in common. Shutterstock

In a glass clearly: Singapore and Australia compared

You can drive across Singapore (population 5.5 million) in 45 minutes – roughly the same time it takes to reach Gawler from the Adelaide CBD. As an equatorial island, the climate is warm all the year round…

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