Singaporean Dollar


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Singaporean Dollar

The currency of Singapore. It was issued in 1965 after the end of the currency union between Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia. It was, at different times, pegged to the British pound, the U.S. dollar and a currency basket. Since 1995, it has been a managed float currency. It is interchangeable with the Brunei dollar.
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1 million Singaporean dollars in thousand-dollar bills, the paper reported.
A fish spa session cost 18 Singaporean dollars and the reflexology 48 -- money well worth spending after much walking.
The S League ranks as one of the top professional leagues in South East Asia, where millions of Singaporean dollars are being pumped into the game in order to raise its global profile.
You can buy a tourist day ticket from any MRT station, which gives you 12 rides on either the MRT or buses for 10 Singaporean dollars (there are currently S$3 to the pound).
For example, total trade in 2005 amounted to 6 billion Singaporean dollars, a 24% increase over total trade in 2002.
Pastika said there may also be reason to believe the Bali culprits have connections in Singapore and in Malaysia because the Japanese-made minivan believed to have been used in the Bali bombings was bought using Singaporean dollars and Malaysian ringgit.
He told Japanese investigators he was in dire need of money and decided to smuggle the drugs into Japan for a commission of 6,000 Singaporean dollars (about 360,000 yen), according to Japanese authorities.
Our annual capital expenditure varies from about S$600 to S$1 billion Singaporean dollars every year," he says.
The foreign currency portfolio of international reserves in 2013 included US dollars, Euros, Swiss francs, British pounds, Australian and Canadian dollars, Japanese yens, Russian rubles, Chinese yuans, Singaporean dollars, Norwegian and Swedish kronas that were acquired in 2013.
According to The New Paper, the usual room rate of 45 Singaporean dollars per night went up to 70 Singaporean dollars between Feb 2 and Feb 4, reports the Star Online.