S’pore unveils wind turbine project 

Singapore's first long-span wind turbine has been installed at Semakau landfill, rising to the equivalent of a 14-storey building with three 10.5-metre rotor blades. The...

Singapore sees surprise late-2015 growth

Manufacturing remains a drag on Singapore's economy. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s economy grew faster than predicted in the fourth quarter of last year, fuelled by construction...

US to send spy plane to Singapore

A P-8A of dropping a torpedo. Source: Wikimedia Washington has agreed with Singapore to deploy a P8 Poseidon spy plane at the city-state this month in...

Singapore adopts 2008 crisis policy

Scarabeo 9 was ordered by Frigstad Offshore, a Singapore-based offshore drilling rigs management service company. The falling oil price has hit this key Singaporean sector. Source:...

Singapore braced for tough year

Singapore is better placed than most of its Asean neighbours to withstand a downturn. Source: Flickr Few countries have been so consistently forced to live...

S’pore set to scrap road charge 

The busy Singapore-Johor causeway. Source: Wikimedia Singapore says it will remove its reciprocal road charge (RRC) once Malaysia's road charge is implemented on its other...

S’pore oil-rig slump continues

Orders at Singaporean shipyards fell by more than half last year as the offshore industry was hammered by falling oil prices. Companies in the sector...

MAS shuts Swiss bank

Another kind of storm blowing around the BSI buildings in Lugano. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s financial regulators are closing Swiss private bank BSI SA’s branch as criminal proceedings...

Singapore December exports slump

China’s downturn will continue to impact Asean. Source: Wikipedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) from Singapore fell further last month, hurt by a sudden decline in...

Aquino promises to bolster military 

The Chinese navy is unlikely to be overly concerned at the arrival of the US-made M113A2 armoured personnel carriers in the Philippines. Source: Wikimedia  Philippine...

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