Singapore posts disappointing trade figures

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 10 per cent year on year last month, continuing a slump that saw exports drop by 11.8 per...

Singapore passes divisive ‘fake news’ law

After a heated debate, Singapore's parliament has passed its controversial "anti-fake news" bill despite concerns over free speech and abuse of power. Ministers have been...

Singapore stocks slump after Trump tweet 

Singapore stocks extended their slide as trading resumed today (Monday) following Donald Trump's threat to beef up tariffs on Chinese imports. The Straits Times Index...

Singapore told to look to domestic market for growth 

Singaporean growth this year is expected to come in slightly below the midpoint of the 1.5 to 3.5 per cent forecast range without any...

Singapore minister defends fake news bill 

Singapore’s controversial “fake news” legislation is due to come into effect after June as the city-state tries to control online falsities.  The Protection from Online...

Singapore makes huge pangolin scale seizures

Singapore says over five days it has seized around 26 tonnes of pangolin scales belonging to about 38,000 creatures. Customs officers this week found 12.7...

Singapore, Malaysia end airport standoff

Firefly, which has suspended its flights to Singapore’s Seletar airport since December, says it will resume this month after Malaysia and Singapore reached an...

Singapore unveils plans for green city

Singapore wants more housing in its central business district (CBD) and plans to move its infrastructure below ground to free more space on the...

Singapore unveils plans for green city

Singapore wants more housing in its central business district (CBD) and plans to move its infrastructure below ground to free more space on the...

Singapore’s Goh calls for better Malaysia ties

Singapore and Malaysia should build more bridges between their leaders and people, said the city-state’s Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong in response to...

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China admits sinking Philippine fishing boat 

China has confirmed that a Chinese trawler “bumped into” a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea but denied claims the incident was...

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Indonesia poised to cut interest rate

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