Singapore fears trade war: Chan

The damage from a prolonged trade war between the US and China would be profound and should have everyone worried, Singapore’s trade minister Chan...

Singapore awaits movie premiere

The Hollywood romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians is being greeted with unease in Singapore, where the tale of glamour and excess is set. As...

Fuel giants uneasy at S’pore tax

The Panama-flagged jack-up rig El Qaher II in Singaporean waters. Source: Wikimedia Singapore carbon tax initiative revealed this week in its budget will cover around 40 firms in...

S’pore records surprise export growth

Singapore's docks had not been expecting an increase in traffic. Source: Wikimedia  Singapore's exports jumped unexpectedly last month as sales to major markets such as...

Expats buck S’pore slump

Singapore remains one of Asia’s most expensive cities. Source: Wikimedia While Singapore is suffering its deepest property slumps in living memory, demand for luxury housing...

Nimble island needs to adapt again

The Jurong Industrial Estate was developed in the 1960s to industrialise the economy. Source: Wikimedia Singapore's financial troubles are raising questions about the trade hub's...

Driverless taxis set for 2017 pilot

Singapore’s affluent, tech-savvy population is one factor making it suitable for the driverless pilot. Source: Pixabay   The pioneering Delphi Automotive is planning to launch six...

S’pore promised infrastructure boom 

Major Singaporean infrastructure projects over the next decade will put the national economy on a stronger footing, according to Lawrence Wong, minister for national...

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:...

Calls for S’pore to axe gay law

A veteran Singapore diplomat has called for the gay community to challenge the constitutional ban on homosexual sex, following India's scrapping of the same...

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