Singapore tries to ease Lee’s Pol Pot blunder 

The Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs has tried to ease tensions with Cambodia and Vietnam after Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook post...

Singapore index falls to 2016 level 

Singapore’s purchasing managers' index (PMI) fell last month, signalling a contraction in manufacturing amid the US-China trade dispute and a global economic slowdown.The PMI...

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...

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Singapore aims to become cybersecurity hub

Singapore has called on cybersecurity firms to open offices in the city-state to take advantage of its technical prowess, skilled workforce and international networks. National...

Singapore poised to benefit from Hong Kong’s strife

Employers in Hong Kong are increasingly interested in investing in  Singapore, a long-time rival, as the city-state looks to become Asia's leading financial hub.The...

Thailand to spend 1 billion baht for agriculture

THE Thailand government is looking to spend 1 billion baht for fiscal year 2020 in a bid to assist farmers and step-up the agriculture...