Singapore looks to boost Asean awareness

Singapore needs to find markets to replace faltering China. Source: Flickr As Singapore prepares to chair Asean in 2018, initiatives are in the pipeline to promote...

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...

Singapore told to clean its plates

As one of the most crowded countries on the planet, Singapore is often forced to examine its sustainability. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s Minister for Environment and...

Singapore bond market set to stay sound

Singapore is more vulnerable to global financial shifts than most Southeast Asian countries. Source Wikimedia  Surrounded by torrid regional stock markets, Singapore's corporate bond market...

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...

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...

Economists predict tough 2016 for Singapore 

Singapore is looking stronger within an Asean context. Source: Wikimedia A turbulent year for the Singapore dollar looks set to continue into 2016. The US dollar...

Singapore hit by export fall

Singapore remains a regional economic titan. Source: Wikimedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore dipped 3.3 per cent in November, after recording flat growth in...

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...

Johor mourns young prince

Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum. Source: Wikimedia Johor prince Tunku Abdul Jalil was laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, after...

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