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 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...

UK envoy tries to reassure Singapore

Eden Hall, Singapore, the official residence of the British High Commissioner. Source: Wikimedia The close ties between Singapore and Britain will remain unchanged following the...

Lee hails Sri Lanka trade deal

  Singapore’s free trade agreement (FTA) strategy is not about signing any deal available but rather forging solid trade agreements that benefit employers, according to...

GIC reveals sluggish 20-year growth 

Singapore’s GIC has produced its worst performance since the global financial crisis, as the sovereign wealth fund warned of years of low returns.  The Singapore...

Singapore most vulnerable to coronavirus: analysts 

The coronavirus is expected to force Asean’s economies to either slow down rapidly or contract in the current quarter, according to economists.  Singapore is due to...

Singapore and KL low in work-life study

Singapore has come 32nd out of 40 cities in a study of work-life balance but higher than Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Malaysia’s...

HSBC completes Singapore transfer

Singapore's economy is trying to adapt to a less benign international climate. Source: Pixabay HSBC has completed the transfer of its retail banking and wealth management...

Singapore’s Lee calls for Asean to remodel economy amid trade war

Singapore “expects some fallout” from the US-China trade war, according to the city-state’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, adding that the solution is to...

Tesla owner faces heavy emissions fine

A Tesla Model S. Source: Wikimedia  An owner of a Tesla Model S electric car in Singapore is facing a fine for high carbon dioxide...

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