Singapore sees rising Chinese property interest

The level of Chinese property investment in Singapore has hit record levels this year as instability in Hong Kong appears to be rising.  “Singapore is the regional safe harbour and the...

Singapore October inflation falls to three-year low

Singapore saw core inflation in October eased to a fresh low in over three years due to a steep fall in the cost of...

RCEP members lure back India

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are underway with the crafting of measures to resolve the recent exit of India from...

Singapore promises 2020 recovery after quarterly growth

Singapore exceeded estimates for economic growth in the third quarter with the city-state’s authorities claiming that a full recovery will be secured next year. GDP...

Singapore and Vietnam fintech lead investor funding in 2019

Vietnam and Singapore commanded the lion’s share of money raised for the first nine months of 2019, making up 87% of the US$1.14 billion...

Singapore bans PMDs from public sidewalks

Singapore’s recent ban on personal mobility devices from footpaths, while sudden and unexpected, has been generally well-received by the public and food delivery companies. Just...

Malaysia, Singapore flag carriers sign wide-ranging partnership agreement

National carriers Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have on Wednesday (Oct 30) sealed a wide-ranging commercial agreement to share revenue on flights between...

‘Singapore-Malaysia railway system to proceed’

The Malaysian government is set to proceed with the construction of a high-speed railway system that will link to Singapore, but this time, with...

Singapore hands out first jail term for terror financing

Singapore has jailed its first suspect for terror financing amid a steady stream of arrests related to support for Islamic extremism. The Singaporean authorities...

Singapore to ban sugary drink adverts

Singapore, which has some of the world’s highest diabetes rates, is to become the first country to ban advertising for sugary drinks, according to...

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ASEAN-5 growth forecast trimmed as exports slow

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) trimmed its growth forecast for five members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members amid their continued...

Motorcycle taxis banned in the Philippines

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Facebook sorry for Myanmar translation blunder 

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