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...

Singapore eases monetary policy for first time in 3.5 years

Singapore’s central bank loosened monetary policy for the first time in three-and-a-half years on Monday, while the trade-reliant economy narrowly dodged recession in the...

Singapore dethrones the US as the world’s most competitive economy

Singapore is now the world’s most competitive economy after overtaking the United States, which was last year’s number one, in the World Economic Forum...

Singapore ready to back economy: govt

  Singapore is probably not yet in recession but the authorities are poised to step in with support measures, according to Indranee Rajah, the minister...

Risk aversion among Singaporean youth, survey reveals

The ASEAN youth sentiments survey commissioned every year by the World Economic Forum recently revealed an aversion to risk among Singaporean youths. Young people...

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...

RCEP negotiations set for conclusion in November

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trade partners are hoping for the conclusion of the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive...

Key ASEAN cities feeling the heat of climate change

Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta face the risk of suffering ‘unprecedented climate change’ by the year 2050. In a study conducted among 520 cities,...

Singapore revamps its digital banking industry

Singapore is about to overhaul its banking industry for the first time in two decades as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently launched...

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Philippine central bank pauses rate cuts on benign inflation

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