Singapore promises ‘checks’ over Panama leaks

As a financial hub, Singapore is in the spotlight over the Panama Papers. Source: Pixabay The Singaporean government says it is reviewing information from the...

Singaporeans in US to face Iran-trade charges

A buried bomb blast in 2007 in Iraq. Source: Wikimedia A Singaporean man accused of illegally exporting technology to Iran that was later found in unexploded homemade...

Media toils under state repression

Myanmar’s Eleven Media Group is an independent newspaper established under the glare of the generals. Source: Asean Economist Myanmar is opening up as the democratic...

China set to win high-speed rail contract 

More than 85 per cent of track on the Beijing–Tianjin Intercity Railway is laid on viaducts. Source: Wikimedia Chinese contractors are leading the field to win the deal to...

Singapore customer satisfaction falls: survey

Singaporean customer satisfaction last year declined for the first time since 2011, after hitting a record high two years ago. The Institute of Service Excellence...

Vietnam downgrades growth forecast

The Mekong Delta: Vietnam’s rice bowl. Source: Flickr Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) projection for 2016 has been reassessed and is now far lower than...

Fuel firms flee Singapore for KL

Jurong refinery, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Oil and gas companies in Singapore are moving across the straits to Malaysia, attracted by lower costs as profits tumble. The Financial...

Widodo scraps offshore LNG project

Saumlaki harbour, Yamdena, near the Masela field. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell's proposal to build the world's largest...

Widodo scraps offshore LNG project

Saumlaki harbour, Yamdena, near the Masela field. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell's proposal to build the world's largest...

Thais backtrack on Chinese rail deal

Chinese trains are becoming a key aspect of Beijing’s diplomatic strategy. Source: Public Domain Pictures Thailand will no longer seek Chinese financial backing for a...

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