Singapore's exports recorded their worst decline in more than two years in December as shipments of electronics and pharmaceuticals plunged, official data showed on Thursday.CNBC
A decades-old way of categorizing and analyzing Asian economies and equities that puts Japan in a class of its own is fast losing relevance, experts said.CNBC
Asian shares crept higher on Thursday as upbeat bank earnings bolstered Wall Street, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga gave sterling a moment's peace.U.S.
Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gainsWashington Post
Vietnam's Bamboo Airways completed its long-delayed maiden commercial flight on Wednesday, heightening competition in the aviation sector of the Southeast Asian nation that is emerging as a popular tourist destination.IN
Asian shares took a breather on Wednesday after rallying the previous day on Chinese stimulus hopes, with investors assessing Brexit options after British lawmakers trounced Prime Minister Theresa May's deal to pull out Britain from the European Union.U.S.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore must overhaul its rules and systems for the hiring of foreign domestic workers to put a stop to forced labour in the wealthy city-state, campaigners said on Tuesday.IN
It’s a fearful time for Ye Ming Yuen. But Singapore sees foreign lobbying to end corporal punishment as a threat to sovereignty Any day now, 29-year-old Ye Ming Yuen could be escorted out of his cell at Singapore’s Changi prison and whipped 24 times with a rattan cane. This comes on top of the 20-year sentence he’s already serving after being convicted of seven drug offences in a country that takes pride in its uncompromising approach when it comes to law-breaking. Related: Why the Singapore...the Guardian
Next time you feel guilty about idling away your commute on social media, remember that inspiration comes from all sources.CNBC
"It's very attractive and that's one of the reasons why we're actually overweight Singapore relative to other Asian equities," said Kelvin Tay, regional chief investment officer at UBS Global Wealth Management.CNBC
Singapore officials say it isn't in the country's interest to nab _ or even name _ the perpetrators behind a cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records, including those of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.thenewstribune
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee confirmed on Tuesday that he was questioned by French authorities in December but repeated his denial there was anything improper involved in Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Games and vowed to show his innocence.IN
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee confirmed on Tuesday that he was questioned by French authorities in December but repeated his denial there was anything improper involved in Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Games and vowed to show his innocence.U.S.
Asian shares were on back foot on Tuesday as an unexpected drop in China's exports heightened worries about the global economy while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan.U.S.
London-born Ye Ming Yuen, 29, has been jailed for 20 years and will also be caned for drug offences in Singapore, prompting former minister Priti Patel to slam the punishment as being from the 'dark ages'.Mail Online
A stowaway bird caused chaos in business class on a 14 hour flight as officials remain puzzled about how it came to be on board.The Telegraph
The bird, a myna, which is a type of starling, suddenly appeared in the cabin about 12 hours into the Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to London Heathrow.Mail Online
Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said.IN
Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said.U.S.
Singapore's foreign minister warned Monday of "consequences" if neighboring Malaysia continues to escalate a dispute over waters claimed by the city state. Addressing Parliament on Monday, Vivian Balakrishnan reported "daily intrusions" by Malaysian government vessels, which have been inABC News
Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday.U.S.
Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday.IN
London-born Ye Ming Yuen (pictured) has been sentenced to 20 years in jail as well as 24 strokes of the cane after being convicted of seven drug charges in Singapore, including trafficking.Mail Online
The leader of Singapore's only elected opposition party said there is a real risk it could lose all its seats as the city-state prepares for an election in the coming years.IN