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Political News


  • In full: Joint statement signed by President Trump and Kim Jong Un ...
  • The scene in Singapore as President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet
  • Senator Tom Cotton Praises President Trump For Singapore Summit
  • Trump-Kim summit: president says US 'will be stopping the war ...
  • Trump Blasts De Niro on His Way Home From Singapore: 'Wake Up ...
  • Singapore agreement will end Cold War: South Korea President ...
  • Trump on meeting Kim Jong Un: 'Things could work out very nicely'
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Singapore Prime ...
  • Recap: Trump arrives in Singapore for Kim summit
  • 'Fool Trade': Trump takes more swipes at Canada
  • Kim Jong Un Meets Singapore Prime Minister
  • North Korean leader meets with Singapore's Prime Minister
  • Trump meets Singapore PM ahead of N Korea talks
  • Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade ...
  • Singapore and Kenya sign investment, tax agreements
  • Singapore GDP up 4.4% in Q1, full-year growth forecast at 2.5-3.5%
  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade ...
  • Singapore and Kenya sign investment, tax agreements
  • Singapore GDP up 4.4% in Q1, full-year growth forecast at 2.5-3.5%
  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Singapore and Kenya sign investment, tax agreements
  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Japanese car maker Toyota will pump $1 billion investment into ...
  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Singapore reaping fruits of early investment in green growth: Masagos
  • Singapore GDP growth risks slowdown to 3% over weaker exports
  • Daily Briefing: Population growth fuels property upswing; Temasek ...
  • Projected population growth of 6.3 million in 2030 expected to ...
  • For some in Singapore, the Trump-Kim summit isn't a big deal
  • What makes Singapore an e-commerce hub
  • New private homes to cost up to S$2900 psf on average by 2030 ...
  • Singapore and Hong Kong are leading Asia's asset management ...
  • Healthy Ageing innovation: Five key consumer trends driving market ...
  • Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade ...
  • Singapore GDP growth risks slowdown to 3% over weaker exports
  • Singapore non-oil exports up 1.1% in Q1; full-year forecast ...
  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Singapore non-oil exports surge 11.8% in April after 2 months of ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Big surplus, lower spending, one-off bonus ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Constitution protects land & proceeds from ...
  • Malaysia govt concerned about huge national debt, while Singapore ...
  • Fallen Singapore High-Flyer Seeks Court Protection for Debt
  • Does Genting Singapore Limited's (SGX:G13) Past Performance ...
  • Fallen Singapore High-Flyer Gets Court Protection to Reorganize
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Infrastructure bond financing could turbo ...
  • Singapore's debt servicing ratio is far lesser than Malaysia's
  • Is Singapore's Debt Consolidation Plan working? Household Debt ...
  • Cooling measures curbed home prices with 'some success': S&P ...

    Singapore Leaders


    President


  • An Upbeat Trump Praises Kim's Commitment To Denuclearize After ...
  • Trump-Kim summit: world scrambles to decipher 'denuclearisation ...
  • Singapore agreement will end Cold War, South Korea president says

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Speaker of Parliament's photo prints help raise S$120000 for ...
  • Iraq's parliament speaker calls for election rerun
  • Public submission for NMPs opens Monday; blogger Xiaxue to ...

    Prime Minister


  • Trump on meeting Kim Jong Un: 'Things could work out very nicely'
  • Singapore not repressive, PM Lee tells CNN
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Singapore Prime ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Singapore Deputy PM Says Progress on Global Trade May Unravel
  • Trump thanks PM Lee for Singapore's hospitality, thinks Trump-Kim ...
  • DPM Teo, PM Mahathir agree to explore new areas of collaboration ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Singapore and Kenya sign investment, tax agreements
  • Singapore and Kenya sign two agreements

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Tharman leads Singapore delegation on business mission to East ...
  • Singapore Business Federation, Enterprise Singapore lead ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Unscripted Moments Steal the Show at Trump-Kim Singapore Summit
  • Old Guard minister Jek Yeun Thong dies at 88; 'a deep loss to the ...
  • LOT Polish Airlines celebrates the launch of Boeing B787

    Minister of Defense


  • Why Was Singapore Chosen To Host The Summit?
  • Mattis Meets With Indo-Pacific Leaders at Singapore Summit
  • Japan's Defense Minister Says US-South Korean Military Drills 'Vital'

    Minister of Education


  • Singapore has to adopt best aspects of Swiss education system ...
  • Kim Jong Un explores Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay ...
  • Be bold, be wise to advance education in Singapore, says Ong Ye ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Kim Jong-un visits the sights of Singapore, hours before his historic ...
  • China, Singapore visits on the cards - Lim Guan Eng

    Minister of Finance


  • Finance minister says China, Singapore visits on the cards
  • Malaysia may revisit HSR project with Singapore in the future ...
  • India and Singapore: exploring the digital frontier

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Handshake opens momentous summit
  • Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to make official visit to North ...
  • Singaporean foreign affairs minister visit Pyongyang ahead of summit

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Singapore PM Lee: 20 million dollars for Trump-Kim summit is a cost ...
  • Hundreds gather for protest rally ahead of West Bank outpost ...
  • The Latest: Singapore says Trump will return for state visit

    Minister of Justice


  • Evening top 5: Blasphemy referendum; Singapore deal; and rent ...
  • Trump-Kim Singapore summit: Talks off to positive start after one-on ...
  • Hundreds gather for protest rally ahead of West Bank outpost ...

    Minister of Health


  • Lawrence Wong to take over Gan Kim Yong as chairman of ...
  • Kim Jong Un, Sightseeing Dictator, Takes Selfies in Singapore
  • MOH says Health care affordable in Singapore under 3Ms, but why ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • KL-Singapore high-speed rail postponed, not scrapped: Malaysian ...
  • LOT Polish Airlines celebrates the launch of Boeing B787
  • HSR postponed, not scrapped, says Mahathir

    Minister of Sports


  • Trump's tweets slam Canada and Trudeau anew from Singapore
  • Trump, Kim converge on Singapore ahead of high-stakes summit
  • President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Who's Who At Tuesday's Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore
  • For the Secret Service, the North Korea summit is seriously stressful
  • US officials prepare to thwart Chinese spying at Singapore summit

    Chairman National Bank


  • Dow slips as Fed takes center stage, with stocks putting in mixed ...
  • Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Singapore
  • Hundreds gather for protest rally ahead of West Bank outpost ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • What the US and North Korea Can Learn From Singapore
  • Trump and Kim agree to more talks but fail to produce nuclear ...
  • Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un peace talks celebrated by White House ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Who's Who At Tuesday's Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore
  • Donald Trump's 'Unofficial Chief of Staff' Sean Hannity Will Be in ...
  • Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, eyes an exit from chaotic White ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Supreme Court gives Ohio right to purge thousands of voters from its ...
  • North Korea summit: Trump, Kim sign "comprehensive" document ...
  • Trump-Kim summit highlights: European Union hails talks as 'crucial ...

    Opposition


  • OPINION: Why I Oppose Singapore Hosting the Trump-Kim Summit
  • Amaravati farmers' lands 'sold off' to Singapore firms: Kapu leader ...
  • Trump's Singapore Summit Was Far From Perfect, But It's Better ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Singapore GDP growth this year seen unchanged at 3.2%: MAS ...
  • Singapore GDP up 4.4% in Q1, full-year growth forecast at 2.5-3.5%
  • Singapore GDP growth risks slowdown to 3% over weaker exports
  • Fast Asia Open: NZ trade, Singapore GDP
  • Q1 GDP growth at 4.4%; MTI revises full-year figure to 2.5-3.5%
  • Trump and Kim Can Learn a Thing or Two From Singapore
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    Investment

  • Singapore and Kenya sign investment, tax agreements
  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Japanese car maker Toyota will pump $1 billion investment into ...
  • Enterprise Singapore opens overseas centre in Kenya
  • Singapore reaping fruits of early investment in green growth: Masagos
  • Singapore GDP growth risks slowdown to 3% over weaker exports
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    Demographics

  • Daily Briefing: Population growth fuels property upswing; Temasek ...
  • Projected population growth of 6.3 million in 2030 expected to ...
  • For some in Singapore, the Trump-Kim summit isn't a big deal
  • What makes Singapore an e-commerce hub
  • New private homes to cost up to S$2900 psf on average by 2030 ...
  • Singapore and Hong Kong are leading Asia's asset management ...
  • Healthy Ageing innovation: Five key consumer trends driving market ...
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    Export/Import

  • Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade ...
  • Singapore GDP growth risks slowdown to 3% over weaker exports
  • Singapore non-oil exports up 1.1% in Q1; full-year forecast ...
  • Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
  • Singapore non-oil exports surge 11.8% in April after 2 months of ...
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    Public Spending

  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Big surplus, lower spending, one-off bonus ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Constitution protects land & proceeds from ...
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    Public Debt

  • Malaysia govt concerned about huge national debt, while Singapore ...
  • Fallen Singapore High-Flyer Seeks Court Protection for Debt
  • Does Genting Singapore Limited's (SGX:G13) Past Performance ...
  • Fallen Singapore High-Flyer Gets Court Protection to Reorganize
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Infrastructure bond financing could turbo ...
  • Singapore's debt servicing ratio is far lesser than Malaysia's
  • Is Singapore's Debt Consolidation Plan working? Household Debt ...
  • Cooling measures curbed home prices with 'some success': S&P ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-31SGBank Lending APR$661.6B$ 653.1B01
    2018-05-28SGExport Prices YoY APR-0.70%01
    2018-05-28SGImport Prices YoY APR1.40%01
    2018-05-28SGPPI YoY APR0.90%-0.50%01
    2018-05-25SGGDP Growth Rate QoQ Final Q12.10%2.20%01
    2018-05-25SGGDP Growth Rate YoY Final Q13.60%4.40%01
    2018-05-25SGCurrent Account Q1S$17.75BS$ 25.9B01
    2018-05-25SGIndustrial Production YoY APR5.90%01
    2018-05-25SGIndustrial Production MoM APR0.30%01
    2018-05-23SGInflation Rate YoY APR0.20%0.50%01