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  • New president Subra Suresh wants to turn NTU into Singapore's ...
  • Singapore president's car almost fined for breaking traffic rules
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  • Let's build on our tremendous strength, stay united: President
  • Volvo's first driverless buses to be tested in NTU centre in Singapore
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  • Chan Chun Sing lays out key leadership qualities needed for ...
  • Here's why Goh Chok Tong's 6-9 month timeline to choose next PM ...
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  • Asean has 'benefited all living in the region'
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  • Singapore 2018 GDP outlook more stable but growth likely to slow ...
  • DBS: India's economy likely to grow by 6.6 per cent in FY18
  • Economy beats forecasts to grow 3.1% in Q4
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  • Construction sector to drag 2018 GDP growth
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  • Investor residency scheme brings in S$1.8bn between 2011 and 2016
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  • DBS: India's economy likely to grow by 6.6% in FY18
  • Singapore's Investment Outlook for 2018
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  • Asean has 'benefited all living in the region'
  • Singapore's latest demographics: what it means for housing
  • Growing with Singapore: ExxonMobil celebrates 125 years here
  • Singapore Home Prices Rise for Quarter Adding to Rebound Signs
  • 'Refugees not welcome here': As ASEAN chair, Singapore must take ...
  • OPINION: The World Has Much to Learn from Singapore
  • Singapore's exports growth slows in November
  • Singapore export growth seen slowing in November, tech sales ...
  • 2017 China Exports, Imports Up for First Time in Three Years
  • Export growth to slow down to 9.4% in November: Moody's
  • Singapore manufacturing ends 2017 on a strong note, powered by ...
  • GST hike must be staggered 1% at a time: Deloitte
  • Is it high time for Singapore to review its digital commerce income tax?
  • EY calls on Budget 2018 to sharpen Singapore's global ...
  • Singapore GST could go up 2 percentage points in 2018
  • Industry transformation maps 'disconnected from needs of businesses'
  • End goal is to create good jobs, says Liang Eng Hwa at Pre-Budget ...
  • Getting through the year
  • Turbulence lingers for Singapore's debt-heavy offshore firms
  • Debt collector jailed for assaulting, threatening alleged debtors
  • Debt collecting a brisk business in tough times
  • Road map for Singapore debt-restructuring hub
  • Singapore debt defaults boost calls for government support as oil ...
  • Singapore debt offering part of Manulife Financial's diversification bid
  • Debt collectors disrupt dinner at Jalan Besar restaurant

    Singapore Leaders


    President


  • New president Subra Suresh wants to turn NTU into Singapore's ...
  • Singapore president's car almost fined for breaking traffic rules
  • Volvo picks Singapore for first autonomous bus trials

    Speaker of Parliament


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  • Select Committee formed to study deliberate online falsehoods
  • To what extent will the government consider removal of video and ...

    Prime Minister


  • Picking Singapore's next Prime Minister: The 4G16 has shown its ...
  • Here's why Goh Chok Tong's 6-9 month timeline to choose next PM ...
  • Chan Chun Sing lays out key leadership qualities needed for ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Singapore to Extend Regulatory Mandate Regarding Cryptocurrencies
  • Choice of Singapore's fourth PM not as obvious as previous ...
  • Singapore's 4G team to pick leader 'in good time'

    Minister of Economy


  • Great opportunities for India-ASEAN collaboration: Singapore minister
  • Leaders must be upfront with people, says Minister Chan Chun Sing
  • Maritime sector road map to create S$4.5 billion in value-add, make ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
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  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Indian diaspora in ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Keeping trust in fund-raisers
  • Singapore's first female Syariah Court registrar steps down at age 70
  • Harnessing culture to cement society

    Minister of Defense


  • Singapore's China-India Balancing Act
  • UP law student bags Brilliance Prize at UN University int'l essay tilt
  • Singapore and Philippine armies conduct joint military training

    Minister of Education


  • Innovation can, and must, be taught in schools: Education Minister
  • SUTD to receive up to $75 million from MOE, and opens an adult ...
  • SUTD to get up to $75m more in funding

    Minister of Energy


  • Green electricity catches on in S'pore
  • OPEC need not rush into changing oil pact - UAE
  • Parliament Briefs: Sonic system for birds not suitable

    Minister of Finance


  • Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat to deliver Budget 2018 on Feb 19
  • These are the taxes Singapore could hike in next month's Budget
  • Taxing CPF,SRS savings could raise $1b

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Singapore to strengthen efforts against terrorism, cybercrime during ...
  • India, Israel PMs to attend Raisina Dialogue 2018; Netanyahu to ...
  • Singapore Foreign Minister exhorts for starting 'New Journey ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • “Fake news”?: Allegations made by Minister of Law and Home ...
  • Taiwanese auxiliary police officers start deployment at land ...
  • Select Committee formed to study how to manage deliberate online ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Singapore's first female Syariah Court registrar steps down at age 70
  • 1st female Syariah Court registrar steps down
  • India's Top Court Split as Spotlight Falls on Chief Justice

    Minister of Health


  • Singapore launches sea transport industry transformation map
  • Parliament: Fee benchmark part of bigger strategy to keep ...
  • New guidelines to help diagnose, treat gestational diabetes

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Singapore a 'gateway' for ASEAN and India businesses: Iswaran
  • Singapore to continue restructuring economy, investing in ...
  • Singapore atop Asean with a wary eye on China

    Minister of Sports


  • Limited growth potential for local sports industry
  • Zimbabwe cancels security detail for Grace Mugabe and her three ...
  • Swaraj meets Singapore foreign minister, discusses trade

    Director of State Security Service


  • Zimbabwe cancels security detail for Grace Mugabe and her three ...
  • Uzbek leader says he will curb power of state security service
  • Security questions addressed as data sharing law among public ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Indonesia: Some turn a blind eye to get things done
  • Belfrics Granted 'Sandbox License' to Open Cryptocurrency ...
  • Powering S'pore's growth through green finance

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Singapore's powerhouses neglect local intellectual life
  • Headline makers of 2017: Riding the waves of change in politics
  • 2017: The Ukrainian diaspora: active around the world

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • I am a 'very stable genius' and 'like, very smart': Trump
  • Under Trump, a once unimaginable presidency becomes reality
  • White House departures in 2017: Who's been fired and who resigned

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • S Dhanabalan, Goh Joon Seng reappointed to CPA
  • Viet tycoon held here for immigration offences
  • ICA detains Vietnamese property magnate for alleged immigration ...

    Opposition


  • Select Committee set up to study deliberate online falsehoods ...
  • Singapore hit by Brazil-linked corruption scandal
  • Colonialism can work – just look at Singapore

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Construction sector to drag 2018 GDP growth
  • Singapore GDP shows strong manufacturing, weak construction for ...
  • Singapore 2017 GDP grows 3.5% after Q4 slowdown: MTI flash ...
  • Fast Asia Open: Singapore GDP, China manufacturing PMI
  • Singapore Q4 GDP growth seen slowing from blistering Q3 pace
  • Construction sector to drag 2018 GDP growth
  • Singapore GDP shows strong manufacturing, weak construction for ...
  • Singapore 2017 GDP grows 3.5% after Q4 slowdown: MTI flash ...
  • Fast Asia Open: Singapore GDP, China manufacturing PMI
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    Investment

  • Construction sector to drag 2018 GDP growth
  • Singapore: Opportunities For Venture Capital Investments In ...
  • Investor residency scheme brings in S$1.8bn between 2011 and 2016
  • InnoVen's venture debt investments in India rose 25% on record ...
  • DBS: India's economy likely to grow by 6.6% in FY18
  • Singapore's Investment Outlook for 2018
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    Demographics

  • Singapore cannot stop growing because of train breakdowns, says ...
  • Asean has 'benefited all living in the region'
  • Singapore's latest demographics: what it means for housing
  • Growing with Singapore: ExxonMobil celebrates 125 years here
  • Singapore Home Prices Rise for Quarter Adding to Rebound Signs
  • 'Refugees not welcome here': As ASEAN chair, Singapore must take ...
  • OPINION: The World Has Much to Learn from Singapore
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    Export/Import

  • Singapore's exports growth slows in November
  • Singapore export growth seen slowing in November, tech sales ...
  • 2017 China Exports, Imports Up for First Time in Three Years
  • Export growth to slow down to 9.4% in November: Moody's
  • Singapore manufacturing ends 2017 on a strong note, powered by ...
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    Public Spending

  • GST hike must be staggered 1% at a time: Deloitte
  • Is it high time for Singapore to review its digital commerce income tax?
  • EY calls on Budget 2018 to sharpen Singapore's global ...
  • Singapore GST could go up 2 percentage points in 2018
  • Industry transformation maps 'disconnected from needs of businesses'
  • End goal is to create good jobs, says Liang Eng Hwa at Pre-Budget ...
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    Public Debt

  • Turbulence lingers for Singapore's debt-heavy offshore firms
  • Debt collector jailed for assaulting, threatening alleged debtors
  • Debt collecting a brisk business in tough times
  • Road map for Singapore debt-restructuring hub
  • Singapore debt defaults boost calls for government support as oil ...
  • Singapore debt offering part of Manulife Financial's diversification bid
  • Debt collectors disrupt dinner at Jalan Besar restaurant
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-12-30SGBank Lending NOV$649.6B$ 637.1B
  • Property cooling measures to stay: MAS
  • Tremors in Tokyo as 'Japan premium' looks set for comeback
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  • 10
    2017-12-29SGImport Prices YoY NOV3.20%6.20%
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  • Belships ASA : Report 3rd quarter 2017
  • 10
    2017-12-29SGExport Prices YoY NOV1.10%
  • Singapore to release final Q2 GDP figures on Aug 11
  • Qatar's Exports Could Rise despite the Crisis in 2017
  • Malaysia's April exports surge 20.6%, slightly below forecast
  • 10
    2017-12-26SGInflation Rate MoM NOV-0.30%0.30%
  • China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off
  • Charles Krauthammer has a dire prediction for the future of health care
  • 10
    2017-12-26SGInflation Rate YoY NOV0.40%0.80%
  • RBI likely to keep policy rate on hold till fiscal-end: Report
  • Monetary Policy Committee: More questions than answers
  • Japan won't accept North Korea as nuclear power, Abe says
  • 10
    2017-12-26SGCore Inflation Rate YoY NOV1.50%1.70%
  • RBI likely to keep policy rate on hold till fiscal-end: Report
  • Google just revealed a $49 answer to Amazon's Echo Dot
  • Fed Keeps US Rates Steady, to Start Portfolio Drawdown in October
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    2017-12-26SGIndustrial Production YoY NOV14.60%7.50%
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    2017-12-26SGIndustrial Production MoM NOV0.70%-1%
  • Filipino maid forced to work 20 hours a day in Shenzhen
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    2017-12-18SGNon-Oil Exports YoY NOV20.90%
  • Quick takes: Singapore non-oil exports growth up 8.5% in July
  • China says sovereign dollar bond demand 11 times deal size
  • 10
    2017-12-18SGNon-Oil Exports MoM NOV12.50%
  • Quick takes: Singapore non-oil exports growth up 8.5% in July
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