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  • Jamiyah Singapore says repealing 377A 'will do more harm than ...
  • Singapore August exports growth slows to 5%
  • Non-oil exports growth eases to 5% in August
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  • Economists hold on to 2018 growth forecast of 3.2% for Singapore ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
  • Singapore debt market deepens with Asian Bond Grant Scheme
  • Chart of the Day: US dollar issuances lead Singapore's debt market
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  • Singapore corporate debt issuance rises 39% to S$259b in 2017
  • A Resolve for Insolvency
  • MinLaw unveils bill to update insolvency and debt restructuring laws
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    Singapore Leaders


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  • China Vice-Premier calls on President Halimah, PM Lee
  • Great Singapore Sales undergoes revamp, duration to be shortened ...

    Speaker of Parliament


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    Prime Minister


  • PM Lee welcomes new citizens to Singapore, urges them to contribute
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    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Singapore's Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Targeted by ...
  • Singapore leaders, China Vice Premier Han Zheng reaffirm good ...
  • Singapore deputy prime minister visits Malaysia

    Minister of Economy


  • Singapore needs foreign tech talent: Ong Ye Kung
  • Critical for straits of Malacca and Singapore to remain open, safe ...
  • Singapore government counters 'falsehoods' on PM pay, ministerial ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Singapore to host ninth session of high-level bilateral dialogue with ...
  • Singapore firms sign 22 deals with Sichuan companies for more ...
  • Commentary: Helping developing countries achieve growth isn't ...

    Minister of Culture


  • In Pictures: ST Run 2018
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  • Developing a Singapore version of ethnic culture is a strength

    Minister of Defense


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  • Defense Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Military Ties
  • Singapore Officially Unveils A330 MRTT

    Minister of Education


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  • Minister Ong: Singapore needs to bring in foreign talent for high-end ...

    Minister of Energy


  • S&P Global Platts investing in Singapore innovation lab to drive ...
  • Singaporean, Danish universities entered partnerships helped by ...
  • Despite Tuesday's blackout, Singapore's power backup procedures ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Asian scientists take centre stage in new children's book series
  • No more Malaysian townships aimed at foreign buyers only, says ...
  • Mid-Autumn Festivals light up the island

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Singapore leaders offer condolences to Vietnam over passing of ...
  • Singapore sends condolences to Philippines over Typhoon Mangkhut
  • Singapore, Russian start-ups to benefit from two MOUs

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Radicalised Singaporean IT engineer detained under Internal ...
  • Detention of a radicalised Singaporean and suspension of order of ...
  • The only party that could be hurt by Thum's views is the PAP

    Minister of Justice


  • Strengthen public consultation on ministers' salaries and MPs ...
  • Singapore Bar exams to be more stringent, practice training period ...
  • Court of Appeal allows Li Shengwu to appeal in contempt of court case

    Minister of Health


  • More seniors to benefit from hearing, eyesight and oral health tests
  • Trafigura's entire fleet of new vessels to be Singapore-flagged
  • 3 big changes Singapore wants to make in workplace safety and ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Critical for the straits of Malacca and Singapore to remain open, safe ...
  • Singapore Is Thriving by Playing the Long Game. Here's How.
  • Singapore-China ties: Breaking new ground

    Minister of Sports


  • ST Run: More than 13000 soak in festival atmosphere at the Sports ...
  • Scenic waterfront fun as ST Run returns to Sports Hub
  • In Pictures: ST Run 2018

    Director of State Security Service


  • 5 Reasons Why The World's Tech Firms Are Moving To Singapore
  • Trend Micro address regional challenges with managed security ...
  • Singapore Central Banker: No Securities Crypto Token Approved To ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • OCBC chief operating officer takes over as Nets chairman
  • Nets appoints OCBC COO Ching Wei Hong as next chairman
  • Letter from Mumbai: Treating the ailing banks of India

    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • Russia Waives Objections to UN Report on North Korea

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61
  • Denuclearisation to top Moon's Pyongyang agenda: Seoul
  • Infosys forms JV with Singapore's Temasek

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • A Resolve for Insolvency
  • COI on SingHealth cyber attack: Lack of awareness, tardy response ...
  • Supreme Court to suspend judges implicated in graft case

    Opposition


  • WP chief Pritam Singh responds to activist on Select Committee's ...
  • Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency ...
  • Singapore Set to Tackle Spread of Fake News With New Laws

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • GDP still vital tool, but new ways needed to take Singapore's pulse
  • Trade protectionism, China economy seen as increasingly risky to ...
  • National Junior College's new agriculture research facility aims to ...
  • NJC's new agriculture research facility to expose students to thriving ...
  • GDP is an antiquated measure of our wealth – so why does the PAP ...
  • Global trade woes, cooling steps bite into 2019 GDP forecast
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    Investment

  • 3 Hospitality REITs with Exposure to Singapore's Growing Tourism ...
  • Innovation, financial prudence keys to growth for Singapore's 50 ...
  • Can Singapore cement its data centre dominance before Asian ...
  • Ping An unveils wealth platform Lu Global in Singapore; eyes 20-30 ...
  • SGX, Third500 to build IPO market in Singapore for emerging growth ...
  • Facebook to invest $1 billion in first Asian data center in Singapore
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    Demographics

  • Sustainability in a garden city - it's all about clever space utilisation
  • Pergas rejects repeal of Section 377A as it can cause 'worrying ...
  • Islamic scholars, teachers oppose Section 377A repeal
  • Singapore: The small intriguing island at the centre of the action
  • Muslim scholars, religious leaders say repeal of Section 377A has ...
  • Jamiyah Singapore says repealing 377A 'will do more harm than ...
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    Export/Import

  • Singapore August exports growth slows to 5%
  • Non-oil exports growth eases to 5% in August
  • Singapore's export growth slowed last month
  • Escalating trade tensions could hurt Singapore's exports
  • Economists hold on to 2018 growth forecast of 3.2% for Singapore ...
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    Public Spending

  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
  • Singapore Budget 2018 GST hike: MPs voice concerns, suggest ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: 'Netflix tax' from 2020 for a new revenue ...
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Economists expect bumper surplus
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    Public Debt

  • Singapore debt market deepens with Asian Bond Grant Scheme
  • Chart of the Day: US dollar issuances lead Singapore's debt market
  • Chart of the Day: First-time issuances in Singapore's debt market ...
  • Singapore corporate debt issuance rises 39% to S$259b in 2017
  • A Resolve for Insolvency
  • MinLaw unveils bill to update insolvency and debt restructuring laws
  • Singapore Budget 2018: Infrastructure bond financing could turbo ...
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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