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  1. Singapore's poison-shrimp defence

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Singapore's airspace is also congested because it is a busy civilian aviation hub. Such factors, combined with erratic tropical weather conditions, are severe constraints. As a result, at least one ... Michael Richardson What does a Southeast Asian country do when it is small but has a big air force? In Singapore's case, it disperses its planes and, indeed, some of its ground forces ...

  2. Hub status a priority as China takes away gateway card

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling If the success of the latest rounds of international aviation talks can be measured by how many new flights to key foreign destinations were secured for Hong Kong airlines, ... airlines were fully utilising the aviation rights they had to those countries' key commercial areas, whereas their counterparts were not fully using their entitlements to Chek Lap Kok. Demand ...

  3. Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going by Lee Kuan Yew Straits Times Press HK$234 It's in the genes. That is a theme running through the latest book by Singapore ... Loong, is Singapore's prime minister because of the latter's ability and not nepotism. There is no reason to doubt that. But Lee's genetic views hardly square with the values he ...

  4. Singapore and Sydney pose threat to HKEx

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Naomi Rovnick

    ... Enoch Yiu and Naomi Rovnick The Hong Kong stock exchange faces a potential challenger for regional listings following reports that the Singapore and Sydney stock markets are in merger talks to create a giant pan-Asian bourse. The Singapore and Sydney exchange operators, both listed in their own markets, had their shares suspended from trading yesterday after local media ...

  5. Tsang learns another Singapore lesson

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a source of trade and investment- and that Singapore is streets ahead. 'We have not worked hard enough in a very important market near us, which is India,' Tsang said in an interview on the government's information services website. 'We are certainly not as successful as Singapore in this respect. I admire them for their achievements there and particularly with the growth ...

  6. Singapore's high-wire walk

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode The prospect of a landmark trade deal between Taiwan and Singapore- that is acceptable to Beijing- is throwing a spotlight on one of the region's most sensitive triangular relationships. Given fresh Sino-US tensions over the South China Sea and other military issues in recent weeks, news of a possible Singapore-Taiwan trade deal has attracted little public attention. Yet ...

  7. Singapore waiting to see how the cards fall

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Singapore's international races have jumped ahead in leaps and bounds along with the rest of the racing scene there in recent years- a firm reminder of the benefits of a smart and co-operative government- and, given the level of support from visiting runners this year, the major events on the Singapore Turf Club (STC) calendar will continue to grow in stature. ...

  8. India denies standoff with Chinese warships

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Straits of Malacca... near Singapore and not necessarily in the Gulf of Aden, as claimed in the media reports.' The official added that 'Indian warships are also deployed in the gulf ... with the deputy chief of the air force leading a 10-member delegation to Aero India to be held in Bangalore from Wednesday to February 15. Aero India, held every two years, is an exhibition of aviation ...

  9. Singapore casinos to raise the stakes

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough in Singapore Macau may be Asia's Las Vegas, but Singapore is lifting the ante in a matter of months with the opening of two of the most expensive casino resorts ... such as a 200-metre-high 'skypark' or a 24-ride Universal Studios theme park will lure punters, business travellers and holidaymakers from across Asia to their Singapore resorts. 'It's going ...

  10. Sixes is on a spinning wicket as it faces up to challenge in Singapore

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... These days a million dollars hardly raises an eyebrow in international cricket circles. So when the iSixes World Series was launched in Singapore last week, the offer of US$1 million ... on show at The Arts House in Singapore when ambitious organisers unveiled another aspect of the shorter form of the game - made famous by the Hong Kong Sixes - but now strung together like pearls ...




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