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  1. News - Asia

    Indonesia arrests farmers for illegal fires while Singapore suffers from haze

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 06:02pm by Reuters in Jakarta and Singapore

    ... economy and about 5 to 6 per cent of Singapore’s. Analysts see that sector taking an immediate knock, even if they cannot quantify the damage. “The impact will be negative,” ANZ, a bank, said ... top $1 billion. Singapore and its $271 billion economy cannot afford a big hit from a prolonged pollution crisis or any loss of confidence. The economy - which is dominated by services, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1267932/indonesia-arrests-farmers-illegal-fires-while-singapore-suffers-haze
  2. Business - Economy

    Slowing China economy would hit Singapore the worst, says BNP study

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Nick Edwards nick.edwards@scmp.com If China sneezes, Singapore catches the worst cold Regardless of whether China is the biggest economy in the world, it is of growing significance ... elsewhere, but with wide variation related to trade dependency. All of the nine economies it analysed have seen increased trade dependency to China since 2000, albeit to varying degrees. Singapore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1553597/slowing-china-economy-would-hit-singapore-worst-says-bnp-study
  3. News - Asia

    Singapore Muslims given permission to skip Friday prayers in haze

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 05:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Singapore’s top Islamic authority on Friday allowed local Muslims to skip Friday prayers at mosques as smog levels hit a new record high due to forest fires in Indonesia, the world’s ... are obligatory among devout Muslim males. Muslims, mostly ethnic Malays, comprise more than 13 per cent of Singapore’s population, according to last year data. Singapore’s smog index breached ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1265904/singapore-muslims-given-permission-skip-friday-prayers-haze
  4. News - Asia

    Family of US scientist Shane Todd call Singapore inquest a 'sham'

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore The family of an American scientist found hanged in Singapore last year dismissed on Tuesday the city-state’s findings that he committed suicide as “a ... electronics engineer Shane Todd, told AFP by email from the United States. The Singapore government, summing up its position after two weeks of public hearings in May, on Monday rejected the family’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263572/family-us-scientist-shane-todd-call-singapore-inquest-sham
  5. News - Asia

    Singapore government says US scientist death was suicide

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Lawyers for the government say electronics engineer Shane Todd hanged himself Lawyers for the Singapore government told a coroner’s inquest on Monday ... in the proceedings and describing it as one-sided. They later said they may have the body exhumed in California for further tests. The Singapore government lawyers cited suicide notes left by Todd on his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262770/singapore-government-says-us-scientist-death-was-suicide
  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    Huawei takes on Apple, Samsung with launch of 'world's thinnest smartphone'

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia. Huawei unveiled its Ascend P6 at the CommunicAsia telecom and broadcast event in Singapore just hours after its global launch in London, billing it as world’s thinnest smartphone. “I generally do not comment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1264337/huawei-takes-apple-samsung-launch-worlds-thinnest-smartphone
  7. News - China

    Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 05:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Two crane operators staged a high-rise protest at a construction site in Singapore on Thursday, its second industrial incident involving mainland Chinese ... after hours of negotiations with rescuers, an AFP photographer said. The crane protest came 10 days after a work stoppage by Chinese bus drivers erupted at a transport firm – Singapore’s first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099050/chinese-workers-stage-new-protest-singapore
  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Singapore June exports decline after electronics shipments slump

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Singapore in electronics exports slump Singapore's exports fell in June from a year ago as electronics shipments slumped, adding to fears that economic restructuring may be eroding local manufacturers' competitiveness. Singapore's exports of electronics fell 17.4 per cent year on year in June after a 15.3 per cent decline in May, trade agency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555862/singapore-june-exports-decline-after-electronics-shipments-slump
  9. Business - Economy

    Singapore GDP decline blamed on manufacturing exodus

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore GDP declines surprise 0.8 per cent in second quarter as more companies shift manufacturing operations offshore while labour costs increase Singapore growth hit by production exodus Singapore's economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as higher labour costs and company moves to shift production overseas hurt manufacturing. Gross domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554271/singapore-gdp-decline-blamed-manufacturing-exodus
  10. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong's status as world's freest economy threatened by Singapore, says Heritage Foundation

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:20pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com City tops world rankings again, but with Singapore snapping at its heels, American think tank says Freest-economy status ‘at stake’ in policy address Hong Kong has been ranked the world's freest economy for the 20th consecutive year by a right-wing US think tank. But the free-market-orientated Heritage Foundation has warned that increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1405318/hong-kongs-status-worlds-freest-economy-threatened-singapore-says

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