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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

    ... Reuters in Jakarta and Singapore Singapore and Malaysia face economic hit from prolonged smog Indonesian police on Monday arrested two farmers for illegally starting fires to clear land in Sumatra, the first detentions linked to blazes that have blanketed neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia with thick smog for days. Police said the two farmers were not linked to any of the eight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1267932/indonesia-arrests-farmers-illegal-fires-while-singapore-suffers-haze
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Business - Economy

    Singapore's economy on track for 2 to 4 pc growth, says central bank

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... adding the aim of monetary policy is to keep core inflation expectations anchored at around 2.5 per cent. Singapore's government has been working to reduce a politically unpopular reliance ... Reuters in Singapore Singapore's economy on track for 2 to 4pc growth Singapore's economy is expected to grow by a targeted 2 to 4 per cent in 2014 despite a first-half slowdown, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1558525/singapores-economy-track-2-4-pc-growth-says-central-bank
  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. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why Singapore is a poor role model for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by Philip Bowring

    ... migrants Singapore's a poor role model So much- often nonsense- is written about how Hong Kong should follow Singapore in assorted ways- economic, political, social and so on. It is time to set the record straight. First, the good things about Singapore. The most prominent and least controversial are its efforts to be in the van of environmental improvement, whether reducing air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541760/singapore-poor-role-model-hong-kong
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In Asia, politics stands in the way of economic integration

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 04:26pm by SIMON TAY, Gina Guo

    ... Simon Tay and Gina Guo Simon Tay and Gina Guo say territorial disputes deter closer ties between Asean, China and Japan Asia must not let politics stand in the way of economic integration ... Kunming in southwestern China down to Singapore. Currently, some 90 per cent of the necessary rail connections remain unfinished and there is a need to speed up work. Another area is investment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1557192/asia-politics-stands-way-economic-integration

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