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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. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore July home sales steady as curbs damp demand

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Home sales steady as curbs damp demand Singapore's home sales were little changed last month as developers offered fewer projects amid cooling demand following ... a borrower's total debt-servicing ratio above 60 per cent and those that did would be considered imprudent, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said in June last year. The central bank said last month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1577028/singapore-july-home-sales-steady-curbs-damp-demand
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... Satish Cheney in Singapore Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power at a time when Singaporeans are becoming more demanding, and less tolerant of authoritarian rule Crown rests heavy on king of Lion City At Singapore's 49th National Day parade last week, the loudest cheers weren't for the dazzling fireworks or for the fine military displays. They were reserved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575046/singapore-mid-life-crisis-lee-hsien-loong-marks-10-years-power
  9. Business - Economy - EXPORTS

    Singapore’s exports to China and US rise, signalling recovery

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Singapore’s exports in July fell less than expected as shipments to major economies picked up, suggesting the manufacturing sector may have bottomed out on the back ... Enterprise Singapore said today in a statement, beating a forecast of a 3.9 per cent slide in a Reuters poll. On a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, NODX grew 2.5 per cent, above a forecast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1575900/singapores-exports-china-and-us-rise-signalling-recovery
  10. Business - Commodities - METAL TRADING

    China taps Singapore in push to boost pricing power in metals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Chinese metals traders have opened offices and hired top talent in Singapore over the past year, aiming to capture opportunities created by the exit of a string ... their commodities divisions due to mounting regulatory costs after the financial crisis, Chinese trading firms have seized the chance to build their trading muscle in Singapore. Chinese firms backed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1574154/china-taps-singapore-push-boost-pricing-power-metals

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