The world from Singapore

The world from Singapore

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By Leslie Shaffer
This is what the world looks like from Singapore. These are the news headlines from the city-state and around the globe.
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The World from Singapore on Friday, 6 April 2018
Today's headlines include: Trade war fears spiked again after Trump tripled down on China tariff threats in retaliation for China's retaliation; Singapore's environmental regulators are offering payments to take old motorcycles off the roads; Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak will dissolve parliament on Saturday, paving the way for elections which could come as soon as early May; A South Korean court sentenced former President Park Geun Hye to 24 years in jail for corruption
09:22
April 6, 2018
The World from Singapore on Thursday, 5 April 2018
Today's top headlines include: A Scoot flight had to be escorted back to Singapore after a passenger allegedly made a bomb threat; markets globally posted a quick rebound after the U.S. and China made reassuring comments on trade; Malaysian authorities may have hamstrung the opposition party of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and the Philippines has closed the island of Borocay
06:21
April 5, 2018
The World from Singapore on Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Today's top headlines: The Trump administration told China to bring it on trade and China did, launching a retaliation; Asian markets tumbled and futures indicated Wall Street would too; Singapore's police warned about a surge in kidnapping scams; The Ministry of Health wants to update the standards for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine; Malaysia's Prime Minister announced salary increases for civil servants just ahead of the upcoming elections; a female shooter injured three people at YouTube's headquarters before killing herself; and US President Trump is threatening to send the military to the U.S. border with Mexico.
09:36
April 4, 2018
The World from Singapore on 3 April 2018
Today's headlines include: Markets in Asia were mostly lower in the wake of a selloff on Wall Street on Monday after U.S. President Trump attacked Amazon; two Singaporeans who were caught listing condos on Airbnb pleaded guilty; a woman who allegedly was housing foreign workers in overcrowded conditions faces charges; Malaysia accepted a boat of Rohingya who were fleeing violence in Myanmar; a Malaysian food fight erupted on the Internet; and an Indonesian minister has threatened to shut down Facebook.
06:58
April 3, 2018
The World from Singapore on 2 April 2018
Today's top headlines: Global trade tensions rose as China took a turn at the bat with plans to impose tariffs on imports from the United States; Asian markets were mixed in post-holiday trade; futures suggested Wall Street would open lower; tech stocks may remain under pressure; Singapore's government issued a report on the potential fate of Lee Kuan Yew's house; Singapore's property prices are rising and the Singapore flyer is finally flying again; in Malaysia, a bill to criminalize spreading fake news has advanced in Parliament.
07:40
April 2, 2018
The World from Singapore on Thursday, 29 March 2018
The top headlines today: Asian markets recovered some of their recent losses in pre-holiday trading; French car maker Renault is reportedly in talks to merge with Japanese car maker Nissan; Sembcorp Industries CEO and top executives have taken a paycut; Singapore's immigration authorities arrested a woman trying to smuggle drugs in her underwear; a 78-year-old woman fought off an armed robber; North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has set a date with South Korea's president; A Taiwanese exchange student was arrested in the U.S. for allegedly threatening to massacre his classmates; And the White House's revolving door has taken another, unusual spin.
10:13
March 29, 2018
The World from Singapore on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Today's top headlines: Asian markets traded sharply lower as fears that the Trump administration would pursue a trade war returned; Rail operator SMRT said its reliability improved, glitches aside; There may be a new kid on the block in Singapore's ride-hailing scene; Chinese and North Korean media have reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did indeed visit China; In Malaysia, protests erupted over gerrymandering
09:40
March 28, 2018
How the world looks from Singapore on Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The top headlines today are: Grab's plan to take over Uber's Southeast Asian operations is sparking confusion in Singapore; markets rallied globally as the Trump administration retreats from trade threats, Facebook is no longer the top sources of fake news for Singaporeans; Singaporean authorities are cracking down on dodgy motorcycles; North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un might have visited Beijing, or he might not have.
07:13
March 27, 2018
The World from Singapore on 26 March 2018
Uber agreed to sell its Southeast Asian assets to rival Grab, stock markets may turn around amid signs the Trump administration is retreating from its hard-line trade stance, Singapore teachers will no longer get a free ride, police catch a fugitive who had alluded them for almost 40 years, Malaysia's parliament considers a fake news law and in the United States, porn star Stormy Daniels talked with 60 Minutes about her alleged affair with Donald Trump.
06:49
March 26, 2018
Reince Priebus: The short-tenured White House chief of staff denies chaos
In a speech at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the short-tenured former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus denied there's chaos in the Trump administration. He also said there isn't really a Twitter problem, and added that Trump's protectionist measures likely won't be watered down too much.
08:19
March 21, 2018
US President Trump's protectionism: What the world fears
This is what speakers from the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference had to say on Monday, March 19th, 2018, about the fears of a trade war potentially emerging from the U.S. Former Reserve Bank of India chief Raghuram Rajan said Trump's measures were the "antithesis" of a market economy. James Sweeney, Credit Suisse's chief economist, noted that China's pro-trade policies were likely to prevail in the long term. Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major said the real danger was how protectionism had eroded U.S. influence and power.
07:05
March 19, 2018
The World from Singapore on Friday, 16 March 2018
These are the major headlines from Singapore on Friday, 16 March, 2018: The iconic Sim Lim Square may put itself on the block; Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is in Australia; Legendary Hong Kong business titan Li Ka-Shing is retiring shortly before his 90th birthday; An investment bank said Trump's tariffs will hurt US automakers and could even push them to move production to Canada or Mexico; The Trump administration finally imposed sanctions on Russia and The White House's revolving door for top aides appears set for another spin.
13:42
March 16, 2018
The World from Singapore on 15 March 2018
Today's headlines include: Singapore's employment picture is perking up and the country is exercising some flower power. Property sales plunged in February, but one condo is put itself on the block with a record price tag. In addition, it may be time to ask what's in your bottled water. And British Prime Minister May expelled 23 Russian diplomats after the chemical weapons attack on British soil.
12:12
March 15, 2018
Singapore news 14 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Wednesday, March 14, 2018
13:17
March 14, 2018
Singapore news 13 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Tuesday, 13 March, 2018.
07:42
March 13, 2018
Singapore news 12 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Monday, 12 March 2018.
10:39
March 12, 2018
Singapore news 9 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Friday, March 9, 2018
09:32
March 9, 2018
Singapore news 8 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:14
March 8, 2018
Singapore news 7 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
09:23
March 7, 2018
Singapore news 6 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
10:42
March 6, 2018
Singapore news 5 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on 5 March 2018
07:31
March 5, 2018
Singapore news 2 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on 2 March 2018
08:13
March 2, 2018
Singapore news 1 March 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on 1 March 2018
07:45
March 1, 2018
Singapore news 28 February 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on 28 February 2018.
15:20
February 28, 2018
Singapore news 27 February 2018
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February 27, 2018
Singapore news 23 Feb 2018
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February 23, 2018
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February 22, 2018
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February 21, 2018
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05:58
February 20, 2018
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07:50
February 19, 2018
Singapore News 15 Feb 2018
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06:24
February 15, 2018
Singapore News 14 Feb 2018
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08:35
February 14, 2018
Singapore News 13 Feb 2018
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08:55
February 13, 2018
Singapore News 12 Feb 2018
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07:33
February 12, 2018
Singapore News 9 Feb 2018
These are the news headlines from Singapore on 9 Feb 2018
10:08
February 9, 2018
Singapore News 8 Feb 2018
This is what the world looks like from Singapore on February 8, 2018. A roundup of the news headlines from Singapore and the region.
07:16
February 8, 2018
Singapore News 7 Feb 2018
This is how the world looks from Singapore on 7 Feb 2018
10:00
February 7, 2018
Singapore News 6 Feb 2018
Singapore news 6 Feb 2018 • Singapore news 6 Feb 2018
07:06
February 6, 2018
February 5, 2018
06:33
February 5, 2018
February 2, 2018
06:51
February 2, 2018
January 31, 2018
09:13
January 31, 2018
January 29, 2018
07:53
January 29, 2018
January 26, 2018
07:51
January 26, 2018
January 25, 2018
06:58
January 25, 2018
January 24, 2018
05:38
January 24, 2018
January 23, 2018
07:45
January 23, 2018
January 22, 2018
07:24
January 22, 2018
January 19, 2018
05:48
January 19, 2018
January 18, 2018
05:17
January 18, 2018
January 17, 2018
06:59
January 17, 2018
January 16, 2018
04:31
January 16, 2018
January 15, 2018
06:00
January 15, 2018
January 14, 2018
03:13
January 14, 2018
January 12, 2018
04:22
January 12, 2018
January 11, 2018
04:23
January 11, 2018
January 8, 2018
04:18
January 8, 2018
January 5, 2018
04:19
January 5, 2018
January 4, 2018
02:26
January 4, 2018
January 3, 2018
02:24
January 3, 2018
January 2, 2018
02:50
January 2, 2018
December 31, 2017
02:48
December 31, 2017
December 30, 2017
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December 30, 2017
December 29, 2017
03:15
December 29, 2017
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