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Pence says "empire and aggression" have no place in Indo-Pacific

15 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told leaders of Southeast Asian nations on Thursday that there was no place for "empire and aggression" in the Indo-Pacific region, a comment that could be interpreted as a reference to China's rise. | Video

China-backed RCEP trade pact in 'final stage,' deal eyed in 2019: Singapore

14 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Negotiations for a major China-backed trade agreement have moved to a final stage and Southeast Asian states involved in the talks are determined to wrap up the deal in 2019, Singapore, current chair of the 10-nation group, said on Wednesday.

Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

10 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was "false and malicious", prompting its Law Ministry to say the case illustrated the need to introduce legislation to stop fake news.

CORRECTED-Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

10 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE, Nov 10 Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was "false and malicious", prompting its Law Ministry to say the case illustrated the need to introduce legislation to stop fake news.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers

08 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE, Nov 8 Netflix Inc unveiled a plan on Thursday to make 17 more original productions in Asia including Thai and Chinese language shows, as the U.S. firm seeks to attract new international users through more local content.

Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers

08 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Netflix Inc unveiled a plan on Thursday to make 17 more original productions in Asia including Thai and Chinese language shows, as the U.S. firm seeks to attract new international users through more local content.

Hyundai raises Southeast Asia bet with second investment in Grab

07 Nov 2018

SEOUL/SINGAPORE Hyundai Motor Co has raised its stakes in growing Southeast Asian markets with a $250 million investment in Singapore's Grab, its second in the ride-hailing firm, as it chases rivals in the race for new-age transportation.

Singapore's DBS third-quarter profit dips below estimate, loan outlook dims

05 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, reported a quarterly profit slightly below estimates on Monday, flagging trade war worries and property cooling measures likely to hold back its loan book growth next year.

UPDATE 2-Singapore's DBS Q3 profit dips below estimate, loan outlook dims

05 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE, Nov 5 DBS Group Holdings Ltd , Southeast Asia's biggest lender, reported a quarterly profit slightly below estimates on Monday, flagging trade war worries and property cooling measures likely to hold back its loan book growth next year.

Why did Dyson pick Singapore to build its electric car?

26 Oct 2018

(This version of the story is an official correction to change last section to reflect clarification by Singapore's trade ministry that electric cars are covered under its free trade deal with China) | Video

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