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Singapore police probe firm owned by Newcastle United bidders

19 Sep 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore police are looking into a complaint from Ernst & Young that a firm owned by bidders for soccer club Newcastle United allegedly used the auditor's unauthorized signatures on financial statements.

Explainer: Why Singapore's COVID-19 death rate is the world's lowest

17 Sep 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island. | Video

WHO says safety comes first as over 170 nations join COVID-19 vaccine plan

17 Sep 2020

SINGAPORE The World Health Organisation said that more than 170 countries had joined its global plan to distribute vaccines fairly around the world, but cautioned that a race to develop shots could lead to public fears about safety.

Singapore PM warns against turn inwards as anxiety over foreigners grows

02 Sep 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore must remain open to overseas talent even as it tightens immigration curbs to preserve local jobs, its prime minister said on Wednesday, warning a turn inwards would be a blow for the global business hub facing a record recession.

Singapore's core inflation gauge hits lowest in over a decade

24 Aug 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's core inflation gauge fell to its lowest level in more than a decade in July, official data showed on Monday, amid soft consumer spending due to the coronavirus pandemic and a steep fall in electricity prices.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Photoshopping Obama: the company that wants to buy Newcastle United

24 Aug 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 22 The Singapore-registered company that says it is close to buying English soccer club Newcastle United admits it doctored photos of former U.S. President Barack Obama in marketing materials used to publicise the newly formed group.

Exclusive: Photoshopping Obama - the company that wants to buy Newcastle United

21 Aug 2020

SINGAPORE The Singapore-registered company that says it is close to buying English soccer club Newcastle United admits it doctored photos of former U.S. President Barack Obama in marketing materials used to publicize the newly formed group.

Singapore warns of slow recovery as virus slams Asia's exporters

11 Aug 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's record recession was deeper than first thought in the second quarter, data showed on Tuesday, signalling a lengthy path to recovery as the coronavirus pandemic dealt a major blow to Asia's trade-reliant economies.

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