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John Geddie

Singapore December exports snap nine-month losing streak, but concerns remain

17 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's exports rebounded in December after nine months of contraction, confounding expectations for a fall, partly boosted by a sharp rise in pharmaceutical shipments.

UPDATE 1-Singapore Dec exports snap 9-month losing streak, but concerns remain

17 Jan 2020

* Key electronics sector continues decline (Adds details, analyst comment)

RPT-China's growing influence rattles S.E. Asia as U.S. retreats, survey shows

16 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 China's rising economic and political clout in Southeast Asia is a growing source of concern as U.S. influence wanes under President Donald Trump, according to a survey of officials, academics and other professionals published on Thursday.

China's growing influence rattles S.E. Asia as U.S. retreats, survey shows

15 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE China's rising economic and political clout in Southeast Asia is a growing source of concern as U.S. influence wanes under President Donald Trump, according to a survey of officials, academics and other professionals published on Thursday.

'Grieving nations' to discuss legal action against Iran over downed airliner - Ukraine

13 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE/KIEV Five countries whose citizens were killed when an airliner was shot down by Iran last week will meet in London on Thursday to discuss possible legal action, Ukraine's foreign minister told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-"Grieving nations" to discuss legal action against Iran over downed airliner - Ukraine

13 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE, Jan 13 Five nations whose citizens died when an airliner was shot down by Iran last week will meet in London on Thursday to discuss possible legal action, Ukraine's foreign minister told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-"Grieving nations" to discuss legal action against Iran over downed airliner - Ukraine

13 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE, Jan 13 Five nations whose citizens died when an airliner was shot down by Iran last week will meet in London on Thursday to discuss possible legal action, Ukraine's foreign minister told Reuters.

Singapore posts decade-low growth as trade war bruises output

02 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's economy expanded at its slowest pace in a decade last year as its manufacturing sector contracted, preliminary data showed on Thursday, though fourth quarter data firmed expectations for a modest recovery in 2020.

Google halts political ads in Singapore as election looms - documents

04 Dec 2019

SINGAPORE, Dec 4 Google has stopped accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before a widely expected election, according to documents shared by a small political party which said it was angered by the decision that denies it voter reach.

Facebook issues corrective label on user's post under new Singapore fake news law

30 Nov 2019

SINGAPORE Facebook said on Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user's post at the request of the Singapore government, but called for a measured approach to the implementation of a new "fake news" law in the city-state.

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