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Singapore watchdog says Uber-Grab deal may have infringed competition

30 Mar 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore's competition watchdog said it had reasonable grounds to suspect competition had been infringed by Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] deal to sell its operations in Southeast Asia to rival ride-hailing firm Grab.

Airbnb willing to make concessions in Singapore - policy chief

05 Mar 2018

SINGAPORE Home-booking company Airbnb is willing to make some concessions on short-term rentals in Singapore in an attempt to appease concerns of the government, a top executive said on Monday.

SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market

21 Nov 2017

SINGAPORESoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.

Singapore armed forces going more hi-tech as recruiting levels seen sliding

30 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE A growing threat of terrorism is putting a strain on Singapore's small and shrinking army, pushing it towards greater reliance on automation and technology such as unmanned patrol systems to protect the island state, its defence minister Ng Eng Hen said.

Singapore, global economy will be able adjust to Fed hikes - MAS

29 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE The global economy should be able to adjust to rising U.S. interest rates but vigilance will be required as financial markets and households have become accustomed to ultra-loose monetary conditions, Singapore central bank's managing director said on Thursday.

Singapore PM questions how Lee Kuan Yew's will was drawn up as feud intensifies

16 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there are "deeply troubling circumstances" over how the will of his father and the founding leader of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, was drawn up, in the latest salvo in a family feud that has shaken the island state this week.

Singapore PM questions how Lee Kuan Yew's will was drawn up as feud intensifies

16 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there are "deeply troubling circumstances" over how the will of his father and the founding leader of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, was drawn up, in the latest salvo in a family feud that has shaken the island state this week.

Singapore PM questions how Lee Kuan Yew's will was drawn up as feud intensifies

16 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE, June 16 Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there are "deeply troubling circumstances" over how the will of his father and the founding leader of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, was drawn up, in the latest salvo in a family feud that has shaken the island state this week.

Singapore PM's brother says he fears authorities may stop him from leaving

15 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's younger brother said on Thursday he fears the nation's authorities may stop him from leaving the country or take other action against him after he made a series of accusations against Lee.

Singapore leader's siblings say they feel threatened, have lost confidence in him

14 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's younger brother and sister said on Wednesday they have lost confidence in the nation's leader and fear "the use of the organs of the state against us."

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