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Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China

UN members sign mediation convention to settle trade disputes

7 August 2019, 5:40 AM

The UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, its official title, was signed in Singapore by 46 UN members, including the United States and China.

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Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore

6 August 2019, 10:10 AM

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore.

Shell considers solar panels to power Singapore refinery site

6 August 2019, 8:51 AM

Royal Dutch Shell is considering to install solar panels to power its Bukom refining site in Singapore, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Indonesian officers check a container full with illegal imported plastics waste in Batam on July 29, 2019. Indonesia has returned seven shipping containers of illegally imported waste to France and Hong Kong, an official.

Indonesia returns containers of waste to France, Hong Kong

30 July 2019, 6:08 AM

The containers from France and Hong Kong were loaded with a combination of garbage, plastic waste and hazardous materials in violation of import rules, according to customs on Batam Island.

‘Brownface’ ad sparks anger in Singapore

29 July 2019, 2:31 PM

An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country’s state-owned broadcaster.

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