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Asian markets down as dealers bide time ahead of jobs report

5 July 2019, 7:11 AM

Most Asian markets drifted lower in subdued trade on Friday as investors steeled themselves for the release of a crucial US jobs report that could have a major bearing on the size of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut.

From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

30 May 2019, 10:05 AM

Singapore aims to beef up its own food production and rely less on imports to feed its 5.6 million people.

Crawling to extinction: Singapore turtle haven fights for life

29 April 2019, 10:50 AM

Hundreds of turtles and tortoises, including rare and endangered species, face an uncertain future after their Singapore sanctuary – a Guinness World Record holder – was forced to relocate due to government redevelopment plans.

Singapore minister puts Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande on ‘offensive’ playlist

2 April 2019, 3:25 PM

American pop stars Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande are on an “offensive lyrics” list presented to members of parliament in socially-conservative Singapore as part of a statement by the city-state‚Äôs home minister on hate speech.

Singapore seeks social media ‘corrections’ in proposed fake news law

2 April 2019, 3:06 PM

Singapore submitted new fake news legislation in parliament requiring social media to carry warnings on posts it deems false and remove comments against “public interest.”

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