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Singapore slashes GDP forecast to the range of 0% to 1%

SINGAPORE: Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast on Tuesday as global conditions were seen worsening and data confirmed the slowest growth rate in a decade amid mounting fears of recession in the city-state. The government cut its forecast range

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Malaysia bans sea sand exports, Singapore affected

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, Singapore’s biggest source for sea sand, has banned the export of the commodity, according to officials in Kuala Lumpur, a move that traders said could complicate the island-state’s ambitious expansion plans on reclaimed land. Those plans include

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Mother orangutan hands over baby to S’pore zookeeper

True bond forged between animal and man. A video of a mother orangutan entrusting a zookeeper with her baby went hugely viral on Reddit recently. Mother orangutan trusts her caretaker completely. The short 15-second video shows the mother orangutan pulling her baby

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Singapore undecided on Huawei

SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the island nation has not made a decision on its stance on Huawei and that it is not settled yet on the network configuration equipment it plans to use. He was responding

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Liew: I did not interfere with Singapore’s judicial system

PUCHONG: Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong denied claims that he had tried to interfere with the Singaporean judiciary over the death sentence meted out on Pannir Selvam Pranthaman. In a statement, Liew said he made representation to the Singaporean

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‘Show proof capital punishment deters drug offences’

PUCHONG: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today hurled brickbats on Singaporean Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam for saying it was untenable for the island republic to make exceptions for Malaysians convicted for death sentence in the country. Earlier today,

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Pas tells S’pore: DAP is extremist and fanatic party

RANTAU: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang related to a crowd of 3,000 that he told Singapore High Commissioner Vanu Gopala Menon that DAP is an extremist and fanatic party during a recent visit from the Singapore envoy. “We

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Malaysia, Singapore: Mutual solution to water supply issue

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to find an amicable solution to the issue over the supply of water between the two countries, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. The effort will include the possibility of dispute resolution

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Malaysia, Singapore mutually suspend implementation of overlapping port limits

SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore today mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits and applied their port limits in effect prior to Oct 25, 2018, and Dec 6, 2018, respectively. The mutual suspension of overlapping port limits started at

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Malaysia, Singapore reach deal to end air dispute

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore have agreed that in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, Singapore will withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport while Malaysia will indefinitely suspend its permanent Restricted Area (RA) over Pasir Gudang. This agreement

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