Tag "singapore"

Back to homepage

Causeway: Feasibility study to look at third bridge proposal – Muhyiddin

JOHOR BAHRU: The authority has agreed to undertake a feasibility study on the proposed third bridge as a long-term solution in overcoming traffic congestion at the Johor Causeway. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the study, estimated to cost

Read More

Johor ready to act as mediator for the 1962 Water Agreement

JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor state government is ready to act as a mediator between the federal government and Singapore for the negotiations pertaining to the 1962 Water Agreement, said Johor menteri besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal. He said the Johor

Read More

Deepavali: Traffic contra-flow from Singapore starting tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: The management of the Sultan Abu Bakar Complex (KSAB) will activate the traffic contra-flow from Singapore starting tomorrow until Oct 29 in conjunction with Deepavali and weekend school holidays. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN) in

Read More

SingEx and Deutsche Messe to organise international event on IR4.0

PUCHONG: With the Sino-US trade war undermining the global economy, slowing growth rate in China and uncertainty in the Euro zone, it is time for businesses to transform itself and leverage on existing means to enhance competitiveness through innovation. With

Read More

Tech support: Singapore seeks foreign talent for key sector

SINGAPORE: Singapore is pursuing more foreign tech talent as it ramps up efforts to grow the sector, its trade minister said, adding that locals would also benefit from the plans amid concerns about preserving jobs as the economy sours. The

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More