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Signs of transition and renewal in Singapore

Signs of transition and renewal in Singapore

Authors: Chang Yee Kwan, Xiamen University Malaysia and Mukul G Asher, Singapore Singapore reported a credible economic performance in 2018 amid an increasingly uncertain global environment, exemplified by the . Economic growth for the year is expected to lie between and overall inflation at . These compare well with of […]

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio secretly testified to US grand jury about fugitive Jho Low and Malaysia?s 1MDB scandal

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio secretly testified to US grand jury about fugitive Jho Low and Malaysia?s 1MDB scandal

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio made a secret appearance before a US District of Columbia grand jury in recent months to testify as part of the Justice Department?s expansive investigation into a multibillion-dollar fraud surrounding Malaysia?s 1MDB investment fund, according to people familiar with the case. The furtive appearance by the […]

China, US set to join groundbreaking talks at WTO aimed at limiting government snooping on private data

China, US set to join groundbreaking talks at WTO aimed at limiting government snooping on private data

China and the United States are to take part in groundbreaking talks on restricting government surveillance of private companies? e-commerce data. A proposal to this effect will be introduced by Australia, Japan and Singapore this month, according to the Nikkei Asia Review. The proposed ruling, which has been in the […]

Singapore?s PAP managing uncertainty

Singapore?s PAP managing uncertainty

Author: Bridget Welsh, John Cabot University Singapore?s 2018 was eventful. Key developments had less to do with the city-state?s ASEAN chairmanship and more to do with the governing People?s Action Party?s (PAP) responses to growing uncertainty related to domestic pressures and regional developments. In keeping with the norms of the […]

East Delhi may have more drinking water

East Delhi may have more drinking water

NEW DELHI: Good ?nitrifying? have come to the rescue of east Delhi residents deprived of easy access to drinking water despite being within reach of rich underground aquifers. The problem was the high content in the ground water. Delhi Jal Board claimed to have been successful in its pilot project […]

Without sufficient land supply, can Hong Kong maintain its status as a data centre hub?

Without sufficient land supply, can Hong Kong maintain its status as a data centre hub?

Land scarcity is a major threat to Hong Kong?s booming data centre industry and its status as a regional hub, according to Sunevision Holdings, the technology arm of Sun Hung Kai Properties. The city?s data centre market is projected to increase from US$705.5 million in 2016 to US$1.5 billion in […]

Moily emphasizes need for Indian Judicial Services

Moily emphasizes need for Indian Judicial Services

MANGALURU: Supreme Court judge S Abdul Nazeer released the book ?The Wheel of Justice? written by former Union minister for law and justice M . At the book release programme organized by the Mangaluru Bar Association here on Monday, Nazeer said the book is deeply insightful and scholarly. ?Moily writes […]

Singapore: Aviva to groom cloud experts under govt TechSkills Accelerator scheme

Singapore: Aviva to groom cloud experts under govt TechSkills Accelerator scheme

Aviva Singapore has become the first insurer to partner with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to offer a cloud computing training programme to upskill new and existing employees, enhancing the company‘s digital capabilities to meet insurance customers‘ evolving needs. This is part of IMDA’s Company Led Training (CLT) programme […]

SC order does not impact 31.1% stake sale to IHH Healthcare: Fortis

SC order does not impact 31.1% stake sale to IHH Healthcare: Fortis

NEW DELHI: on Saturday said the Supreme Court ordering a status quo on its deal with Berhad does not impact the company‘s 31.1 per cent stake sale to the Malaysian firm. However, this order could have a bearing on IHH‘s proposed open offer to acquire additional 26 per cent stake […]

Singapore?s leadership one step ahead

Singapore?s leadership one step ahead

Author: Michael Barr, Flinders University After years of winnowing through candidates, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has anointed Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat as his successor. Back in 2016 there were six candidates for the role but one by one they were removed from contention, mostly by mechanisms in […]