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Tharman concludes meetings with Kenya, Rwanda amid deepening ties in Africa
DEPUTY Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has returned to Singapore after a four-day visit to Kenya and Rwanda to deepen Singapore's engagement in the growing Sub-Saharan Africa region.
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
Stock market remains in correction mode
AFTER flirting with new highs earlier this month, US stocks are back on the skids, with worries about rising interest rates and slowing global trade overshadowing strong domestic data.
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
Malaysia power shift hits China infrastructure drive
MALAYSIA was once a loyal partner in China's globe-spanning infrastructure drive but a new government is now pledging to review Beijing-backed projects, threatening key links in the much-vaunted (...)
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
May pledges £20b extra for healthcare post-Brexit
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service (NHS) by £20 billion (S$36 billion) after Brexit, partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European (...)
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
May struggles to iron out kinks in parliament as Brexit looms
TIME is ticking towards Brexit but British Prime Minister Theresa May is still struggling to get parliament on her side. The rows ahead of last-stage negotiations with the European Union are now a serious worry for (...)
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
DPM Tharman concludes visit to Kenya, Rwanda to deepen engagements in Africa
DEPUTY Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam recently concluded meetings with government leaders in Kenya and Rwanda from June 12-15, as part of Singapore’s deepening engagements in the growing Sub-Saharan Africa (...)
The Business Times - 17 June 2018
Florida school shooting survivors begin gun-reform tour
[CHICAGO] A boisterous Chicago rally and march kicked off a national gun-reform tour on Friday by students from Parkland, Florida, site of one of the worst US school shootings.
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Trump ignites trade war with China, triggering swift retaliation
[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Friday ignited his trade war with China, slapping tariffs on tens of billions in Chinese imports and sparking immediate retaliation from Beijing.
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan: report
[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump threatened Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he would ship 25 million Mexicans to his country, one of a series of bizarre missives that jarred fellow leaders at last week's acrimonious G-7 meet, according to a report on (...)
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Recipe: Vietnamese Coffee Cream Caramel By Martin Yan
Savour the sweet combination of caramel and coffee together The post Recipe: Vietnamese Coffee Cream Caramel By Martin Yan appeared first on Weekender Singapore.
Weekender - 16 June 2018
Greek government faces censure vote, demos over Macedonia deal
[ATHENS] Greece's leftist-led government was to face a censure vote and protests on Saturday as it prepares to sign a provisional deal to end a 27-year name row with Macedonia.
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Judge denies request for Stormy Daniels gag order
[LOS ANGELES] An American federal judge rejected on Friday a request by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer for a gag order to stop the attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels insulting him and talking about the case in media (...)
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Shredded documents in PM office reinforces trust deficit sentiment against Najib
Malaysian PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad revealed a damaging fact to the New York Times: The Najib regime did the ultimate act of shredding documents that could contain evidence of their wrongdoing. In the interview with the Times, Dr Mahathir said (...)
The Independent - 16 June 2018
US farmers stressed, angry at trade wars
[NEW YORK] US farmers find themselves in the crosshairs of a trade war with China and others launched by President Donald Trump, who was elected with the support of many in rural America.
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Coal, Paris deal isolates US from other G-20 nations at energy meeting
[BARILOCHE, Argentina] The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse (...)
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Argentina seeks to reassure markets after peso crisis
[BUENOS AIRES] Argentina sought to inject some confidence back into its beleaguered currency and calm markets on Friday after the peso plunged more than 6.0 per cent against the dollar, leaving it at a record (...)
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Boeing, others assessing impact of US-China tariffs
[NEW YORK] US trade groups and some large companies such as Boeing said Friday they were beginning to evaluate how new tariffs in the US-China trade spat could affect their operations.
The Business Times - 16 June 2018
Mahathir rejects Jho Low deal for immunity: report
MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected an offer by Low Taek Jho to drop his claim to assets frozen by US authorities in return for immunity from prosecution over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, the Wall Street (...)
The Business Times - 15 June 2018
Trump nearly upended June 12 summit with abrupt changes
SOME of the most intense drama surrounding US President Donald Trump's June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came not across the negotiating table, but in the days and hours leading up to the historic meeting - a behind-the-scenes (...)
The Business Times - 15 June 2018
Singapore and Rwanda to create more business opportunities
MORE business and investment opportunities are underway for Singapore and Rwanda, as both countries signed a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) and an air services agreement (ASA) on Thursday.
The Business Times - 15 June 2018
Trump targets tariffs on China goods, vows more if needed
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump's administration moved the US to the brink of a trade war with China, announcing tariffs on US$50 billion in Chinese imports that America's biggest trading partner has vowed to retaliate (...)
The Business Times - 15 June 2018
China promises fast response as Trump readies tariffs
[Beijing] China vowed on Friday to strike back quickly if the US hurts its interests, with US President Donald Trump expected to unveil revisions to a tariff list targeting US$50 billion worth of Chinese goods.Washington and Beijing appeared (...)
The Business Times - 15 June 2018



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