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Singapore’s deflation eases in November World

Singapore’s deflation eases in November

Singapore’s deflation eased in November, with both core and headline inflation at -0.1 percent year-on-year, compared to -0.2 percent in October, according to the Department of Statistics (Singstat) consumer price index (CPI) figures on December 23.
Singapore’s labour market on recovery World

Singapore’s labour market on recovery

Singapore’s resident employment staged a strong rebound in the third quarter of 2020, lifting resident employment levels to near pre-pandemic levels, according to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Singapore approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use World

Singapore approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on December 14 that the country had approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German firm BioNTech, with the first shipment due to arrive in Singapore by the end of December.
Singapore, UK sign bilateral free trade deal World

Singapore, UK sign bilateral free trade deal

Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss signed a bilateral free trade agreement on December 10.
Singapore, China ink multiple cooperation deals World

Singapore, China ink multiple cooperation deals

Singapore and China signed ten agreements on health, food safety and environment, among other things, at their 16th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC), the highest-level bilateral meeting between the two countries.