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Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year

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Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on December 12 announced the results of its recent survey that Singapore’s economy will grow only 2.6 percent in 2019 due to the negative impacts of protectionism and a trade war between the US and China, the world’s first and second largest economies.

Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

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Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

Singapore’s exports growth picked up the annual pace in October and handily beat forecasts, thanks to a continued surge in pharmaceutical shipments though the key electronics sector contracted again.

Singapore tightens monetary policy

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Singapore tightens monetary policy

Singapore has decided to tighten its monetary policy for the first time in six years as part of efforts to cope with risks of global trade tension, local authorities announced on April 13.

Singapore fines Standard Chartered Bank, Trust

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Singapore fines Standard Chartered Bank, Trust

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on March 19 it has imposed fines of 5.2 million SGD (about 3.95 million USD) on the Singapore branch of Standard Chartered Bank (SCBS), and 1.2 million SGD (about 910,000 million USD) on Standard Chartered Trust (Singapore) Limited (SCTS).

Singapore’s GDP forecast to grow 3.2 percent in 2018

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Singapore’s GDP forecast to grow 3.2 percent in 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – the central bank - said on March 14 that economists have raised their forecasts for the country’s economic growth in 2018, as they upgraded their views on private consumption as well as wholesale and retail trade.

Vietnam PhD holders produce little quality research

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Vietnam PhD holders produce little quality research

Vietnam has had a remarkably high number of post-graduates in the recent years. However, scientific research projects, which are considered the soul of universities in their quest to produce new knowledge for the world, have remained modest in both quality and quantity.