US Secretary of Defense visits Singapore World

US Secretary of Defense visits Singapore

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin on July 26 and 27 visited the Southeast Asian nation and held talks with his Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen, according to a joint announcement issued after the talks.
Singapore to relax rules for fully vaccinated people ASEAN

Singapore to relax rules for fully vaccinated people

Singapore will consider easing COVID-19 prevention rules for people who have been fully vaccinated if the outbreak is still under control and the hospitalisation rate in the country remains low, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong on July 26.
Vietnam parlays success of lychee exports to Singapore Business

Vietnam parlays success of lychee exports to Singapore

The export of fruit and vegetables, especially lychees, contributed significantly to the Vietnam - Singapore trade in the first half of 2021, with Vietnam’s shipments surging 37.6 percent. The success of its lychee exports to the fastidious market has been parlayed into other farm produce, to further boost exports.
Singapore: full-year inflation forecast raised World

Singapore: full-year inflation forecast raised

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) have raised their full-year forecast for overall inflation to between 1 percent and 2 percent in 2021, up from the previous prediction of 0.5 percent-1.5 percent.
Singapore, Pacific Alliance conclude FTA talks World

Singapore, Pacific Alliance conclude FTA talks

Singapore and the Pacific Alliance (PA) have concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement, towards the signing of the deal in late 2021, the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry announced on July 22.
Ensuring safety, medical care for Vietnamese people in Singapore: spokesperson Politics

Ensuring safety, medical care for Vietnamese people in Singapore: spokesperson

The Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore is staying in touch with the Vietnamese community in Singapore and guiding them to follow local regulations on pandemic prevention and carry out protective measures so as to protect themselves, their families and the community, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said during a regular press conference of the ministry held virtually on July 22.