China, Singapore agree to uphold multilateralism, free trade World

China, Singapore agree to uphold multilateralism, free trade

China is willing to cooperate with Singapore to send clear messages of adhering to multilateralism and fighting against unilateralism and trade protectionism, stated Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan in Singapore on August 1.
Singapore fines Standard Chartered Bank, Trust World

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).
Myanmar: demonstrators clash with police World

Myanmar: demonstrators clash with police

At least seven was killed and 32 others were injured when demonstrators clashed with police in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on January 16 night, China’s Xinhua news agency cited a release of Myanmar's Information Ministry as saying on January 17.
EU finances Cambodia’s forest protection project World

EU finances Cambodia’s forest protection project

The European Union (EU) has provided 3.3 million USD to the World Wildlife Fund Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) to fund a project on sustainable management of forest resources in Cambodia's northeastern Mondulkiri province.
Singapore’s non-oil exports fall 1.1 percent in September World

Singapore’s non-oil exports fall 1.1 percent in September

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in September slipped 1.1 percent year on year, breaking four straight months of growth, according to the International Enterprise Singapore (IES), a government agency that promotes international trade and partners Singapore companies to go global.