Singapore: From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp World

Singapore: From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp

As Singapore, an unlikely place for farming revolution, aims to boost agricultural production and rely less on imports to feed its 5.6 million people, the country has developed tiered fish farms, vegetable plots atop office buildings and lab-grown shrimp.
Singapore sees surge in cybercrime in 2015 World

Singapore sees surge in cybercrime in 2015

Cybercrime in Singapore surged 95 percent in 2015 from the previous year, contributing to a 4 percent rise in the overall crime in the island State, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said.
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Indonesia to increase electricity subsidies for the poor

The Indonesian government will consider increasing power subsidies in 2016 to serve the electricity demands of the impoverished, especially those in rural and remote areas, said Minister of Finance Bambang Brodjonegoro on July 7.
Singapore launches job website favouring locals World

Singapore launches job website favouring locals

The Singaporean Government launched a job placement website on July 14, in a bid to provide more job opportunities for its citizens and permanent residents as well as support them in seeking a change of employment.
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ASEAN economic ministers to meet in Singapore

Economic ministers from the 10 ASEAN member nations will convene their annual meeting in Singapore on February 27, focusing on stronger regional economic cooperation and integration in a quest to form the ASEAN Economic Community ( AEC ) by 2015.