Singapore plans to raise retirement age World

Singapore plans to raise retirement age

Singapore will gradually raise retirement age by three years to 65, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 18 in his speech on the country’s National Day.
Thailand: Cabinet approves rice support package World

Thailand: Cabinet approves rice support package

The cabinet of Thailand has approved a package worth 87.2 billion THB (2.6 billion USD) to support rice farmers and stabilise prices ahead of the 2017-2018 harvest, which starts in November.