Category Archives: General

MALAYSIA’S GROWTH FITS STRATEGY OF WORLD’S LARGEST LAW FIRM

SINGAPORE, July 20 (NNN-Bernama) — Malaysia’s strong projected economic growth of 5.4 per cent this year fits in with the growth strategy of the world’s largest law firm, Dentons. In March, Dentons announced its association with Zain & Co, a… Read More

SINGAPORE AIRLINES NAMED WORLD’S BEST AIRLINE IN SKYTRAX AWARDS

SINGAPORE, Singapore Airlines (SIA) was on Tuesday named the world’s best airline in Skytrax’s 2018 World Airline Awards, retaking the position it last held in 2008.Qatar Airways, which was top last year, came in second. Japan’s ANA was in third… Read More

What Trump and Putin Hope to Achieve at Helsinki Summit

HELSINKI The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head… Read More

South China Sea Exercises Fortify Once Edgy U.S.-Philippine Relations

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Analysts say joint naval exercises by the Philippines and the United States in the South China Sea are an indication the island nation is drawing closer to its former colonizer and historic friend after several years seeking warmer… Read More

SINGAPORE’S TEMASEK BULLISH ON CHINESE ECONOMY’S LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT

BEIJING, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek, is upbeat about the long-term outlook of the Chinese economy, an official says. China’s efforts to deleverage and rebalance the economy and to open up the financial sector will help its economy achieve sustainable… Read More

SINGAPORE’S TEMASEK BULLISH ON CHINESE ECONOMY’S LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT

BEIJING, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek, is upbeat about the long-term outlook of the Chinese economy, an official says. China’s efforts to deleverage and rebalance the economy and to open up the financial sector will help its economy achieve sustainable… Read More

China Rebuffs Trump’s Blame in North Korea Denuclearization Fallout

China refused to take the blame for a setback in North Korea’s path toward denuclearization as bilateral talks between Washington and Pyongyang went sour during U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit there over the weekend.Beijing on Tuesday insisted its… Read More