Category Archives: Sports

With Farms Atop Malls, Singapore Gets Serious About Food Security

SINGAPORE Visitors to Singapore’s Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant food courts � and a small farm. Comcrop’s 600-square-meter (6,450-square-foot) farm on the roof of one of the malls uses vertical… Read More

Q3 2018 BOP Position Posts a Deficit

The country’s balance of payments position (BOP) registered a higher deficit of US$1.9 billion in Q3 2018 compared to the US$662 million deficit recorded in the same quarter a year ago. This development was primarily due to the deficit in… Read More

Update on status of UN World Food Safety Day resolution

The Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly has adopted the resolution submitted by Costa Rica to declare June 7 World Food Safety Day (WFSD). For the Day to officially proclaimed the resolution must be passed by the United… Read More

Business Confidence Declines for Q4 2018 and Q1 2019

Business outlook on the economy turned less optimistic for Q4 2018, with the overall confidence index (CI) declining to 27.2 percent from 30.1 percent in Q3 2018, the lowest level since Q1 2010. This means that the number of optimists… Read More

Experts See Risks in Trump’s Plan to Meet with North Korea’s Kim

North Korea experts have cautioned against another summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing a lack of progress on denuclearization since the first summit in Singapore.After meeting with the leaders of South Korea… Read More

Experts See Risks in Trump’s Plan to Meet with North Korea’s Kim

North Korea experts have cautioned against another summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing a lack of progress on denuclearization since the first summit in Singapore.After meeting with the leaders of South Korea… Read More

INCOMES IN SINGAPORE UP, WITH MEDIAN SALARY RISING ABOVE S$4,400: MOM REPORT

SINGAPORE, Workers in Singapore saw their wages grow this year, with the median income rising above S$4,400, according to data released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).The median gross monthly income among Singaporeans and permanent residents who were employed full-time… Read More