13 Breaking News found.
  • May 15, 2023

    JOHOR BAHRU (May 12): Several private Malaysian companies have expressed interest to the government to implement the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, Minister of Transport Anthony Loke Siew Fook (pictured) said. The minister said the government, however, is still reviewing the i...

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  • May 13, 2023

    Voices of concern over the rising cost of housing rentals in Singapore’s private and public markets are not new, and reports suggest that this trend will continue to climb in 2023 due to inflation and surging demand. Tay Tian Yan, the deputy executive editor-in-chief of Malaysia’s Sinchew Daily, rec...

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  • Apr 15, 2023

    Tesla is once again slashing prices to help spur demand, and Wall Street isn't necessarily taking it as a good sign. Shares dipped about 2% in the pre-market session on Friday (before rebounding and then selling off back to the lows) after it was reported that the company would be slashing the price...

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  • Apr 01, 2023

    ISTANBUL/ISLAMABAD: China is ready to work with Malaysia to promote Asian civilisations, uphold strategic independence and firmly reject the Cold War mentality and bloc confrontation, says China's President Xi Jinping. Xi said this during a meeting with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Fri...

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  • Dec 30, 2022

    MUMBAI: From January 1, passengers from Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, China and Korea will not be allowed to board flights to India without a mandatory negative RT-PCR certificate, according to latest guidelines issued on Thursday by the union ministry of health and family welfare. The new ...

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  • Dec 23, 2022

    JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network): In a bid to lure more ‘high-value’ foreigners to Indonesia, the government officially launched the second home visa on Wednesday (Dec 21). While the hefty proof of fund requirements sparked concern among existing retirees, a circular issued on the same d...

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  • Dec 23, 2022

    SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Singapore’s manufacturing output shrank as a faster rate in November, down 3.2 per cent from a year earlier, according to data released by the Economic Development Board on Friday (Dec 23). The figure was worse than the 1.1 per cent drop economists ha...

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  • Dec 23, 2022

    Sea Ltd is freezing salaries for most staff and paying out lower bonuses this year, bracing for what founder Forrest Li warned could be a worsening global economic environment in 2023. The Asian internet giant needs to focus on profitability after a difficult 2022, the chief executive officer announ...

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  • Dec 01, 2022

    Income growth for lower-wage workers was stronger in 2022 compared to that of the median worker, supported by tripartite initiatives such as the Progressive Wage Model. SINGAPORE: Singapore's resident labour force continued to see improvements in 2022, with the employment rate rising for the second ...

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  • Nov 23, 2022

    (Bloomberg) -- Singapore charged the founder of Hyflux Ltd. and several people linked to the collapsed firm with offences related to the disclosure of information, a step toward resolving one of the nation’s most high-profile corporate scandals. Most Read from Bloomberg Olivia Lum, who was the firm’...

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  • Nov 22, 2022

    Piang Ngaih Don weighed a mere 24 kilograms when she died. Singapore: A 64-year-old Indian-origin grandmother in Singapore, who abused her daughter's maid from Myanmar until she died, on Monday pleaded guilty to her role in the fatal abuse, a media report said. Prema S Naraynasamy pleaded guilty to ...

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  • Nov 21, 2022

    Giant pumps whir deep underground at a plant in Singapore that helps transform sewage into water so clean people can drink it while reducing ocean pollution. The tiny island nation has little in the way of natural water sources and has long had to rely principally on supplies from neighboring Malays...

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