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Man-made islands a must for Hong Kong's future growth, say analysts.
HONG KONG - Chief Executive Carrie Lam's plan for massive land reclamation is necessary for Hong Kong's future growth as it will provide relief to the city's land shortage crisis and help it stay competitive in the region, say observers, as criticisms mount over the project off Lautau island.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 16/10/18
Batam, Bintan to be hubs for halal goods, SE Asia News & Top Stories
Home to beach resorts, electronics and garment factories, Batam and Bintan are poised to become a hub producing halal food and products, as Indonesia moves to tap a multi-trillion-dollar global market.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 16/10/18
Malaysia's income gap doubled in two decades: Study, SE Asia News & Top Stories
KUALA LUMPUR - Despite a reduction in official income inequality, the absolute earnings gap between Malaysia's top 20 per cent and their countrymen has nearly doubled, putting more Malaysians in relative poverty.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 15/10/18
Singaporean calls it quits, shuts e-bike factory as policies evolve in China.
After nearly 20 years of operating a small factory in the outskirts of Shanghai producing electric bicycles, a Singaporean businessman has decided to call it quits.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 15/10/18
'Winter is coming': Indonesia's President Jokowi urges unity as he sounds warning for global economy, SE Asia News & Top Stories
NUSA DUA - Turning to popular television series Game Of Thrones, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo warned that "winter is coming" when he urged countries to unite and cooperate, rather than compete, to address mounting issues from climate change to technology disruption.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 12/10/18
China's trade surplus with US hits record US$34b in September as exports surge despite tariffs.
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China reported on Friday (Oct 12) an unexpected acceleration in export growth in September and a record trade surplus with the United States, which could exacerbate an already-heated dispute between Beijing and Washington.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 12/10/18
Almost 90% of Jewel Changi Airport's retail space taken up ahead of 2019 launch, Singapore News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Almost 90 per cent of retail space at Jewel Changi Airport has been taken up ahead of its expected launch next March, it was revealed on Thursday (Oct 11).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 11/10/18
Asia markets swoon to 19-month lows after US rout; STI down 2.9%.
SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Asian share markets sank on Thursday (Oct 11) after Wall Street suffered its worst drubbing in eight months, a conflagration of wealth that could threaten business confidence and investment across the globe.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 11/10/18
Condo rents slip 0.4% in September while HDB rents drop 0.5%: SRX, Property News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - The sluggish rental market for both private and HDB properties is showing no signs of improving, going by flash data from real estate portal SRX on Wednesday (Oct 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 10/10/18
Trillions in US net worth vulnerable to recession: IMF.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A severe recession would slash US public wealth by about US$5 trillion (S$6.9 trillion), causing vastly more damage to Washington's finances than just an increase in debt and deficits, the IMF warned on Tuesday (Oct 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Singapore Published: 10/10/18

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