Singapore has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce but growing demands for highly skilled labour.
An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country's state-owned broadcaster.
Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor struck a pose with his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here.
Singapore reported dismal preliminary second quarter growth data on Friday, including the slowest pace of annual expansion in a decade, raising bets that a recession and monetary policy easing could be coming.
Japan’s fourth quarter GDP shrinks much faster than expected and its economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as a sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending,
General Motors Co said it would wind down its Australian and New Zealand operations and sell a Thailand plant in the latest restructuring of its global business, costing the US auto maker $1.1 billion.
Gold prices on Monday eased from a near two-week high, as a monetary policy intervention by China’s central bank to limit the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak reassured investors and boosted demand for higher-risk assets.