Singapore economy likely grew more than 1 percent in 2016: PM

SINGAPORE Singapore's economy probably grew more than 1 percent in 2016 but the government is keeping a close watch on the labor market as it has shown signs of weakening, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday. Singapore's trade-reliant economy ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Exchange courts IPOs with contentious weapon

SINGAPORE -- The Singapore Exchange has long promoted itself as the "Gateway to Asia" for international companies and investors seeking funds from the region. The problem is that SGX is steadily losing traffic flow to its rivals, particularly the Hong Kong ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore floorball looks ahead after dismal world championships

SINGAPORE: For the national men's floorball team, 2016 ended in a whimper after they finished last at the world championships they had worked so hard to reach. The 2015 SEA Games champions have had a roller-coaster year, with former president Sani Mohamed ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore team for Venice Biennale 2017 splits

SINGAPORE: Local multidisciplinary artist Zai Kuning and curator and art historian June Yap will no longer represent Singapore as a team at Venice Biennale 2017 due to "differences in the operational approaches within the team". In a statement to the media ... ( read original story ...)

2016 was Singapore's hottest year on record

The recent spell of cool and cloudy weather may have given a different impression, but 2016 will go down as the hottest year since Singapore started keeping temperature records in 1929. The latest update from the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS ... ( read original story ...)