LG Electronics posts 2016 operating profit of $1.2 billion

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc reported on Tuesday a 2016 operating profit of 1.34 trillion won ($1.15 billion), up 12 percent from the previous year. In the fourth quarter, the company swung to an operating loss of 35 billion won ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore sees little growth in investment this year

Singapore sees little growth in fixed-asset investments this year after commitments fell to the lowest level since at least 2007, the Economic Development Board said. Capital investment in facilities and equipment planned over the next five years stood at ... ( read original story ...)

2017 investments likely to remain similar to last year's: EDB

Highlighting uncertainties stemming from events such as elections in Europe as well as proposed policies from US President Donald Trump that could shape the operating environment, EDB's chairman, Beh Swan Gin, said the good news for Singapore is that its ... ( read original story ...)

Religious institutes sign agreement on inter-faith education

SINGAPORE: There will be new post-graduate courses on religious diversity, as well as opportunities for inter-faith teaching exchanges, with the signing of a new agreement between the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and six religious ... ( read original story ...)