Singapore July factory output rises fastest in 7 months y/y

SINGAPORE, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Singapore's industrial production in July grew at its fastest pace in seven months from a year earlier, helped by higher output of electronics and precision engineering products, data showed on Friday. Manufacturing output in ... ( read original story ...)

U.S. Navy ends sea search for McCain missing

Ten sailors went missing and five others were injured in the accident, which occurred Monday as the McCain was heading to Singapore for a routine port call. The fleet said it had identified the remains of Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s manufacturing output spikes 21% in July

SINGAPORE: Boosted by the strong performance in the electronics cluster, Singapore's July manufacturing output was up 21 per cent compared to a year ago - the 12th straight month of growth. Manufacturing output increased 1 per cent month-on-month in July ... ( read original story ...)

Navy IDs dead, missing sailors after oil tanker collision

The U.S. Navy on Thursday released names of one sailor who died and nine others who were missing after the USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore. Divers recovered the remains of Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith ... ( read original story ...)

Navy suspends USS John McCain search-and-rescue efforts

McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore, the Navy announced Thursday. Navy divers have recovered the remains of one sailor, electronics technician 3rd class Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, from New Jersey, and identified nine other missing sailors, the service said. ( read original story ...)