The Week In Numbers: Singapore Budget 2018

The much-awaited Singapore budget for 2018 was announced on Monday. First off, Singapore reported a budget surplus of $9.61 billion last year. This makes up 2.1% of Singapore’s gross domestic product and is also the highest sum in 30 years. It also ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s migrant workers struggle to get paid

Singapore (CNN)It's a bustle of activity in the drop-in center. Men line up to sign their names in a book and claim tokens for a free meal, redeemable at cheap restaurants in Singapore's Little India district. They're all migrants without jobs in the city ... ( read original story ...)

All have part to play in fighting fake news

The proliferation of fake news has to be fought by newsmakers being more proactive in communication, good journalism and smart citizens. This was the view of Straits Times editor and Singapore Press Holdings' editor-in-chief for its English/ Malay/Tamil ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore hosts record 1.27 million Indian travellers in 2017

MUMBAI: For the third time in a row, Singapore has registered record arrivals from India with 1.27 travellers visiting the country last year. Over 1.1 million Indian travellers went to Singapore in 2016. Visitor arrivals from India into Singapore has ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes

An international anti-piracy force says a Singapore-flagged chemical tanker has exchanged fire with attackers off the coast of Somalia before escaping unharmed. The European Union anti-piracy force says in a statement that the MT Leopard Sun was attacked ... ( read original story ...)