Singapore is making a clarion call to citizens and businesses to reduce domestic and industrial waste towards zero as the country’s recycling rate has stalled and its sole landfill may run out of space by 2035.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced in a report on Wednesday that economists and analysts polled in the survey of professional forecasters raised Singapore's 2018 growth forecast from previously predicted 3.2 percent to 3.3 percent.
Singapore charged two Chinese migrant workers for demanding bribes as small as S$1 (73 US cents), its anti-graft authority said on Tuesday, stressing that the financial hub known for its clean image will not tolerate corruption no matter how small.
Asian leaders gathered for a summit on Tuesday amid warnings that the post-World War Two international order is in jeopardy and trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could trigger a “domino effect” of protectionist measures by other countries.
The Belt and Road Initiative, a multilateral development plan proposed and led by China, is a positive contribution to the world economy, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said.
Lewis Hamilton may have tightened his grip on a fifth world title after extending his championship lead with a surprise victory in Monza two weeks ago, yet Mercedes is playing down the Briton’s chances of adding to that triumph in Singapore.