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  1. What's up with Singapore's tech talent shortage?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Asian Correspondent

    SINGAPORE as the financial nerve centre of Southeast Asia has long been a magnet for multinationals looking to set up their Asia Pacific headquarters outside of China. By 2028, one-fifth of Singapore's current full-time employees will have their jobs displaced, according to figures released last month at the World Economic Forum on Asean gathering in Hanoi.

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  2. Singapore eyes new talent, R&D strategy amid demographic changes in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Singapore needs to groom talent, plan ahead, and invest in strategic technologies and services to quickly adjust to the demographic trends shaping economies in Asia, according to the city state's finance minister. "Technological changes will be very significant in this part of the world," Heng Swee Keat, the country's Minister of Finance, said on Tuesday at the 30th anniversary global conference of Vertex Ventures - the venture capital arm of Singapore government-owned investment company Temasek Holdings.

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  3. PHL sending navy ship to China for maritime exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mintfo

    The Philippine Navy will be sending off its Bacolod City-class logistics support vessel BRP Dagupan City on October 17 for the first of its kind People's Republic of China and ASEAN members states maritime exercise on October 21 to 28 in Zhanjiang, China. The ASEAN-China naval drills, ASEAN-China Maritime Exercise 2018, will be hosted by the Republic of Singapore Navy and China's People Liberation Army Navy.

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  4. Oman, Singapore sign MoUs on vocational training, climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times of Oman

    The first MoU on environment was signed by Mohammed bin Salim Al Toobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs and Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources in Singapore. -ONA The first MoU on environment was signed by Mohammed bin Salim Al Toobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs and Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources in Singapore.

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  5. 12cm launches echoss stamp as Singapore's representative innovative serviceRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... confederation of trade unions as well as a network of professional associations and partners across all sectors in Singapore. As one of NTUC's social enterprises, NTUC Link is committed to improving the lives of families in Singapore by catering to ...

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  6. Singapore Airlines retakes title for longest commercial flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KIII

    Ingmar De Kegel of Belgium waits at the check-in counter of Singapore Airlines flight SQ22 to Newark on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Singapore. A commemorative keychain and postcard for Singapore Airlines flight SQ22 are seen in Singapore, Oct. 11, 2018.

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  7. Air India plane hits wall during takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | USA Today

    ... the extent of the damage to the aircraft is unclear. Ingmar De Kegel of Belgium waits at the check-in counter of Singapore Airlines flight SQ22 to Newark on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Singapore. A commemorative keychain and postcard for Singapore ...

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  8. IMF warns trade friction, market turmoil to hurt Asian growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | ABS-CBN News

    Southeast Asian leaders pose for family photo during ASEAN Leaders Gathering on the sidelines of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, October 11, 2018. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.

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  9. Oxfam inequality index a 'completely wrong analysis': Heng Swee KeatRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NUSA DUA, Bali: Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday slammed an Oxfam inequality index which placed Singapore 149 out of 157 countries for incorrectly measuring inputs and treating them as outcomes. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, Mr Heng said: "I'm very disappointed to read the Oxfam report ... The report, rather erroneously attributed, measures the performance by input and how much money the public sector is spending on education, on healthcare.

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  10. Mahathir in Bali for Asean Leaders' GatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Express

    ... the official dinner hosted by Indonesia's President Joko Widodo. Other Asean leaders attending the gathering are Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte; Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, ...

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  11. 'Job is never done': PM Lee says health, education policies must...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore must continue to evolve its policies in education and healthcare, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday , even as the country topped global rankings which cover these areas. Cheryl Goh reports.

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  12. Singapore Airlines' new specially configured Airbus A350-900ULR will...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | SFGate

    Singapore Airlines A350-900 at SFO is configured with economy class seats, while the A350-900ULR on the Newark-Singapore run only comes with premium economy and business class Singapore Airlines A350-900 at SFO is configured with economy class seats, while the A350-900ULR on the Newark-Singapore run only comes with premium economy and business class Singapore Airlines' new specially configured Airbus A350-900ULR will be used on LAX and Newark non-stop routes to Singapore Changi Airport Singapore Airlines' new specially configured Airbus A350-900ULR will be used on LAX and Newark non-stop routes to Singapore Changi Airport []; _taboola.push ; _taboola.push ; []; _taboola.push ; _taboola.push ; Singapore Airlines was the first to deploy a new Airbus A350 on its 17-hour marathon flight between SFO and Singapore Singapore Airlines was the first to deploy a new Airbus A350 on its 17-hour ... (more)

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  13. Multilateralism and integration vital for ASEAN: PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BALI: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed on Thursday that it was important for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to remain committed to multilateralism and integration. Speaking at a joint press conference with Indonesian President Joko Widodo following the ASEAN Leaders' Gathering, Mr Lee said: "ASEAN remained steadfast in upholding the open and rules-based international trading system which have underpinned the region's economic growth over the past decades."

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  14. The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Southeast Asian leaders pose for family photo during ASEAN Leaders Gathering ont the sidelines of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. From left, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.

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  15. Singapore, Indonesia set to sign S$13.8 billion bilateral financial agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore and Indonesia are set to sign a US$10 billion bilateral financial arrangement, Indonesian president Joko Widodo announced on Thursday , a move aimed at supporting monetary and financial stability in both countries. Saifulbahri Ismail reports.

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  16. Cargo is loaded on a ship at Tianjin port in China. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | South China Morning Post

    Talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership take on renewed urgency in the wake of Trump's protectionism, says Malaysia's top trade negotiator The US-China trade war gives Southeast Asia fresh impetus to wrap up negotiations on a Beijing-backed free-trade deal that has been in the works for five years, Malaysia's top trade negotiator has said. Norazman Ayob's comments at the South China Morning Post 's China Conference in Kuala Lumpur echoed suggestions by regional leaders including Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong that the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership may be finalised by the end of the year, after 23 rounds of negotiations stretching back to 2012.

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  17. freeports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Your Democracy

    "Singapore shall forever be a sovereign democratic and independent nation, founded upon the principles of liberty and justice and ever seeking the welfare and happiness of her people in a more just and equal society." These were the words of the "Proclamation of Singapore" by Lee Kuan Yew on 9 August 1965.

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  18. Singapore, Indonesia sign bilateral investment treaty, 4 MOUsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The signing of the bilateral investment treaty and four memoranda of understanding was witnessed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. BALI: Singapore and Indonesia have signed a bilateral investment treaty and four memoranda of understanding at the Leaders' Retreat between the two countries in Bali on Thursday .

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  19. PM Lee to visit Bali for Singapore-Indonesia Leaders' RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The previous Retreat was held in Singapore in September 2017 and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be in Bali, Indonesia, on a two-day visit from Wednesday to attend the Singapore-Indonesia Leaders' Retreat and ASEAN Leaders' gathering, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said.

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  20. The Big Read: For Singapore's next PM, the journey starts with the men and women in whiteRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    This year's People's Action Party conference and the party's Central Executive Committee election will be closely watched for clearer signs of who will eventually become Singapore's next Prime Minister. SINGAPORE: It is an all-white affair that takes place once every two years: Over a thousand men and women congregate for the ruling People's Action Party conference, where they will elect the party's top decision-making body, take stock of its performance thus far and chart the party's path forward.

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