HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Oct 15 Hong Kong and
Singapore will set up a travel bubble, the two cities announced
on Thursday, as they moved to re-establish overseas travel links
and lift the hurdle of quarantine for visiting foreigners.
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank left its monetary policy unchanged on Wednesday and said its accommodative stance will remain appropriate for some time as the city-state's economy emerges from its coronavirus slump.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economic decline is expected to have slowed significantly in the third quarter as the city-state loosened coronavirus curbs, giving the central bank room to keep monetary settings unchanged when it meets next week.
year-on-year poll data
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank will likely keep policy settings steady in October on hopes the economy will recover as the financial hub further loosens coronavirus curbs and on expectations fiscal policy will be the main driver of a rebound, a Reuters poll showed.
SINGAPORE Singapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island. | Video
SINGAPORE The World Health Organisation said that more than 170 countries had joined its global plan to distribute vaccines fairly around the world, but cautioned that a race to develop shots could lead to public fears about safety.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it would develop a regional hub for Southeast Asia in Singapore, opening a new office and becoming the latest Chinese tech firm to invest in the city-state.