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John Geddie

Singapore's decade-low growth triggers recession warning

12 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore's economy grew at its slowest annual pace in a decade in the second quarter, preliminary data showed on Friday, raising bets that a technical recession and monetary policy easing could be just around the corner.

UPDATE 3-Brazil searches Sembcorp Marine shipyard in graft probe; shares tumble

03 Jul 2019

* Comes as firm struggling with falling profits (Adds details, context throughout; updates share prices)

RPT-Wealth managers head to Singapore as China concerns dim Hong Kong's lure

01 Jul 2019

* Real estate attractive investment asset class for rich Asians

Wealth managers head to Singapore as China concerns dim Hong Kong's lure

28 Jun 2019

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Some foreign wealth managers are scrapping plans to open offices in Hong Kong in favour of Singapore, as the rich begin to move funds from the Chinese territory where a new extradition bill has stoked public unrest, people familiar with the matter said.

Singapore considers cut to growth forecast as trade war hits exports

27 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank is reviewing its 1.5-2.5% economic growth forecast for this year and isn't ruling out off-cycle monetary easing as the U.S.-China trade war roils the export-dependent economy, its chief Ravi Menon said on Thursday.

RPT-INSIGHT-Burning tyres: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia

03 Jun 2019

PASIR GUDANG, Malaysia/JOKHABAD, India, May 31 (Reuters) - W hen local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colourless liquid commonly secreted when tyres are recycled.

Burning tyres: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia

31 May 2019

PASIR GUDANG, Malaysia/JOKHABAD, India When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colourless liquid commonly secreted when tyres are recycled.

From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

30 May 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore, the tiny Southeast Asian city-state, is an unlikely place for a farming revolution.

CORRECTED-From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

30 May 2019

SINGAPORE, May 30 Singapore, the tiny Southeast Asian city-state, is an unlikely place for a farming revolution.

RPT-Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions

27 May 2019

SINGAPORE, May 24 San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.

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