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Can Asia reinvent global trade?

Bilahari Kausikan Let’s not believe our own propaganda. Asia reinventing global trade is a superficially attractive but problematic proposition. It assumes there once was a free international economy open to reinvention. It assumes there…

Singapore, US sign trade, finance deal

JAKARTA, Indonesia Singapore and the US on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen economic cooperation and expand trade finance. The MoU also aims to provide investment support for companies in the two…

Singapore, Hong Kong to resume air travel

Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed to resume air travel without any need for passengers to quarantine as a measure against the pandemic. Singapore’s Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said Thursday the agreement with Hong Kong “set the…

Singapore has first 2 deaths from coronavirus

coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 275,000 people and killed more than 11,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing…

Belgium confirms its 1st case of virus

BEIJING The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China. Belgium has reported its first case of a new virus in a person who was repatriated from the Chinese epicenter of the outbreak. The health ministry said Tuesday the person was…