Bottom Line on Singapore GDP: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Singapore’s economy may have grown unexpectedly in the first quarter of the year but the manufacturing sector remains weak and that’s not a great sign for the export-dependent economy, analysts say. Data on Thursday showed the Southeast Asian city state grew 1.8 percent in the first three months of the year compared with the previous […]

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Ex-colonies closing ranks!

Singapore and Hong Kong, both former British colonies and with ethnic Chinese majority population, have been at loggerheads for long.  They are wont to nag each other at every opportunity even over rankings in such things as happiness index or housing. So when a former Singapore minister has been appointed as Hong Kong’s adviser in […]

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