Government & Economy

Indonesia's Joko Widodo sworn in as president

[Jakarta] Former Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo was sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president at a ceremony in parliament on Monday, becoming the country's first leader not from the political or military elite. ...

Government & Economy

RISING health-care costs and saving enough for a comfortable retirement are the two top concerns of middle-class Singaporeans, a survey by insurer AIA has found.

Government & Economy

DOMESTIC pass-through price pressures have pushed up both the headline inflation rate (CPI-All Item) and core inflation rate expectations for the first time since September 2012.


SINGAPORE start-up GNum announced on Monday morning that it had secured S$7 million in seed funding from private equity firm Tembusu Partners.


CONSUMERS are generally satisfied with telecom services in Singapore, but service providers here were urged by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) on Monday to continue focusing on customer engagement and service.


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