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Government & Economy

Global economy stumbles, but Singapore uptick still seen

THE global economy - which Singapore now relies on more heavily to support growth given domestic restructuring's drag - has been handed a negative report card in a week heavy with economic data: Japan fell unexpectedly into recession, the eurozone...

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[BEIJING] China cut its benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years on Friday to lower borrowing costs and lift a cooling economy that is on track for its slackest annual growth in 24 years.

Government & Economy

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia will abolish subsidies for petrol and diesel from Dec 1, the government said on Friday.

Government & Economy

[ROCHESTER] Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) won its second seat in parliament on Friday, in a by-election that could signal upheaval in a general election in six months' time...

Government & Economy

[TOKYO] The lower chamber of Japan's parliament was dissolved Friday in readiness for a general election, expected next month, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to consolidate his grip on power and reinvigorate his economic drive...

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How private housing rents have moved

Shrinking housing budgets for expats and a supply glut of completed condo homes are key factors that have been weakening the rental market. BT compares how much rentals have fallen across various...
 
 

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