ACCORDING to the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA), venture capital for technology-related startups in Singapore has risen sharply from US$27.9 million in 2011, to US$1.71 billion in 2013.
Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) concluded on Monday after 5½ years of discussions, laying the basis for removing trade hurdles for 12 countries that account for about a third of the global economy. What exactly is the TPP, and why does it matter?
Haze has hit Singapore again, posing health hazards as well as economic losses. BT looks at the causes, the worst incidents so far and the key developments that may add some visibility to the situation.