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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg on Thursday (July 6).

PM Lee Hsien Loong meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg ahead of G-20 summit
THE meeting with Mr Xi at a hotel ahead of the Group of 20 (G-20) Leaders' Summit is Mr Lee's first since they met at the previous G-20 Summit in Hangzhou last September.

Singapore Business Federation to lead inaugural business mission to Bangladesh
SOME 38 senior representatives from government agencies and 32 companies will be in the delegation, and will be visiting Dhaka and Chittagong from July 8 to 14, SBF said in a release on Friday.

Malaysia's May exports soar 32.5% y-o-y, well above expectations
MALAYSIA'S exports in May rose 32.5 per cent from a year earlier, significantly above expectations, as shipments of manufactured goods surged, government data showed on Friday.

dnata Singapore launches new maintenance base at Changi Airport
DNATA Singapore has opened a new, 6,900 sq m maintenance base at Changi Airport, which will help boost the company's handling capacity.

WongPartnership forms alliance with Philippine law firm ZGLaw
THE alliance comes at an opportune time as Singapore and the Philippines continue to bolster their economic and business cooperation.

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Share transfer of controlling stake in Cityneon clears hurdle
THE pre-condition for the controlling stake of shares of events and exhibition services agency Cityneon Holdings has been fulfilled on Friday.

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Singapore stocks finish weaker despite late rise in STI
ON the face of it, North Korea's missile test may have had something to do with the cloud of uncertainty that hung over markets this week and capped gains, though why this test should be any different from the many others that preceded it over the past few years is a mystery.



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