SINGAPORE came in 10th on a list of the world's 10 largest exporters of "creative goods", which are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global economy.

THE big repatriation of foreign earnings by US multinational corporations appears to have no negative impact on Asian economies - especially Singapore and the rest of South-east Asia.

MULTINATIONAL corporations were still pumping more money into factories and offices in Singapore in the first six months of the year, even as they slashed global investments at the same time.