In an interview with the People’s Daily’s Xiakedao program last week, Zheng Yongnian, former director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, joked about cutting off Hong Kong’s water supply to end protests in the city. The interview, originally titled...
by Scott Greene | Feb 19, 2013
The Financial Times reported last week that the parents of American electronics engineer Shane Todd, who died mysteriously in Singapore just before he was due to leave his job and return to the U.S. last summer, believe he was...
by Timothy Lesle | Jan 31, 2008
Talks are underway between Chinese and Singaporean officials on the planned green city to be constructed in Tianjin. Groundbreaking is planned for July. According to Channel NewsAsia: When completed, there will be some 300,000...
by Kate Zhao | Nov 20, 2007
From The Financial Times: Illegal capital flows in and out China threaten to destabilise the country’s financial system as well as Hong Kong’s, warned Wen Jiabao , Chinese premier, on Monday. “There are a lot of abnormal factors, including underground banking, illegal fund inflows and outflows,” Mr Wen said. His remarks, made in Singapore, followed […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 3, 2007
From BBC News: Singapore Airlines and investment firm Temasek have bought a combined 24% stake in China Eastern Airlines. Singapore will pay 4.7bn Hong Kong dollars (¬£298m) for a 15.7% share in the carrier, with Temasek spending 2.5bn HK$ for a 8.3% share….[Full Text] [Image: Singapore is the world’s largest airline by market capitalisation, via […]
by Xiao Qiang | May 23, 2007
From The Times of India: For years, Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has remained Asia’s investment dandy-feared, hated and applauded as it went about buying up stakes in dozens of companies including ICICI Bank, Apollo Hospitals and M&M in India. And now, this unequalled and unchallenged colossus with investments of $65 billion has come up against a […]
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 24, 2006
From People’s Daily Online: Chinese State Councilor Zhou Yongkang said here Thursday that China will further cooperation with Singapore on the non-traditional security field. “The cooperation between China and Singapore in maritime security and combating terrorism, transnational crime, illegal immigration is of positive significance to the public security in the region as well as the […]
by Sophie Beach | Oct 25, 2005
From Chosun Ilbo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says China has much to lose if its leaders decide to use the country’s fast-growing military power in threatening ways. The secretary made the comment while assessing his just-concluded visit to Asia during a flight to Europe for meetings on other issues. Meanwhile, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee […]
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 7, 2005
From The San Francisco Chronicle: All around this orderly, law-abiding country, people are being urged to do what until now has seemed totally unnatural: Take risks! Be spontaneous! Be creative! On billboard ads, young models with devil-may-care looks jump ecstatically in midair to hawk clothing, sodas and real-estate developments. Banks sponsor blogger competitions and art […]
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