• Economy & Singapore  |  AUGUST 4, 2015 12:34 PM

    S’pore to release detailed 2Q GDP data on Aug 11

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    Singapore will report detailed data on gross domestic product (GDP) for the April-June quarter on Aug 11, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Tuesday. The Economic Survey of Singapore containing detailed breakdowns of GDP for the second quarter …

  • Economy & Singapore  |  AUGUST 3, 2015 9:10 PM

    Singapore PMI shrinks in July

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    Activity in Singapore factories including the key electronics sector contracted in July, a survey shows, as uneven global growth hurt the trade-dependent economy. The Singapore Institute of Purchasing & Materials Management’s Purchasing Managers’ index (PMI) fell to 49.7 in July. …

  • Economy  |  AUGUST 3, 2015 7:30 PM

    Tanjung Manis to get more infrastructure projects

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    More infrastructure projects will be built under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) following the restructuring of development plans at the integrated port area. Sarawak Second Minister of Resource Planning and Environment Awang Tengah Ali Hassan said the new infrastructure projects include an administrative centre …

  • Economy  |  AUGUST 3, 2015 4:43 PM

    Melaka eyes over RM20 bil investments from Guangdong

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    The Melaka state government aims to attract over RM20 billion investments from Guangdong province in China. Melaka Chief Minister Idris Haron said Melaka has a rapid-growing industrial sector that is viewed as a hub to cater to the needs of Guangdong. “Investors …

  • Economy  |  AUGUST 3, 2015 8:39 AM

    S Korea’s current account surplus at record high in June

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    South Korea’s current account surplus in June hit a record high in seasonally adjusted terms as exports surged while imports dropped, central bank data showed on Monday. The seasonally adjusted current account surplus in June rose to a preliminary US$10.80 …