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Singapore says US understands its position on WTO privileges

(Aug 1): Singapore says it has an understanding with the US that the city state doesn’t take advantage of privileges that come with “developing country” status in the World Trade Organization.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (July 8): “Large organisations respond to leadership, not administrative heads and not managers but leaders, and Iacocca was a brilliant leader.”Long-time car indu

Geopolitics

Iran shoots down US military drone in Gulf region

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (June 20): Iran has shot down a US drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation coul

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (June 10): “A lot doesn’t depend on the retail shareholder; it depends on us to be able to ensure that what we put in front of us is in line with the objectives of the retail shar

Commentary

US sanctions on Huawei could backfire

SINGAPORE (May 27): It was only to have been expected.

Tech

Bad call

Despite assertions otherwise, the US blacklisting of Huawei Technologies looks aimed at crippling its business. But in this age of globalised business, it could backfire.

Tech

Will Huawei go the way of ZTE following US ban?

SINGAPORE (May 24): The ripples from the US ban on Huawei Technologies Co continues to be felt, as distributors and suppliers pull their inventory and halt their shipments.

Commentary

The global economy is better than you think

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Gloom pervades the reports we read on the global economy.

US-China trade war

US-China trade dispute likely to re-escalate after Mar 1, says Fitch Solutions

SINGAPORE (Jan 11): Fitch Solutions Macro Research is suggesting a high likelihood that the US-China trade dispute will re-escalate after Mar 1, due to disagreements over a number of outstanding ke

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