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ST forum looks at how Asia can chart its path ahead amid pandemic, post-US elections

December 19, 2020 5:00 AM

SINGAPORE - The Covid-19 pandemic, a new president of the United States and changing power relations in the region are among the sea of changes to happen this year, affecting life as we know it.

Asian Development Bank to open office in Singapore

June 29, 2019 5:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will open an office in Singapore to support the expansion of its private sector operations, Singapore's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said yesterday.

It's not in Singapore's interest to manipulate currency: Heng Swee Keat

May 31, 2019 10:58 PM

TOKYO - Singapore is not a currency manipulator, visiting Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Friday (May 31), in his first comments on the United States placing the country on its currency watch list with eight others, including China and Japan.

US, China should accept new realities, work together: Heng

May 31, 2019 5:00 AM

The United States and China need to accept new realities, come to terms with their global responsibilities, rebuild trust and bring stability to the world order, visiting Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday.

DPM Heng Swee Keat in Tokyo to meet Japan PM Shinzo Abe and speak at Nikkei forum

May 29, 2019 6:41 PM

TOKYO - Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday (May 29) for a three-day visit, during which he will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

DPM Heng and Hong Kong leader reaffirm ties, seek closer cooperation

May 29, 2019 4:49 PM

HONG KONG - Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday (May 29) to reaffirm good relations between the two cities and discuss ways to strengthen cooperation in existing and new areas.

Singapore ready to weather fallout from trade war: DPM Heng

May 29, 2019 5:00 AM

Singapore is prepared for the negative consequences of the Sino-US trade war, but it must transform its economy at an "even faster pace" if it is to deal with the fallout, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday.

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