Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
MAS to release data on forex intervention
THE MONETARY Authority of Singapore (MAS) has decided to release further information on its monetary operations without compromising its effectiveness, it said on Wednesday, as it also announced the transfer of $45 billion from the official foreign reserves (OFR) to GIC for longer-term investment.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
$540m boost for digital research, innovation
A NATIONAL research fund in Singapore will set aside an additional S$540 million (Bt12.6 billion) for the creation of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to identify patients predisposed to chronic diseases like diabetes, robots to perform menial tasks and wearable sensors to provide early intervention for heart failure.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
EC threatened with lawsuits, impeachment over alleged irregularities
THE ELECTION Commission (EC) came under intense pressure yesterday as political parties pushed for transparency and fair treatment amid suspicions of intervention and manipulation of Sunday’s national vote.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 13:33
Russia cannot replace US in Mideast: Mattis to Arab forum
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told Arab leaders on Saturday that Russia is no replacement for the United States in the Middle East following Moscow's military intervention in Syria.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
Reskilling urged to shore up jobs as AI sweeps in
INTERVENTION by the government is needed as the labour market heads toward major job losses due to recent and future waves of technological innovation, a recent seminar has heard.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:30
Singapore gay community urged to fight sex ban after India ruling
A senior Singapore diplomat Friday urged the country's gay community to challenge a law banning homosexual sex after India's top court stuck down similar legislation, a rare high-level intervention on the issue.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
China’s military buildup a challenge to US-led order in Asia-Pacific
The US Defence Department has released its annual report on military and security developments regarding China. It highlights a strategy being advanced by the Chinese military aimed at blocking intervention by US forces in the western Pacific and states that China’s target of military modernisation is to undermine the regional pre-eminence of the US forces.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:45
Father arrested in front of kids urged to sue
POLICE officers’ “heavy-handed” intervention in a long-standing domestic dispute over child custody at a Chon Buri primary school may result in lawsuits.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 18:45
EC investigating Thaksin’s call to Pheu Thai politicians
The Election Commission (EC) is investigating former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s recent phone call to a group of Pheu Thai politicians, which has been viewed by critics as anillegal intervention in the party’s internal affairs.
Sat, 05 May 2018 12:46
Land rights activists plan to meet PM
LAND RIGHTS protesters vowed to continue demonstrations in Bangkok until they could meet with the prime minister, despite the Army’s concerns of intervention by a third party.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 10:46
Syria: seven years of conflict
Beirut, Lebanon - From the bloody repression of peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad's regime to several foreign interventions, below are key dates in Syria's civil war.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:58
Thaksin not intervening in Pheu Thai affairs: party source
Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has expressed concern that his advice given to the Pheu Thai Party may be deemed an intervention by an outsider – which Thaksin views as being against the Constitution, according to a party source who asked not to be identified.
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:28
Djokovic has 'small medical intervention' on elbow
Paris - Former world number one Novak Djokovic revealed Friday that he has undergone "a small medical intervention" in an attempt to cure his long-standing right elbow injury.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00
NO BAHT INTERVENTION
Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak insists that Thailand will not intervene in the baht’s movement, while inviting the United States to monitor the situation.