Commentary: Why Singapore was among the world’s largest recipients of investments in 2019

SINGAPORE: After more than a year of tit-for-tat tariffs in the US-China trade war and generalised anxiety about the cost to the world economy, it is remarkable that foreign direct investment into Southeast Asia continued to grow strongly last year, even as global levels flat-lined. Newly-published estimates from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) […]

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Wuhan virus: Chinese parents who refused quarantine of toddler in Johor stopped at Senai airport

JOHOR BAHRU: Two Chinese nationals who took their toddler, suspected to have been infected with the Wuhan virus, out of a public hospital in Johor to avoid quarantine, were detained at Senai International Airport, near Kulai on Saturday night (Jan 25). Johor police chief Kamarudin Md Din said they were detained at about 9.20pm, while they were about to board a flight to […]

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