Abe, Singapore leader Tan agree to push for TPP ratification

/ Dec 2, 2016

Abe, Singapore leader Tan agree to push for TPP ratification

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Singaporean President Tony Tan affirmed in Tokyo on Thursday the importance of ratifying and bringing into force the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to prevent a regression in the progress of free trade.Japan, Singapore and 10 other Pacific Rim nations ...

China protests to Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

Nov 28, 2016

China protests to Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

China said on Monday it had lodged a protest with Singapore after Singaporean armored troop carriers were seized by Hong Kong customs en route back from Taiwan, as a state-owned newspaper warned against Singapore’s “hypocrisy.”The nine troop carriers were impounded in Hong Kong last ...

Singapore armored vehicles seized by Hong Kong customs

Nov 24, 2016

Singapore armored vehicles seized by Hong Kong customs

Armored vehicles and equipment belonging to the Singapore military were seized by Hong Kong customs at a major port in the city after arriving from Taiwan, Singapore’s defense ministry said Thursday.Without mentioning Taiwan, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement that a shipment ...

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

Sep 3, 2016

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

Singapore on Saturday reported 215 cases of Zika infections as scientists in the city-state said the virus strain comes from within Asia and was not imported from Brazil.The Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency said in a joint statement on Saturday evening that ...