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Strong global economy, rising oil prices to push up airfares in 2019

A strong global economy and rising oil prices are expected to push up the cost of air travel in 2019.

24 Jul 2018 12:33 PM

Indian-origin woman jailed for role in US Navy's largest fraud conspiracy

Gursharan had received more than SGD 130,000 in bribes from Leonard Glenn Francis in exchange for sensitive US Navy information.

06 Jul 2018 7:14 PM

Oil prices fall after Trump demands OPEC 'reduce pricing now'

The escalating US-China trade row also cast a shadow over markets, as China warned it could introduce

05 Jul 2018 1:39 PM

Oil prices fall as Trump demands OPEC ‘reduce pricing now’

OPEC together with a group of non-OPEC producers led by Russia started to withhold output in 2017 to prop up prices.

05 Jul 2018 9:45 AM

Oil prices climb on tightening US market

US crude inventories fell by 4.5 million barrels in the week to June 29 to 416.9 million barrels.

04 Jul 2018 8:51 AM

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Indian-origin woman accused in largest US Navy bribery case in Singapore

Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur, who was lead contract specialist for US Navy, was involved in USD 35-million 'Fat Leonard' scandal.

22 Jun 2018 3:07 PM

Indian monsoon seen slowing after strong start, says forecaster

Monsoon rains, vital for Asia’s third largest economy, hit Kerala at the end of May.

15 Jun 2018 12:17 PM

Airline refuses to fly Indian-origin couple with special needs child

The captain of the airline caused the commotion after he refused to allow the child to fly with an infant seat belt.

15 Jun 2018 10:16 AM

Here's what Trump and Kim Jong Un ate during lunch over denuclearisation talks

US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un were presented with menu that suited their palates.

12 Jun 2018 1:47 PM

Will Kim give Trump more than pleasantries and good TV?

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went 'better than anybody could have expected', Trump said.

12 Jun 2018 11:42 AM

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Oil edges up on cautious optimism over Trump, Kim summit

Brent crude futures were trading at $76.56 per barrel at 0201, up 10 cents from their last close.

12 Jun 2018 8:51 AM

2 Indian-origin ministers in Singapore play key role in facilitating Trump-Kim summit

Vivian Balakrishnan and K Shanmugam, are playing a key role in facilitating a hassle-free summit between US and North Korea.

11 Jun 2018 9:03 PM

US to offer N Korea ‘unique’ security guarantee after denuclearisation: Mike Pompeo

Stating that US would not again be duped by North Korea, Pompeo said the Trump administration would only accept complete denuclearisation.

11 Jun 2018 5:18 PM

Trump thanks Singapore for its hospitality in meeting with PM Lee

Trump was received by Lee at the presidential palace Istana, where they were expected to discuss summit preparations, US' tariff threats.

11 Jun 2018 12:14 PM

Trump, Singapore PM to hold bilateral meetings ahead of US-N Korea summit

Chairman Kim Jong Un on Sunday held meeting PM Lee. He thanked Singapore's organisation of summit as if it was 'their own family affair'.

11 Jun 2018 11:02 AM

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Trump, Kim Jong Un arrive in Singapore ahead of historic summit

This will be the first summit of its kind between a leader of North Korea and a sitting US president.

10 Jun 2018 7:02 PM

Singapore deports 2 South Korean media staff ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The 2 South Korean media staff have been deported after being arrested for illegally entering the North Korean ambassador's residence.

10 Jun 2018 4:32 PM

Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Trump

Bringing the Korean War to a formal end will also be on the table at the first-ever summit between a N Korean leader and a sitting US prez.

10 Jun 2018 2:16 PM

Singapore: 28-yr-old Indian jailed for spiking flatmate’s drink to rape her

The victim took a sip of the water and spat it out when she realised it tasted bitter, according to a report.

06 Jun 2018 7:03 PM

Singapore airspace to be restricted during US-North Korea summit

The notice said airspace over Singapore will be temporarily restricted for parts of June 11, 12 and 13.

06 Jun 2018 12:05 PM

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