Singapore

Papua New Guinea sued in Singapore over mining asset dispute

Thu 07 Nov 2013 -

SINGAPORE, Singapore --- A charity funding social projects in Papua New Guinea is fighting the government for the return of the Ok Tedi copper mine, after the state took full ownership of the mine that BHP Billiton handed over more than a decade ago.

PRESENTATION BY AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE BILAHARI KAUSIKAN AT A CONFERENCE ON “THE BIG IDEAS OF MR LEE KUAN YEW” on 16 SEPT 2013.

Tue 17 Sep 2013 -

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy organized a conference on "The Big Ideas of Mr Lee Kuan Yew" to commemorate his 90th birthday which is today. This contribution is by Mr Bilahari Kausikan who was until recently Permanent Secretary at the Singapore Foreign Ministry. He is now Ambassador-at-Large.

Asia cannot bypass manufacturing on path to prosperity :ADB REPORT

Thu 22 Aug 2013 -

SINGAPORE -- Industrialization must be an essential part of the growth formula if Asian countries want to prosper and avoid the middle income trap, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

US Vice President Joe Biden tells troops 'America is a Pacific power'

Mon 29 Jul 2013 -

SINGAPORE, Singapore --- The United States will remain a Pacific power, American Vice President Joe Biden vowed yesterday as he credited his country with maintaining peace and stability in the region for decades.

America’s Blinders

Kishore Mahbubani*
Tue 04 Jun 2013 -

SINGAPORE ---– The time has come to think the unthinkable: the era of American dominance in international affairs may well be coming to an end. As that moment approaches, the main question will be how well the United States is prepared for it.

Moody's: Fiji's B1 rating reflects economic and political risks; outlook stable

Fri 05 Apr 2013 -

SINGAPORE, Singapore --- Moody's Investors Service says that the Fijian government's B1 foreign currency and local currency bond ratings reflect Moody's methodological assessment of its low level of economic and financial strengths.