A SIX-MINUTE video showing the stars of the movie Fast & Furious 6 astounded by car prices in Singapore has been shared rapidly around the world.The clip showing actors Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Gina Carano and Luke Evans trying to guess how much cars cost here is now one of the highest-viewed on online television service RazorTV ...
SINGAPORE -- Singapore's trade-sensitive economy slowed in the first quarter on sluggish demand for its exports, the government said Thursday, warning that risks remained despite improved global ...
Eight men aged between 15 and 20 were arrested yesterday on Thursday for suspected involvement in rioting. In a statement on Friday, the police said they were informed of a fight along Pasir Ris Street 21 at about 8.54pm on Thursday, and found two male victims injured upon arrival. The victims were conveyed conscious to Changi General Hospital, and all eight male suspects involved were ...
As part of a four-day islandwide anti-crime blitz, the Singapore Police Force, together with several law enforcement agencies, have arrested 343 people in a string of operations which started on Monday and ended late Thursday night. Some 193 of those arrested are suspected to have committed loansharking offences. Led by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), law enforcement officers from ...
Civil social activist, Mrs Constance Singam (above) speaks to an audience during her book launch at The Arts House on Friday, 24 May 2013. A civil society award will be started by a community of activists to reward an exceptional achievement in activism by an individual or organisation. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND ...
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Two foreigners were arrested for suspected involvement in illegal employment, and three others are assisting with investigations on suspected false salary declarations following a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) raid on Wednesday. Codenamed "Ops Night Strike", the raid of 12 retail outlets was conducted along Kinta Road, Race Course Road and Race Course Lane to check for possible ...
An orange Lamborghini sports car caught fire after it crashed into a lamp post outside an Etonhouse pre-school at Outram Road, at 3.40pm on Friday. -- PHOTO: ...
A 22-year-old female student was arrested on Wednesday for her involvement in several cases of medical certificate forgery. -- ST FILE PHOTO: WANG HUI ...
A Buddhist monk (right) sprinkles holy water as devotees pray during the eve of Vesak Day at a Buddhist temple in Singapore, on May 23, 2013. The festival is to commemorate the anniversary of the birth, enlightenment and death of the historical Shakyamuni Gautama Buddha. -- PHOTO: ...
Shanmugaratnam here dwelt on ways to create infrastructure in Mumbai, Pune and other cities, on the lines of that in Singapore," an official said after the meeting. "The Singapore government has assured the state government of extending help in developing cities and has also expressed its willingness to invest in the state," he said. Although Singapore is small compared to India, ...
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Singapore's external trade continued to fall in the first quarter of this year, with declines for total trade, non-oil domestic exports (NODX) and non-oil re-exports (NORX), the city-state's trade promotion agency, International Enterprise Singapore, said Thursday.
This is the third consecutive quarter of decrease for both total trade and NODX. According to the data, the NODX, a key gauge of the trade hub's export performance, contracted 12.5 percent on year in the first three months, following the previous quarter's decline of 4.2 percent, reported Xinhua.
The earlier data also showed that the NODX for April contracted by 1 percent on year.
The agency said the NODX contraction in the first quarter was mainly due to lower shipments of both electronic and non- electronic NODX. "The contraction was exacerbated by high base effects with NODX reaching a record high of 46.3 billion Singapore dollars ($36.7 billion) in Q1 2012," it added.
In particular, the electronic domestic exports decreased by 17.2 percent in the first quarter on year, following the previous quarter's 12.5 percent contraction. Non-electronic NODX declined by 10.1 percent on year, in contrast to the 0.6 percent growth in the previous quarter.
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