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Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down 'false' post

7:42am EST

SINGAPORE A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

2:27am EST

SINGAPORE, Nov 20 A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

Singapore third-quarter GDP growth seen losing momentum, trade war dims outlook

Nov 19 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore is expected to report slower third-quarter economic growth than initially thought, a Reuters poll showed, as the manufacturing sector faces strains from weaker global demand and an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China.

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal despite NAFTA clause

Nov 15 2018

SINGAPORE Canada and China will continue to work together towards an "eventual" free trade deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday.

Warnings of a 'domino effect' of protectionism as Asian leaders meet

Nov 13 2018

SINGAPORE Asian leaders gathered for a summit on Tuesday amid warnings that the post-World War Two international order is in jeopardy and trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could trigger a "domino effect" of protectionist measures by other countries. | Video

China says ready for U.S. talks, sees no winners in trade war

Nov 06 2018

SINGAPORE China is ready to hold discussions and work with the United States to resolve trade disputes because the world's two largest economies stand to lose from confrontation, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Tuesday.

China says ready for U.S. talks, sees no winners in trade war

Nov 05 2018

SINGAPORE China is ready to hold discussions and work with the United States to resolve trade disputes because the world's two largest economies stand to lose from confrontation, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Tuesday.

China VP Wang says Beijing ready for U.S. talks, work for trade solutions

Nov 05 2018

SINGAPORE China is ready to hold discussions and work with the United States to resolve trade disputes because the world's two largest economies stand to lose from confrontation, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Tuesday.

Indonesian divers, 'pinger locators', hunt for doomed plane's cockpit recorders

Oct 30 2018

JAVA SEA, Indonesia Indonesia deployed divers on Tuesday to search for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as "pinger locators" tried to zero in on its cockpit recorders and find out why an almost-new plane went down in the sea minutes after take-off. | Video

Singapore hangings spur fresh calls by rights groups to scrap death penalty

Oct 26 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore on Friday hanged a Malaysian convicted of drug trafficking, the latest in what rights groups said was a series of executions prompting them to renew calls for the wealthy city-state to abolish the death penalty.

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