Singapore carbon tax would hit refiners, help renewables – AsiaOne


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Singapore carbon tax would hit refiners, help renewables
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Singapore’s proposed plan to tax greenhouse gas emissions would likely hit oil refiners hard, ramping up costs in an industry that has been central to the city-state’s rapid development over the last half-century. Monday’s announcement that a carbon
Singapore Budget 2017 aims for innovative economy, quality environment and inclusive societyChannel NewsAsia
Thriving in an uncertain worldThe Straits Times
Budget 2017: Singapore commits to help workers acquire digital capabilitiesMIS Asia
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For over three years, Kim murder suspect lived mystery life in Malaysia – Channel NewsAsia


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For over three years, Kim murder suspect lived mystery life in Malaysia
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Ri Jong Chol, a North Korean arrested in the probe into last week’s murder of the half-brother of the isolated state’s leader, lived in Malaysia for more than three years without working at the company registered on his employment permit or receiving a
Armed guards at morgue holding Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia says body still not claimedThe Straits Times
No proof North Korea’s Kim Jong Nam was poisonedNews24
North Korea: weighing ripple effects of the murder of Kim Jong-un’s half brotherChristian Science Monitor
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Worker loses leg after crocodile attack in Sabah farm – Channel NewsAsia


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Worker loses leg after crocodile attack in Sabah farm
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The 35-year-old employee of Sandakan Crocodile Farm was trying to pet the crocodile when it snapped at his leg and crushed his forearm. Posted 21 Feb 2017 20:58; Updated 21 Feb 2017 21:00. File photo of a crocodile in a wildlife rescue centre. (Photo: …
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ASEAN unsettled by China weapon systems, tension in South China Sea – Channel NewsAsia


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ASEAN unsettled by China weapon systems, tension in South China Sea
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Southeast Asian countries see China’s installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as “very unsettling” and have urged dialogue to stop an escalation of “recent developments”, the Philippines said on Tuesday. Posted 21 Feb 2017 16:05; Updated …
ASEAN meeting in Boracay unsettled by cloud of Hague ruling on South China SeaBusinessWorld Online Edition
ASEAN wants South China Sea deal with Beijing this yearNikkei Asian Review
Philippines says ASEAN hopes for clear picture on Trump policiesThe Star Online

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Verizon agrees to US$350m price cut for Yahoo – THE BUSINESS TIMES


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Verizon agrees to US$350m price cut for Yahoo
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Verizon Communications Inc will acquire Yahoo! Inc’s Internet properties at a US$350 million discount after revelations of security breaches at the web company. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG. [NEW YORK] Verizon Communications Inc will acquire Yahoo!
Verizon, Yahoo agree to lowered $4.48 billion dealTODAYonline
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Budget 2017: S$1.4b targeted support to help companies address near-term concerns – Channel NewsAsia


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Budget 2017: S$1.4b targeted support to help companies address near-term concerns
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Additional near-term measures unveiled in Budget 2017 will give businesses support of more than S$1.4 billion over the next year, says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament on Monday (Feb 20). By Tang See Kit; Posted 20 Feb 2017 15:49 …
Decisive action needed to re-position Singapore for the future: Heng Swee KeatTODAYonline
Singapore Budget 2017: Short-term measures ‘disappointing’, help for SMEs welcome, says business communityThe Straits Times
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PPB Group Bhd's associate Wilmar Q4 profit rises 70% – The Star Online


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PPB Group Bhd’s associate Wilmar Q4 profit rises 70%
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Pre-tax profit at Wilmar’s tropical oils segment rose 94% to US$184.3mil (RM821.61mil). – AFP pic. SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Wilmar International Ltd, the world’s largest palm oil processor, said its fourth-quarter net profit rose 70%, thanks to stronger
Singapore’s Wilmar says Q4 profit up 70 pctReuters

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SAF regular dies after collapsing in camp; second case this month – TODAYonline


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SAF regular dies after collapsing in camp; second case this month
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A SAF regular serviceman died on Monday morning (Feb 20) after losing consciousness while having his own physical training in Nee Soon Camp. Photo: Google Maps. mail · print. View all 0 comments …
SAF regular dies after collapsing during own physical training in campAsiaOne

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Retired Philippine policeman says Duterte ordered 'death squad' hits – Channel NewsAsia


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Retired Philippine policeman says Duterte ordered ‘death squad’ hits
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte operated a “death squad” while mayor of Davao city, giving cash and orders for police and assassins to murder criminals, according to a former policeman who said he was involved in the clandestine killings. Posted
Philippines’ Duterte ordered murders, ex-police aide claimsAsiaOne
Ex-Davao Death Squad leader: Duterte ordered bombingsCNN
Ex-cop says Duterte paid him to kill crime suspectsNew York Post
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Uber CEO orders 'urgent investigation' on sexual harassment claims – Channel NewsAsia


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Uber CEO orders ‘urgent investigation’ on sexual harassment claims
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The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc has ordered an “urgent investigation” into claims of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Posted 20 Feb 2017 12:00; Updated 20 Feb 2017 17:55. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, …
Five major controversies Uber has survivedInternational Business Times UK
Uber CEO orders ‘urgent’ investigation after sexual harassment allegations go viralQ13 FOX
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US-China relationship key to stability of APAC region: Ng Eng Hen – Channel NewsAsia


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US-China relationship key to stability of APAC region: Ng Eng Hen
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With a new US administration at the helm, it is “particularly important” for both countries to articulate their foreign policy objectives towards Asia, Singapore’s Defence Minister says. Posted 19 Feb 2017 12:02; Updated 19 Feb 2017 23:33. VIDEOS; PHOTOS.
US and China should articulate foreign policy objectives, says Ng Eng Hen in MunichThe Straits Times
US, Singapore discuss ways to resolve SCS disputeIndia Today
Mattis Meets With Singaporean CounterpartDepartment of Defense

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