The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The reserve fund will serve as a buffer against industry shocks; the second fund will support expansion work.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - He resists calls to quit; support for his Cabinet plunges below 40%.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The market appears to be still weak while waiting for the outcome of Fed meetings, say observers.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The bank's own facility will be able to withstand threats, prevent intrusion, and has back-up power.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Telco StarHub and Singapore-based sustainable energy firm Sunseap are tying up to offer customers a choice of two clean energy subscription plans starting next month.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - His elevation will ensure the steady roll-out and implementation of reform plans, say analysts.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Heilongjiang governor Lu Hao, 50, will lead the Ministry of Natural Resources. Environment minister Li Ganjie, 53, will take on an expanded portfolio, heading the Ministry of Ecological Environment.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - China has named its former strategic missile force chief as defence minister, completing a shake-up of its top military brass that began last October.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - In a sign that China is strengthening its foreign affairs team, Foreign Minister Wang Yi has been promoted to state councillor while retaining his current portfolio.

SINGAPORE (THE STRAITS TIMES/ANN) - Its unit acquires remaining 10 per cent stake for S$15m, giving it full ownership of Viet township.