The Straits Times (Singapore)

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - China's State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend a special Asean-China foreign ministers' meeting in Laos this week to discuss the coronavirus outbreak.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - 800 workers from China stayed in Malaysia during CNY, while 200 who returned to mainland back at work after self-quarantine, it says.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Here are 10 highlights introduced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday (Feb 18).

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Longer-term measures include $5b to fight climate change, $8.3b to transform economy

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday announced what he termed a 'Unity Budget' that sets aside US$76 billion to chart Singapore's future with confidence. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Those with an assessable income of up to $28,000 for the 2019 year of assessment will get $300. Those who earn between $28,001 and $100,000 get $200 and those earning over $100,000 or who own more than one property will get $100.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - GDP estimated to come in at - 0.5 per cent to 1.5 per cent; MTI says Singapore could dodge a recession.

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Indonesia has so far tested 104 cases, but 102 came back negative, with another two still pending results, according to figures from the Health Ministry.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Health Ministry urges people to avoid going out unnecessarily as infection cases hit 66.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The study said detection ability among "low surveillance" countries, was just 11 per cent of Singapore's.