The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​Asia is a powerhouse of growth in the global economy. From the 1980s onwards, economic development across the region has lifted millions out of poverty and doubled Asia's share of the world economy. However, signs are there that things are moderating.

CHANGSHA, China (The Straits Times/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping is sending a special envoy to North Korea's 70th founding day celebrations.

SEOUL (The Straits Times/ANN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has renewed his commitment to denuclearisation and promised to cooperate with the United States .

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Malaysia and Singapore have signed an agreement to postpone work on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) for about two years

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Facebook's $1.4 billion data centre will support "hundreds of jobs" and form part of Facebook's growing presence in Singapore and the region.

Jakarta (The Straits Times/ANN) - Taxes on about 1,140 types of imported goods, including cars and motorcyles, have been raised.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Building and Construction Authority working with professionals, developers to help more qualify for fresh classification

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -  The latest survey of professional forecasters, released yesterday, found that economists saw external growth as having both upside and downside risks for Singapore.

NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - India is happy with progress made in latest discussions, including on goods-services link

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​Country is a 'fun' place and made him feel he could stay here and belong, says Nuseir Yassin