The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Snapping a nine-month slump thanks to a surge in pharmaceutical shipments, Singapore exports staged a surprise recovery in December, but economists see a gradual and tepid recovery ahead.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The first death from the mystery virus occurred in China on Jan 9. 

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - High degree of autonomy possible as long as people respect governing principle, she adds.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Separately, a food scheme will be widened to 123 universities and colleges from current 21.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The $15.2 billion of investment commitments beat the EDB's forecast of $8 billion to $10 billion for the year, with the electronics industry accounting for some 28.4 per cent. 

BANGALORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - India's urban authorities often demolish slums and evict their residents. But the razing of luxury apartments is almost unheard of.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Vietnam isolates two visitors from Chinese city as WHO warns of wider outbreak

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The increase in shipments in December were mainly to China, Taiwan and the United States.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - There were 31 robbery cases last year, compared with just seven in 2018.

TAIPEI (The Straits Times/ANN) - She calls island an independent country in first interview after landslide re-election victory