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Asean countries must maintain their solidarity and ensure stability in the region even as trade tensions between the United States and China continue to persist, Indonesia's Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said yesterday.
Singapore will have to expand and deepen its global networks of trade and investment in the face of the threat of deglobalisation, which is exacerbated by the potential decoupling of the American and Chinese economies because of their bilateral trade war. This message came through in the deliberations at The Straits Times Global Outlook Forum last Friday.
He said that "Asean as a group is not a small entity" and can work together to engage major powers, especially with tensions high between the US and China.
SINGAPORE - A "decoupling" between China and the United States is neither likely nor feasible, said experts at The Straits Times Global Outlook Forum on Friday (Nov 22), given that both economic heavyweights still have many reasons to work together.
SINGAPORE - Asean countries must maintain their solidarity and ensure stability in the region even as trade tensions between the US and China continue to persist, Indonesia's Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said on Friday (Nov 22).
As the world builds walls, Singapore must go against the tide and build bridges, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday.

ST Global Outlook Forum 2019

The United States and China could reach a deal to end the protracted trade war by the end of this year or early next year, panellists at a Straits Times forum said.

PANEL DISCUSSION: 100 days after Malaysia's GE

PANEL DISCUSSION: MALAYSIA'S GE

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Singapore must make sure government spending remains sustainable even as needs grow and it becomes tougher to raise revenue, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday (Dec 5).

PANEL DISCUSSION: Singapore-Indonesia ties at 50

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SINGAPORE - Singapore will not allow any single issue to hijack its longstanding, wide-ranging relationship with China, Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said on Tuesday (Nov 29). He was responding to questions about recent frictions in Singapore-China ties at The Straits Times Global Outlook Forum.

ST Global Outlook Forum 2016

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Asia is about to enter a “new golden era of peace and prosperity” over the next 10 years, Professor Kishore Mahbubani said in his keynote speech before a 400-strong audience of policymakers, diplomats, businessmen and academicians.