The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Acting Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that the Monetary Authority of Singapore is developing the market for insurance-linked securities as an alternative risk financing solution.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday said the Filipino vessel was anchored at Reed Bank when it was hit by a Chinese fishing boat. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Reports last week said the US is pursuing a US$2 billion arms sale to Taiwan angering Beijing.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Peers and media groups condemn his and similar arrests as an attack on press freedom.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Parti Keadilan Rakyat Anwar Ibrahim said in a news conference on June 12, 2019, that the party rejects the "gutter politics" that the country is witnessing today.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - In his first comments since the video started circulating early on Tuesday, Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali said he has instructed his lawyers to take appropriate action.

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - Hong Kong postponed the legislative debate on the controversial extradition Bill for a second day.

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) -  The Legislative Council has rescheduled the debate for 11am on Thursday (June 13). 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Study by Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)  found that on average, people could be ingesting about 5g of plastic every week. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - National standard aims to tackle challenges such as limited land, lack of soil and water.