Tag: USA

Putrajaya angered at Trump naming Malaysia as a trade cheat

Malaysia is among the 16 countries labelled as “trade cheats’ by Trump in a recent statement and attributed this to be the reason for...

Amos Yee US Relocation Fund getting traction

Teen blogger Amos Yee, jailed twice in his Singapore for posting political and religious criticism online, is in need of relocation funds, and his...

Amos Yee granted asylum in US

Teenage blogger Amos Yee has been granted asylum in the United States, his lawyer said Saturday. On December 16, the 18-year-old was stopped from entering...

Obamas waltz with 106-year-old, Lee Hsien Loong has warm moment with Samsui woman, while...

The story of the 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin turning a White House Visit into a dance party has taken the Internet by storm. Mrs McLaurin said she...
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China Should Abide By the Wisdom of Deng Xiaoping

As the South China Sea territorial conflict expands to include Chinese claims on Indonesian territory, increasing the chances of a conflict, its leadership might...
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TPP to extend US drug monopolies to partner countries?

Recently, excerpts were released by Wikileaks regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed international trade agreement leaked to that suggested the United States is...

The case for selling US Treasuries

By Charles Tan Last week’s anti-climactic resolution to the US government shutdown and debt ceiling impasse brought to mind a witty quote from one Winston...
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The End of the US Shutdown (and How it Could Still Affect Us)

So, this week the US avoided a historic default on their debt, with US President Barack Obama passing a bill that ended a 16-day...
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