New York and Singapore tied at the top
Singapore's economy grew more than expected in the second quarter, data showed on July 14, helping it avoid a recession, but analysts warned the trade-dependent city faced headwinds owing to weak overseas demand.
The Southeast Asian nation's performance is often seen as a barometer of the global environment because of its reliance on international trade.
Singapore is expected to post slower economic growth this year but it "should avoid an outright contraction", Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Sunday.
The Southeast Asian city-state's economic performance is often seen as a barometer of the global environment because of its reliance on trade with the rest of the world.
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe met his US counterpart Lloyd Austin on the sidelines of an Asian security summit in Singapore
Japan and Singapore are the best
Turkey's candidate Nilüfer Oral was re-elected as a member of the U.N. International Law Commission (ILC), the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Nov. 12.
The commission's members for the 2023-2027 period were determined by the elections held in the UN General Assembly on Nov. 12, the ministry said in a statement.
Singapore has long been a draw for wealthy Chinese, Indonesians and Malaysians who would come for short trips to shop, play at the casino or get medical check-ups at world-class clinics. Mount Elizabeth Hospital Orchard, just steps from the flagship stores of Gucci and Rolex, features a UOB Privilege Banking Centre in the lobby.