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India-Singapore smart city plan

SINGAPORE - Singapore has shown keen interest in partnering with India in the urban development sector, including development of a new smart satellite city and a new capital for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Both sides decided to set up Committees to further examine and concretise the areas of cooperation....

Low birth rate bad for Taiwan

TAIPEI - A global study, contributed to by Dr. An-Chi Tung, Associate Research Fellow at Taiwan-based Academia Sinica’s Institute of Economics, has confirmed that a low birth rate may boost a country’s standard of living. However, the birth rate is so low in Taiwan that the economy’s prosperity could be harmed..

APEC business leaders confident

HONG KONG - A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), released on 8 November 2014, sees confidence among CEOs in Asia Pacific continue to get stronger as 46% of executives in the region now say they are “very confident” of growth in 2015, up 10% vs. 2012 and 4% vs. 2013, from 2012 despite slowing growth in China, the economic engine for the region....

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