Scottish Secretary David Mundell visits Singapore to promote Scotland’s business interest
In a comment piece written for The Straits Times during his visit to Singapore, Scottish Secretary David Mundell highlighted the historical links and close relationship between Scotland and Singapore, and expressed confidence that the UK’s relationship with Singapore will go from strength to strength.
Singapore is aiming to be the world’s first Smart Nation with an ambitious plan to merge technology into every aspect of life. Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in charge the initiative tells BBC that a sense of urgency is vital in ensuring the future success of Singapore.
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman is appointed Chairman of G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance group
The G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance group will review issues relating to global financial governance, with particular focus on international financial institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Singapore is ranked the world’s top maritime capital
Singapore has clinched top position in Menon’s Leading Maritime Capitals of the World Report for the third time in a row. The report was based on survey responses from more than 250 industry experts across all continents.
Google Street View goes off the beaten track in Singapore
Google Street Map is partnering local running group JustRunLah! to capture more than 30 running routes in Singapore. They aim to cover more than 400km over the next few months and will include places such as Singapore Botanic Gardens, Mount Faber Park and MacRitchie Reservoir.