Updated March 27, 2015 Singapore The Straits Times Index (STI) ended +18.51 points higher or +0.54% to 3450.1, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.52%.
Malaysia The FBM KLCI index lost 5.05 points or 0.28% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.13% to 16080.56 points, the Properties Index up 0.41% to 1310.97 points and the Plantation Index down 0.03% to 7784.12 points. The market traded within a range of 5.01 points between an intra-day high of 1818.31 and a low of 1813.30 during the session.More
Updated: March 25, 2015
Statement on Singapore’s first Prime Minister’s Passing Mr. Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary who inspired a team of exceptional men and a whole generation of Singaporeans to modernize and develop the country. They made Singapore relevant to the rest of the world by plugging the country into the global economy and fought to have the best More
Updated March 20, 2015
Myanmar Security forces attack student protesters north of Yangon. Police and thugs on March 10 attacked student protesters in the town of Letpadan
north of Yangon as they marched toward the former capital to protest a controversial National Education Law. Student leaders had protested outside Yangon for weeks and demanded to be allowed into the city. Police initially let protesters march toward Yangon on the More