Saturday, 27 July 2013

Property cooling measures give foreign buyers cold feet

Singapore permanent residents (PRs) and other foreigners are buying fewer private homes. The number slipped for the second consecutive quarter in Q2 2013, according to a caveats analysis by DTZ.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Russia Cites Extradition as Sore Point With U.S.

Russian officials complained on Monday that the United States routinely disregards extradition requests by the Russian government, the latest in a series of public statements that seem aimed at laying the groundwork for granting asylum to Edward J. Snowden, the former intelligence contractor on the run from the American authorities.