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Singapore’s strong March factory output may trigger Q1 GDP upward revision

Singapore's first-quarter growth could be revised higher after data on Friday showed unexpectedly strong industrial output in March, double the pace of market expectations. Manufacturing output in March surged 12.1% from a year earlier, far exceeding expectations in a Reuters poll for growth of 6.3%. Output rose 6.1% on a... Read More

Railway workers do maintenance work on rail tracks on the hundred-year old Long Bien (former Paul Doumer) bridge in Hanoi. Built under French colonial rule in late 19th century Vietnam

Railway workers do maintenance work on rail tracks on the hundred-year old Long Bien (former Paul Doumer) bridge in Hanoi. Built under French colonial rule in late 19th century Vietnam's railways which have not seen much changes since and are the most under-developed transport sector in Vietnam. – AFP pic, April 25, 2014.

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