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Video: Singapore, France to upgrade bilateral ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Singapore and France will work towards upgrading bilateral ties to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership to mark 60 years of relations next year. Both countries will develop a cooperation framework in new areas like the digital economy. This comes as Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong met with French President Emmanuel Macron over dinner in Paris during his official visit to France. Jeraldine Yap reports.

Video: Xi Holds Welcome Ceremony for Surinamese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday afternoon held a welcome ceremony for President of the Republic of Suriname Chandrikapersad Santokhi in Beijing. https://www.cctvplus.com/news/20240412/8372120.shtml#!language=1 Welcome to subscribe us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsContent.CCTVPLUS Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTV_Plus LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cctv-news-content Video on Demand: www.cctvplus.com If you are in demand of this video footage, please contact with our business development team via email: service@cctvplus.com

Video: MAS keeps monetary policy unchanged

Singapore's central bank is keeping its monetary policy unchanged. This is the fourth time in a row that the policy was kept steady amid inflation risks. The Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) move is in line with analyst expectations. This means the current rate of appreciation of the Singapore dollar will be maintained. MAS said this will ensure medium-term price stability.

Video: Singapore’s GDP grows 2.7% on-year in Q1

Singapore's economy grew 2.7 per cent on-year in the first quarter of this year. This is lower than the three per cent forecast by economists in a Bloomberg survey. The services sector was among the main growth drivers, thanks to more tourist arrivals.

Video: Uplifting workers: More than 3,000 get pay rise or career progression under CTC initiative

More than 3,000 workers from 150 companies got either a pay bump of an average of five per cent or career progression. A quarter of them are professionals, managers and executives. This is thanks to the labour movement's Company Training Committee initiative. Richa Mathew with more.

Video: Kallang Football Hub to boost training, development for young players

Singapore is unveiling two new sporting hubs in the Kallang Alive precinct, as part of the country's long-term plans to add to the verve and sporting culture in the area. The Kallang Football Hub in particular is set to give Singapore's football boost, as the country aims to develop a young pool of talent as part of the Unleash The Roar! programme. Alif Amsyar reports.

Video: When the Humane AI Pin works, it’s great. But there are some very obvious things it can’t do well.

Humane’s AI Pin is supposed to replace your phone, but there are some very obvious things it simply can’t do at all. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Follow on TikTok: http://bit.ly/42VeCVU The Vergecast Podcast: https://pod.link/430333725 Decoder with Nilay Patel: http://apple.co/3v29nDc More about our podcasts: https://www.theverge.com/podcasts Read More: http://www.theverge.com Community guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAv Wallpapers from The Verge: https://bit.ly/2xQXYJr Subscribe to The Vergecast on YouTube, new episodes on Tuesday and Friday: https://bit.ly/3I6nJtz If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may receive a commission without exerting any influence on editorial content. For more information about our ethics policy, visit: https://www.theverge.com/ethics-state...

Video: Former Post Office boss offers personal apology to victims of scandal at Horizon inquiry

Former managing director of the Post Office Alan Cook has said he wanted to “most strongly” put on record his personal apology to subpostmasters for his part in the Horizon IT scandal. Appearing at the Post Office inquiry on Friday 12 April, he also shared his sympathies with the families of those affected by the scandal. “As we get into the conversation, there will be an opportunity for me to elaborate but it just felt to me that was an important thing to say up front,” Mr Cook said, before taking any questions. Watch more on Independent TV: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/editors-picks Click here to subscribe to The Independent: https://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Independent About The Independent: Making Change Happen. The Independent is the world’s most free-thinking newsbrand, providing global news, commentary and analysis for the independently-minded. Connect with The Independent: Check out our full video catalog: https://www.youtube.com/c/theindependent/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://www.theindy.com Click here to get the best of The Independent daily: https://www.independent.co.uk/newsletters Like The Independent on Facebook: https://www.fb.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow The Independent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow The Independent on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Download the iOS & Android app: https://www.independent.co.uk/subscribe/app Help to support truly independent journalism. Every dollar you contribute will directly fund additional special reports and investigations from a free-thinking, award-winning newsroom you can trust - https://www.independent.co.uk/donations Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content & live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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