Posts tagged as Singapore

Estonia to open embassies in South Korea and Singapore

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

At its meeting on 30 January, the Estonian government approved the plan to open Estonian embassies in the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Singapore. “Opening an embassy in Seoul is important for bilateral relations with South Korea and the Asian region in general,” the Estonian foreign ministry said in a statement. “One of the main reasons for opening an embassy in Singapore is boosting business ties and supporting…

EU-Singapore free trade agreement to open up new opportunities for Estonia

Monday, November 25, 2019

The free trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore, which entered into force last week, will strengthen trade between the Union and Singapore and also open up new opportunities to Estonian entrepreneurs, farmers, workers and consumers, MEP Urmas Paet said. “The agreement will serve as a gateway for Europe to Southeast Asia as a whole,” Paet, member of the committee on international trade of the European Parliament, said. Paet…

Estonian government endorses EU-Singapore investment protection

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Estonian government on Thursday approved the bill of ratification of the agreement on the protection of investments between the European Union and Singapore. The purpose of the agreement is to improve the investment climate between EU member states and Singapore, spokespeople for the Estonian government said. Under the agreement a two-tier investment adjudication system would be created, aimed at ensuring better legal protection for investors and enabling to handle…

South Korea’s Moon says North Korea-U.S. talks ‘on track’, criticism a ploy

Thursday, July 12, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea’s criticism of the United States after recent talks on denuclearisation was part of its strategy and negotiations between them are on the “right track”. North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of making “gangster-like” demands in the talks in North Korea late last week, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who said the old enemies had made…

Exclusive: Japan to buy advanced U.S. radar for missile defense system

Monday, July 2, 2018

Japan will next week pick a U.S.-made advanced radar for its multibillion-dollar missile defense system, an upgrade that could help ease trade friction with Washington and provide cutting-edge protection against the arsenals of North Korea and China, sources said. “Aegis will be a big-ticket purchase; it will be a nice gift for President Trump,” said a Japanese government official, referring to the ground-based Aegis Ashore system. Japanese officials could make…