Podcast: What the world looks like from Singapore on Tuesday, 13 March, 2018

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Podcast: What the world looks like from Singapore on Tuesday, 13 March, 2018.

Today’s main headlines include:

U.S. President Trump blocked Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom from buying U.S.-based rival Qualcomm on national security grounds.

Resale price of private non-landed properties climbed to a record high in February.

Asian share markets traded broadly mixed.

Ride-hailing company Grab may be trying to muscle in on a deal between its rival Uber and taxi operator ComfortDelGro. Grab has also been working on adding financial services to its app.

The BBC reported two Singapore companies may have violated sanctions on North Korea.

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