Podcast: The World from Singapore on Thursday, 29 March 2018

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Podcast: The World from Singapore on Thursday, March 29, 2018

Today’s headlines include:

  •  Asian markets recovered some of their recent losses in pre-holiday trading
  • French car maker Renault is reportedly in talks to merge with Japanese car maker Nissan
  • Sembcorp Industries CEO and top executives have taken a paycut
  • Singapore’s immigration authorities arrested a woman trying to smuggle drugs in her underwear
  • A 78-year-old woman fought off an armed robber
  • North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has set a date with South Korea’s president
  • A Taiwanese exchange student was arrested in the U.S. for allegedly threatening to massacre his classmates
  • And the White House’s revolving door has taken another, unusual spin.


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