Podcast: The World from Singapore on Wednesday, 4 April 2018

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Podcast: The World from Singapore on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Today’s headlines include:

  • The Trump administration told China to bring it on trade and China did, launching a retaliation
  • Asian markets tumbled and futures indicated Wall Street would too
  • Singapore’s police warned about a surge in kidnapping scams
  • The Ministry of Health wants to update the standards for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine
  • Malaysia’s Prime Minister announced salary increases for civil servants just ahead of the upcoming elections
  • A female shooter injured three people at YouTube’s headquarters before killing herself
  • U.S. President Trump is threatening to send the military to the U.S. border with Mexico

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