Podcast: The World from Singapore on Thursday, April 5, 2018
This item was originally published on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 20:46 SGT; it was updated to add a correction.
Today’s headlines include:
- A Scoot flight had to be escorted back to Singapore mid-trip after a passenger allegedly made a bomb threat; Correction: The flight was bound for Thailand, not Vietnam
- Markets globally posted a quick rebound after the U.S. and China made reassuring comments on global trade
- Malaysian authorities may have hamstrung the opposition party of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
- And the Philippines has closed the tourist island of Borocay
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