Podcast: The World from Singapore on Thursday, 5 April 2018

Escalators at Singapore Orchard MRT station

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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