22 Feb '13, 5am

Singapore

Singapore , which is planning to send a citizen into space in 2015, said it hopes its foray into space technology will become as important a growth driver as its biomedical industry. The country can leverage its electronics sector to help develop a satellite industry, Ow Foong Pheng, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, told reporters today. The biomedical industry overtook electronics last year as the biggest contributor to manufacturing, a government report today showed. Singapore has lifted a decades-old ban on casinos and promoted industries such as pharmaceutical manufacturing, biotechnology research and wealth management to reduce the economy’s reliance on electronics exports. The government said yesterday it has set up an Office for Space Technology and Industry to oversee the sector’s development as it seeks a share of the $290 billion global ...

Full article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-22/singapore-seeks-...

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Singapore ’s economy grew more than economists estimated last quarter after a smaller contraction in manufacturing, adding...

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