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Development Economics (ECON 204): News

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  Search for Articles in Singapore Newspapers on Lexis

In Lexis, Straits Times and Business Times are available from 1 May 1992

Steps for searching Straits Times articles
1) Launch Lexis
2) Under Quick Tools, click Find a Source tab, type Straits Times Singapore in the Search Box and hit Enter key.
3) Type in the Search Box the relevant search terms and click the Search button. A list of articles will be displayed , click Edit Search to refine your search.

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Browse Singapore Newspapers

In Factiva, you can browse the last 14 days of a newspaper (Straits Times and Business Times) available on News Pages:

  1. Click on News Pages tab in the top menu bar
  2. Click on Group Pages
  3. Scroll to the newspaper and click on the dropdown arrow to select date and section

Browse more newspapers by country and industry under News Pages > Factiva Pages

Search for Article in Singapore Newspapers on Factiva

In Factiva, Straits Times is available from 1 July 1989 and Business Times from 29 January 1984.

To search for an article in one specific newspaper:

  1. Click on Search > Search Builder in the top menu bar if that is not the default page
  2. Type the newspaper title in the Source search box, e.g. Business Times
  3. Click on the newspaper title in the results list to limit your search to this publication only
  4. Type the article title or keywords in the Free Text search box
  5. Select the Date range or type your own date range
  6. Click Search
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