Whenever you spot a trend plotted against time, you would be looking at a time series. The de facto choice for studying financial market performance and weather forecasts, time series are one of the most pervasive analysis techniques because of its inextricable relation to time - we are always interested to foretell the future.
Singapore turns 50 years old in 2015. While Singaporeans are proud of our progress from 3rd to 1st world status - one wonders how this progress has been portrayed though the lens of global media. By examining Singapore-related news, could we predict Singapore's growth trends? Could we examine how much an export-dependent economy like Singapore is affected by world events?