Singapore crowns president without vote 

Singapore is set to have its first female president this week, with only one candidate qualifying for an election limited to the Malay ethnic...

Singapore unveils marshland

Kranji Marshes along the northwestern shore of Kranji Reservoir. Source: channelnewsasia The Kranji Marshes, which at 57-hectares is the largest freshwater marshland in Singapore, was officially...

S’pore eyes driverless buses

CleanTech Park in Singapore is pioneering driverless technology. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is set to trial two 12-metre, full-size driverless buses in Jurong West near the Nanyang...

No Zika link to Brazil: govt

Bedok in Singapore is one of the Zika hotspots. Source: Wikimedia The Zika virus that sparked the recent outbreak in Singapore was not imported from...

Qatar buys Singapore tower

BlackRock’s Asia Square Tower in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Qatari sovereign wealth fund, has agreed to buy BlackRock’s Asia Square Tower...

Lee Kuan Yew children in public feud

The wax figure Lee Kuan Yew and his wife, Kwa Geok Choo, at the Madame Tussauds Singapore on Sentosa. Source: Flickr A family feud between...

UK envoy tries to reassure Singapore

Eden Hall, Singapore, the official residence of the British High Commissioner. Source: Wikimedia The close ties between Singapore and Britain will remain unchanged following the...

Singapore and Indonesia haze row deepens

Haze on Orchard Road, Singapore, in September 2015. Source: Wikimedia   Indonesia has dismissed Singaporean allegations that the tiny republic did not receive an official complaint...

Singapore Airshow sales fall from 2014

Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner. Source: Wikimedia Airbus and Boeing announced that only modest aircraft deals were secured at the Singapore Airshow 2016, suggesting demand has fallen...

Singapore December exports slump

China’s downturn will continue to impact Asean. Source: Wikipedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) from Singapore fell further last month, hurt by a sudden decline in...

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