AirAsia crash blamed on technical fault

An Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320-200 at Singapore Changi International Airport. Source: Flickr The Indonesia AirAsia crash off the Indonesian coast last year was a result...

Indonesia moves to improve maid treatment

Singapore’s busy population often struggles to raise children without help. Source: YouTube Jakarta says it will stop sending new live-in maids overseas from next year as it...

S’pore manufacturing booms 

Singapore's manufacturing sector has had a strong start to the year with January’s factory activity rising for the 17th consecutive month.  Electronics manufacturing saw growth...

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...

Aquino promises to bolster military 

The Chinese navy is unlikely to be overly concerned at the arrival of the US-made M113A2 armoured personnel carriers in the Philippines. Source: Wikimedia  Philippine...

US to send spy plane to Singapore

A P-8A of dropping a torpedo. Source: Wikimedia Washington has agreed with Singapore to deploy a P8 Poseidon spy plane at the city-state this month in...

Singapore bond market set to stay sound

Singapore is more vulnerable to global financial shifts than most Southeast Asian countries. Source Wikimedia  Surrounded by torrid regional stock markets, Singapore's corporate bond market...

Singapore IPO priced at top of range

The head office of Manulife in Toronto. Source: Wikimedia The Manulife US real estate investment trust has priced its Singapore initial public offer (IPO) at...

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...

Johor makes water pledge despite drought

Water pipes are visible on the Singapore-Johor Causeway. Source: Wikimedia The minister in charge of public works for Johor State in Malaysia has assured Singapore...

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