Singapore’s Lee feud deepens

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's (pictured) younger brother claims he might be prevented from leaving the Lion City after he publicly condemned his...

Singapore backs ‘Belt and Road’

Singapore Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (pictured) says bilateral relations with China are in "good working order" and that they will work together on...

‘Traitors’ executed in Marawi

Executed civilians have reportedly been found in a ravine outside the besieged Philippine city of Marawi amid ongoing battles with a terror group that...

S’pore oil-rig slump continues

Orders at Singaporean shipyards fell by more than half last year as the offshore industry was hammered by falling oil prices. Companies in the sector...

Court jeopardises S’pore-EU deal 

This week's decision by the European Court of Justice on a free-trade deal with Singapore could complicate UK Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of...

S’pore clamps down on LGBT event 

Singapore's Pink Dot lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights demonstration will only allow citizens and permanent residents to attend because of legal changes. Pink...

S’pore tech sector weak: study

A survey of Singapore's tech start-ups found that more than half of new firms survive for more than five years, compared with 42-per-cent in...

S’pore property ‘recovery’ begins 

Cooling measures, the global slowdown and a surplus of newly built apartments have kept down Singaporean property prices for the past four years but...

DBS boosts S’pore stocks

Multiyear highs and big one-day gains for Singapore’s banking stocks have set the city-state’s equities benchmark up today (Tuesday) for its highest level since...

S’pore unemployment rate at 8-year high

Singapore’s unemployment rate rose to its highest since 2009 in the first quarter of this year, Ministry of Manpower announced. The unemployment rate, including foreigners,...

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