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...

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...

Johor mourns young prince

Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum. Source: Wikimedia Johor prince Tunku Abdul Jalil was laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, after...

Singapore adopts 2008 crisis policy

Scarabeo 9 was ordered by Frigstad Offshore, a Singapore-based offshore drilling rigs management service company. The falling oil price has hit this key Singaporean sector. Source:...

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 told to clean its plates

As one of the most crowded countries on the planet, Singapore is often forced to examine its sustainability. Source: Wikimedia Singapore’s Minister for Environment and...

S’pore plans $4b Irish telecoms bid

County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland. There are challenges with bringing Ireland online. Source: Iha GIC, previously the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, plans...

S’pore exchange fails again

Singapore's unreliable stock exchange is raising eyebrows. Source: Wikimedia Loh Boon Chye marked his first anniversary as Singapore Exchange (SGX) CEO when it was forced to halt...

‘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 grows with global demand 

Singaporean manufacturers have benefited from the strengthening global economy, which is increasing demand for exports. Factory output expanded 5.3 per cent year on year in...

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Malaysia recovers 1MDB cash from Singapore and fugitive banker 

Singapore says it is returning US$40 million to Malaysia seized in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal that helped topple the corruption-laden...

Vietnam calls on China to remove oil drillship

Vietnam has asked China to remove an oil drillship that is operating near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea after Beijing reportedly...

Myanmar sanctions too weak: UN envoy

A US travel ban on Myanmar's army chief and three other generals over the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Rakhine State is insufficient,...