S’pore promised infrastructure boom 

Major Singaporean infrastructure projects over the next decade will put the national economy on a stronger footing, according to Lawrence Wong, minister for national...

KL axes rocky legal claims

The new Malaysian government has dropped two cases by the previous administration against Singapore, challenging the International Court of Justice’s 2008 ruling on the...

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...

S’pore schools top world 

Nan Hua High School, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Singaporean schools have come top of the prestigious international benchmarking test, known as the "world cup for education". Singapore's...

S’pore couple jailed for starving maid

Singapore is largely dependent on migrant labour. A Singaporean couple, both 47, have been jailed for starving their Filipina maid over a period of...

Merkel and Lee promise deeper ties

Singapore and Germany have signed a joint declaration to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation and deepen information exchanges. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in Germany...

Singapore tops smart city study

Singapore has topped a global ranking of smart cities for last year which assessed 20 urban areas in integration of Internet of Things (IoT)...

S’pore sees robo-taxi launch

There will not be much space for passengers in a Mitsubishi i-MiEV when the researcher and engineer are seated. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has launched a...

1MDB trial begins in Singapore

The Old Supreme Court Building on Saint Andrew's Road, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia A banker who helped manage the accounts of Malaysian investment fund 1MDB has gone on trial...

GIC reveals sluggish 20-year growth 

Singapore’s GIC has produced its worst performance since the global financial crisis, as the sovereign wealth fund warned of years of low returns.  The Singapore...

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