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Singapore could have rejected the Malaysian request to delay the high-speed rail (HSR) project to Kuala Lumpur and demanded compensation, according to the city-state’s...

Singapore fines Grab, Uber for merger

Singapore's decision to fine ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber will not have a significant impact on either business and only highlights governmental inability to...

Singapore seeks global funds

Singapore has introduced legislation to make it simpler for investment managers to register funds as the republic looks to attract a bigger slice of...

Calls for S’pore to axe gay law

A veteran Singapore diplomat has called for the gay community to challenge the constitutional ban on homosexual sex, following India's scrapping of the same...

Mahathir reviving economy: minister 

Economic relations between Malaysia and Singapore are still “good”, according to Malaysian International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.  He said issues over the 1962...

Singapore awaits movie premiere

The Hollywood romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians is being greeted with unease in Singapore, where the tale of glamour and excess is set. As...

1.5m Singaporeans’ records hacked 

Hackers have stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in the Lion City's biggest ever data breach. The...

HK asked to arrest Low: S’pore 

Singapore says its request to Hong Kong in 2016 to arrest Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho for alleged money laundering and dealing with stolen...

S’pore wants rail compensation 

Singapore will seek compensation for all costs incurred if Malaysia cancels the planned high-speed railway link with Kuala Lumpur, as relations sour under new...

Mahathir opens S’pore water dispute 

The price Singapore pays for water is "ridiculous" and Malaysia will try to renegotiate the 100-year supply deal, according to the new reforming prime...

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