New Singapore party proposed

A former member of Singapore's ruling party, Tan Cheng Bock, says he is setting up a new party ahead of an election that could...

Singapore welcomes Malaysian delegates

Singapore’s Foreign Ministry says Malaysian Economic Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali is visiting the city-state, despite recent difficulties with Johor’s chief minister. Bilateral tensions are...

Vietnam IPOs overtake Singapore

Singapore has fallen behind Vietnam in initial public offerings (IPO) for the year, despite the nominally communist state still being considered a frontier market...

Singapore hopes to bury itself 

Singapore is reportedly due to unveil an Underground Master Plan to address ways to boost space in the tiny republic.  With around 5.6 million people...

Singapore holds hacker ‘bug bounty’

HackerOne, a security platform run by "white hat” or ethical hackers, says it will work with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) and...

Singapore demands climate consensus at UN summit

A strong signal that the world is united against climate change must be agreed at the COP24 UN climate talks in the Polish city...

Singapore mental health woes on rise: study

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the third most common mental health conditions in Singapore, following depression and alcoholism, according to a study of 6,126 Singaporeans...

Singapore airport faces airspace challenge 

Malaysia says it wants to take control of the airspace over south Johor that has been controlled by Singapore since 1974 after new flight...

Singapore malls fight shift online 

Amid falling rents and rising vacancies, Singaporean malls are trying to attract gyms, more eating options and other attractions to boost footfall.  Meanwhile, it was...

Singapore predicts slower growth

Singapore is forecasting weaker demand from key Asian markets next year, reducing economic growth as the US-China “trade war” starts to take effect. Growth...

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China admits sinking Philippine fishing boat 

China has confirmed that a Chinese trawler “bumped into” a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea but denied claims the incident was...

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Indonesia poised to cut interest rate

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