US firm gets Singapore rail nod

Aecom’s design for the Jurong East terminus. Source: Aecom US engineering firm Aecom, which has worked with the Singaporean authorities on several MRT lines, has...

Amazon stutters in Asean adventure

Online giant Amazon launched its two-hour delivery service in Singapore this week, marking its biggest Asean push and first attempt to take on Chinese...

Dyson moves HQ to Singapore

Brexit-backing vacuum cleaner pioneer Sir James Dyson is abandoning its headquarters in the UK in favour of Singapore as Britain’s divorce from the European...

Silicon Valley investors set up in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh’s tech sector is attracting global attention. Source: Wikimedia Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups is starting a US$10-million fund for Vietnam to back...

Jakarta leads descent into homophobia

Eid al-Fitr mass prayer in Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. The government is increasingly appeasing conservative Islam. Source: Wikimedia Indonesia increasing...

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...

S’pore tops cyber attack list

Singapore is now launching the world’s most cyber attacks, according to Israel’s data security company Check Point Software. The firm says its software tracks around...

Junta tightens cyber-snooping 

The authorities have been patrolling the internet. Source: Wikimedia The Thai junta is pushing ahead with several bills to tighten cybersecurity with activists fearing deeper...

S’pore promised 3D print service

3D printing is still in its infancy. Source: Wikimedia Asean's firms are being promised 3D prints, available within 24 hours, when a United Parcel Service...

Thailand blocks refugee rescue mission

Christopher Catrambone. Source: Wikimedia A privately funded boat that sailed to Thailand to save drowning migrants in the Andaman Sea has abandoned its mission after...

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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

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