Musk repeats Singapore criticism

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defended his comments, saying Singapore is not supportive of electric vehicles despite its construction of a dedicated, artificial “city”...

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...

Junta asks Google to block content 

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during a 1970s documentary. Source: YouTube Bangkok’s junta has met Google bosses amid growing calls from royalists to arrest those who insult...

Media giants target S’pore piracy

Singapore is being called a haven for pirate streaming by big players like Walt Disney, HBO, the National Basketball Association and English Premiership football. Singaporean...

The ‘lady’ and the genocide

It is almost three years since the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a crushing victory in Myanmar’s first proper election in half a...

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...

MAS looks to boost fintech

Singapore is trying to establish itself as a tech hub. Source: Flickr   The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is moving to ease regulation for venture...

FB angers Jakarta Islamists 

Hundreds of hardline Muslims have rallied against Facebook in Jakarta, accusing the social-media giant of blocking their accounts and threatening to lobby for it...

UK looks to Singapore model 

Pro-Brexit politicians claim the UK could emulate Singapore to become a low-tax economy with little state interference.  In per-capita income, Singapore (pictured) passed the UK...

No Pokémon, no job

It is unlikely that Sonny Truyen will get to fly home on one of these Pokémon planes. Source: Flickr An Australian expat has lost his...

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Singapore’s finance minister Heng Swee Keat says that reducing the cost of living for struggling households is one of his main priorities. He told...

Military big winner in Singapore budget

Singapore’s budget will increase spending on health care for its ageing population, offer tax rebates and tighten restrictions on foreign employees ahead of a...

Generous Singapore budget expected

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