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Travelling abroad? Know what mistakes can land you in the soup

February 03, 2020 9:37 am

You must keep in mind that the things you get away with in your home country, may be low-key illegal in the country you are about to visit.

Singaporean sentenced to 33 months in jail for financing IS terrorist

January 14, 2020 4:19 pm

The prosecution listed factors including how he carried out the offense in a deliberate fashion, donated to "one of the most dangerous terrorist organizations in the world", and displayed "no remorse".

Singapore reports first suspected pneumonia case linked to Wuhan

January 05, 2020 9:16 am

The World Health Organization is monitoring the situation in Wuhan and is in active communication with its counterparts in China, where an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the outbreak.

Singapore court to hear legal challenges on gay sex ban

November 12, 2019 5:10 pm

Like many other former British colonies, Singapore has retained an old law that criminalizes gay sex, which was scrapped by India in a landmark court ruling last year to give a boost to LGBT+ rights.

India slips 10 places to 68th on global competitiveness index; Singapore on top

October 09, 2019 7:49 am

With a ratio of female workers to male workers of 0.26, India has been ranked very low at 128th place. India is also ranked low at 118th in terms of meritocracy and incentivisation and at 107th place for skills.

A billionaire is helping fund a project to supply solar power from Australia to Singapore

September 25, 2019 12:45 pm

The plan unveiled earlier this year by Singapore firm Sun Cable is to build the world's largest solar farm in Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, which could export 3 gigawatts of power via a 3,800 km cable to Singapore.

Formula One will proceed with Singapore race despite unhealthy air quality

September 19, 2019 2:07 pm

Indonesian forest fires spread health-damaging haze across the country and into neighboring Malaysia and Singapore. Authorities used cloud seeding on Monday in an attempt to clear the thick haze.

Singapore woos banks in battle of Asia’s biggest forex hubs

September 17, 2019 10:56 am

While Singapore and Hong Kong have seen increased trading, both cities still lag significantly behind the UK and US where investors exchange $3.58 trillion and $1.37 trillion respectively each day, according to BIS data.

Explained: What are Autonomous Vehicles which Singapore is testing

August 31, 2019 1:25 pm

In the “Autonomous Readiness Index” this year, Singapore has ranked second among the 25 countries that were assessed.

Explained: Why Singapore blocked a satirical rap video by two artists of Indian ethnicity

August 09, 2019 11:27 am

The video produced by the Nairs called ‘K. Muthusamy’, after the name given to the Indian character in the Nets advertisement, is a criticism of racial disparities in Singapore and is full of expletives.

SINGAPORE PHOTOS

Kajal Aggarwal gets a wax statue

February 06, 2020 9:33 am

Kajal Aggarwal, along with her family, unveiled her wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's Singapore vacation

December 04, 2019 10:29 am

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya are in Singapore. The couple is making the most of their time away from arch lights.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 11, 2018 6:49 pm

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.