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Formula One will proceed with Singapore race despite unhealthy air quality

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

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

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

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.

Explained: The feud involving members of Singapore's first family

With an election due to be held in the coming years, the feud has recently entered the political arena. Is the house more than just a home?

Singapore's well-known novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal returns with another heartwarming story on women and sisterhood

After her breakout hit in 2017, Singapore-based novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal's new novel The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters, is about a family that eats together and fights immediately afterwards.


Indian-origin banker gets 13 years in jail for forgery, cheating in Singapore

Kale Jagdish Purushottam had siphoned $10 million from accounts of Barclays Bank clients between June 2010 and January 2013.

Singapore's factories go no-frills as trade war hits demand

Singapore's economy is expected to grow at its slowest pace in a decade this year, and some experts are predicting a recession in 2020, as the US-China trade war looks set to hit the export-reliant city-state harder than others in Southeast Asia.

Drones disrupt flights at Singapore airport for second time in a week

Around 18 departures and arrivals were delayed and seven flights were diverted from the global transit hub due to "bad weather and unauthorised drone activities", the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said in a statement on Tuesday.

SBI plans tapping Singapore SME businesses

Singapore SMEs accounts for 65% of employment and contributed SGD 196.8 billion or 49 percent to the economy in 2017, according to the Department of Statistics here.

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

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