Lindsay Murdoch BANGKOK: Singapore has denied entry to a Vietnamese-registered cargo ship carrying 40 Burmese asylum seekers who were plucked from the sea after their boat sank in the Bay of Bengal.
Shamim Adam Low birth rates and labour shortages have prompted policy reversal on babies.
Lindsay Murdoch SIngapore, the affluent city-state of 5.2 million people, is heading towards a crisis that has forced its conservative leaders to turn to an unlikely ally.
A prominent Singaporean businessman was sentenced to three months in jail yesterday for having paid sex with a minor, as dozens of other accused men await their fate in a prostitution scandal.
NEW YORK: The number of million-dollar households in the world expanded by 12 per cent last year, led by Singapore, the Boston Consulting Group has said.
Winston Churchill branded it the biggest loss in the history of the British Empire.
Singapore It was a day many of them thought might never come: a day off work.
Zimbabwe's government denied a report that President Robert Mugabe is seriously ill and is being treated in a Singapore hospital.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe returned home on Thursday, looking fit after a trip to Singapore that had ignited speculation the veteran leader was seriously ill.
Jack Neo's wife collapses at a press conference after the film director publicly admitted his extra marital affairs.
SINGAPORE: Founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has announced his retirement from the city-state's cabinet to make way for a younger generation leaders.
SINGAPORE: Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has been returned to power with a huge majority but has lost a key district to the opposition, costing a cabinet minister his job.
Philip Dorling and Nick McKenzie Malaysia's 'dangerous' decline is fuelled by incompetent politicians, Thailand is dogged by corruption and a 'very erratic' crown prince, Japan is a 'big fat loser' and India is 'stupid'.
Philip Dorling and Nick McKenzie MALAYSIA'S "dangerous" decline is fuelled by incompetent politicians, Thailand is dogged by corruption and a "very erratic" crown prince, Japan is a "big fat loser" and India is ''stupid''.
Singapore Airlines cancels three A380 flights after finding oil stains on the plane's engines, a week after Qantas grounds its fleet due to engine failure.
SINGAPORE: Kwa Geok Choo, the wife of Singapore's first prime minister and mother of its current leader, died on Saturday aged 89.
Lindsay Murdoch Months before Shane Todd was found hanging in his Singapore apartment the American engineer told his parents his life was being threatened in a shadowy world of high tech secrets and espionage.
One of the six men accused of gang raping and murdering a physiotherapy student in New Delhi last year is in a critical condition after being assaulted by fellow inmates, according to his lawyer.
Lindsay Murdoch Singapore's fast-growing Christian community has been shaken by the trial of six evangelical church leaders accused of embezzling more than $S50 million ($40.
Michael Bachelard Newborn babies are being traded on a lucrative black market in Indonesia that could involve hundreds of children a year, some going illegally to parents offshore.