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UK man leaves Singapore after poor remark

A Singapore-based British wealth adviser who set off a firestorm by publicly insulting Singaporeans who have to rely on public transport has 'parted ways' with his former employer, the firm says.

Indonesia military to skip Singapore Airshow amid ship row

Rachel Armstrong and Anshuman Daga Senior Indonesian military leaders have decided not to attend the Singapore Airshow, Singapore's Ministry of Defence said on Sunday, after the eruption of a diplomatic row between the two countries...

Migrant workers riot in Singapore, 18 hurt

Two police cars flipped on their sides remain in the street after a riot broke out in Singapore.

About 400 South Asian migrant workers angered by a road accident battled police and set vehicles ablaze in Singapore's worst rioting in decades, leaving 18 people injured, officials say.

Mugabe goes to Singapore for 'eye check'

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has jetted to Singapore, where he normally receives health care, for a "routine eye check", state media say.

Match-fixing scandal: police arrest 14 in Singapore

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Lindsay Murdoch Authorities in Singapore have arrested 14 members of a crime syndicate accused of rigging soccer matches, only days after the Victorian Premier League arrests shocked Australian sport.

Body of Singapore model found in Pakistan

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A model and beauty queen from Singapore who went missing in Pakistan has been found dead in a ditch on the edge of Islamabad.

Cloud-seeding bid to tackle Singapore haze

Tourists ride in a cable car as their surroundings are blanketed by haze in Singapore on June 19, 2013.

Indonesia plans to use weather changing technology to try to unleash torrents of rain and extinguish raging fires on Sumatra that have cloaked neighbouring Singapore in thick haze.

Singapore socialite sentenced in teen sex scandal

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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.

Dr Love sows seeds for a rise in Singapore's fertility

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.

Singapore turns away rescued boat people

A Rohingya refugee from Myanmar looks on from a boat while trying to get into Bangladesh in Teknaf.

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.

Singapore laments the bygone era of the birthquake

A white painted bronze sculpture of a baby titled

Shamim Adam Low birth rates and labour shortages have prompted policy reversal on babies.

Marking Singapore's fall: and the end of an empire

Winston Churchill branded it the biggest loss in the history of the British Empire.

Singapore's maids toast day of rest

Singapore It was a day many of them thought might never come: a day off work.

Zimbabwe denies Mugabe gravely ill in Singapore hospital

Zimbabwe's government denied a report that President Robert Mugabe is seriously ill and is being treated in a Singapore hospital.

'Fit as a fiddle' Mugabe returns from Singapore

Robert Mugabe.

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.

Singapore crams in the wealth

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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.

Lee steps aside to let young blood lead Singapore

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 opposition turns up heat

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.

Top Singapore officials trash the neighbours

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'.

Big fat red faces for Singapore leaders

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''.