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Singapore court jails 4 Bangladeshis linked to ISIS

2016-07-12 11:25

A Singapore court has sentenced four Bangladeshi workers, who allegedly planned attacks linked to ISIS in their own country, to jail sentences of two to five years.

Indonesia lashes out at Singapore in new haze row

2016-06-13 16:27

Indonesia's environment minister has lashed out at Singapore for failing to show 'respect' after the city-state tried to question the director of an Indonesian company over last year's haze outbreak.

Singapore probes Hyundai cars for 'sudden acceleration'

2016-05-17 09:01

Singapore's Land Transport Authority is investigating Hyundai vehicles following reports of accidents involving sudden acceleration while reversing

Singapore couple convicted for starving Philippine maid

2016-03-23 16:58

A Singaporean couple have been convicted of violating employment laws for starving their Philippine maid until her weight dropped to 29kg.

'Purrfect' life for Singapore's pampered felines

2016-02-24 17:25

Cats who are tired of the rat race in fast-paced Singapore have a new high-end leisure option - a top-of-the-range hotel complete with designer beds, Roberto Cavalli wallpaper and Swarovski crystal-studded dining ware.

Singapore agrees to host US spy planes

2015-12-08 17:54

Singapore has for the first time agreed to host a deployment of US spy planes, following the signing of a deal to boost military cooperation.

Singapore GP track intruder jailed for six weeks

2015-11-03 15:42

British national Yogvitam Pravin Dhokia, the man who walked onto the track at the Singapore Grand Prix, was sentenced to six weeks in jail.

Singapore GP track-intruder heads back to prison

2015-10-16 15:22

A British F1 fan, facing criminal charges for walking on the track during the 2015 Singapore GP, voluntarily went back to prison, an act that would reduce an anticipated jail term.

4 die as Singapore hospital suffers wave of hepatitis C infections

2015-10-06 14:17

Singapore's largest hospital has apologised after 22 kidney patients were infected with hepatitis C, with four dying in a rare outbreak at the prestigious facility.

Singapore: Tighter security after GP intruder drama

2015-09-26 18:46

Singapore Grand Prix organisers are considering tighter security for 2016's race after a man intruded on to the track during last weekend's Formula 1 event.

 

Singapore destroys tons of illegal ivory

2016-06-13 18:06

Singapore has crushed and burnt almost eight tons of ivory confiscated over two years to try to deter smugglers as activists called for tighter enforcement.

WATCH: What is the Blue Man Group? We flew to Singapore to find out!

2016-05-27 09:01

Channel24 flew to Singapore to meet the Blue Man Group who will be touring South Africa in 2017. Watch it all here!

Singaporean acquitted of sex assault due to 'men-only' law

2016-04-13 18:01

A Singapore woman, who lives as a man, has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl because the judge said the law on which the charges are based relates only to men with a penis.

2 Singapore transit workers die after being hit by train

2016-03-22 13:28

A Singapore transit official says two maintenance staff working on elevated tracks have been hit and killed by an oncoming train.

Gold loses lustre for 3rd straight year

2015-12-31 10:31

Gold’s image as a haven asset has taken a battering with the metal heading for its third-straight annual loss amid the sale of gold-backed funds by investors.

No nudity please, we're Singaporeans

2015-11-26 16:00

Singapore has drastically cut its blacklist of banned books and publications, finally allowing citizens to read erotic novels.

Singapore man dies in aromatherapy explosion

2015-10-29 19:38

A 35-year-old father of five has burnt to death after his aromatherapy diffuser caused an explosion and fire in Singapore.

Belgian man accused of strangling his 5-year-old son in Singapore

2015-10-07 12:24

A Belgian financial executive has been charged with murdering his five-year-old son in Singapore, an offence punishable by hanging.

Malaysia air pollution unhealthy

2015-09-27 17:17

Air pollution in Malaysia's capital has spiked to very unhealthy levels as acrid smoke billowing from Indonesian agricultural fires intensified.

Singapore slams Indonesia over haze response as schools shut

2015-09-25 09:15

Singapore slammed 'shocking' statements from Indonesian officials over the haze crisis as it closed all schools and distributed protective face masks in emergency measures as the air pollution index soared to hazardous levels.

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