Britons get jail, caning for Singapore sex assault

2017-08-15 11:25

Three young British men has been sentenced to jail time and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore.

Uber rented out defective cars to drivers - report

2017-08-04 08:00

Uber announced it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5-billion in new financing

2017-07-24 09:10

Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it expects to raise $2.5-billion in financing, mostly from China's Didi Chuxing and Japan's Softbank, as it strengthens its lead over rival Uber.

Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay-rights rally

2017-07-01 18:12

Thousands of Singaporeans dressed in pink have packed a city park for a gay-rights rally under tight security after the government banned foreign participants.

Singapore police arrest first female ISIS suspect

2017-06-12 13:59

Police in Singapore have arrested a preschool assistant who shared pro-Islamic State materials online and intended to travel to Syria, their first arrest of a female alleged sympathiser of the radical group.

Foreigners barred from Singapore gay-pride rally: organisers

2017-05-15 15:00

Foreigners will be barred from attending Singapore's annual gay-pride rally, its organisers say, as the city-state tightens rules against the involvement of non-Singaporeans in protests.

Runners' half-baked flour trail shuts Singapore metro

2017-04-19 22:17

A running club has admitted leaving a trail of flour in a Singapore metro station which prompted a security scare and a three-hour shutdown of the station.

Woman starved, Singapore couple get light sentences

2017-03-27 18:32

A Singaporean couple who starved their Philippine domestic worker until she weighed just 29kg have been jailed in a case described as "shocking" by prosecutors who are appealing for stiffer sentences.

'Flying' Mugabe now in Mauritius... his 4th foreign trip in 19 days

2017-03-19 21:00

'Flying' Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report.

Singapore's mandatory army training to stay

2017-02-08 05:31

Singapore will keep its mandatory military service because it cannot depend on help from others in an uncertain world, says the city-state's defence minister.


Britons convicted of Singapore stag party sex assault

2017-08-15 06:59

Three young Britons pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a drunken Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore and may now face long prison terms and caning.

Singapore startup takes Bitcoin into real world with Visa

2017-07-24 10:32

A recurring challenge for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is how to make them work in the real world.

Mugabe cancels rally 'due to Singapore medical trip'

2017-07-12 06:11

A campaign rally which Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to address this week has been cancelled due to the nonagenarian's medical trip to Singapore, organisers say.

Singapore says it won't be rushed into signing an F1 contract

2017-06-22 13:21

Singapore will not be rushed into extending its contract with Formula 1, the trade ministry said as negotiations for the night race to continue in the city-state are underway.

Interpol: Drug mules swallowing liquid cocaine condoms

2017-05-30 22:41

Interpol says traffickers are increasingly swallowing condoms filled with liquid cocaine to cheat traditional detection methods.

Mugabe off to Singapore for routine medical check-up - report

2017-05-09 10:42

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for Singapore for routine medical check-up, a report says.

Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

2017-04-07 12:34

The head of a wealthy Singaporean Christian church who spent $35m in congregation funds on a failed bid to promote his wife's music career, has had his jail term slashed.

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

2017-03-25 08:47

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticising his government landed him in jail.

HE'S BACK: Mugabe jets in from Singapore, defies 'gravely ill' rumours (PIC)

2017-03-05 15:30

Defying rumours he was "gravely ill", Zimbabwe's 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe has arrived back in Harare after a trip to see his doctors in Singapore - and he's looking pretty good, a report says.

300 tons of oil spills after Malaysia ship collision

2017-01-04 16:35

Almost 300 tons of oil has spilled into Malaysian and Singaporean waters after two container ships collided in a Malaysian port.

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