Malaysia to use new passport screening system

2014-03-31 08:43

Passing through Malaysia is set to become more difficult, prompted by the biggest aviation mystery to date when Flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people on board

Singapore - the priciest city for expats

2014-03-05 17:02

Singapore has outstripped Tokyo as the world's most expensive city for expatriates, according to annual rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Singapore PM urges more babies in Year of Horse

2014-01-30 09:31

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the Horse by having more babies to boost flagging birth rates.

Brent falls below $107 a barrel

2014-01-16 10:30

Brent crude has fallen below $107 a barrel as expectations of more oil from the Middle East outweighed a large drop in US stockpiles.

Singapore bank in $5bn spending spree

2014-01-06 15:00

Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) says it is in talks to buy Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.


Study links video games to aggressive behaviour

2014-03-25 08:32

Youths who play video games are more likely to think and act in aggressive ways, suggested a study out of more than 3 000 schoolchildren in Singapore.

Diplomat jailed over pineapple tart costs

2014-02-20 15:04

A high-ranking Singapore diplomat has been jailed for 15 months for inflating expenses for thousands of dollars worth of pineapple tarts and wine bought as gifts for foreign dignitaries.

Singapore PM slams online 'pack behaviour'

2014-01-29 11:49

Internet rules are necessary to restrain "pack behaviour" in social media and ensure civility between users, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says.

Brent falls toward $107 on Iran nuclear deal

2014-01-13 10:21

Brent has urged marginally lower towards $107 a barrel after six nations struck a new deal with Iran to curb its nuclear programme.

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