Singapore tourism suffers annual decline

2015-02-11 09:15

Singapore has reported fewer international visitors last year, the first annual fall since 2009, hurt by a stronger Singapore dollar.

AirAsia divers search for victims in found fuselage

2015-01-15 08:39

Indonesian divers are searching the main body of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month, hoping to recover more victims from the disaster, a day after it was finally located by a navy ship.

Oil plunge a 'golden opportunity' for Asia

2015-01-07 12:57

The plunge in crude will give a much-needed boost to Asia's oil-guzzling economies and provide the chance to implement crucial structural reforms, analysts say.

US sends warship to search for AirAsia plane

2014-12-30 06:23

A US warship Tuesday joined an expanded search for an AirAsia passenger plane missing off Indonesia as the pilot's last words to air traffic control were revealed.

Still no sign of missing AirAsia plane

2014-12-28 11:40

A search and rescue operation for a missing AirAsia plane continues, but there is still no sign of the plane several hours after it lost contact with ground control.

AirAsia plane with 161 aboard missing in Indonesia

2014-12-28 06:52

An AirAsia plane with 161 people aboard has lost contact with ground control after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, and search and rescue operations are under way.

World's largest ship fuel supplier goes bankrupt

2014-11-08 18:07

Danish company OW Bunker, the world's largest ship fuel supplier, has declared bankruptcy and reported two employees at its Singapore subsidiary to the police following fraud allegations.

Singapore court upholds ban on gay sex

2014-10-29 16:37

Singapore's top court has ruled that a law criminalising sex between men is constitutional.

Serena crushes Halep

2014-10-26 16:44

Serena Williams has sealed her fifth WTA finals title by crushing Simona Halep of Romania in Singapore.

EU, Singapore wrap up negotiations on deal

2014-10-17 16:15

The European Union and Singapore have completed their negotiations on a free trade agreement, the first such deal between the bloc and a South-East Asian country.


Singapore gets tough on cybercrime

2015-01-28 12:31

Singapore is gearing up for a crackdown on cybercrime with the launch of a central agency and the appointment of a minister in charge of cyber security.

Navy ship finds AirAsia plane’s fuselage

2015-01-14 15:13

A Singapore navy ship has found the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea late last month with 162 people on board, the city-state's defence chief said Wednesday.

Indonesia cracks down on officials after AirAsia crash

2015-01-05 14:15

Indonesia’s transportation ministry has revealed plans to implement stringent measures against everyone who allowed AirAsia Flight 8501 to take off without proper permits.

British national on board missing AirAsia jet

2014-12-28 12:07

A British national was on board the AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing in bad weather en route from Indonesia to Singapore, it has been confirmed.

Missing AirAsia plane ‘deviated’ from route

2014-12-28 09:23

Pilots aboard a missing AirAsia aircraft carrying 162 people had requested a deviation from the plane's flight plan due to bad weather shortly before losing communication with air traffic control, an AirAsia statement says.

Uber rival slammed as 'stunningly pointless'

2014-12-18 16:15

A Singapore government-sponsored alternative to Uber has been panned as "stunningly pointless" by online commentators.

Singapore to join coalition against ISIS

2014-11-03 14:17

Singapore says it will provide military support to the US-led coalition fighting ISIS but would not take part in combat operations.

Singapore aquarium denies dolphin's bad health

2014-10-27 15:26

A Singapore marine park has responded to criticism of conditions there by denying that one of its top attractions, a pink dolphin, is being mistreated.

Black, Mirza win doubles title

2014-10-26 14:15

Sania Mirza and Cara Black have won the WTA finals by beating defending champions Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai in Singapore.

Decline in Chinese tourists hits Singapore

2014-10-15 13:45

International visitor arrivals to Singapore have fallen, hurt by a drop in tourists from China, official data shows.

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