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Anger as Singapore gets first female president without a vote
Anger as Singapore gets first female president without a vote
Singapore got its first female president Wednesday, but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism that her selection was undemocratic after she...
These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens
These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens
First came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks. Journalists continue to shed light on and raise a public outcry over...
Singapore rules to chew on
Singapore rules to chew on
It is the one thing you can expect foreigners to know about Singapore. Not that it’s a tiny island-city that experienced perhaps the greatest...
Searchers find 'big parts' of crashed AirAsia plane
Searchers find 'big parts' of crashed AirAsia plane
Recovery teams have found two big parts of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the sea last weekend with 162 people on board, Indonesia's top...
Ecclestone: Singapore IPO still on
Ecclestone: Singapore IPO still on
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has insisted plans for a multi-billion dollar initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore are still very much on...
Comment: Singapore slings health clues SA's way
Comment: Singapore slings health clues SA's way
Nations like South Africa that are committed to improving their existing healthcare systems can learn a great deal from the manner in which the...
Singapore puts the squeeze on interest-rate profligates
Singapore puts the squeeze on interest-rate profligates
Financial regulators in Singapore have found that 133 traders in 20 banks attempted to manipulate interest rate and foreign exchange benchmarks,...
Singapore's secret to bilateral success ... orchids
Singapore's secret to bilateral success ... orchids
Cuddly pandas are China's ambassadors of soft power and other countries use money or culture to enhance bilateral ties, but Singapore prefers to...
Somali pirates release tanker -- but hold on to four hostages
Somali pirates release tanker -- but hold on to four hostages
Glory Ship Management said pirates had seized the Singapore-registered MT Gemini and its more than 28 000 tonnes of crude palm oil off the...
Thorpe frets over comeback race
Thorpe frets over comeback race
Former Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe said on Thursday he's nervous ahead of his first competitive races in five years this weekend in...
Asia: Every match-fixer's dream destination
Asia: Every match-fixer's dream destination
The players are short of money and unhappy. Perhaps they have big debts. Perhaps their careers, which once promised so much, are petering out into...
Historic lighthouse guards modern Singapore
Historic lighthouse guards modern Singapore
Standing off the southern tip of Singapore is a white granite lighthouse built more than 150 years ago to guide ships entering a sleepy tropical...

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