Singapore

Japan-style chain Miniso does a runner

After being in South Africa for almost three years, Miniso left without a trace late last year. This exit has now left a group of franchisees, who have invested millions of rands in its stores, with massive losses

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city...

African leaders prefer overseas to local health care

Medical facilities at home are seemingly not good enough for people who head African countries

Forest fires 16,000km away affect Singapore

CO2 from burning forests whether in Amazon or S-E Asia exacerbates climate woes globally

Cyril must show who is boss – quickly

There is no time for indecisiveness – the president is up against thugs and needs to muscle up to win

Africa in a battle to save forests

Rapid loss of primary rainforests is a double blow to the planet’s  biodiversity

Now boarding: Passengers ready for world’s longest flight

The twin-engine plane that will make the journey uses a modified system that burns 25% less fuel than other aircraft of a similar size

The blueprint for happiness

The Earth can restore its health but only if we decide to use smarter, more efficient systems

Facebook to build $1bn Singapore data centre, first in Asia

The centre is expected to be operational around 2022, and will host Facebook servers and centralise its IT operations

World Wildlife Fund uses fake Singapore ivory store in awareness campaign

The outlet called Ivory Lane purportedly offered items including earrings and necklaces for sale and had a well-produced website

Minister: Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked

Hackers broke into a government database and stole the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans

Singapore’s pop culture, pollution cuts no ice

A review of 'Ponti' by Sharlene Teo

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income