US to send spy plane to Singapore

A P-8A of dropping a torpedo. Source: Wikimedia Washington has agreed with Singapore to deploy a P8 Poseidon spy plane at the city-state this month in...

China’s Li signs Singapore trade deals 

China and Singapore have agreed to upgrade their bilateral free-trade pact, allowing greater market access for Singaporean employers to the giant northern market. Chinese Premier...

S’pore promise deeper 1MDB probe

Singapore is playing financial hardball. Source: Wikimedia   The Singaporean regulatory authorities have promised stronger action to address damage to the city-state’s reputation caused by anti-money...

Singapore bond market set to stay sound

Singapore is more vulnerable to global financial shifts than most Southeast Asian countries. Source Wikimedia  Surrounded by torrid regional stock markets, Singapore's corporate bond market...

Singapore braced for tough year

Singapore is better placed than most of its Asean neighbours to withstand a downturn. Source: Flickr Few countries have been so consistently forced to live...

S’pore schools top world 

Nan Hua High School, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Singaporean schools have come top of the prestigious international benchmarking test, known as the "world cup for education". Singapore's...

Singapore unveils marshland

Kranji Marshes along the northwestern shore of Kranji Reservoir. Source: channelnewsasia The Kranji Marshes, which at 57-hectares is the largest freshwater marshland in Singapore, was officially...

Ex-Singapore president dies

S R Nathan. Source: Wikimedia Former Singaporean president S R Nathan has died in Singapore General Hospital aged 92 after a stroke, as the...

CWT jumps after China bid

Keppel Container Terminal in Singapore China's HNA Holding Group has announced it would make an offer to acquire Singapore-listed logistics firm CWT for nearly S$1.4...

Teo hopes to deepen Indonesia ties 

Singapore is committed to long-term ties with Indonesia and is working to ensure that the agenda for the Leaders' Retreat on September 7 will...

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