Malaysia asks Singapore to reopen border

The Malaysian government is asking Singapore to allow its citizens to cross between the two countries daily for work. Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said...

Singapore’s Goh calls for better Malaysia ties

Singapore and Malaysia should build more bridges between their leaders and people, said the city-state’s Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong in response to...

Temasek offers $600-million rescue to Singapore shipping giant

Singapore-based Temasek Holdings Inc. stepped in as a white knight for financially-strapped Pacific International Lines (PIL), offering the latter worth $600 million of rescue...

New Singapore party proposed

A former member of Singapore's ruling party, Tan Cheng Bock, says he is setting up a new party ahead of an election that could...

S’pore to freeze car numbers 

Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a car, has announced it will enforce a growth cap on the...

AirAsia crash blamed on technical fault

An Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320-200 at Singapore Changi International Airport. Source: Flickr The Indonesia AirAsia crash off the Indonesian coast last year was a result...

Singapore stocks slump after Trump tweet 

Singapore stocks extended their slide as trading resumed today (Monday) following Donald Trump's threat to beef up tariffs on Chinese imports. The Straits Times Index...

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 takes multi-prong approach to Wuhan virus

Both China and Singapore are pulling out all stops to deal with the Wuhan virus, as the death toll climbs to 106 and health...

S’pore abandons circular road 

Real estate that was being safeguarded for the Singapore Underground Road System has been released as there is no more need for an orbital...

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