Johor makes water pledge despite drought

Water pipes are visible on the Singapore-Johor Causeway. Source: Wikimedia The minister in charge of public works for Johor State in Malaysia has assured Singapore...

Indonesia moves to improve maid treatment

Singapore’s busy population often struggles to raise children without help. Source: YouTube Jakarta says it will stop sending new live-in maids overseas from next year as it...

Singapore and Indonesia haze row deepens

Haze on Orchard Road, Singapore, in September 2015. Source: Wikimedia   Indonesia has dismissed Singaporean allegations that the tiny republic did not receive an official complaint...

Singapore IPO priced at top of range

The head office of Manulife in Toronto. Source: Wikimedia The Manulife US real estate investment trust has priced its Singapore initial public offer (IPO) at...

HSBC completes Singapore transfer

Singapore's economy is trying to adapt to a less benign international climate. Source: Pixabay HSBC has completed the transfer of its retail banking and wealth management...

S’pore manufacturing drop slows

The green shoots of recovery are not inspiring much confidence in Singapore. Source: Pixabay Singapore’s manufacturing sector contracted last month for a 10th-straight month, although...

Singapore threatened by water shortages

Bedok reservoir in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Johor's Linggiu reservoir, which provides Singaporeans with half of their water supply, has fallen to a historic low and...

Singapore promised driverless taxis by 2017

Smaller 2getthere driverless pods at work in Abu Dhabi. Source: YouTube Driverless pods providing seamless door-to-door connectivity should be available in Singapore by the end...

Singapore promised driverless taxis by 2017

Smaller 2getthere driverless pods at work in Abu Dhabi. Source: YouTube Driverless pods providing seamless door-to-door connectivity should be available in Singapore by the end...

City-made patrol vessel launched

The Singapore Strait is one of the busiest stretches of water in the world. Source: Wikimedia Singapore's navy has launched another littoral mission vessel (LMV), Sovereignty,...

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