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More Indonesian forests went up in smoke this year than in...

At end of September, almost 860,000ha had been burned.

Singapore’s Temasek to take control of world’s major oil-rig maker

Takeover could facilitate a merger between Keppel’s offshore unit and rival Sembcorp Marine.

Militant with 9/11 links could be freed next month, says report

Singapore's Straits Times says detention of Yazid Sufaat under Pota will expire in November.

First Singaporean convicted of terror financing gets 2.5-year jail term

Man sentenced for sending money to Jamaica-based Islamist preacher.

RTS will go ahead, says Dr M

Malaysia and Singapore had agreed to suspend the project in May.

Singapore expects all operators to offer 5G by 2022

The move will see half of the city-state covered by standalone network in next 3 years.

Singapore will be ‘lucky’ to see growth in 2019, says PM...

As exports slump, the republic’s official projection is only at 0% to 1% this year.

HK protesters intend to topple government, says Singapore PM

Lee Hsien Loong believes some legislative reform or social policies can help restore order.

Singapore jails drunk N. Zealander for biting policewoman

27-year-old to serve 26-week sentence after pleading guilty to causing hurt to public servant.

Singapore apartment sales jump despite slower price growth

Prices increased 0.9% in 3 months ending Sept 30 versus 1.5% in second quarter.

Budget indication of govt’s support for JB-Singapore RTS link, says Loke

However, the transport minister says the cabinet will make the final decision by end-October.

Singapore central bank eases policy as economy avoids recession

MAS is prepared to recalibrate monetary policy should prospect for inflation and growth weaken significantly.

Singapore world’s first to ban sugary drink ads

Highly sweet beverages must also carry label to signal they are unhealthy.

US loses top spot to Singapore in competitiveness rankings

Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Switzerland make up the top 5.

Singapore’s largest bank uses AI to help with hiring

'Jim' speeds up and improves quality of initial screening of job applicants.

Singapore’s PropertyGuru plans share sale, Australian listing

The company is planning to raise as much as US$257 mil.

Flying taxis in Singapore to test cleaner, quieter sky ride

As many as 20,000 electric passenger aircraft could be sold annually by 2030.

Singapore’s footballing pride opts for Thailand to skip national service

Fulham teenager Ben Davis listed in Thai SEA Games squad after city-state’s jail warning.

‘Experienced’ Singapore not into recession yet, minister says

Indranee Rajah believes country needs a government that can grow economy.

Up to US$4 bil moved to Singapore amid HK unrest, reveals Goldman

Escalating political protests in former British colony pushes investors to region’s alternative financial centre.

ESports a hard sell in grades-obsessed Singapore

This is in contrast with the worldwide scene, where teen gamers shun education for millions in prize money.

Singapore ‘fake news’ law to take effect Wednesday

Individuals deemed to have maliciously spread false information face up to 10 years in jail.

Man who leaked Singapore HIV data jailed in the US

The court found the 34-year-old’s conduct affected thousands of people across the world.

Singapore motorist coughs up RM28,000 to settle 116 summonses

He is among 2,687 Singaporeans discovered to have outstanding tickets against them.