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Grab mulls becoming a bank

A move into banking would represent both a shift for Grab and fresh competition for Singapore’s banking landscape.

Malaysian Tigress trounce Singapore 12-0 in FIH Series Finals

The national women’s hockey team lives up to expectations by trouncing Singapore 12-0 in the FIH Series Finals at Banbridge, Ireland.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide

Cambodian PM accuses Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide due to Lee's comments about Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia.

Thirsty Singapore taps into innovation to secure its water future

Singapore is the fifth most likely country in the world to face extremely high water stress by 2040.

Cops credited with helping locate Singapore lawyer wanted over missing RM100...

Jeffrey Ong was said to have gone missing with more than RM100 million from a client's escrow account.

Co-living: How open are Malaysians to this idea?

While Hong Kong and now Singapore embrace the idea of co-living, the compelling reason behind it is the skyrocketing prices of property there.

Singapore builds 3% stake in Swiss private bank Julius Baer

The acquisition will come as a relief after Julius Baer’s stock fell the most among Switzerland’s biggest companies last year.

Singapore battles existential threat with new master plan for space

Singapore’s master development plan outlines a strategy for the next 10-15 years for the city state.

From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

The future is bright for farm-grown food in Singapore.

Singapore dethrones US to top world competitiveness rankings

Singapore overtakes Hong Kong and the US to take the top spot among the world’s most competitive economies for the first time in nearly a decade.

Singapore added to US monitoring list on currencies

Singapore is advised to undertake reforms to lower its high saving rate boosting low domestic consumption and making sure its exchange rate fits into economic fundamentals.

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

Singapore is likely to become Asia's Silicon Valley.

The larger-than-life Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Built on 100 hectares of reclaimed land facing the city centre, it includes two giant glass conservatories and a grove of Supertrees.

I did not interfere in S’pore court case over death row...

The de facto law minister says it is 'obvious' the Singapore Court of Appeals granted a stay on Pannir Selvam Pranthaman’s execution after considering circumstances and the law.

Kuan Yew’s grandson marries boyfriend in South Africa

Li is the nephew of Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and second son of Lee's younger brother Hsien Yang.

US official: Pentagon chief to meet with Chinese counterpart in Singapore

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan plans to meet with his Chinese counterpart next week at a regional security conference in Singapore.

Rights lawyer slams Singapore minister over defence of death penalty

N Surendran also wonders how K Shanmugam knows Singaporeans are in favour of the death penalty when the republic has repressive laws that make Singaporeans afraid of criticising their government.

That’s not the way we work, Singapore tells Malaysia over clemency...

The republic's home affairs minister says Singaporeans are supportive of the death sentence amid a serious cross-border drug trafficking problem.

S’pore Sassoon family eyes venture debt financing

Genesis Alternative Ventures Pte plans to raise US$70 million over the coming year for venture debt financing.

Singapore Court of Appeal grants stay to Pannir Selvam

He has two weeks to file his intended application together with any supporting evidence.

Bangladeshi’s diary spotlights Singapore migrant struggles

Published in 2017, the book has sold more than 700 copies and last year won the best non-fiction title at the Singapore Book Awards. 

Singapore Court of Appeal to hear Pannir’s stay application tomorrow

Pannir had also submitted a final appeal for clemency to Singapore President Halimah Yacob.

Putrajaya makes last-minute bid to save Malaysian on death row in...

The foreign minister says they are trying to convince the Singapore government to spare Pannir Selvam Pranthaman from hanging.

RTS link project suspended until end-September

Malaysia will also reimburse Singapore RM2 million for abortive costs by July 31.