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  • Singapore PM takes to the stand for hours in blogger defamation case
    Singapore PM takes to the stand for hours in blogger defamation case

    By Rujun Shen SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took the stand for nearly seven hours on Wednesday, answering questions from a blogger he has successfully sued for defamation as the Supreme Court tried to decide how much he should be paid in damages. Lee sued Roy Ngerng, 34, for a blog last year in which the defendant was alleged to have implicated Lee in impropriety in connection with how funds in Singapore's mandatory retirement savings scheme are managed. Its leaders have previously sued or settled out of court with foreign media for alleged defamation, but this is the first time a blogger has faced such action.

  • “Brand Guide: Singapore Edition”: Stories Of Your Favourite Local Brands
    “Brand Guide: Singapore Edition”: Stories Of Your Favourite Local Brands

    Brand Guide: Singapore Edition rounds up the iconic homegrown brands that attest to the current golden age of design in Singapore. Conceived by local design think-tank studio, Foreign Policy Design Group, this publication goes in-depth, featuring the brains behind some of Singapore’s most well-known and well-loved brands, such as Unlisted Collection:, The Lo & Behold Group, Papa Palheta, Ong Shunmugam, GOODSTUPH, DrGL, Supermama, BooksActually, and Plain Vanilla. Doubling as an alternative travel guide for the modern design traveller, Brand Guide: Singapore Edition hopes to share their appreciation for local brands and to inspire that in their readers.

  • Malaysian woman pines for sibling in Syria

    The fear of losing her only sibling has left a woman anxious every time she watches the news on TV, especially when it is a story on the involvement of Malaysians in the militant group Islamic State (Isis), Singapore's Straits Times reported today. More than 60 Malaysian women have reportedly left for Isis battle zones in Syria and Iraq, and...