Nine in 10 people feel that the process of selecting Singapore’s next Prime Minister should be made more transparent, according to a survey conducted by market research consultancy Blackbox. The representative survey of 897 Singaporeans, commissioned by Yahoo Singapore earlier this month, also showed
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam ruled himself out as a candidate to become Singapore’s prime minister on Wednesday (28 September), saying that a few of the fourth-generation leaders have the potential to be “first among equals”. Tharman was responding to a question from the media on the
The World Economic Forum's new Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 looked at 138 nations, and it put the United States, Singapore and Switzerland at the top.
NanoVibronix, Inc, ,a medical device company, today announced a distribution agreement with Mano Equestrian Services LTD to market and distribute Equine PainShield® in Singapore. Mano's distribution network ...
Alia, 54, a resident of Block 462 Sembawang Drive, was terrified to leave home for work on Wednesday (28 September) morning as a hostage situation was ongoing just one floor below her flat. By then, she had already found out about a boy being held hostage in a flat on the fifth floor.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 28 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Industrial Property Cooperation between Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce
Police broke into a flat at 462 Sembawang Drive at about 12pm on 28 Sept after a man held a two-year-old hostage since Tuesday night. Full story: http://bit.ly/2cA4FD9
Some four decades ago, journalist Punnappilly Madhava Menon decided to donate his body to science to be used for medical research. The 85-year-old’s younger daughter Jayanthi told Yahoo Singapore that at least 10 friends have reached out to the family to make the same pledge. “I had heard about it,
Police investigations are ongoing. The Singapore police force said preliminary investigations revealed that the man locked himself in the house with the boy following a dispute with the boy’s family members.
A power fault has disrupted LRT service on the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) early Wednesday morning. Commuters should expect a half-hour delay, said SMRT.
The race of Singapore’s next Prime Minister is not an important issue for Singaporeans, according to a survey conducted by market research consultancy Blackbox. Of the 897 Singaporeans who took part in the survey, commissioned earlier this month by Yahoo Singapore, 73 per cent of them disagreed that
The crisis in global shipping and a tax exodus by big Greek vessel owners have helped finally seal the fate of London's Baltic Exchange after at least three approaches to buy it over the last six years of its near-three centuries history. Some 95 percent of shareholders voted on Monday in favour
Singapore's ambassador to China has accused a Chinese state-run newspaper of fabricating an article about Singapore's position on the South China Sea. On 21 September, the Global Times printed that a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Venezuela saw Singapore raise issues surrounding the South
Deleted tweet from UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson. The President of the United Nations General Assembly Peter Thomson has made a diplomatic faux pas when he mistook the name of India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in
Singapore must take more aggressive action against complex cross-border money-laundering including prosecuting individuals and seizing illicit proceeds, a global financial crimes watchdog said Tuesday. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said in a review the city-state has made significant
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Singapore's ambassador to China on Tuesday accused a major state-run Chinese newspaper of fabricating a report about Singapore's position on the South China Sea, but the paper stuck by its story. The Global Times said on Sept. 21 that at a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Venezuela, Singapore
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that J.P. Morgan ...
Catch Broadway hit Wicked, take in the awards glamour at Anugerah Planet Muzik 2016, get good laughs at Kings & Queen Comedy Asia 7, join an architecture walking tour and sign up for many more things you can do in Singapore this weekend.
Special Advertising Feature: One of the UK’s leading property developers is set to launch its latest project in Singapore – a project that represents a £50 billion investment opportunity...
Baltic Exchange shareholders on Monday approved an 87 million pound ($112 million) takeover by Singapore Exchange for one of London's oldest institutions, in a deal that will give SGX access to the multi-billion-dollar freight derivatives market. The proposed transaction, unanimously recommended
A 19-year-old female car passenger has died after an accident involving the vehicle she was in, a lorry and a van on Seletar Expressway (SLE). The police were alerted on Sunday (25 September) at 3.47am to the accident along SLE toward Bukit Timah Expressway. The 22-year-old van driver and two car passengers
Creator Brian Ong hopes his device will help people grow and eat more fresh, wholesome food The late founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, rolled out a plan in 1967 to transform the republic into a “garden city”; today, parks and gardens green spaces adorn the city’s urban landscape amidst the ever-growing
Tan Chee Yeow pleaded guilty to one charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Having dated for more than eight years, 40-year-old Tan Chee Yeow demanded for his partner Tan Chin Siong to come out of the closet and announce their relationship to the latter’s family. Frustrated, Chee Yeow