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Scientists find fruit's smelly secret

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 5:35

The durian, which is banned on public transport in Singapore, is a polarising fruit.
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Amos Yee: Singapore teen blogger freed with asylum in US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 2:30
related countries: United States United States

Amos Yee was released after the US government lost an appeal to block his request for asylum.
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BBC newsreader interviews Sesame Street's Elmo

Monday, September 25th 2017, 15:13

The Sesame Street character is visiting Singapore with a message about kindness.
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Bodybuilder dies after celebrity kickboxing bout in Singapore

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 11:57

Organisers say both fighters had a medical check-up before the fight in Singapore.
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Two dead and three missing in Singapore ship collision

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 9:28

Authorities are conducting rescue operations and have deployed search vessels and a helicopter.
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Scooter sharing gets rolling in sweaty Singapore

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 8:25

New businesses hope scooters will be a popular alternative to walking in Singapore's heat.
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US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 12:23
related countries: United States United States

Ten US sailors have been missing since Monday's collision with a tanker near Singapore.
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US Navy collision: Divers join search for missing sailors

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 10:25
related countries: United States United States

Ten sailors are still missing after the USS John McCain collided with a tanker near Singapore.
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US Navy ship: sleeping area and communication equipment damaged

Monday, August 21st 2017, 10:40
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United States United States

The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore when a collision with a Liberian-flagged tanker occurred.
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US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore

Monday, August 21st 2017, 7:56
related countries: United States United States

A search for the Navy sailors is under way after the ship and an oil tanker collide near Singapore.
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Blue boots for baby flamingo Squish in Singapore

Friday, August 18th 2017, 9:26

Keepers at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park have found an unusual way to protect a baby flamingo's feet.
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Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 4:28

The three men were arrested after they had sex with a drunk and unconscious woman last year.
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Singapore's hard rock granny

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 23:20

Mary Ho, 81, is captivating Singaporean fans with her electric guitar skills.
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Singapore PM Lee 'prefers not to sue siblings' over feud

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 11:12

Lee Hsien Loong says suing over a feud mesmerising Singapore would "besmirch my parents' names".
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Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners

Saturday, July 1st 2017, 14:29

Some 20,000 activists attended Pink Dot despite new laws forcing organisers to ban foreigners.
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Pink Dot: Singapore's gay rights rally could be muted this year

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 23:13

This year foreigners are not allowed to attend and foreign companies cannot sponsor the event.
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Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 5:57

But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong family feud erupts again

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 8:34

Lee Hsien Loong denies allegations made by his siblings in a dispute over their late father's house.
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Singapore detains 'Syria-bound radicalised woman'

Monday, June 12th 2017, 15:02
related countries: Syria Syria

The child care worker planned to marry a fighter from so-called Islamic State, the government says.
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Singapore dad sues school principal for confiscating phone

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 8:58

A secondary school confiscated a student's iPhone after he used it during school hours.
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Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 19:47

Organisers of the Pink Dot event say all non-permanent residents will be barred due to new rules.
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Wanted Thai Red Bull heir Vorayuth 'not in Singapore'

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 7:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The billionaire is wanted by Thai police, who had said he travelled to Singapore last week.
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Thai fugitive Red Bull heir Vorayuth 'in Singapore'

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 4:21
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Police say Vorayuth Yoovidhaya, accused of killing an officer in a hit and run, has left Thailand.
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