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We have started to collect the most important news related to Singapore in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Groups condemn Singapore gay ruling

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 8:23

Human rights groups criticise a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional, saying it "tramples on basic rights".
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Singapore 'best place for business'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 2:31

Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report.
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VIDEO: Singapore's aquatic robot challenge

Monday, October 27th 2014, 8:14

Engineering students from around the world compete in Singapore to create an unmanned boat.
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Williams powers to fifth WTA title

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 12:38

Serena Williams beats Simona Halep in Singapore to win the season-ending WTA Tour Finals for the fifth time and third in a row.
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Williams to face Halep in WTA final

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 11:23

World number one Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in a third set tie-break to reach the WTA final in Singapore.
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Serena crushes Bouchard in Singapore

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 13:35

Serena Williams crushes Eugenie Bouchard 6-1 6-1 at the WTA Finals but is not assured of a place in the semi-finals.
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Singapore's charity in a mansion

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:09

Charity in a mansion from Singapore's rare philanthropists
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KFC: First Myanmar outlet in 2015

Monday, October 13th 2014, 8:07

KFC's parent company teams up with a Singapore investment firm to bring the franchise to Myanmar with the aim of opening the first outlet in 2015.
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Missing tanker: Hijack 'very likely'

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:33
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese coastguards and the owners of an oil tanker missing after leaving Singapore say they firmly believe it has been seized by pirates near Indonesia.
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Vietnamese oil tanker goes missing

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 15:10
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A Vietnamese oil tanker with a crew of 18 is missing after leaving Singapore last Thursday, prompting fears that pirates may be to blame.
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'Foreign substance' forced Rosberg out

Friday, September 26th 2014, 19:31

Mercedes say Nico Rosberg's retirement from the Singapore GP was caused by his car being contaminated by a "foreign substance".
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VIDEO: Singapore's love of birdsinging

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 19:54

Inside the world of Singapore's birdsinging competitions
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Hamilton takes title lead after win

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 14:59
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton leads the World Championship after victory in the Singapore Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg retires.
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Hamilton takes pole in Singapore

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 14:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg to pole by a tiny fraction in a thrilling qualifying session in Singapore.
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Alonso top in Singapore practice

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 11:44

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is fastest in final practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton sits in sixth.
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Red Bull 'can upset Mercedes fight'

Friday, September 19th 2014, 17:45

Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull could upset the Mercedes title battle in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
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Hamilton top under Singapore lights

Friday, September 19th 2014, 15:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
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Alonso leads Hamilton in Singapore

Friday, September 19th 2014, 12:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was the surprise pacesetter ahead of Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the Singapore Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Singapore's 'orchid kaleidoscope'

Monday, August 18th 2014, 4:49

Ali Moore reports from the Singapore Garden Festival, where designers, horticulturists and thousands of orchids have created new ideas for Asia's gardens.
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