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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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Singapore: news

VIDEO: Koalas on loan to Singapore Zoo

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 0:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government has loaned four Koalas named Paddle, Chan, Pellita and Idalia to the Singapore government for six months.
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Singapore 'concern' at Iran shooting

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Singapore expresses "deep concern" over reports of Iranian forces firing on one of its ships in international waters.
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The boy who criticised Lee Kuan Yew

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 15:06

As a 16-year-old is convicted over a video criticising religion and late PM Lee Kuan Yew, the BBC's Tessa Wong asks what this says about Singapore society.
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Singapore anti-Lee teen found guilty

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 10:14

A Singapore court finds 16-year-old Amos Yee guilty of wounding religious feelings in a video critical of late PM Lee Kuan Yew.
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Singapore PM shares code for Sudoku

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 12:48

There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
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In pictures: Singapore in transit

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 21:16

Photographer captures Singapore in transit
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VIDEO: How to solve Singapore's viral logic problem

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 12:18

Author and mathematician Alex Bellos demonstrates how to solve the logic problem given to Singaporean TV students that went viral.
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Singapore's mind-bending maths quiz

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 10:17

A Singaporean logic problem for teenagers has stumped the world, but is that really what's expected of local students?
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Koalas get taste of business class

Monday, April 13th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Four koalas being loaned to Singapore by Australia to mark the city state's 50th independence anniversary are given star treatment by Qantas airline.
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Singapore charges Lee criticism teen

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 5:09

A 16-year-old Singaporean is charged and given S$20,000 bail over a YouTube video criticising late leader Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity.
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Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 18:45

Singapore holds a state funeral for its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, with tens of thousands lining the streets despite torrential rain.
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Watching my country from afar

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 18:01

Missing out on Singapore's biggest story
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VIDEO: Thousands watch Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 11:23

Tens of thousands of people line the streets of Singapore to bid farewell to the founding father of the city-state, Lee Kuan Yew.
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VIDEO: Singapore is Lee Kuan Yew's legacy

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 7:53

Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.
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Singapore in a post-LKY future

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 1:10

Where will Singapore go after Lee Kuan Yew?
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Why Singapore banned chewing gum

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 0:12

Why did Singapore ban chewing gum?
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Singapore advises against Lee queues

Friday, March 27th 2015, 15:13

Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
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Lee Kuan Yew: How will Asia remember him?

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 22:38

How will Lee Kuan Yew be remembered in Singapore's neighbourhood?
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Huge queues in Singapore to view Lee

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 10:07

Thousands of people queue for hours in Singapore to pay tribute to statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament.
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VIDEO: Procession for Lee Kuan Yew's coffin

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 6:36

A procession has carried the coffin of Lee Kuan Yew from his official residence to Parliament House in Singapore.
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