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Could these cyborg beetles save lives?

Monday, July 18th 2016, 16:25

Scientists in Singapore have created cyborg beetles that they believe could help save lives.
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Guided by stars

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 8:56

Singapore, considered by many a foodie's paradise, will soon have its own official Michelin guide - but not everyone is excited.
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Pokemon Go: Singapore company sacks Australian for rant

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 12:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man is sacked after complaining that the game Pokemon Go is not available in Singapore, and making disparaging comments about the country.
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Otterly famous

Monday, July 4th 2016, 23:57

Meet the furry stars of Singapore who live in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's central business district.
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Post-Brexit model - Norway or Canada?

Monday, June 27th 2016, 15:59
related countries: Canada Canada, Norway Norway, Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Norway, Switzerland, Canada or Singapore? What approach should the UK take to trade deals with the EU and others, once it leaves the European bloc?
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Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing

Monday, June 27th 2016, 3:13

A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan catches fire shortly after making an emergency landing at Singapore's Changi airport.
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Footage shows Singapore Airlines engine fire

Monday, June 27th 2016, 2:16

A Singapore Airlines flight caught fire while making an emergency landing. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated.
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Singapore cuts same-sex kiss from Les Miserables

Monday, June 13th 2016, 4:15

A kiss between two male actors in the musical Les Miserables in Singapore is removed from the show, after complaints from the public.
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Cat guardians

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 23:16

A small army of patrollers takes to the streets of Singapore every night, on a mission to protect its thousands of much-loved "community cats".
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No internet for Singapore public servants

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 6:55

Singapore says it will restrict access to the internet for public servants from May next year because of information security concerns.
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Singapore terms join Oxford Dictionary

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 16:16
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Several Singaporean and Hong Kong English terms, including "wah", "shiok", and "yum cha", are now officially recognised as acceptable English.
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Singapore spat fuels debate on founder's legacy

Monday, April 11th 2016, 10:31

Singapore founder's children spar over legacy
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Singapore 'still world's priciest city'

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 0:02

Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers.
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VIDEO: Can a modern plane be remotely hacked?

Friday, February 19th 2016, 2:31

Cyber-security is one of the hot topics at Asia's biggest airshow, currently underway in Singapore.
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VIDEO: Singapore Airshow: What to expect

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 1:57

More than 1,000 companies are exhibiting at Singapore's annual airshow - the biggest in the region. What is on offer there?
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The last artisan at Singapore's strangest theme park

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 23:34

The last artisan at Singapore's strangest theme park
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Nikon takes down plane photo after row

Monday, February 1st 2016, 5:49

Nikon says it is taking down a competition-winning entry in Singapore after it was widely mocked as a poor editing job.
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Israel apologises for flag 'misuse'

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 11:16
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel apologises after one of its diplomats reportedly used the Singapore flag as a table cloth, which it said was "deplorable behaviour".
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VIDEO: Are robots the future of elderly care?

Monday, December 21st 2015, 22:02

Singapore's novel method of helping the elderly exercise
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Six missing after tanker collision

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 2:59
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Authorities from Singapore and Indonesia are searching for six people, after a chemical tanker collided with a freighter in the Singapore Strait.
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US spy plane deployed to Singapore

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 10:35
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US deploys a US P-8 Poseidon spy plane to Singapore for the first time, amid China's increasingly assertive claims over South China Sea territory.
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Singapore re-arrests 'match-fixer'

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 7:07

Singapore police re-arrest Dan Tan, alleged by Interpol to be the mastermind behind a global football match-fixing ring, a week after his release.
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