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Singapore pair 'tried to buy iPhones at airport without flying'

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 3:31

Two Singaporeans are arrested after allegedly buying tickets for flights they did not intend to take so they could buy iPhones at the airport.
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Singapore Airlines drops Airbus A380 plane

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 15:03

Singapore Airlines decides not to keep the first A380 it leased, delivering a fresh setback for Airbus' super-jumbo plane.
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Singapore Paralympians immortalised as Lego figurines

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 11:22

Toy-maker Lego immortalises two of Singapore's Paralympic medallists as model figurines.
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Paralympians embrace in viral photo

Monday, September 12th 2016, 7:55

Singapore's Paralympian gold medallist shares an emotional photo of her celebrations with a team mate, saying "nobody knows our journey like us".
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Grades aren't everything

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 5:03

A film by Singapore's Ministry of Education counters the stereotype that schools emphasise grades above student welfare, but not everyone is convinced.
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Zika: Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with symptoms

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 4:49

Singapore advises all pregnant women showing Zika symptoms to be tested for the virus, as the number of locally transmitted cases increases.
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Zika virus: Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted cases

Monday, August 29th 2016, 3:03

Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of the Zika virus in people who had not travelled to Zika-affected areas, meaning the virus has spread locally.
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Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore

Thursday, August 25th 2016, 4:33

As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faints at rally

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 15:19

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faints delivering a speech at a National Day rally, with his office saying it was due to "prolonged standing, heat and dehydration".
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Singapore's architecture from the air

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 12:49

Photojournalist Yeo Kai Wen talks through his aerial images of the architecture in Singapore, taken from above by drone.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in 100m butterfly

Saturday, August 13th 2016, 1:43

Singapore's Joseph Schooling wins his nation's first ever gold medal with victory in the 100m butterfly as Michael Phelps finishes joint second.
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Moving manatees from Asia to Caribbean

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 8:31
related countries: Guadeloupe Guadeloupe

Two manatees from Singapore move 19,600km (122,000 miles) to a new home in Guadeloupe, in a bid to repopulate the Caribbean.
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Six Indonesians arrested for 'plan to fire rocket at Singapore', police say

Friday, August 5th 2016, 9:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian police arrest six people they say were planning to fire a rocket at Singapore from nearby Batam island.
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Ho Ching: Singapore PM's wife chooses $11 pouch for state visit

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 11:59

Singaporean PM's wife causes a stir after carrying an $11 purse designed by a 19-year-old autistic student to the White House.
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Singapore university investigates 'simulated rape' claims

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 11:00

Reports that first-year students were made to simulate a rape scene as part of their induction are to be investigated by the National University of Singapore (NUS).
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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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