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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 anti-gambling ad backfires

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 16:54
related countries: Germany Germany

A Singapore anti-gambling ad backfires after the football World Cup team it referred to - Germany - turned out to be the champions.
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Singapore withdraws gay penguin book

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 8:59

Singapore authorities remove from libraries two children's books featuring same-sex couples, sparking controversy amid an ongoing debate on gay rights.
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VIDEO: Anti-gay adverts target pink rally

Monday, June 30th 2014, 0:21

In Singapore, religious groups have urged followers to protest against the annual Pink Dot gay rights rally which took place over the weekend.
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VIDEO: Gay pride around the world

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 17:21
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

People in London, Paris and Singapore have gathered to celebrate gay rights.
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Thousands attend Singapore gay rally

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 13:03

An annual gay rally in Singapore draws thousands amid an unprecedented backlash led by religious groups.
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Singapore dilemma: When diversity policy meets local law

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 20:11

Why a gay recruitment event made waves in Singapore
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Singapore charges firm over NK arms

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 10:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba, North Korea North Korea

Singapore files criminal charges against a shipping company accused of helping to smuggle missiles and fighter jets from Cuba to North Korea.
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Singapore's weird consular requests

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 9:08

Singaporeans have asked for diplomatic help to get a refund on illegal sexual services and to complain about fried chicken, ministers reveal.
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VIDEO: China reacts to US Japan 'provocation'

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 8:28
related countries: China China, United States United States

A war of words has erupted between the US and China at a security conference in Singapore.
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China denounces US-Japan speeches

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 4:12
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Beijing

China denounces Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel for "provocative speeches" against Beijing at a Singapore forum.
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Alibaba buys stake in SingPost

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 8:38
related countries: China China

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba buys a 10% stake in Singapore's national postal service provider SingPost for S$312.5m ($249m; £148m).
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My Day: Radio host Rohini Ramnathan

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 22:49

The radio host who swapped Mumbai for Singapore
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Singapore and US in tax evasion deal

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 7:59
related countries: United States United States

Singapore has agreed to share information with the US under a new law aimed at preventing offshore tax evasion by American citizens.
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'No Indians No PRCs': Singapore's rental discrimination

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 20:34

Why are Singapore landlords blocking ‘undesirable’ tenants?
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Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn offer

Monday, April 28th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Australian food company Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn all-cash takeover offer from Singapore and Hong Kong parties, citing the move as "opportunistic".
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VIDEO: Fans worldwide react to Moyes' sacking

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 22:39
related countries: India India

Manchester United fans from India, Kenya and Singapore and Brazil give their reaction to the sacking of David Moyes as club manager.
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Meet Singapore's coffee king

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 22:30

From one coffee bar to a 99-strong chain
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Temasek deal hits Hutchison shares

Monday, March 24th 2014, 8:50

Shares in Hutchison Whampoa drop sharply on the news that it is selling a stake in its beauty and retail business to Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings.
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