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Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 4:28

The three men were arrested after they had sex with a drunk and unconscious woman last year.
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Singapore's hard rock granny

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 23:20

Mary Ho, 81, is captivating Singaporean fans with her electric guitar skills.
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Singapore PM Lee 'prefers not to sue siblings' over feud

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 11:12

Lee Hsien Loong says suing over a feud mesmerising Singapore would "besmirch my parents' names".
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Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners

Saturday, July 1st 2017, 14:29

Some 20,000 activists attended Pink Dot despite new laws forcing organisers to ban foreigners.
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Pink Dot: Singapore's gay rights rally could be muted this year

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 23:13

This year foreigners are not allowed to attend and foreign companies cannot sponsor the event.
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Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 5:57

But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong family feud erupts again

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 8:34

Lee Hsien Loong denies allegations made by his siblings in a dispute over their late father's house.
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Singapore detains 'Syria-bound radicalised woman'

Monday, June 12th 2017, 15:02
related countries: Syria Syria

The child care worker planned to marry a fighter from so-called Islamic State, the government says.
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Singapore dad sues school principal for confiscating phone

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 8:58

A secondary school confiscated a student's iPhone after he used it during school hours.
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Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 19:47

Organisers of the Pink Dot event say all non-permanent residents will be barred due to new rules.
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Wanted Thai Red Bull heir Vorayuth 'not in Singapore'

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 7:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The billionaire is wanted by Thai police, who had said he travelled to Singapore last week.
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Thai fugitive Red Bull heir Vorayuth 'in Singapore'

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 4:21
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Police say Vorayuth Yoovidhaya, accused of killing an officer in a hit and run, has left Thailand.
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Singapore woman jailed for filming gym-goers in changing room

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 16:58

She filmed other members in various stages of undress and sold the footage online in Singapore.
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Free meals for insulted taxi drivers in Singapore

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 14:10

A Singaporean restaurant owner apologises for rude behaviour by offering drivers free meals for a day.
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Smart nation

Friday, April 21st 2017, 0:21

Smart bus stops and virtual hospitals are all part of Singapore's smart plans but what do citizens think?
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Trump national security adviser KT McFarland 'to step down'

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 16:08
related countries: United States United States

Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland is asked to become Singapore ambassador, US media say.
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Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

Monday, March 27th 2017, 7:53
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The case has shocked Singapore, with some saying online that the jail sentences are too lenient.
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Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 6:58
related countries: United States United States

A judge rules the 18-year-old can stay in US as he faces political persecution in Singapore.
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Volunteers revive a 500-year-old dying language

Monday, March 20th 2017, 0:17
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A group of volunteers in Singapore are reviving Kristang, the language of the Portuguese Eurasians.
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As easy as ABC?

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A group of volunteers in Singapore are reviving Kristang, the language of the Portuguese Eurasians.
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Yellow taxis 'have lower accident rate than blue ones'

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 9:03

Singapore study suggests colour plays a part in whether vehicles are more prone to road accidents.
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Singapore's otters get upwardly mobile

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 8:46

Singapore's famous and much-loved urban otters have a new skill - climbing ladders.
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'They escorted me as if I were a terrorist'

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 1:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Irene Clennell, a woman married to a British man for 27 years, has been sent back to Singapore.
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