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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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Row over Adam Lambert Singapore concert

Friday, November 27th 2015, 11:54

A growing controversy over a Singapore concert starring gay singer Adam Lambert has highlighted the widening cultural divide in the strait-laced city-state.
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Singapore jails megachurch leaders

Friday, November 20th 2015, 9:59

The founder and five officials of Singapore's City Harvest megachurch are jailed after being found guilty in a S$50m ($35m; £23m) fraud case.
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VIDEO: Acid attack victim's voice of defiance

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 1:47
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Namale Allen was attacked with acid at her home in Uganda - she has travelled to Singapore for treatment and says she wants to be a voice for other victims.
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Australia jockey dies in Singapore fall

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 16:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian racing mourns young jockey Tim Bell who fell to his death in an apparent accident at his high-rise apartment in Singapore.
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Taiwan and China to hold key summit

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 8:19
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou is to hold talks with China's Xi Jinping, the first ever meeting between leaders of the two sides.
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Singapore jails Grand Prix intruder

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 11:18

A Briton who breached a security fence and walked onto the track during the Singapore Grand Prix in September gets a six-week jail sentence.
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Radwanska wins WTA Finals title

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 13:29

Agnieszka Radwanska wins the WTA Finals, the biggest title of her career, by beating Petra Kvitova 6-2 4-6 6-3 in Singapore.
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Radwanska & Kvitova reach WTA final

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 13:41

World number five Petra Kvitova will meet world number six Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of the WTA Finals in Singapore.
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Singapore church heads guilty of fraud

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 11:54

Six leaders of Singapore's City Harvest megachurch are found guilty of misusing S$50m ($35m; £23m) in church money to fund the pastor's wife pop career.
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