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Kyra Poh: The 14-year-old girl who's the 'fastest flyer'

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 7:29

Indoor skydiver Kyra Poh tells the BBC she used to draw pictures of herself flying over Singapore.
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Mini MBAs - would you enrol your child?

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 0:10

A firm in Singapore is offering a mini MBA for nine-year-olds, but how many extra activities should a child do?
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Terrex: Hong Kong to return Singapore army vehicles

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 2:17
related countries: China China

The seizing of the infantry carriers sparked a diplomatic dispute between China and Singapore.
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Singapore sings for return of Terrex army vehicles

Friday, January 13th 2017, 6:14
related countries: China China

Singaporeans opt for musical diplomacy with protest songs demanding China releases impounded army vehicles.
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'Sliced' sea turtle found dead on Singapore beach

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 8:20

A dead giant endangered sea turtle is found on a Singapore beach, believed killed by a propeller.
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Is this school the best in the world?

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 10:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A school in north London could be among the best in the world after scoring better in international rankings than top performers like Singapore.
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Instagram fixes Singapore viral 'bug'

Friday, December 16th 2016, 4:35

Instagram says it fixed a "bug" that saw users tag Singapore in a bid to help them go viral.
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Pisa tests: Singapore top in global education rankings

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 17:29

Singapore has the highest achieving students in international education rankings, with its teenagers coming top in tests in maths, reading and science.
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Stunning sand sculptures on Florida beach

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 9:25
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean, Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Florida

Artists from the US, Singapore and Canada to take part in this annual sand art competition on the Atlantic Ocean beach.
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Singapore 'road master' kits test elderly reflexes

Monday, November 14th 2016, 13:29

Police hand out thousands of kits to improve elderly people's traffic sense.
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The Human Library where you can borrow someone's story

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 0:07

The Human Library, where visitors can "borrow" people to hear their stories, came to Singapore.
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Tennis player on cutting off her hair during a match

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 12:43

Svetlana Kuznetsova explains why she cut off a piece of her own ponytail during her WTA Finals match against Agnieszka Radwanska in Singapore.
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RIP, Coney Island cow

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 23:31

This is the story of the Coney Island Cow, Singapore's mysterious and elusive free-roaming beast which was gone too soon.
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Singapore landmark ruling in transgender child abuse case

Monday, October 10th 2016, 12:57

A Singaporean court delivers a guilty verdict in a long-running case involving the abuse of a child by a transgender man.
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Singapore Underwater World diver killed by stingray

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 5:02

A professional diver is killed by a stingray while removing fish from the closed Underwater World oceanarium in Singapore.
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Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 10:56

Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger from Singapore, will spend six weeks in jail for online posts criticising Christianity and Islam.
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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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