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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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Gentle Bones: Singapore's answer to Ed Sheeran

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 0:01

How choosing music over university paid off for singer-songwriter Joel Tan, aka Gentle Bones.
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Singapore 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon lights up sky

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 2:58

The multi-coloured glow appeared in the late afternoon, to the delight of people in the city-state.
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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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