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News: Singapore

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's charity in a mansion

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:09

Charity in a mansion from Singapore's rare philanthropists
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KFC: First Myanmar outlet in 2015

Monday, October 13th 2014, 8:07

KFC's parent company teams up with a Singapore investment firm to bring the franchise to Myanmar with the aim of opening the first outlet in 2015.
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Missing tanker: Hijack 'very likely'

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:33
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese coastguards and the owners of an oil tanker missing after leaving Singapore say they firmly believe it has been seized by pirates near Indonesia.
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Vietnamese oil tanker goes missing

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 15:10
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A Vietnamese oil tanker with a crew of 18 is missing after leaving Singapore last Thursday, prompting fears that pirates may be to blame.
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'Foreign substance' forced Rosberg out

Friday, September 26th 2014, 19:31

Mercedes say Nico Rosberg's retirement from the Singapore GP was caused by his car being contaminated by a "foreign substance".
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VIDEO: Singapore's love of birdsinging

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 19:54

Inside the world of Singapore's birdsinging competitions
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Hamilton takes title lead after win

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 14:59
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton leads the World Championship after victory in the Singapore Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg retires.
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Hamilton takes pole in Singapore

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 14:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg to pole by a tiny fraction in a thrilling qualifying session in Singapore.
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Alonso top in Singapore practice

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 11:44

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is fastest in final practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton sits in sixth.
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Red Bull 'can upset Mercedes fight'

Friday, September 19th 2014, 17:45

Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull could upset the Mercedes title battle in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
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Hamilton top under Singapore lights

Friday, September 19th 2014, 15:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
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Alonso leads Hamilton in Singapore

Friday, September 19th 2014, 12:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was the surprise pacesetter ahead of Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the Singapore Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Singapore's 'orchid kaleidoscope'

Monday, August 18th 2014, 4:49

Ali Moore reports from the Singapore Garden Festival, where designers, horticulturists and thousands of orchids have created new ideas for Asia's gardens.
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VIDEO: WW1 anniversary marked in Singapore

Monday, August 4th 2014, 8:26

Dignitaries gathered at the Singapore Cenotaph on Monday to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, from which 124 Singapore residents never returned.
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VIDEO: Singapore introduces new labour laws

Monday, August 4th 2014, 0:47

New laws come into effect in Singapore, making it harder for foreigners to get jobs. Sharanjit Leyl reports on the likely impact on the economy.
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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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