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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: news

Singapore anti-Lee teen walks free

Monday, July 6th 2015, 11:32

A Singaporean teenager found guilty of wounding religious feelings walks free after being sentenced to jail time already served.
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Hijacked Malaysian oil tanker freed

Friday, June 19th 2015, 5:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An oil tanker that was hijacked by pirates last week off Singapore's coast has been released, the Malaysian Navy says.
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Singapore and Sabah mourn quake dead

Monday, June 8th 2015, 7:04
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Singapore and the Malaysian state of Sabah observe a day of remembrance for those killed in an earthquake on Mt Kinabalu.
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VIDEO: Singapore school mourns quake dead

Monday, June 8th 2015, 6:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A day of national mourning is taking place in Singapore and Sabah state in Borneo for those who died there in last week's earthquake in Malaysia.
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VIDEO: Singapore's equestrians hope for gold

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 23:24

Two Singapore horse riders and their trainer are hoping for gold at the South East Asian Games in Singapore.
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Man shot dead near Singapore summit

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 7:38

Singapore police shoot dead one man close to the Shangri-La hotel as an Asian security conference ends with China-US jostling over disputed islands.
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Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 11:58

Singapore authorities say they have detained a 19-year-old who was about to join Islamic State and was planning public attacks.
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VIDEO: Koalas on loan to Singapore Zoo

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 0:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government has loaned four Koalas named Paddle, Chan, Pellita and Idalia to the Singapore government for six months.
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Singapore 'concern' at Iran shooting

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Singapore expresses "deep concern" over reports of Iranian forces firing on one of its ships in international waters.
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The boy who criticised Lee Kuan Yew

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 15:06

As a 16-year-old is convicted over a video criticising religion and late PM Lee Kuan Yew, the BBC's Tessa Wong asks what this says about Singapore society.
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Singapore anti-Lee teen found guilty

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 10:14

A Singapore court finds 16-year-old Amos Yee guilty of wounding religious feelings in a video critical of late PM Lee Kuan Yew.
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Singapore PM shares code for Sudoku

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 12:48

There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
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In pictures: Singapore in transit

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 21:16

Photographer captures Singapore in transit
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VIDEO: How to solve Singapore's viral logic problem

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 12:18

Author and mathematician Alex Bellos demonstrates how to solve the logic problem given to Singaporean TV students that went viral.
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Singapore's mind-bending maths quiz

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 10:17

A Singaporean logic problem for teenagers has stumped the world, but is that really what's expected of local students?
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Koalas get taste of business class

Monday, April 13th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Four koalas being loaned to Singapore by Australia to mark the city state's 50th independence anniversary are given star treatment by Qantas airline.
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Singapore charges Lee criticism teen

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 5:09

A 16-year-old Singaporean is charged and given S$20,000 bail over a YouTube video criticising late leader Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity.
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Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 18:45

Singapore holds a state funeral for its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, with tens of thousands lining the streets despite torrential rain.
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Watching my country from afar

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 18:01

Missing out on Singapore's biggest story
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VIDEO: Thousands watch Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 11:23

Tens of thousands of people line the streets of Singapore to bid farewell to the founding father of the city-state, Lee Kuan Yew.
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