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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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Singapore to return 'stolen' sculpture

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 8:59
related countries: India India

A Singapore museum which bought an 11th Century Indian sculpture for $650,000 (£420,000) is to return it, after an art dealer said it was stolen.
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Firms pushed over haze-linked products

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 6:56
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Singapore is putting pressure on major retailers in Singapore to not use or sell materials produced by firms linked to fires in Indonesia.
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Singapore's students ready to be entrepreneurs

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 23:58

Singapore's students want to be entrepreneurs
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Call of Duty 'attack' on Singapore

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 9:58

Popular first-person shooter game Call of Duty launches a fictional attack on Singapore through a series of tweets, drawing a mixed reaction on social media.
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Singapore anger over Indonesian haze

Friday, September 25th 2015, 6:12
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Anger rises in Singapore as haze from Indonesian forest fires reaches hazardous levels, with a minister accusing Indonesia of "complete disregard" for people.
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British F1 track intruder charged

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 4:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British national Yogvitam Pravin Dhokia is charged in Singapore with committing a "rash act" after walking on the track during the Grand Prix.
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Hamilton promises to fight back

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 18:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton vows to bounce back after an off-form Singapore GP, but team-mate Rosberg admits Mercedes don't understand the problems.
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VIDEO: Spectator strolls on Singapore circuit

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 16:04

A spectator goes for a stroll along the track in the middle of the Singapore Grand Prix.
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Vettel wins as Hamilton retires

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 14:21
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton retires as Sebastian Vettel wins an eventful Singapore Grand Prix, which saw a man invade the track.
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Vettel expects Mercedes response

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 19:16

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says he expects a challenge from Mercedes in the Singapore GP despite their struggles in qualifying.
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Hamilton fifth as Vettel takes pole

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 14:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix with the Mercedes cars down in fifth and sixth.
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Vettel top as Mercedes struggle

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 11:15
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes face a serious threat for pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton was only fifth in final practice.
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