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Kvyat fastest in second practice

Friday, September 18th 2015, 15:20
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as Red Bull's Daniil Kvyat sets the pace.
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Rosberg top in Singapore practice

Friday, September 18th 2015, 12:00
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the first practice session at the Singapore Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Waxworks unveiled of F1 stars Vettel and Hamilton

Friday, September 18th 2015, 1:15
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

As Singapore's Formula 1 Grand Prix gets into gear, the BBC's Rico Hizon meets two of the top challengers, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel - in waxwork form.
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VIDEO: Singapore haze threatens F1 race

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 11:57

Haze clouds could scupper this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore.
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Haze chokes Indonesia and neighbours

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 2:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Smoke caused by huge Indonesian forest fires are spreading across the country and leaving dense haze over neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore.
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Singapore ruling party wins poll

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 0:40

Singapore's governing People's Action Party (PAP), which has been in power for half a century, easily wins a general election.
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Singapore's elections explained in memes

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 21:01

Singapore's elections explained in memes
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Singapore calls snap general election

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 14:48

Singapore's government calls a snap general election for 11 September, the first since the country's founder, Lee Kuan Yew, died.
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VIDEO: Singapore marks 50 years of independence

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 19:45

Singapore holds nationwide celebrations to mark 50 years since becoming an independent state.
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Singapore celebrates 50th anniversary

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 13:33

Singapore holds nationwide events and a military parade to mark 50 years since it became an independent nation.
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VIDEO: Speaking 'Singlish' in Singapore

Friday, August 7th 2015, 1:09

Singaporean comedian Vernetta Lopez finds out how the local patois Singlish is used in everyday life.
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VIDEO: 100 years of the Singapore Sling

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 1:48

Sharanjit Leyl goes back to the Singapore Sling's roots, 100 years since cocktail was first invented.
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Could Singapore have become communist?

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 20:51

Could Singapore have become a communist state?
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VIDEO: BBC presenters dancing with lions

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 1:18
related countries: China China

Chinese lions, oranges and drummers help BBC Newsday presenters Rico Hizon and Sharanjit Leyl, celebrate the opening of the BBC's new studio in Singapore.
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VIDEO: Singapore's changing landscape

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 22:26

Singapore's skyline has dramatically changed in the past 50 years, reflecting changes in the fortunes of the country.
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VIDEO: Chef's journey from drugs to dining

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 23:02

Former prisoner Edwin Chua reflects on being a former drug addict in Singapore and how he is trying to turn his life around.
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US sanctions Singapore shipping firm

Friday, July 24th 2015, 7:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US blacklists a Singapore-based shipping firm over allegations it is supporting illicit arms shipments to North Korea.
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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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