Online News Association launches in Singapore.
Three Yahoo journalists have teamed up to form the Asian arm of the Online News Association, a non-for-profit group originally founded in the US to connect those working in digital journalism. ONA Singapore has been��.
New Jersey youth symphony artistic director travels to Singapore
The New Jersey Youth Symphony Artistic Director and Conductor Jeffrey Grogan is traveling to Singapore to conduct the International Honor Orchestra at the 2015 Association for Music in International Schools International Band and Orchestra Honor.
Drone waiters are ready to serve in Singapore - CNET
One restaurant in downtown Singapore is spicing up its dining experience by employing flying drones as wait staff.
AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore confirmed missing.
AirAsia flight number QZ8501, bound from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore, has lost contact with air traffic control, the airline has confirmed.. Keep up with the news by installing RTs extension for. Never miss a��.
Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers
Fifty years ago Singapore became an independent state, after leaving the short-lived Malaysian Federation. With no natural resources, just how did this tiny country go from swamp to one of the regions leading economies? On the strength of its human .
Promoting positivity in Singapore
SINGAPORE: Encourage deeper, smaller scale engagement between leaders and citizens and empower people to create solutions to problems within the community, suggested Minister of State for National Development Maliki Osman. He was speaking at .
BREAKING NEWS:Grace Mugabe in Singapore Intensive.
Itai Mushekwe/Nancy Mabaya/Mary-Kate Kahari COLOGNE/VANCOUVER/HARARE- First Lady, Grace Mugabes appendectomy operation in Singapore last month did not go well, resulting in her alleged admittance into intensive care,��.
Relaxing Its Grip to Play for a Winning Hand
Casinos have already transformed the landscape, but it’s too early to tell whether they will succeed in transforming Singapore’s image, culture and mind-set.
PanaHome to Launch ASEAN Regional Headquarters in.
Osaka, Japan - PanaHome Corporation today announced it will establish a new regional headquarters in Singapore, effective April 1, 2015. The wholly-owned subsidiary named PanaHome Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd will focus on��.
Is Singapore getting airport crazy?
Singapores latest budget includes a $3 billion plan to expand its Changi airport with a fifth terminal before the fourth is even completed, but whether or not the travelers come isnt clear. Changis current success and successful completion of the.
the strange side of Singapore
This year Singapore was also named the hottest travel destination in the world for 2015 by travel publisher Lonely Planet, partly in recognition of its emerging fashion and cafe scene, but also because it celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year and.
Censored in Singapore
Offending the rulers has a price, but did The Times and The International Herald Tribune give in too easily?
How Singapore Became an Entrepreneurial Hub
That was the predominant sentiment I heard a little more than five years ago when I told U.S.-based venture capitalists about my plans to move my family out to Singapore to oversee Innosights nascent investment and incubation arm. Since I had never.
The legacy of its founder looms over Singapore
With the possible exception of Fidel Castros Cuba, there are few nations that so closely reflect one mans legacy as Singapore. Lee Kuan Yew, now 91 and in hospital with severe pneumonia, can claim to have built the nation that today has a higher.
Singapore cuts development charges for non-landed residential projects
SINGAPORE: Singapore has lowered development charges (DC) for non-landed residential projects, with the biggest decrease seen in the north-eastern region. In a news release on Friday (Feb 27), the Ministry of National Development (MND) said that the .
Singapore: New Plant for Exxon
Exxon Mobil said it would build a second chemicals factory in Singapore to meet rising demand in Asia.
Singapore Clamps Down on News Web Sites
Sites that attract at least 50,000 visitors a month are now required to obtain annual licenses and must remove any content considered objectionable by the government within 24 hours of notification.
Moving the Dead to Make Room for the Living
Singapore is campaigning to close cemeteries as it seeks ways to accommodate an expanding population.
AirAsia Flight Said to Be Lost in Indonesia
Flight QZ8501 was en route from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore when it requested a “deviation” from its usual flight path because of weather, the airline said. The plane was carrying 155 passengers and seven crew members.. AirAsia announces that Indonesian authorities are in process of determining whereabouts of Flight QZ8501 after air traffic control lost contact with plane.
Singapore Pledges Inquiry Into Death of an American Engineer
After a meeting with United States Senator Max Baucus, Singapore’s foreign minister said his country would investigate the death of Shane Todd, who police say died of a suicide.. Singapores Foreign Min K Shanmugam pledges to investigate death of American engineer Shane Todd, whose family rejects finding by police that his death was caused by suicide.
Gopinath Pillai to be Singapores Ambassador-at-large to Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: Singapore and the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are taking steps towards conceptualising the states new capital city. Singapore announced the appointment of Ambassador-at-large Mr Gopinath Pillai as the special envoy to Andhra Pradesh .
COMMENT: Singapore needs to look beyond the swamp to skyscrapers narrative
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Singapore Loses Investor Appeal
24, after the Monetary Authority of Singapore followed global central banks in easing policy on Jan. 28. Singapores dollar will weaken 2.4 percent to S$1.39 ($1.02) versus the greenback by end-2015, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg.
Singapore Plans Driverless Vehicles, But Youll Have to Share
Singapore plans to let anyone test driverless cars in one of its busy neighborhoods in 2015.. Review delivered to your doorstep, desktop, or tablet. More. Newsletters �� MIT Enterprise Forum �� MIT News Magazine �� EmTech��.
In Singapore Grand Prix, Its All Vettel
There was no question about who was No. 1 in the Formula One race in Singapore on Sunday. Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won by 32.6 seconds.
Chemical Watch | News Item | Singapore industry group.
The Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) has set up an emerging regulations working group to focus on chemicals management developments in Asia, especially India, Thailand, South Korea and China. The group��.
Tisch School of Arts to Close Singapore School
New York University plans to close Tisch Asia as it faces financial challenges.
Negotiating Singapores meritocracy
Recent debates on meritocracy raise questions as to what Singapore regards as merit. Several concepts have emerged reflecting how meritocracy is evolving in the Singaporean context, such as compassionate meritocracy, trickle up meritocracy and .
Jubilee budget is welcome news for Singapore marketing.
A recruitment firm has welcomed news of Singapores budget statement today, saying that the marketing and media industries will benefit from the governments proposed plans to invest more in nurturing creative talent, which��.
Singapore Reviews Airbnb-Related Regulations - Digits - WSJ
Singapore is reviewing guidelines governing the kind of short-term rentals used by home sharing companies like Airbnb, underscoring the regulatory uncertainties the fast-growing startup faces as it expands abroad.. breaking news and personal-tech reviews delivered right to your inbox. More from WSJ.D: And make sure to visit WSJ.D for all of our news, personal tech coverage, analysis and more, and add our XML feed to your favorite reader. Recommended post.
Indonesias new tax law is bad news for Singapore
Hes recently announced plans to introduce a tax amnesty for Indonesians in a bid to lure investors and companies back to the country. The nuts and bolts of it is that money kept in Singapore and other offshore countries could��.
Singapore latest to join currency wars, hits 2010 low - RT.com
Source: Bloomberg News. Wednesdays move by the one of the worlds biggest financial centers comes on the heels of the Reserve Bank of India shock decision to cut reserve rates by 25 basis points to help bring down��.
Hotel Review: Amoy Hotel in Singapore
This year-old boutique property offers a charming — and calming — experience in the center of the financial district.. Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan reviews Amoy Hotel in Singapore.
A Romance Writer Jabs at Singapore’s Patriarchs
A vivid personality in a strait-laced country, Catherine Lim is one of the government’s most acute critics, when she is not writing romantic novels.
Art Shaped by Thailands Changing Landscape
In a mid-career retrospective, it’s evident that the Thai artist Natee Utarit, best known work that questions the nature of images, has begun making subtle comments on his country’s fortunes.
Budget envy in Hong Kong as Singapore helps its middle.
READ MORE: For all the latest budget news and analysis, click here. The city states 1.5 million middle-income earners will receive a 50 per cent tax rebate of up to S$1,000 (HK$5,670) while enjoying an expansion in a��.
Singapore students in UK hit out at law school restrictions
SINGAPORE: As a debate ensues on the pros and cons of different methods of ensuring the quality of returning law graduates from the United Kingdom, some law students there have lamented the restriction of choices for prospective students wanting a.
Mass fish deaths overnight hit Changi farmers hard
The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) attributed the deaths to gill damage caused by plankton. Lab tests conducted so far did not detect biological toxins in the fish, and fish from local farms remains safe to eat, an AVA spokesman.
Singapore Parranda lands inaugural CECF Singapore Cup.
FAVOURITE backers were in luck as US runner Parranda scored under Christophe Soumillon to land the inaugural 1m1f CECF Singapore Cup.. Search our News Archive��.
Hollywood Presses Its Global Agenda
More films are opening globally before release in the United States and a new film trade event, ScreenSingapore, aims to capitalize on the trend.
Going Far, Without Regrets
The chief executive of StriVectin in New York describes a journey that took her from Singapore to global commodities trading to the skin care industry.. The Boss column features StriVectin chief executive officer JuE Wong discussing her career and management technique.
Terror Suspect Eludes Posse of 4 Million
Singapore’s government has put the entire country on alert after a man believed to be the leader of a terrorist group escaped from prison.
Around the World on Solar Power Alone
Later this month, the Turanor PlanetSolar catamaran will arrive in Singapore, having amassed proof that it is possible to traverse the world’s oceans on solar power alone.
Singapores Economy Stages Comeback in Second Quarter
Gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 20.4 percent in the April-June period, compared with the previous quarter, prompting an official revision of the full-year growth forecasts.
Understanding how Singapores Budget 2015 will Affect Your Business
SINGAPORE ��� On Monday, February 23rd, Singapores Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, announced the release of the countrys Budget 2015, which, among welfare benefits for senior citizens, will have a number of .
FoodBev.com | News | Interview: IE Singapore predicts.
Andreas Exarheas interviews International Enterprise (IE) Singapores Budiman Bin Mohamed Salleh, at Gulfood 2015, who discusses Singapores representation at the show and predicts the level of future overseas trade��.
Singapore: Temasek Raises Stake
Temasek Holdings, the biggest shareholder in Standard Chartered, increased its stake in the British bank to 18 percent, increasing the financial services investments in its $100 billion portfolio. Temasek bought 12 million shares of Standard Chartered, raising its holding by one percentage point, the bank said in a filing. Standard Chartered gets most of its profit from Asia and spent more than $2.7 billion since 2006 on acquisitions, including Hsinchu International Bank in Taiwan and Union Bank Ltd. in Pakistan. The shares purchased by Temasek, worth £220 million ($436 million), lift the total holding to 253.7 million shares.
Parranda Captures Lucrative Singapore Cup | BloodHorse.
. Marshuas River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park in early January, made her overseas journey worthwhile with a strong victory in the CECF Singapore Cup (Sin-I) Feb.. Blood-Horse: Thoroughbred Horse Racing News.
Building Bodies for a Mind Game
Elite drivers keep fit physically to help them cope with mental stress.
Singapore students print solar-powered city car - Engadget
Give some students a 3D-printer, some solar panels and about a years worth of time, and what do you get? No, not a solar-powered bong (though good idea) -- solar race cars, thats what! Engineering students from Nanyang��.
Off the Eatin’ Path
Steamed shark head, bone soup, fried cockles Singapore is a culinary nirvana.
Singapores Lee Kuan Yew remains in intensive care, health improves slightly
Lee, a Cambridge-educated lawyer, had a central role in building Singapore into one of the worlds wealthiest nations on a per capita basis with a strong, pervasive role for the state and little patience for dissent. He co-founded the Peoples Action.