Michelle Sng sets new womens high jump record for Singapore
SINGAPORE: Michelle Sng set a national record in the womens high jump of 1.84m at the Philippines Open on Thursday (March 19). The record is subject to official ratification by the Singapore Athletic Association. The 27-year-old bettered the previous .
Singapore floating casino makes a comeback thanks to no.
Singapore casino cruise ship Leisure World makes a comeback thanks to low minimum wagers at its 40 gaming tables and no entry levies.. Casino News �� Steven Stradbrooke��.
Everton To Play Asia Trophy In Singapore | Everton Football.
The Premier League, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and Barclays have confirmed that Everton will be joined by Arsenal, Stoke City and a Singapore Select XI team in mid-July. The four-team. News. View More��.
‘Flyaways’ Test Even Formula One’s Globe-Trotters
The Singapore Grand Prix is the first in a series of five grueling races that close out the season, events that are challenging because they are far away from the teams’ home bases.
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.
40-year-old woman drowns after jumping into Singapore River
SINGAPORE - A 40-year-old woman drowned after jumping into the Singapore River at Clarke Quay in the early hours of Thursday. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the incident at around 2am and the victim Tan Bee Eng was .
Singapore Airlines named Sauber F1 Teams official airline partner
Said Switzerland Singapore Airlines General Manager Ranjan Jha: ���We are very pleased to be the official airline partner of the Sauber F1 Team. Sauber stands for a strong brand with a long-time, impressive tradition. We are excited about the new season .
Singapores Top of the Top: Luxury Hotels Rental Villa
A three-bedroom house is being offered for $33,500 a month, making it one of the city-states most expensive properties.
John Lewis steps into Singapore as part of wholesale export.
The central business district of Singapore John Lewis CEO Andy Street says he expects to announce deals similar to the Singapore one in up to five other countries this year. Photograph: Wallace Woon/EPA. More news��.
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.
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.
Singapore to host Arsenal in Barclays Asia Trophy.
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Singapore introduces commercial solar tariff to reduce fossil fuel reliance
Solar power use is rising fast around the world as module prices are down 75 percent since 2009. Singapores electricity tariff, by contrast, rose by almost a third between 2009 and 2013, official data shows, driven by a tight oil and gas market during.
Economists cut Singapores growth forecast in MAS survey
SINGAPORE: Private-sector economists have lowered their forecasts in the Republics growth and inflation outlook this year. In the latest quarterly survey conducted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the economists expect the economy to grow.
Two Germans are jailed and face caning in Singapore for.
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Singapore dollar jumps, shares up on Feds dovish stance on rates
Singapore shares tracked a strong lead from US shares, which climbed after the US central bank said data suggest economic growth has moderated, fuelling speculation it wont be in a rush to raise interest rates. The Standard and Poors 500 Index rallied.
Singapore’s Culinary Melting Pot
A small group of chefs is reinventing the city’s traditional food culture, finding a balancing point between cheap street carts and expensive white-tablecloth spots.
L.P.G.A. Tour Will Put a Stop in Malaysia
The Sime Darby L.P.G.A. Malaysia will be played Oct. 22-24. This month, the tour announced a tournament near San Diego.
Censored in Singapore
Offending the rulers has a price, but did The Times and The International Herald Tribune give in too easily?
Concerned About Inflation, Singapore Lets Currency Appreciate
The central bank said the economy had fully recovered from its worst recession but that inflationary pressures were likely to pick up.
Singapore Book Publishers Association calls for Interns.
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Johor Sultan: Singaporeans will live in Johor and work in Singapore
JOHOR BARU: Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar moved into Istana Bukit Serene weeks ago from Istana Pasir Pelangi and the interview with The Star was at the new official residence overlooking Singapore. Driving up the road .
Singapore prepares for life after founding father Lee Kuan Yew
Singapores founding father Lee Kuan Yew is critically ill in hospital, and the island state he led for three decades is preparing for life without the domineering politician who guided it to independence and prosperity. 91-year-old Lee, Singapores.
Refuse Collects Here, but Visitors and Wildlife Can Breathe Free
Semakau Landfill, a popular local getaway in Singapore, is the only active landfill that receives incinerated and industrial waste while supporting a thriving ecosystem.
Singapore Court Sentences 2 Germans To Caning And Jail.
Announcing the sentence, Judge Liew Thiam Leng said, The offenses are quite well planned and premeditated, according to German newspaper Deutsche Welle. The case has brought renewed focus on a strict legal system��.
Universal Studios Singapore announces new attractions as it turns five
SINGAPORE: Fans of the Fast and Furious franchise will be able to check out cars from the movies when they visit Universal Studios Singapore (USS) next week. USS announced this on Wednesday (Mar 18), as it marked its fifth anniversary. The attraction.
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��.
Animation Industry Finds a Home in Singapore
While Singapore’s industry is less than 10 years old and still very much in its infancy, it has turned an important corner in the past couple of years.
Singapore dismisses Lee Kuan Yew death report as hoax
CNN published that news on its breaking news Twitter account before updating the account to quote Singapores government spokesman dismissing the news as a hoax. The network has since deleted the original tweet. We have reported this to the police .
DVF, Victoria Beckham to Headline Singapore Fashion Week
DVF, Victoria Beckham to Headline Singapore Fashion Week. By Reuters �� Print; A-A A+. Sign In to.. WWD.com is the authority for news and trends in the worlds of fashion, beauty and retail. Featuring daily headlines and��.
Singapore economy has begun its downward slide on news.
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Singapore economy has already begun to take a beating. The downward slide has begun obviously on news of Lee Kuan Yew, the personification of Singapore itself, struggling for dear life in a��.
Netradar: Worlds fastest mobile Internet in Denmark.
People have the fastest mobile Internet connections in the world in Denmark (22.3 Mbit/s), followed by Singapore (16.9 Mbit/s), Switzerland (16.6 Mbit/s), Norway (14.8 Mbit/s) and Korea (13.0 Mbit/s).
Singapore introduces commercial solar tariff to reduce fossil.
REUTERS - Singapore is taking steps to reduce its almost total reliance on fossil fuels in power generation by offering commercial customers the city-states first dual solar and conventional electricity contract.
Next: GAC appointed as Thorcos ship agent in Singapore
in International Shipping News 18/03/2015. GAC.jpg. GAC Singapore has been appointed by Danish shipping company, Thorco Shipping (���Thorco���) to provide agency services for its vessels calling at Singapore. The scope covers the loading��.
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.
Vettel Wins 2nd in a Row in Singapore
When Lewis Hamilton dropped out of the Grand Prix with a gearbox problem on Sunday, Sebastian Vettel shot past and took the lead. Despite several accidents and slowdown periods, he never relinquished it.
ADB to fund regional training centre for renewable energy in Singapore
SINGAPORE: The Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) will set up a regional training centre for renewable energy under a deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) aimed at promoting investments in projects that improve access to .
Singapores exports down 9.7% on-year in February 2015
SINGAPORE: Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore declined by 9.7 per cent on-year in February 2015 - the most in two years - reversing the 4.3 per cent on-year gain in January as shipments of electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals all fell, .
Store Review: Strangelets in Singapore
This store stocks quirky products that combine function with a healthy dose of whimsy.
In Singapore, Political Campaigning Goes Viral
Rather than attempting to suppress online political organizing, as China and Vietnam have done, the country is taking a gamble on making it part of the legal campaign system.
Singapore through an Instagrammers eyes
Aik Beng Chia is one of Singapores most prominent street photographers, posting snapshots of daily life in the city-state on his Instagram account. On a three-day tour, he takes us from tai chi in the park to breakfast in one of the few remaining old.
East Asia’s Small Edens of Trade Wilt as Need for Exports Dries Up
Small, globalized trading centers like Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan are proving to be particularly vulnerable to the wave of global economic troubles.
Condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapores founding father, deteriorates
(CNN) The health of Singapores first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with pneumonia since February 5, has deteriorated further, the government said Wednesday. The Prime Ministers Office had said Tuesday that Lee, 91, who is on.
Singapore Says Its Economy Is Set to Grow This Year
Singapore’s economy is improving after a volatile year in which it shrank for the first time since 2001, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said.
Lockheed Eyes Singapore, Korea F-16 Upgrades
WASHINGTON ��� Lockheed Martin is getting closer to signing on Singapore as a cuustomer for its F-16V upgrade package, with an agreement potentially coming before the end of 2015. Meanwhile, the company continues to work other opportunities for F-16 .
Moving the Dead to Make Room for the Living
Singapore is campaigning to close cemeteries as it seeks ways to accommodate an expanding population.
Singapore: Corporate Taxes Cut
Singapore cut corporate taxes for the first time in three years to lure more international financial services and technology companies. The government will reduce the maximum tax rate payable by companies to 18 percent from 20 percent from the 2008 year of assessment, according to the second minister for finance, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, above. The tax on goods and services will be increased 2 percentage points, to 7 percent, from July 1 to make up for the revenue shortfall from lower collections from companies, he said. The government of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong intends to attract 11.9 billion Singapore dollars ($7.7 billion) of investment in services and manufacturing industries this year to underpin growth.
Singapore Airlines to Receive Superjumbo Plane on Oct. 15
The first flight with paying customers aboard Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A380 aircraft will depart on Oct. 25 from Singapore to Sydney.
Glaxo plants a flag in Singapore with CEO Witty on hand.
GlaxoSmithKline planted its flag in Singapore to build on a close relationship with the government of the wealthy city-state where CEO Andrew Witty worked and lived earlier in his career with the U.K. drugmaker.. Join 150,000+ InsidersSIGN UP FOR OURNEWSLETTER. FierceBiotech is the drug development industrys news monitor, covering biopharma deals, clinical trials, FDA decisions, and more. Subscribe to our free daily email and join the largest, most��.
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.
India Spank Singapore 10-0, to Face Thailand in Womens.
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Singapore 10 ppm gasoil differential rises to 3-month high on robust demand
The cash differential of FOB Singapore 10 ppm sulfur gasoil has surged 118% since the start of the month to a three-month high of plus $2.05/barrel at Wednesdays Asian close, underpinned by regional refinery maintenance that dried up Japanese exports .