June 28, 2022

Singapore jails ‘exceptionally sickening’ paedophile for record 45 years

  Prosecutors said the man committed his crimes over the span of 16 years, including from 2005 to 2018 when he worked as a part-time tutor […]
June 27, 2022

Singapore’s return to tighter Covid rules cannot be ruled out, deputy PM says

  The financial hub loosened many pandemic-related rules, including scrapping testing for vaccinated travellers and gathering limits – now average daily infections have jumped to more […]
June 26, 2022

Singapore lures new wave of Chinese investors eyeing good schools, stability

  The city has tightened its Global Investor Programme rules over the years, such as requiring applicants to manage firms with revenues of S$200 million, but […]
June 25, 2022

Asian expats still see Hong Kong as a ‘land of opportunities’

  Amid a Western exodus, expats from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand share why they remain confident in the city’s future – even if Covid curbs are […]
June 24, 2022

How Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘talent scout’ Hon Sui Sen aided Singapore’s political renewal

  The veteran finance minister shared a decades-long friendship with Lee Kuan Yew and played a pivotal role in ensuring a smooth leadership transition in the […]
June 23, 2022

Were Mahathir’s remarks about ‘reclaiming’ Singapore aimed at Johor’s sultan?

  While some Singaporeans accused Mahathir of fomenting ill will between the neighbours, observers in Malaysia said the remarks were likely a veiled jab at the […]
June 23, 2022

S Korea, Singapore record monkeypox cases

June 23, 2022

Living the dream? Survey shows Asia expats ‘burned out, lonely and stressed’

June 22, 2022

Get boosted! says Singapore as infections rise – but no cause for alarm

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