September 26, 2023

Singapore detonates unexploded WWII-era bomb found on construction site

  Thousands of residents were evacuated from their homes ahead of the controlled explosion, which caused a thunderous boom to reverberate around the city state on […]
September 26, 2023

Singapore leads investor interest in Japan’s ‘attractive’ property market

  Japan’s low interest rates, weak currency and rapid post-pandemic return to the office have fuelled overseas investor interest in its real estate sector.  
September 25, 2023

Singapore jails Malaysian man who wiped his genitals on girl, 11, in a lift

  Khoo Wei Yang, 24, was sentenced to five months’ jail for outraging the girl’s modesty. He claimed that he was unable to control his ‘urges’. […]
September 23, 2023

Indonesia’s emissions surge as Asia seeks more energy-intensive data centres

September 22, 2023

Singapore jails man who blackmailed Grindr dates with sex videos, bit policeman

  While being arrested last year, he bit a police officer on his leg and drew blood, saying the officer deserved to be bitten.  
September 22, 2023

Malaysia’s Johor sultan lends support for an economic zone with Singapore

  The plan, currently under negotiation by the two national governments, could also see Johor sell solar energy to Singapore.  
September 22, 2023

Singapore’s US$100,000 car permit cost shatters middle-class ownership dreams

  The price of a permit to own a car in Singapore – a certificate of entitlement (COE) – ranges from US$77,000 to US$102,000 and excludes […]
September 22, 2023

Singapore Airlines to refund couple over ‘snorting, drooling’ dog incident

  Singapore Airlines will refund a New Zealand couple who had sat next to a “snorting, drooling” dog during their flight.  
September 22, 2023

Fukushima nuclear readings amiss, Hong Kong’s expat woes: 7 highlights

  From radiation readings at the Fukushima power plant not adding up to Singapore dethroning Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy, here are a few […]
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