How to see Singapore on a budget

A ride on the MegaZip costs $45 for about 30 seconds of fun, but combine it with the ropes course and it’s $65 for both. For more travel news and inspiration sign up to Escape’s newsletter. The writer was a guest of the Singapore Tourism Board. ( read original story ...)

Second body found in Singapore River in 4 days

A body was found in the Singapore River early yesterday morning, the second such incident in four days. The police were alerted to the discovery near Clarke Quay at 3.41am. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said officers retrieved the body of a woman in ... ( read original story ...)

Canadian men make history, win Singapore rugby sevens

SINGAPORE -- Canada made men's rugby sevens history Sunday, winning a Cup final on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time. And the Canadians did it the hard way at the Singapore Sevens, defeating No. 4 New Zealand 26-14 and No. 3 England 17 ... ( read original story ...)

Cornea donations in Singapore at record high

with the Singapore Eye Bank receiving its largest number of donations in its 26-year history. The 236 donations last year broke the previous record of 222 donations set the year before, the eye bank said in a news release on Monday (Apr 17). The ... ( read original story ...)

8 charged under Singapore's human trafficking laws since 2015

SINGAPORE: To combat human trafficking in Singapore, a new law - the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act - came into effect in March 2015. To date, three convictions have resulted from the eight cases prosecuted under the Act. While this number seems low ... ( read original story ...)

Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

Captain John Moonlight scored his 98th career try on the rugby sevens circuit as Canada advanced to the Cup quarter-finals at the Singapore Sevens on Saturday. The Canadian men defeated Russia 28-15 and Hong Kong 34-0 before being bulldozed 35-7 by Olympic ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore diplomat hits back at The Economist again

SINGAPORE: High Commissioner to the UK Foo Chi Hsia has responded to an article by The Economist, saying it is not true teen blogger Amos Ye was prosecuted here for political dissent and not for making vicious statements about Christians and Muslims as ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore ties up with Karnataka to improve maternal care

BENGALURU: Normal delivery is preferred by many in Singapore as it is considered the healthy way to welcome a baby. The Singapore International Foundation (SIF), the Singapore Health Services, and Singapore General Hospital have partnered with the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Sticks to Neutral Monetary Policy as GDP Contracts

Singapore’s central bank left monetary policy unchanged after the economy contracted in the first quarter, saying the neutral stance is appropriate for an extended period of time. All except one of the 21 economists surveyed by Bloomberg predicted the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s property prices to double by 2030: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley forecast Singapore home prices should begin to rise in 2018. The bank expected Singapore home prices would double by 2030. It anticipated a larger number of single-person households would drive home sales. The protracted downtrend in ... ( read original story ...)