Singapore to Deliver New Growth Map With Economy Under Strain

Economy expanded least since 2009 last year as exports slumped Working population is set to decrease in coming years Singapore is due to deliver a blueprint outlining strategies to boost the economy as the export-dependent nation seeks new growth engines. ( read original story ...)

Singapore needs new diplomatic strategy

Singapore may get back its nine military vehicles that were seized in Hong Kong in November but whether it can regain credibility within Southeast Asia as a diplomatic leader is another question. Singapore's carefully crafted reputation as an advocate of ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore-registered ship involved in collision off Johor port

SINGAPORE: A collision between a Singapore-registered container vessel and a Gibraltar-registered container vessel off Pasir Gudang Port, Johor Malaysia on Tuesday (Jan 3) resulted in about 300 tonnes of oil spillage in the surrounding waters, the ... ( read original story ...)

More than 60% of perfect IB scores from Singapore

SINGAPORE: The 1,849 students who took the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma examinations in Singapore in November 2016 performed strongly, with 97.32 per cent passing and 57 scoring the maximum possible 45 points, according to the IB foundation ... ( read original story ...)

'Sliced' sea turtle found dead on Singapore beach

The 46-year-old real estate managing director told BBC News that he found the carcass washed ashore ... said that he was "puzzled" as to why such a huge and rare animal was coming to Singapore shores. "This was very tragic to see. I hope we as human ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Home Prices Fall for Third Year Amid Government Curbs

Singapore home prices fell 3 percent in 2016, the third straight year of declines as the government held steadfast on property cooling measures. An index tracking private residential prices fell 0.4 percent in the three months ended Dec. 31 from the ... ( read original story ...)