'Singapore navy acquiring two new German-made submarines'

SINGAPORE: Singapore will acquire two new German-made submarines to modernise its navy and keep pace with the growth of naval forces in Asia, the country's defence minister said today. The two Type-218SG submarines will join the Republic of Singapore Navy ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore douses airport fire, warns of flight delays

SINGAPORE Flights from Terminal 2 at Singapore's Changi airport will face significant delays after a fire was quickly doused on Tuesday, authorities said. Smoke coming through the air vents set off a fire alarm, prompting evacuation of the terminal ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore 'vending machine' dispenses Ferraris, Lamborghinis

SINGAPORE Forget about soft drinks and potato chips - a "vending machine" in Singapore is offering up luxury vehicles, including Bentleys, Ferraris and Lamborghinis. Used car seller Autobahn Motors opened a futuristic 15-story showroom in December, with ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Singapore's Pink Dot LGBT rights rally will only allow Singaporean ... especially those of a political or controversial nature," Mr Shanmugam was quoted as saying by Channel News Asia. Human rights group Amnesty International said it was concerned that ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore calls first Queen’s Counsel to the Bar

SINGAPORE: Legal history was made on Thursday (May 11) after renowned British lawyer and arbitration expert Toby Landau became the first Queen’s Counsel (QC) to be called to the Singapore bar since independence. In his speech welcoming Mr Landau and ... ( read original story ...)

The Voice irks Singapore with Mandarin proviso

Singapore and Malaysia are about to get their own version of singing contest The Voice - but the catch is that it only wants contestants who can perform in Mandarin, a move that has prompted mixed reactions. It has also exposed the uncomfortable realities ... ( read original story ...)