Singapore Teen Critic Held in US, Reportedly Wants Asylum

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose supporters say is seeking asylum is in custody after being detained last week at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, U.S. immigration officials said Saturday. Amos Yee, 18, was detained Dec. 16 and remains in ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore's manufacturing output up 11.9% in November

SINGAPORE: Industrial production in Singapore in November expanded at its fastest annual pace since March 2014, buoyed by strong electronics and pharmaceuticals output, data showed on Friday (Dec 23). Manufacturing output in November jumped 11.9 per cent ... ( read original story ...)

Holiday shoppers in Singapore still love buying in-store

December marks the peak season for most retailers around the world hoping to cash in on the mad rush. CNBC took to one of Singapore's most bustling retail areas, Orchard Road, to get a pulse of this year's holiday retail trends, where shoppers were ... ( read original story ...)

Reducing Singapore's water dependence on Malaysia

But the burst of rainfall should not mask the real and deep water security issues facing Singapore, with one of its four taps - water from Johor's Linggiu dam, which channels water to treatment plants in the Johor River operated by both the state and ... ( read original story ...)