Singapore: Throw-away nation

Singapore's leading brewing company, Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), has also gone big on recycling. It proudly told The Business Times that it has been consistently sending just one per cent of its waste to the landfill in the last few years. Its head of ... ( read original story ...)

Yip Pin Xiu: Singapore's all-conquering Paralympian

But what's next for Singapore Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu? The BBC's Heather Chen profiles the young athlete, as part of a series on the Asian women likely to make the news in 2017. Swimmer Joseph Schooling may have delivered Singapore its first-ever Olympic ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Bourse May Extend Losing Streak

( - The Singapore stock market has moved lower in back-to-back sessions, sliding more than a dozen points or 0.4 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 2,990-point plateau, and the market figures to open lower ... ( read original story ...)

21 foreigners nabbed over illegal cigarettes in Singapore

The duo were among 21 foreign workers on work permits caught last year, for their involvement in duty-unpaid cigarette activities, said a media release from the Singapore Customs Thursday. In response to queries, a spokesman said it started monitoring the ... ( read original story ...)