Gulf Times - Singapore
Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Mahathir Mohamad, who ruled Malaysia for more than two decades and is now making another run at the top job aged 92, frequently traded barbs with Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew during his time in office.

Singapore charges 3 more suspects in Shell refinery oil heist

Singapore charges 3 more suspects in Shell refinery oil heist

A Singapore court on Saturday charged three men suspected of involvement in large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, days after bringing charges against 11 under an extensive probe by authorities in the city state.

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Police in the island-state, Asia's main oil trading hub, said they had detained 17 men and seized millions of dollars in cash and a small tanker.

Vietnamese developer detained in Singapore seeks passage to Germany

Vietnamese developer detained in Singapore seeks passage to Germany

A Vietnamese property developer detained in Singapore is seeking passage to Germany to avoid being sent back home, where he could face the death penalty amid a crackdown on corruption ...

Singapore firm to pay $422 million in corruption fines

Singapore firm to pay $422 million in corruption fines

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (KOM) has agreed to pay $422 million in fines to the US, Brazil and Singapore to settle bribery cases involving Brazilian contracts, US officials said Friday.

Singapore government employee fined for media leak

Singapore government employee fined for media leak

A Singapore civil servant was Wednesday fined but escaped jail for leaking confidential information to a journalist, a prosecution that a rights group described as an attempt to spread a ‘culture of fear’.

Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster

Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from power last month, visited a Singapore hospital on Friday during a trip to the city-state for a medical check-up.

Four jailed in Singapore over forged Ed Sheeran tickets

Four jailed in Singapore over forged Ed Sheeran tickets

An Australian, a Briton and two New Zealanders have been jailed for four weeks each in Singapore for selling forged tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert.

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

A Singaporean activist was charged Wednesday for organising public protests without a permit, sparking calls for the tightly controlled city-state to stop treating peaceful demonstrations as crimes.

Singapore growth beats forecasts as global trade improves

Singapore growth beats forecasts as global trade improves

Singapore's economy beat expectations to grow at its fastest pace in nearly four years during the third quarter, data showed on Thursday, boosted by a surge in global demand that has buoyed Asia.

Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022: minister

Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022: minister

Singapore has so far avoided the massive traffic jams that choke other Asian cities like Manila and Jakarta by imposing road tolls, spending massively on public transport.

Singapore suspends trade relations with North Korea

Singapore suspends trade relations with North Korea

Singapore has suspended trade relations with North Korea, the latest of Pyongyang's major trade partners to cut commercial ties under toughening UN sanctions over its weapons programme ...