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Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

The passenger suspected of making the threat and two travel companions were assisting police investigations, police said. All passengers and crew on Scoot Flight TR632 disembarked safely.

Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place.

Car costs make Singapore world's priciest city again

Car costs make Singapore world's priciest city again

Pricey perennials Tokyo and New York did not even make the top 10 in the annual list by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), beaten out by Paris, Zurich (joint second) Hong Kong (fourth) and Oslo (fifth).

Singapore seeks to bar communications from terror attack sites

Singapore seeks to bar communications from terror attack sites

Singapore on Tuesday proposed a new law to prevent people at terror attack sites from taking photographs or videos or communicating about police operations ...

Singapore men convicted over Airbnb rentals

Singapore men convicted over Airbnb rentals

Two Singaporean men pleaded guilty Tuesday to letting out apartments on Airbnb without official permission, the first such case in the city-state under new rules against short-term rentals.

Soul-searching as symbol of 1970s Singapore faces demolition

Soul-searching as symbol of 1970s Singapore faces demolition

The looming demolition of a horseshoe-shaped tower block that symbolised Singapore's growth from a port town to an affluent city-state has sparked soul-searching about whether enough is being done to protect the country's recent history.

Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election

Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election

Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former leader Yingluck, were in Singapore on Tuesday, in a rare sighting of them since Yingluck fled Thailand last year.

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a year.

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 ...