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Paris ties Singapore, Hong Kong as world's priciest cities

Paris ties Singapore, Hong Kong as world's priciest cities

Paris has climbed to the top of the world's priciest city for expatriates, tied first with Singapore and Hong Kong according to a survey Tuesday that named the capital of strife-torn Venezuela as the cheapest.

Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount

Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount

Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the US planemaker' s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo and a Singapore university unveiled a driverless electric bus Tuesday that will soon undergo tests in the city-state, the latest move towards rolling out autonomous vehicles for public transport.

Singapore announces expansionary budget as growth slows due to external headwinds: QNB

Singapore announces expansionary budget as growth slows due to external headwinds: QNB

Singapore has announced expansionary budget as the City State’s growth slows due to external headwinds, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Singapore's first Premier League footballer may face jail

Singapore's first Premier League footballer may face jail

Singapore's first footballer to sign with an English Premier League club has missed his mandatory national service and faces up to three years in jail if convicted, authorities said Monday.

Katara hosts Singapore in the Cultural Diversity Festival

Katara hosts Singapore in the Cultural Diversity Festival

The “Sri Warisan” cultural band from Singapore is set to perform at the Katara Amphitheatre from January 25 to 26 as part of the third edition of the Cultural Diversity Festival.

Bird sparks a flap on Singapore to London flight

Bird sparks a flap on Singapore to London flight

A bird caused a flap on a Singapore to London flight after it suddenly appeared in the plane's business class section 12 hours into the journey, an airline said Tuesday.

From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones

From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones

Hi-tech Singapore is planning to roll out a swarm of drones for tasks that include delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security, but safety and privacy concerns mean the initiative may hit turbulence.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in Singapore for medical treatment, unable to walk

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in Singapore for medical treatment, unable to walk

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has been receiving medical treatment in Singapore for the last two months and is no longer able to walk, though he should return home next week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday.

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

'Robocop' on patrol at Singapore summit

'Robocop' on patrol at Singapore summit

Hi-tech Singapore has deployed an autonomous robot with a swivelling camera for a head and flashing lights to patrol a summit venue -- arresting the attention of amused passers-by who stopped to snap selfies.

Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Singapore's prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned ‘political pressures’ were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.