Gulf Times - Singapore
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.

Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was ‘false and malicious’, prompting its Law Ministry ...

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore launches survey on death penalty

Singapore will gauge public attitudes towards the death penalty in a survey, the interior ministry said Wednesday, as human rights groups renewed calls for its abolition.

Malaysian drug trafficker hanged in Singapore

Malaysian drug trafficker hanged in Singapore

A convicted Malaysian drug trafficker was hanged in Singapore on Friday, officials said, after the city-state rejected last minute efforts to save him.

Dyson chooses Singapore over Britain to build electric car

Dyson chooses Singapore over Britain to build electric car

James Dyson, the billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has chosen to build his electric car in Singapore to be close to Asian customers, supply chains and a highly skilled workforce.

Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight

Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight

An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark on Friday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world's longest commercial flight.