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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore workers Asia's unhappiest and most want to quit jobs: survey

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:26pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Staff in city state are unhappiest in Asia, with a quarter feeling 'unmotivated and under-used' Most Singapore workers want to quit their jobs Workers in wealthy Singapore are the unhappiest in Asia and nearly two-thirds would like to quit their jobs in the next year, a regional survey by recruiting firm Randstad Group showed yesterday. Singapore may ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - SINGAPORE

    Singapore police probe ‘unnatural’ death of American CEO of bitcoin trader

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:44pm by Reuters

    ... how she died. Broadcaster Channel NewsAsia said on its website yesterday that Radtke "was found dead at the bottom of an apartment block". The virtual-currency community ...

  3. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Global developers unfazed by price of land in Singapore

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Bloomberg

    ... by Knight Frank as the most expensive to buy a luxury home in Asia after Hong Kong, has introduced measures that limit mortgages, require higher down payments and impose new taxes to tamp housing ... to the measures, that is not stopping them from buying more land. CapitaLand, Southeast Asia's biggest developer, said yesterday that it would "continue to replenish land bank" in Singapore ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Court overturns professor's conviction over sex favours Singapore's High Court has overturned the conviction of a law professor jailed for obtaining sexual favours and gifts from a female student in exchange for better grade ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Warship in Singapore as US focus shifts to Asia

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse New type of combat vessel will tour Southeast Asia for eight months to 'ensure freedom of navigation' and show strong presence in region Warship in Singapore as U.S. focus shifts to Asia A United States warship designed to fight in coastal areas arrived on Thursday in Singapore for its Southeast Asian deployment, underlining President Barack Obama’s ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    US warship in Southeast Asia gives punch to US Asian ‘pivot’

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... new strategic focus on Asia. The deployment of the USS Freedom comes at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula and as China publicly flexes its naval muscle in the South China ... into Changi Naval Base at around 11.00am in Singapore, a long-standing US ally that assists in logistics and exercises for forces in Southeast Asia. The ship, the US Navy’s first LCS, which ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore soldier who leaked video of army camp ‘dog abuse’ punished

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 08:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Soldier who leaked 'dog abuse' film is punished Singapore's military has sparked an online storm after punishing a soldier for leaking video footage of a dog allegedly being abused inside an army camp. The controversy w ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to use 'sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore 'Sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly Singapore announced steep increases in alcohol, gambling and tobacco taxes as it pledged billions of dollars in health care subsidies for its growing ranks of elder ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg The case of the non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts Lim Cheng Hoe, Singapore's former chief of protocol at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, yesterday pleaded guilty to falsely claiming to have bought 8,000 pineapple tarts and hundreds of bottle ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to open new commercial court to leverage arbitration strengths

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:46pm by AFP

    ... to increase, enabling the legal services sector in the Asia Pacific to grow significantly," the ministry said. It said the court would build on Singapore's reputation as a leading destination ... of cross-border disputes as Asia's economies boom. The Ministry of Law said the Singapore International Commercial Court would leverage on robust cross-border investment and trade in Asia, where ...




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