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  1. News - Asia

    Indonesia arrests farmers for illegal fires while Singapore suffers from haze

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 06:02pm by Reuters in Jakarta and Singapore

    ... Reuters in Jakarta and Singapore Singapore and Malaysia face economic hit from prolonged smog Indonesian police on Monday arrested two farmers for illegally starting fires to clear land in Sumatra, the first detentions linked to blazes that have blanketed neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia with thick smog for days. Police said the two farmers were not linked to any of the eight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1267932/indonesia-arrests-farmers-illegal-fires-while-singapore-suffers-haze
  2. News - Asia

    Singapore Muslims given permission to skip Friday prayers in haze

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 05:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Singapore’s top Islamic authority on Friday allowed local Muslims to skip Friday prayers at mosques as smog levels hit a new record high due to forest fires in Indonesia, the world’s ... are obligatory among devout Muslim males. Muslims, mostly ethnic Malays, comprise more than 13 per cent of Singapore’s population, according to last year data. Singapore’s smog index breached ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1265904/singapore-muslims-given-permission-skip-friday-prayers-haze
  3. News - Asia

    Family of US scientist Shane Todd call Singapore inquest a 'sham'

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore The family of an American scientist found hanged in Singapore last year dismissed on Tuesday the city-state’s findings that he committed suicide as “a ... electronics engineer Shane Todd, told AFP by email from the United States. The Singapore government, summing up its position after two weeks of public hearings in May, on Monday rejected the family’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263572/family-us-scientist-shane-todd-call-singapore-inquest-sham
  4. News - Asia

    Singapore government says US scientist death was suicide

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Lawyers for the government say electronics engineer Shane Todd hanged himself Lawyers for the Singapore government told a coroner’s inquest on Monday ... in the proceedings and describing it as one-sided. They later said they may have the body exhumed in California for further tests. The Singapore government lawyers cited suicide notes left by Todd on his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262770/singapore-government-says-us-scientist-death-was-suicide
  5. Lifestyle - Technology

    Huawei takes on Apple, Samsung with launch of 'world's thinnest smartphone'

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia. Huawei unveiled its Ascend P6 at the CommunicAsia telecom and broadcast event in Singapore just hours after its global launch in London, billing it as world’s thinnest smartphone. “I generally do not comment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1264337/huawei-takes-apple-samsung-launch-worlds-thinnest-smartphone
  6. News - China

    Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 05:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Two crane operators staged a high-rise protest at a construction site in Singapore on Thursday, its second industrial incident involving mainland Chinese ... after hours of negotiations with rescuers, an AFP photographer said. The crane protest came 10 days after a work stoppage by Chinese bus drivers erupted at a transport firm – Singapore’s first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099050/chinese-workers-stage-new-protest-singapore
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... Satish Cheney in Singapore Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power at a time when Singaporeans are becoming more demanding, and less tolerant of authoritarian rule Crown rests heavy on king of Lion City At Singapore's 49th National Day parade last week, the loudest cheers weren't for the dazzling fireworks or for the fine military displays. They were reserved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575046/singapore-mid-life-crisis-lee-hsien-loong-marks-10-years-power
  8. Business - Economy

    Singapore GDP decline blamed on manufacturing exodus

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore GDP declines surprise 0.8 per cent in second quarter as more companies shift manufacturing operations offshore while labour costs increase Singapore growth hit by production exodus Singapore's economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as higher labour costs and company moves to shift production overseas hurt manufacturing. Gross domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554271/singapore-gdp-decline-blamed-manufacturing-exodus
  9. The Singapore start-up ecosystem – A bird's eye view

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:42am by Freda Wan

    ... into the LaunchPad community, and establish partnerships to accelerate their growth.” An educated talent pool also contributes to start-ups. Some of Singapore's top universities, including the National ... Freda Wan Contrary to the belief that Silicon Valley was successful because of the absence of government interference, Singapore's start-up ecosystem has been proactively created ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1555236/singapore-start-ecosystem-birds-eye-view
  10. News - Asia - MINORITY RIGHTS

    Religious groups oppose 'Pink Dot' gay rights rally in Singapore

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by Satish Cheney

    ... Satish Cheney in Singapore Religious groups oppose Pink Dot rally by LGBTs, which last year saw record attendance, and have called on city state's government to stop it Singapore tensions over gay rights rally Tension between religious groups and the gay community in Singapore is escalating ahead of an annual gay-rights rally today- the eve of the Islamic holy month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542060/religious-groups-oppose-pink-dot-gay-rights-rally-singapore

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