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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore firm charged over arms smuggling to North Korea

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:51pm

    ... filed criminal charges against a shipping firm based in the city-state accused of helping smuggle missiles and other military hardware from Cuba to North Korea. The foreign affairs and home ... in South Africa knowing that the funds could be used to contribute to the “nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related, or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or activities” ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Obama thanks Singapore PM for military co-operation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 08:54am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... to Myanmar, Cambodia and Thailand soon after his November re-election, and then by hosting the leaders of Japan and Brunei. South Korea’s new president will visit in May. It was Lee Hsien Loong’s ... with Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Underscoring the Obama administration’s efforts to sustain its Asian diplomacy, the foreign ministers of two US treaty allies in the region, the Philippines and South ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Defiant Singaporeans watch banned political documentary in Malaysia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... and holding "private screenings". The production has been screened at film festivals in Germany, Dubai, South Korea and the United States, and will be shown at the SEA ArtsFest in London in October. Singaporeans at the Malaysia screening, part of the Freedom Film Fest, said the relatively large turnout by their compatriots- despite the hassle of having to travel to Malaysia- signified ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    China and Japan must put second world war behind them, says Singaporean PM

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:19am

    ... “Comfort women” is the euphemism for women forced to serve in military brothels serving Japanese soldiers before and during the second world war. Many came from China and Korea. On Monday, South ... own apology by saying that Japan and South Korea had worked together on the sensitive wording. South Korea says Japan has not sufficiently atoned for the women’s suffering and any attempt ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to deport South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 08:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... The riot on December 8 by hundreds of South Asian workers has forced the tightly controlled city-state to examine how it deals with the presence of nearly a million low-paid foreign workers, who ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore to deport 53 South Asian workers and pursue criminal charges against 28 others Singapore said on Tuesday it will deport 53 South Asian workers ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore deports South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 09:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore deports 53 South Asian workers involved in city-state’s first riot in four decades Singapore on Friday said it had deported 53 South Asian ... and 25 vehicles damaged or burnt. It was triggered after an Indian construction worker was fatally hit by a bus in a district known as Little India, where tens of thousands of South Asian ...

  7. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore reits focus offshore for higher returns

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by Reuters

    ... the trusts would lose their appeal to yield-hungry investors. Those worries have not subsided as evidenced by South Korea's Lotte Shopping's decision last week to postpone the listing of a US$1 billion trust in Singapore. But the drive by many reits to focus on overseas purchases means those that have made foreign ventures have seen their results surprise on the upside ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:00pm by Satish Cheney

    ... in Singapore's Little India that shocked the city state that prides itself on rule of law. More than 300 South Asian migrant workers confronted police and anti-riot officers after a traffic accident ... to uncover what caused the clashes. Singapore's acting manpower minister, Tan Chuan Jin, said via his Facebook page that there were 3,700 employment-related disputes last year. A large majority ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore grapples with rising inflation as wage dissatisfaction simmers

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 11:59am by Bloomberg

    ... kept interest rates unchanged, while South Korea’s economy grew less than initially estimated in the third quarter. The European Central Bank and the Bank of England will probably keep ... The illegal protest by the SMRT drivers late last month may herald a further escalation in price pressures, as even foreign labourers whose cheaper wages have helped restrain inflation express ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SINGAPORE

    Singapore, Hong Kong face happiness deficit

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, JOANNA CHIU

    ... to strangers, unlike people from Malaysia or the Philippines, said Raju Chellam, South Asia and Korea head of cloud practice for Dell Computers. "But the reality is different. Singaporeans care ... one-tenth of Hong Kong's. "Singaporeans, while absolutely well off, are relatively unhappy. The survey is on to something real," said Yeoh Lam Keong, vice-president of the Economic ...



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