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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore's air pollution soars due to forest fires Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels yesterday, blanketing the city state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra. Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) said the pollutant standards index ...

  2. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore reits focus offshore for higher returns

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

    ... has 33 trusts on the stock exchange and the S-reit index gained 6 per cent year to date, against a 5.6 per cent rise in wider real estate stocks and a 2.5 per cent gain in the benchmark Straits Times Index. Reits are popular with investors as they can offer higher yields than regular property stocks through tax-exempt dividends and a requirement to distribute at least 90 per cent ...

  3. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Marketing of new projects sparks a lift in Singapore home sales in February

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... increase since prices slid 4.7 per cent in 2008. The private residential property price index fell 0.9 per cent to 214.3 in the three months ended December, data from the authority showed ...

  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 grades, his lawyer said yesterday. Former National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang, 42, served a five-month ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - SINGAPORE

    Book review: The Leader, the Teacher and You, by Lim Siong Guan and Joanne Lim

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... different views from theirs," Lim writes. Ironically, the Singapore government has not always practised what the book preaches. The city state ranked 149 out of 179 in the Press Freedom Index ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Malaysian escapes gallows after Singapore law reform

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... reduced to life imprisonment. Local media reports said High Court Judge Chan Seng Onn considered Fabian’s age at the time of the crime and low IQ in imposing the prison sentence, plus 24 strokes ... Chambers, the state prosecution arm. Human rights groups have called on Singapore to abolish capital punishment, carried out by hanging since British colonial rule. But the government has rejected ...

  7. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Home at 4-year low in Singapore

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:41am by BLOOM

    ... financial crisis," said Song Seng Wun, an economist at CIMB. "The risk of Singapore heading in the direction of Iceland is extremely unlikely and there are enough analysts from reputable ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

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

    ... who suggested it should hang his head in shame," says Wijeysingha. All eyes are now on the authorities' legal handling of the suspected rioters who have been arrested. Some 200 ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore smog reaches new dangerous high

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore’s smog index hit the critical 400 level on Friday, making it potentially life-threatening to the ill and elderly people, according to a government monitoring ... The record level was reached at 11am after a rapid rise in the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI), which measures the haze crisis caused by Indonesian forest fires. Indonesian and Singaporean officials ...

  10. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Housing prices continue to rise in Singapore, prompting new curbs

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Suburban values push up property index, prompting officials to bring in fresh loan curbs Prices in city state continue to rise Singapore home prices climbed ... property price index rose 1 per cent to 215.4 points in the three months ended June 30, extending a 0.6 per cent increase in the first quarter, according to revised figures released by the Urban ...




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