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  1. Sport - Soccer - CORRUPTION

    Match-fixing suspect a free man in Lion City

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Businessman Dan Tan is allegedly top figure in match-fixing syndicate based in Singapore, but police there have no case against him Suspected fixer still a free man in Lion City It's a conventional life for a well-to-do Singaporean businessman: he lives in a condo, drives a BMW and enjoys trips to the casino, according to people familiar ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Activists in Singapore and Hong Kong back workers' right to strike in Lion City

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse and Staff Reporter HK activists back strikers in Lion City crackdown Activists in Hong Kong and Singapore have expressed outrage over a crackdown on Chinese bus drivers who staged the city-state's first industrial strike in 26 years to demand better pay and conditions. The two-day work stoppage last week at state-linked transport firm SMRT, declared ...

  3. 20,000 birthday cakes for Lion City

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SINGAPORE- Everyone loves cupcakes! They are delicious. Singapore decided to celebrate its 47th birthday with 20,000 of them. The colourful cakes were arranged like a pair of hands in a heart shape, with the city's national flag in the middle. The pr ...

  4. Little 'Lion' roars

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Christy Li Singapore is one of the most enjoyable cities to visit in Southeast Asia. Where else can you dip into the cultures of China, India and Malaysia in one day? The tiny modern, island city-state, off the southern tip of Malaysia, gets its name from the Malay word, Singapura, meaning 'Lion City'. It has about five million inhabitants, of whom 2.91 ...

  5. How race sheds new light on the Lion City

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mathew Scott Richard Tan could well be talking for the entire Singapore business community as well as for the city itself when he reflects on how the race has afforded his company the opportunity to capture the world's attention. Tan's Arina Hog ...

  6. Raid on Lion City 'perfect' for Thumbs Up

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Caspar Fownes is eyeing the Singapore Airlines International Cup with Thumbs Up after the stayer's powerful display lumping top weight in the Group Three Premier Plate, and the trainer is keen to avoid the current cro ...

  7. Cheyne heads for Lion City in confident mood

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com It seems Greg Cheyne's partnership with Richard Gibson is just beginning to fire, but unfortunately it is a week before the hard-working jockey departs for Singapore, where he hopes he can continue some of the morning ...

  8. Hear the Lion City roar

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There was no shortage of doubters queuing up to pour scorn on the Singapore Grand Prix when it was first confirmed in 2007. A Formula One race at night? That's not going to work. The glare from the floodlights would make it impossible to drive, they ...

  9. Who's afraid of the Lion City?

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with locals. Based on the records of people we place, if you're in Hong Kong, it's easier to secure a job there.' Peter Wong, executive director of the Lion Rock Institute, a leading ...

  10. Lion City's Mother Teresa offers secrets to long life

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com It's been about seven decades since Singapore's Teresa Hsu Chih worked in Hong Kong, but that is not even close to a lifetime for the 113-year-old social worker. Hsu, who is possibly the world's oldest Chines ...




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