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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. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Ebola scare turns out to be a false alarm in Singapore

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:14pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Singapore Singapore's first Ebola scare is a false alarm Singapore experienced its first Ebola scare yesterday when a Nigerian woman was sent to a hospital isolation unit ... to have flown into Singapore recently and had arrived at the hospital's emergency department with a fever. She was immediately isolated and transferred by ambulance to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573548/singapore-tests-nigerian-woman-suspected-case-ebola
  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong will seek custody of boy allegedly abandoned by father in Singapore: source

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:36pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com 'Abandoned' boy back at boarding school The 11-year-old boy allegedly abandoned by his father in Singapore landed back at Hong Kong airport ... representatives from the police, Immigration Department and Social Welfare Department to Singapore on Wednesday to collect the boy, who was said to be in good health. "A care-and-protection order ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568239/hong-kong-will-seek-custody-boy-allegedly-abandoned-father-singapore
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Toll protest causes long traffic jam at Singapore-Malaysia border

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Bus drivers angry at steep rises in tolls charged to cross the Malaysia-Singapore border stage strike during Friday rush hour causing long queues Massive traffic jams disrupted the morning rush-hour at the Malaysia-Singapore border on Friday as Malaysian bus drivers staged a wildcat strike to protest against a sharp increase in toll charges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564149/toll-protest-causes-long-traffic-jam-singapore-malaysia-border
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    New Singapore rules give locals first choice of employment opportunities

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... rules favouring Singaporeans came into force yesterday as part of measures aimed at addressing complaints about foreigners stealing jobs from them. Singapore-based companies needing professional ... The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore welcomed the rules. "AmCham members anticipate that the new policy will help them reach a larger pool of qualified local applicants," James ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564511/new-singapore-rules-give-locals-first-choice-employment-opportunities

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