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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Activists slam Singapore crackdown on Chinese strikers

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 06:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Activists expressed outrage on Wednesday over Singapore’s 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 illegal by the Singapore government, has resulted in the deportation of 29 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1098215/activists-slam-singapore-crackdown-china-strikers
  2. News - China

    China expresses concern as Singapore charges drivers for strike

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 11:24am by Bloomberg in New York and Singapore

    ... Bloomberg in New York and Singapore China said on Friday it was “very concerned” about the arrest of four of its citizens by Singapore authorities for their role in a labour protest, ... bus services. “The embassy is very concerned about this,” the Chinese consulate said in a statement on its website, referring to the arrests. The embassy in Singapore is seeking to visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1094489/china-expresses-concern-singapore-charges-drivers-strike
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Adultery website unwelcome in Singapore: minister

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 05:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Ashley Madison, an online company offering discreet dating for those looking to have affairs, is facing opposition in Singapore The Singapore expansion ... this week reported that Ashley Madison, which offers a discreet dating service for those looking to have affairs, was planning a Singapore launch next year, sparking a Facebook petition that has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1339780/adultery-website-unwelcome-singapore-minister
  4. News - Asia

    Haze over Singapore gets worse

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 03:38pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press City state demands action from Indonesia over raging forest fires Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution on Thursday ... Singapore’s main measure for air pollution, surged to a record reading of 371, breaching the “hazardous” classification that can aggravate respiratory ailments. The previous all-time high before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1265031/haze-over-singapore-gets-worse
  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore fumes after pollution hits 16-year high

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press

    ... by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia caused air pollution to briefly hit its worst level in nearly 16 years. The Pollutant Standards Index, Singapore’s main measure to determine air quality, ... the “unhealthy” range of between 101 and 200. Smoke haze is a nearly annual problem for Singapore and its northern neighbour Malaysia, often beginning in the middle of the year when farmers in Indonesia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263601/singapore-fumes-after-pollution-hits-16-year-high
  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore official gets jail sentence in sex case

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 03:53pm

    ... Associated Press A judge sentenced Singapore’s former chief of emergency services to six months in jail on Thursday for accepting an offer of sex from a woman who sought business favours. ... Lim, former commissioner of Singapore’s Civil Defence Force, was found guilty last month of receiving oral sex in May 2010 from a woman who wanted government contracts. District court judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1259947/singapore-official-gets-jail-sentence-sex-case
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore warns foreigners to obey its laws

    Posted May 29th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore on Wednesday issued a stern warning to foreigners to abide by its laws, after Malaysians arrested for staging an illegal protest had appealed for leniency. “Foreigners who break the law in Singapore should be prepared to face the consequences, including having their visas or work passes revoked,” the foreign and interior ministries said in a joint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1248959/singapore-warns-foreigners-obey-its-laws
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore denies being haven for Malaysian tax cheats

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 01:53pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore on Friday strongly rejected a whistleblower’s allegation that its banks facilitate massive tax evasion by a powerful family in neighbouring Malaysia’s ... relatives and associates of state chief Taib Mahmud. In one part of the clip, which went viral after it was posted on Tuesday, a man introduced as a Taib family lawyer called Singapore “the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1197096/singapore-denies-being-haven-malaysian-tax-cheats
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Frugal Hong Kong women rank 2nd in world as savers

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Females here are just behind their Singapore counterparts when stashing cash every month, a survey of 15 markets on savings habits shows HK women 2nd best savers in the world Hong Kong's women are the second-best female savers on earth, salting away more money than women anywhere else except Singapore, according to a global HSBC study on how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1184113/hong-kong-women-second-best-female-savers-world
  10. Lifestyle - Books

    A life lived in full- there's more to Stanford Raffles than just Singapore

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Thomas Stamford Raffles- imperialist, adventurer, botanist- has left his imprint on more than just Singapore A life lived in full I had seen his statue on the touristic Clarke Quay and had an obligatory Singapore Sling in the Raffles Hotel- couldn't possibly afford to stay there, of course- but other than that, my knowledge of the man who founded the Lion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1119873/life-lived-full-theres-more-stanford-raffles-just-singapore

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