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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore opens glittering new National Stadium

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... was an “important moment” for sports in the wealthy island nation. “A spanking new stadium equipped with ultra-modern facilities and a retractable roof that can take care of the elements – fans have been ...

  2. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Cut price Johor homes fuel Singapore sprawl

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by BLOOM

    ... prime example is known as Sijori, an acronym derived from Singapore, the neighbouring Malaysian state of Johor, and Indonesia's Riau Islands. For an island-state at its limits, access ... descends four stories into the ground, and the government is exploring building underground storage, transport hubs and shopping areas. The island, whose US$290 billion economy is bigger than ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    As online lynch mob targets expats, Singapore concerned about reputation

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:12am by Satish Cheney

    ... have taken to showcasing the ugly side of foreigners on the island, against a backdrop of rising xenophobia with a small but growing number of discontented citizens blaming foreigners ...

  4. Property - International - SINGAPORE

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

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

    ... January, the data showed. Singapore's property market was stabilising and the city state was not facing a credit bubble that puts the island or its banking system at risk of a crisis, ...

  5. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Global developers unfazed by price of land in Singapore

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Bloomberg

    ... on a condominium project at Ang Mo Kio, in the northeast of the island-state, Standard Chartered's Lim said in a separate note to clients in January. "Rising land prices are the main culprit ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Two charged for kidnapping mother of Singapore's 35th richest man

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:24am by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... the fourth such case on the island in 13 years. Singapore, which provides for the death penalty or caning for certain offences, has some of the lowest crime rates in the world, with 581 cases ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

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

    ... there isn't enough space and infrastructure to handle so many people on the island. Others say more should be spent on increasing the birth rate. While Singapore is peaceful and enjoys racial harmony, ... in April to possibly house foreign migrant workers on offshore islands in the future. There are those who say that would be a good thing for the workers because they can be in a safe environment ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong calls for restraint after riot

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Singapore Liberal commentators call for better treatment of migrant workers as city-state sees first rioting in 40 years Singapore’s prime minister urged citizens not to react negatively toward migrant workers on Monday following the first rioting in 40 years in the wealthy state, which prides itself on being an island of calm in an often chaotic region. ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    How tiny Singapore became big player in match-fixing

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Neil Humphreys, author of the football-based novel Match Fixer, Singapore’s fixation with gambling makes game-rigging hard, if not impossible, to bring under control. The island off ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Websites of Singapore president, PM hacked

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 05:15pm by AFP

    ... ’ technology correspondent. The hacker also warned of further attacks on the tightly governed island’s technological infrastructure if its demands were not met. Singapore strictly regulates ...




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