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Singapore bans music festival over drug concerns after deaths in Malaysia
Former Singapore PM recovering after prostate cancer surgery
Toll protest causes long traffic jam at Singapore-Malaysia border
Singapore warns maid agencies against ‘undignified’ adverts

Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against “undignified” advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against “undignified” advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

Singapore warns maid agencies against ‘undignified’ adverts
Singapore opens glittering new National Stadium
Singapore’s ruling party defends ‘robotic’ youth wing video after mockery online
US Pacific fleet chief says North Korea is top security concern in Asia
Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says
Astro tycoon Ananda Krishnan wins US$250m compensation in Singapore High Court
Global economic woes put China near top in luxury market
Prince William arrives in Singapore for Asia-Pacific tour
Defiant Chinese drivers continue pay protest in Singapore
WhatsApp, Kakao, other free messaging apps may cost telecoms billions
Outcry by animal welfare group over Singapore casino’s dolphins
Chinese workers stage new protest 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 workers in less than two weeks.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Two crane operators staged a high-rise protest at a construction site in Singapore on Thursday, its second industrial incident involving mainland Chinese workers in less than two weeks.

Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore
Asians boost global investment in student housing
Singapore cabbie returns S$900,000 to Thai couple
US defence chief Hagel accuses China of cyber spying at Singapore forum
Chinese drivers charged over Singapore strike

Four mainland Chinese bus drivers accused of instigating Singapore’s first strike since the 1980s were charged on Thursday with criminal offences that could land them in prison.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Four mainland Chinese bus drivers accused of instigating Singapore’s first strike since the 1980s were charged on Thursday with criminal offences that could land them in prison.

Chinese drivers charged over Singapore strike
Singapore under pressure over global match-fixing ring
Singapore bloggers to stage 'internet blackout' rally in protest against new regulations
Singapore's first strike in 26 years peters out
Singapore warns filmmaker over bus striker videos
Huawei takes on Apple, Samsung with launch of 'world's thinnest smartphone'

Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia.

11 Oct 2016 - 1:04PM

Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia.

Huawei takes on Apple, Samsung with launch of 'world's thinnest smartphone'
Activists slam Singapore crackdown on Chinese strikers

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.

5 Dec 2012 - 8:00PM

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.

Activists slam Singapore crackdown on Chinese strikers
How tiny Singapore became big player in match-fixing
Suu Kyi urges Myanmar nationals in Singapore to return home
Singapore’s Duric fires match-fixing warning
Overcapacity puts the brakes on Asian cargo carriers growth
Low turn-out at anti-immigration protest in Singapore