Experts say there is still much left to iron out, such as copyright issues and ethical code of conduct as artists learn to utilise generative AI tools.
Singaporeans are taking advantage of the weak ringgit for more trips across the border, triggering a shortage of the currency.
Halimah Yacob said after ‘careful consideration’ she will not stand for re-election when her six-year term ends on September 13.
Risks of the side hustle culture include overwork, stress and legal implications of holding a second job in addition to the full-time one, but some Gen Z say it helps keep their passion and interests alive.
Singapore last year lifted restrictions on egg-freezing, allowing women aged 21-35 to do so, and recently raised the age limit to 37. But only those married are allowed to use them.
The price of a certificate of entitlement, or COE, for vehicle ownership in the land-scarce city state has ballooned to US$75,000 – making it ‘impossible for the middle class’.
Singapore’s education ministry says schools can explore ways to help students manage the heat, such as allowing pupils to wear physical education attire.
Although China has eased its strict pandemic restrictions, it has not resumed the ability for Singaporeans to visit the country visa-free for 15 days.
Record springtime temperatures have left millions across the region sweltering from India to Indonesia and Malaysia, as the first El Nino event in three years threatens to fan the flames.
Singapore is feeling the impact of geopolitics shifting the flow of direct investments and cannot ‘afford to outbid the big boys’, says country’s No 2 leader.
Soaring rents are driving a boom in subdivided housing units in the city state, with an en suite room now costing tenants as much as US$1,870 per month.
The surprise ‘draconian’ rate hike – one of the harshest tightening moves in recent years – will impact some 10 per cent of private property transactions.
A general election is not due until 2025, but recent speeches by PM Lee Hsien Loong and his designated successor Lawrence Wong hint at an earlier vote.
PM Lee Hsien Loong said the outlook for US-China ties was ‘worrying’ but believed both sides were keen to avoid a direct conflict.
Singapore will remain ‘pro-growth’, no plans to go down path of welfarism, says city state’s next leader Lawrence Wong.
TikTok CEO Chew Shou Zi has garnered a new online following among Singapore’s Gen Z – earning the title ‘zaddy’ – for the way he handled US lawmakers during a congressional hearing.
Chinese envoy to Singapore Sun Haiyan said strong government coordination and policy stability ensured quick roll-outs of infrastructure and development projects in China.
The US’ withdrawal as a ‘cheerleader’ and driver of globalisation has been the ‘most critical change in last 20 years’, one observer said.
Singapore’s Minister for Home Affairs and Law says he is ‘bemused’ by suggestions that Hong Kong is in terminal decline.
Public officers are reminded to download only approved apps on their work devices, government spokesperson says.
The two Southeast Asian nations also ratified landmark agreements made last year, covering airspace management, defence cooperation and extradition.
Critics worry that the deal could set a dangerous precedent that can be used by other states to hide highly enriched uranium or plutonium from international oversight.
Despite a surge in layoffs in the fourth quarter of 2022, 73.1 per cent of retrenched workers landed a new job within six months.
Researchers found that hawkers who tried to keep going often sought to ‘keep their prices the same’ despite financial pressures.
The recent focus on the country’s wealth gap has put a ‘two Singapores’ scenario in the spotlight as citizens grapple with higher costs and competition.
Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam said Western powers are not ‘uninvolved bystanders who had no role to play’ in the ongoing conflict, citing the West’s decision to expand Nato, as an example.
The two are being investigated for giving false evidence in judicial proceedings over Singapore’s late independence leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Myanmar’s troubles with national unity have been going on since WWII and the coup only exacerbated that, Singapore’s foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan says.
Even as mutual suspicion between the US and China deepens over the spy balloon saga, Singapore will not be a ‘proxy or a stalking horse for any superpower’, Vivian Balakrishnan says.
After garnering two million downloads within two weeks of its launch, Bondee, Singapore’s home-grown avatar-based app, has now quickly fallen off the charts.