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While being arrested last year, he bit a police officer on his leg and drew blood, saying the officer deserved to be bitten.
The plan, currently under negotiation by the two national governments, could also see Johor sell solar energy to Singapore.
EDPR is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region as it shifts focus from distributed solar installations in Europe to large projects that need land space.
The Silicon Valley company joins several other US investment firms, including Sequoia Capital, that have made similar moves under pressure in Washington.
The price of a permit to own a car in Singapore – a certificate of entitlement (COE) – ranges from US$77,000 to US$102,000 and excludes the cost of a car.
Singapore Airlines will refund a New Zealand couple who had sat next to a “snorting, drooling” dog during their flight.
From radiation readings at the Fukushima power plant not adding up to Singapore dethroning Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy, here are a few highlights from SCMP’s recent reporting.
In New York, PM Fumio Kishida is to outline major plans to entice foreign wealth management firms, looking at the likes of tax, tech, AI and helping female and foreign staff to thrive.
Banks in Singapore are tightening checks on China-born clients with other passports after a multibillion money laundering crackdown in the country.
With a focus on sustainability, new Singapore cocktail bar Fura is using insects in drinks and food as it attempts to make its mark in one of the world’s most competitive drinking scenes.
Goh Jin Hian, former chief executive officer of investment holding company New Silkroutes Group, is accused of conspiring with the other three men to manipulate prices.
Canadian think tank the Fraser Institute says Hong Kong dropped to second place amid fears over increasing mainland Chinese interference in city’s affairs.
The 10 Asian digital payment services now supported by Ant’s ‘Alipay+-in-China’ programme cover a total population of more than 175 million in Southeast and East Asia.
From the first half of 2024, more biometrics will be used for authentication to cut down on the need to present travel documents as part of changes to the city state’s immigration law.
The contrast between two of Asia’s prime financial hubs underscores Hong Kong’s path to recovery from the pandemic as Singapore’s policy measures to tackle soaring property prices start to bite.
The victim was trying to break up the fight when Thangarasu Rengasamy bit down so hard on his finger that it was partially amputated.
Read on for more about the suspects and their millions in seized assets, the effect of the scandal on Singapore’s reputation and what the government has to say about it all.
Seven of the 10 Chinese suspects arrested in Singapore’s massive money-laundering probe held foreign passports from the likes of Cambodia and Vanuatu, where citizenship can be bought for as little as US$130,000.
Saudi Arabia is the latest country to mandate Chinese language education in schools as the region embraces Beijing links.
The Hydromover, developed by the Goal Zero consortium, has a capacity to carry 25 tons of cargo and a battery that can be swapped in minutes when depleted.
The Health Sciences Authority in Singapore is investigating a case of a woman who became blind after she was administered an anti-wrinkle dermal filler.
As Cedric Grolet opens his first store in Asia at Como Metropolitan Singapore, the French pastry chef talks about being a mega influencer, the advice he received from Alain Ducasse, and representing his roots.
Tharman took the presidential affirmation before an audience of some 200 people in the republic’s colonial-era presidential palace, the Istana.
Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office has ordered Australia-based website East Asia Forum to issue a correction over falsehoods in an article written by an academic.