Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cemented Singapore's role as a major economic partner and model for her country on a five-day trip to the island, taking home what she said were valuable lessons on education policy and anti-graft measures.
Singapore will require many companies operating in the city-state to consider Singaporeans for skilled job vacancies before turning to candidates from abroad, bowing to public pressure over a surge in foreigners over the past decade.
Yale University formally opened a controversial liberal arts college in tightly governed Singapore on Tuesday, saying there was demand for “critical thinking” in the city-state and other Asian nations.
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, who will turn 90 next month, said in a new book published Tuesday that he feels weaker by the day and wants a quick death.
A Lebanese soccer referee jailed for accepting free sex to rig Asian-zone matches testified Monday that a Singaporean businessman used YouTube to show him how to fix a game.
Suicides in Singapore hit an all-time high of 467 in 2012 as more young people bogged down by stress and relationship woes took their own lives, a charity group dealing with the problem said Friday.
Malaysian authorities on Saturday repatriated a fugitive Singaporean police officer suspected of a gruesome double murder that has shocked the city-state, officials confirmed.
A Singapore state coroner ruled Monday that a U.S. scientist found hanged in the city-state in 2012 committed suicide during a bout of depression and was not murdered as his family claims.
Singapore state investment giant Temasek said Thursday the value of its global portfolio rose to a record high of SG$215 billion (US$169 billion) in the year to March thanks to a rebound in stock markets.
Singapore's clean and green reputation has taken a hit from Indonesian forest fires and its standing as a corporate and expatriate haven could be hurt if the smog becomes an annual scourge, analysts warn.