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An Asia-Pacific security summit was briefly put on lockdown Sunday after police shot dead a local motorist who tried to flee a checkpoint in a car later found to contain drugs, officials said.
Police shoot man outside Asia security summit


A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored.

Fewer than one in five Singaporeans gets the recommended eight hours of sleep daily, and more than half have difficulties falling asleep, according to a new survey by global research firm 2CV.

13 Chinese nationals and a Malaysian -- were missing Wednesday after their sand-carrier barge capsized in Singapore waters, officials said, as authorities dispatched naval and coast guard vessels to search for them.

Singapore on Monday condemned Iranian forces for firing warning shots in the Gulf at a commercial ship registered in the Asian city-state, calling it a "serious violation of international law."

Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee was on Tuesday found guilty of insulting Christians in a video monologue, and of distributing an obscene image of the country's founding father Lee Kuan Yew with former UK leader Margaret Thatcher.
Singapore teen guilty of slurring Christians, ex-PM Lee, Thatcher


Singapore Sunday ordered a local man and an Australian woman facing jail time for articles seen as hostile to foreigners to shut their website down, saying it threatens "public order and national harmony."

A Singaporean social media campaign to secure days off for maids has instead ended up irritating the mothers who employ them. Some find it needlessly negative.

It is a topic that has occasionally raised eyebrows in Singapore, but now the frowns are giving way to smiles.

A math problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore's elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it.

Two Singaporean men have been arrested for staging a weekend protest outside the government complex that houses the offices of the president and prime minister, police said Monday.

Singapore police said Monday they have arrested a teenage boy who posted an expletive-laden video on YouTube attacking Christianity and the country's late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, but the exact charges were unclear.

Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky Sunday as Singapore staged a grand farewell for its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Singapore gives Lee a hero's funeral


Trade unionist G. Muthukumarasamy thanked Lee Kuan Yew for increasing the income of the Indian community in his eulogy for Singapore's founding father on Sunday.
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