Singaporean fans of Hello Kitty raged on the Web Thursday after their frantic attempts to buy limited-edition toys from the McDonald's website failed when overwhelmed servers crashed, in the latest frenzy over the Japanese cat to hit the city-state.
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng relates how the news of Karpal Singh's death dealt a blow to him.
Digital music sales in Singapore overtook those of CDs and records last year for the first time.
Singapore authorities said Thursday they had intercepted about one tonne of ivory worth US$1.6 million in a shipping container from Africa marked as carrying coffee berries.
A fresh diplomatic row has erupted between Singapore and Indonesia over a 1965 bombing in the city-state, after the Indonesian navy dressed two marines as the perpetrators at a defense exhibition.
The 28-year-old American boss of a Bitcoin exchange has been found dead at the base of a Singapore apartment block, police and reports said Thursday, in the latest misfortune linked with the troubled virtual currency.
Negotiators are “very close” to completing a U.S.-led Pacific trade pact this year, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said ahead of a crucial meeting in the city-state this weekend.
Soaring numbers of Singaporeans — mostly women — are falling victim to “Internet love scams” police said in a Valentine's Day warning that criminals are exploiting lonely hearts increasingly turning to the web to find partners.
Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew is recovering in a hospital after suffering from an infection, the government said on Tuesday.
An ex-gangster has been jailed for 20 years in Singapore for burning his former lover to death, in a case the judge said was one of the worst of its kind in the city-state.