Crystal methamphetamine — better known by its street name “ice” — remains the top illicit drug threat in Southeast Asia, and Singapore is not spared.
The websites of Singapore's president and prime minister have been hacked after it vowed to crack down on activist group Anonymous, which is demanding greater Internet freedom in the city-state, officials confirmed Friday.
The website of Singapore's largest newspaper, the pro-government Straits Times, was inaccessible for part of Monday, three days after a section of its site was successfully attacked by someone claiming to be from international hacking collective Anonymous.
Activist group Anonymous hacked a Singapore newspaper website Friday over Internet freedom in the city-state, where government agencies are now reportedly on alert for wider cyber attacks.
Singapore's push towards greater productivity has won its key architect and spokesman an award for good policymaking.
Reeling from the sudden closure of Gramophone last week, Singapore's music retail industry was dealt another blow with news that HMV will soon shut down its flagship store in Somerset.
Singapore's population recorded its slowest pace of growth in nine years in the 12 months to June owing to “tightened foreign manpower policies ,” government statistics released Thursday showed.
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.