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.
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.