Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has demanded an apology from a local blogger for a posting seen as accusing him of corruption, Lee's lawyer said.
Singapore's ruling party has defended a promotional video produced by its youth wing that went viral after being lambasted online for its amateurish quality and for sounding “robotic.”
Singapore plans to build more recreation centers in the suburbs to draw migrant laborers away from the city after a rare riot in the congested Little India district last year, a report said Monday.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has promoted Tan Chuan-Jin and Lawrence Wong to full ministers and named two new ministers of state to bolster the social and health teams, in a move he said was aimed at strengthening the cabinet and helping Singapore through an important period of transition.
An abusive campaign by Singaporeans opposing a planned Philippine independence celebration has shone a light on anti-foreigner sentiment in the city-state, home to large numbers of guest workers accused of taking jobs from locals and causing overcrowding.
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.