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.
A Singapore state coroner ruled Monday that a U.S. scientist found hanged in the city-state in 2012 committed suicide during a bout of depression and was not murdered as his family claims.
Singapore state investment giant Temasek said Thursday the value of its global portfolio rose to a record high of SG$215 billion (US$169 billion) in the year to March thanks to a rebound in stock markets.
Singapore's clean and green reputation has taken a hit from Indonesian forest fires and its standing as a corporate and expatriate haven could be hurt if the smog becomes an annual scourge, analysts warn.
Residents of Singapore rejoiced Saturday as thick smog from forest fires in Indonesia gave way to a spell of blue skies and smoke-free air, but the government warned it was a temporary respite.
The severe smog over Singapore caused by forest fires in Indonesia could hurt the city-state's economy if it persists for weeks, economists said Friday as the pollution index hit new record levels.