Prominent Singapore opposition leader Chee Soon Juan has been discharged from bankruptcy, the government said Wednesday, after an unprecedented concession by two former prime ministers to whom he owed about US$408,000.
Singapore will no longer publish the names of top scorers in national student examinations to reduce academic pressure on children, but the move has drawn mixed reactions, press reports said Wednesday.
A Singaporean taxi driver has been heralded as a hero after he returned SG$1.1 million (US$900,000) in cash to a vacationing Thai couple who left the money in his cab.
A 32-year-old female Singaporean teacher was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday for having sex with a 15-year-old boy in her school, local media reported.
Singapore's state-linked labor movement on Monday sacked a senior executive after she posted expletive-laden and racially charged comments on Facebook that caused outrage in the city-state.
A key state witness on Thursday gave a graphic account of intimate relations with a former Singapore police official accused of demanding sex for help in winning government supply contracts.
Singapore's leader has vowed to punish corrupt officials, no matter how senior, following several high-profile cases including three sex-for-favor scandals that have embarrassed a nation widely praised for its integrity.1 Comment
Singapore on Thursday gave a VIP welcome to a pair of giant pandas loaned by China for 10 years to mark two decades of close diplomatic relations.
The future is for Singaporeans to create and the prime minister has called on everyone to help chart a new, clear direction for the country and to help make the future they want happen.
Singapore on Thursday angrily accused Washington of “double standards” on human rights after a U.S. State Department annual report criticized the city-state's tough internal security laws.