Singapore on Tuesday said it plans to launch an international commercial court that will aid in settling an increasing number of cross-border disputes as Asia's economies boom.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called Thursday for stronger Southeast Asian cooperation against cyber threats after his own website was hacked by critics demanding greater Internet freedom.
The USS Freedom, the first of a new class of U.S. warship, developed technical problems in Singapore hours before it was to take part in a naval exercise in Brunei on the final part of its first major overseas deployment, a senior officer said on Monday.
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.