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Guitar-slinging Singapore granny shreds stereotypes

Singapore - An 81-year-old guitar-slinging Singaporean granny has shredded stereotypes to pursue her love of rock music, becoming a sought-after performer and unlikely internet sensation.

Singapore to expel professor of Chinese descent for being 'foreign agent'

Singapore - Singapore said Friday it would expel a professor of Chinese descent working at a local university from the city-state, accusing him of acting as an "agent of influence" for a foreign government.

Uber rented out defective cars to Singapore drivers

Singapore - Uber announced Friday it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Singapore voids marriage after husband's sex change: report

Singapore - Singapore has voided the marriage of a couple after the husband underwent a sex change, making their partnership a same-sex union that contravened the city-state's laws, a report said Tuesday.

Singapore banker handed new convictions in 1MDB-linked case

Singapore - A Singapore court Wednesday convicted a jailed banker of additional offences in a case linked to the international money-laundering scandal involving neighbouring Malaysia's state fund 1MDB.

Singapore urged to halt Malaysian drug convict's execution

Singapore - Human rights activists have urged Singapore to halt the looming execution of a Malaysian drug trafficker, citing a pending appeal in his home country and alleged flaws in his trial.

Chinese deities end SE Asia luxury tour

Singapore - A statue of a Chinese goddess that became a social media sensation after being pictured flying business class for a Southeast Asian tour has headed home after putting her feet up at a premium airport lounge in Singapore, organisers said Monday.

Singapore PM accused of lying in parliament by brother

Singapore - The brother of Singapore's prime minister Tuesday accused him of lying in parliament about the final wishes of their father, revered founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, the latest instalment of an explosive family feud.

Singapore PM denies nepotism amid family feud in parliament speech

Singapore - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday strongly rejected as "baseless" claims from his siblings of abuse of power and nepotism as he faced parliament over a political drama that has shocked tightly-controlled Singapore.

Singapore PM denies nepotism amid family feud in parliament speech

Singapore - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday rejected claims from his siblings that he abused power and engaged in nepotism as he faced parliament over a family feud that has shocked Singapore.

Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay-rights rally

Singapore - Thousands of Singaporeans dressed in pink packed a city park on Saturday for a gay-rights rally under tight security after the government banned foreign participants.

Singapore PM says sorry for family feud

Singapore - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong apologised to Singaporeans on Monday for a bitter family feud over his late father's legacy, saying it had damaged the country's reputation.

Singapore 'first family' feud heats up

Singapore - A family feud being played out in public between Singapore's prime minister and his siblings took an acrimonious turn Friday, with accusations their late father's will had been tampered with.

Singapore's first family should quit politics: brother

Singapore - The Lee family which has dominated Singapore since its founding should quit politics after the current generation, the prime minister's brother said Thursday as a bitter feud rages over their father's legacy.

Singapore rocked by open feud in Lee family

Singapore - Tightly-ruled Singapore was rocked by an unprecedented political drama Wednesday when a feud between the children of the late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew over his legacy burst into the open.

In family row, siblings accuse Singapore PM of abusing power

Singapore - A feud between the children of Singapore's late founding leader intensified Wednesday after two siblings publicly accused their brother Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of disobeying their father's last wishes and abusing his powers.

Mattis reassures allies as US turns to China on N. Korea

Singapore - Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies Saturday that the United States can work with China on reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons programme without compromising its opposition to Beijing's continued "militarisation" of the South ...

Mattis arrives in Singapore as N. Korea tensions swirl

Singapore - Pentagon chief Jim Mattis arrived in Singapore on Friday ahead of a key defence summit where longstanding US allies will look for clear messages about America's regional security goals under President Donald Trump.

Singapore car 'vending machine' dispenses with tradition

Singapore - A vending machine that dispenses luxury cars to well-heeled buyers is the latest space-saving innovation in land-starved Singapore -- just don't try to shake it if it gets stuck.

Gilas Pilipinas trashes Singapore 113-66

The Philippine national basketball team Gilas Pilipinas trounced Singapore in their second outing in the ongoing SEABA Championship games Saturday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.
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