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Royal Thai Air Force Chief receives prestigious military award in Singapore
The Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force , Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong, received Singapore's prestigious military award, the Meritorious Service Medal on Tuesday afternoon.
7 hrs ago
People walk on the street in Little India district in Singapore on Dec. 15, 2013.
Singapore said it will repatriate dozens of foreigners involved in the city's first riot in more than four decades, as police prepared to end investigations.
18 hrs ago
Emirates News Agency
Al Tayer Explores Cooperation With Singaporean Consul In Dubai
WAM Dubai, 17th Dec. 2013 -- Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads '&' Transport Authority , has received in his office Cheong Ming Foong, Consul-General of the Republic of Singapore in Dubai, as part of RTA efforts to boost cooperative relations with various local, regional and international entities.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Straits Times
Fewer Singapore students heading Down Under
HIGH tuition fees and the strong Aussie dollar are among the reasons being cited for a dip in the number of Singaporean students heading Down Under to earn their degrees.
Call for more recreation centres for foreign workers
The Migrant Workers Centre and Dormitory Association of Singapore are calling for more recreation centres to be built for foreign workers.This is especially if more dormitories are to be built.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
The Straits Times
Six hurt as cab collides with lorry on Mandai Road
Six people were injured in a dramatic accident involving a taxi and a lorry on Mandai Road on Saturday night.
Chuck Chiang: The dangers of a balance lost
Riots: Singapore last week was an example of the need for foreign workers and their marginalization by their host country colliding Police vehicles go up in flames after a riot broke out in Singapore's Little India, on Dec. 8, 2013.
Scores of foreign workers skip Little India
Scores of foreign workers sought alternatives to a weekend jaunt at Little India on Sunday after the riot in the area last week.
The Japan Times
Singapore foreign labor riot forces rethink
'Our deepest condolences': Singaporean Indian women stand in front of a tribute board set up for the Indian national who was killed in a traffic accident that triggered a riot in Singapore's Little India district on Dec. 8. A riot by South Asian laborers has forced Singapore to take a fresh look at how it deals with the presence of nearly a million ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Live! Labour minister Sis Ram Ola passes away
Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's remains will be buried today in his childhood village of Qunu in eastern South Africa, bringing down the curtains on ten days of national mourning for the Nobel laureate whose courage and freedom struggle turned him into a "giant of history".
The Sombath crisis has implications for Asean
It reads like fiction straight from a Colin Cotterill novel. The setting is Vientiane, capital city of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos.
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New Chairman and Board Members Appointed at International Enterprise Singapore
SINGAPORE, Dec. 13 -- The Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry issued the following news release: Mr Seah Moon Ming, currently Deputy Chairman of International Enterprise Singapore, will be appointed as Chairman with effect from 1 January 2014.
India assures support to its workers in Singapore post riot
SINGAPORE: India today assured support to its nationals that law-abiding people have nothing to fear after authorities arrested 31 Indians for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Japan pledges $19 billion in aid to ASEAN region
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, third right, and leaders of ASEAN countries join hands for a photo session of Japan-ASEAN commemorative summit at Akasaka State Guesthouse in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Silicon Alley Insider
Nearly Unbelievable: A Full-Scale Riot In Obedient Singapore
THEIR impeccable city is supposed to be so law-abiding that policemen are rarely seen on patrol.
The Straits Times
Many drops can create an ocean of giving
One of mine involves walking home happily with my mum after we had picked up a welfare cheque for $45 from the Joo Chiat Road welfare office.
Japanese PM Abe to attend and speak at Shangri-La Dialogue next year
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has accepted Singapore's invitation to attend and give a keynote address at The Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore next year.
Ascott Sweeps 24 Accolades At Business Traveller And World Travel Awards
Voted Business Traveller's 'Best Serviced Residence Brand' and 'Best Serviced Residence' in Asia Pacific for the 10th consecutive year CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has swept a total of 24 highly coveted accolades at the 2013 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and World Travel Awards for Asia & ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Sunny Verghese steps down as IE Singapore chairman
Sunny Verghese will step down as chairman of IE Singapore on December 31 this year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Friday SUNNY Verghese will step down as chairman of IE Singapore on December 31 this year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Friday.
Asia News Network
SEOUL: S'pore, S.Korea looking to add more flights
Singapore and South Korea are looking into adding more flights between them to cater to the increasing two-way flow of businessmen and tourists, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday, the last day of his official visit to Seoul.