Singapore woman’s friendly hotpot gathering explodes in bloody carnage

Hotpotting on a glass tabletop ranks up there with frying a frozen turkey.

Singapore woman quarantined amid fears Chinese New Year may spread deadly Wuhan virus

Singapore woman quarantined amid fears Chinese New Year may spread deadly Wuhan virus

Singapore to expand screening to all Chinese arrivals as woman is evaluated.

Singapore declared Southeast Asia’s most ‘powerful’ nation

Singapore declared Southeast Asia’s most ‘powerful’ nation

Though we dropped two spots, 22nd globally is pretty good, considering the competition.

Pink Dot to return to Hong Lim Park in June

Pink Dot to return to Hong Lim Park in June

The LGBTQ rally’s back for its 12th edition.

UFC Gym Singapore sues BJJ fighter who called out ‘fake’ trainer

UFC Gym Singapore sues BJJ fighter who called out ‘fake’ trainer

Brazilian jiu-jitsu students fighting mad over those fronting bogus belts.

With one call, phishing scammer empties Singapore woman’s life savings: daughter

With one call, phishing scammer empties Singapore woman’s life savings: daughter

Arjuman Ara had saved the money since 1993. Within a day, it was gone.

Filipina jailed for obtaining permanent Singapore residency with bogus diploma: immigration

Filipina jailed for obtaining permanent Singapore residency with bogus diploma: immigration

Centro Escolar University never heard of her. Now she could be deported.

Canadian recounts being too Chinese to learn Chinese at NTU

Canadian recounts being too Chinese to learn Chinese at NTU

‘No eligible to register … as this student race is Chinese.’

Singaporean abducted by Singaporean in Thailand barters bitcoin for freedom: reports

Singaporean abducted by Singaporean in Thailand barters bitcoin for freedom: reports

Four years ago, Mark Cheng Jin Quan was feted by Queen Elizabeth. Things have really gone downhill since then.

Artist removed from Singapore exhibition for threatening ‘snakewhore’ Indian woman

Artist removed from Singapore exhibition for threatening ‘snakewhore’ Indian woman

Said he would "obliterate" minority group in racist rant triggered by giggle at exhibition oh so ironically on finding "Common Ground."


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