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Mugabe's body leaves Singapore for burial in Zimbabwe

The body of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, five days after he died in hospital in the city-state, according to an e...

Mugabe's body leaves Singapore for burial in Zimbabwe

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Plane leaves Zimbabwe for Singapore to bring home Mugabe's body A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe, but it was still not clear where the former leader would be buried, a family spokesman said on Monday....
23:17, 09/09/2019

| Mugabe's body may return to Zimbabwe as burial tensions emerge Robert Mugabe's nephew says that a delegation is expected to leave Zimbabwe to collect the hero-turned-despot's body from Singapore where he died two days ago....
17:51, 09/09/2019

Mugabe's body brought home to Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery The body of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe arrived at the country's main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe's body arrives in Zimbabwe amid burial site row Former dictator’s final resting place still a mystery with family and government in disputeThe body of Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe has arrived at the country’s main airport, but his final resting place remains a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the governme...
17:34, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial The body of Zimbabwe's former President was being returned to his homeland to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades.        ...
13:00, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe’s Body Believed to Be Leaving Singapore for Zimbabwe (SINGAPORE) — A vehicle believed to be carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe left a Singapore funeral parlor Wednesday morning to be returned to his homeland for burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Police escorting the vehicle Wednesday morning said the co...
04:34, 09/11/2019

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07:34, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe plans Mugabe's funeral and burial next weekend The Zimbabwean government plans a state funeral for longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in a sports stadium in Harare next Saturday, with a burial ceremony a day later, it said in memo sent to embassies on Sunday....
20:34, 09/08/2019

Mugabe's funeral and burial planned for next weekend: Zimbabwe government memo Zimbabwe will hold a state funeral for former president Robert Mugabe on Saturday, Sept. 14, before a burial ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 15, according to a government memo sent to diplomatic missions and seen by Reuters....
20:34, 09/08/2019

Agreement on Robert Mugabe’s Burial Site Calms a Political Spat in Zimbabwe The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe in Singapore hospital for extended stay Zimbabwe’s former longtime ruler Robert Mugabe, 95, has been in a Singapore hospital for the past three months and his condition “is remarkably stable for his age,” the country’s president said...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Poll Body Notice To BJP's Giriraj Singh For "Burial Land" Comment Giriraj Singh, the BJP's candidate in Bihar's Begusarai, has received a notice from the Election Commission for his recent comment in which he had said that the country would not forgive those who......
20:34, 04/29/2019

Mugabe's body brought home but Zimbabweans unsure of his burial place The body of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe arrived home at the country's main airport on Wednesday, but it was still unclear where he would be buried amid a dispute between some family members and the government....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-year old is making progress....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns to divided Zimbabwe The body of Zimbabwe founding leader Robert Mugabe has arrived back in the country, to be welcomed with a guard of honor. However, discord prevails over both the former strongman's legacy and his proposed burial site....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Plane carrying Mugabe's body lands in Zimbabwe: witness A plane bringing the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe back to the country landed at its main airport on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Spanish Parents Sue After Acid Reflux Medication Mix Up Leaves Babies With ‘Abnormal’ Body Hair Growth (MADRID) — Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for addressing acid reflux and other conditions. Spanish health authorities have blamed the Minoxidil mix-up on F...
19:51, 08/31/2019

N4T Investigators: Burial Burdens TUCSON – Some veterans’ widows want the federal government to increase the benefits available when veterans die. Carol Schweska’s husband was a Vietnam veteran. As he was dying, she realized she could not afford the burial he wanted. “He was very proud to have fought in the war,” Schweska said. “and...
08:51, 07/10/2019

Revenge Body Trainers Talk Body Confidence & How to Stay Positive During Your Fitness Journey These Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian trainers aren't just about physical fitness, they also know the importance of emotional and mental well-being. At last weekend's Revenge......
16:51, 07/27/2019

Amid the Ongoing Battle Over Her Body, Caster Semenya Covers Out Magazine's Body Issue “As long as I remember, it was all about being free,” Caster Semenya tells Out magazine, reflecting on the passion that drives her world-class athletic career. “When I do sports is when I feel happy. I feel free.”...
00:17, 07/26/2019

"It's Not Just About a Hot Body!" Khloe Kardashian Shares Inspiring Words In Revenge Body Season 3 Supertease Revenge isn't easy. Khloe Kardashian warns the new Revenge Body participants just that in the season 3 supertease. While the latest promo promises "a transformational......
21:51, 06/19/2019

Rio Vista Police Release Body Cam Footage Showing Officer Body Slamming Woman During a Traffic Stop Police in Rio Vista, Calif., released body cam footage Tuesday of a traffic stop that ended with an officer body slamming a woman who wanted to know what was happening with family members detained during a traffic stop....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Raid of body-donation company uncovers horror scene with buckets of body parts, heads swapped onto other bodies When a person or their family decides that, after death, their body will be donated to science, they likely don’t imagine having their earthly remains being treated like old meat in a butcher shop. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what was happening inside the walls of an Arizona company ca...
20:34, 07/26/2019

Drowned migrants return to El Salvador for burial The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his young daughter Valeria, who drowned together while trying to cross the Rio Grande to the U.S., have returned to El Salvador...
23:00, 06/30/2019

Mexico: gangs are re-using clandestine burial pits Mexico's top human rights official says gangs are re-using clandestine graves, dumping new bodies into burial pits where human remains had already been excavated by authorities....
20:34, 05/14/2019

UK roadsides could become burial grounds as graveyards are filling up Bodies could start to be buried alongside main roads in the UK, as graveyards and cemeteries are running out of room, suggests a former direct of public health...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Mugabe's family says burial to be private, in snub to successor Zimbabwe's former president, Robert Mugabe, will be buried at a private ceremony at a date still to be decided, his family said on Thursday, in an embarrassment for his successor who wants him interred at a national shrine on Sunday....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan and expected only 10 to 15 people to show up, CNN.....
02:51, 07/18/2019

Eco-friendly burial alternative: You can now compost your loved ones in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier The remains of a Montana man killed during World War II while working to evacuate soldiers from an island east of the Philippines are due to be buried Saturday with full military honors....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Mugabe's family say burial to be private, place still unknown Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be buried next week at a private ceremony at an as-yet-undisclosed location, his family said on Thursday, rejecting plans by the rulers that overthrew him to inter him at a state monument....
13:34, 09/12/2019

Robert Mugabe getting hero’s burial he claimed he didn’t want Ousted Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe will get the hero’s burial he claimed he didn’t want. The former African strongman, 95, who died Friday in Singapore after a lengthy illness, will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Saturday. Mugabe’s family t...
05:51, 09/08/2019

Zimbabweans mourn founder Mugabe but confused over burial Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their founding father Robert Mugabe, but there was confusion over when his body would be returned from abroad for burial, two years after he was toppled in a coup....
15:34, 09/07/2019

Dead Baby Burial Vessels, Or Catchers Of The Rain? You Decide Hundreds more 1,100-year-old dead babies and infants have been unearthed in Laos, which a new paper says greatly expands archaeologists understanding of how ancient cultures lived and died, on Laos. ...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Mugabe's family pushes back against government burial plan The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government's plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters....
23:00, 09/08/2019

Robert Mugabe's family rejects government burial plans Family says former Zimbabwe leader will be buried at home, against authorities’ wishesThe family of Robert Mugabe has said he will be buried in his home town in private, in an apparent snub to Zimbabwe’s government, which wants to inter his body at a national monument.Leo Mugabe, a nephew of the lat...
01:00, 09/13/2019

Scientists Unravel Mystery of 15th Century Six-Headed Burial Scientists have begun unravelling the mystery of an ancient Scotsman found in a mysterious “six-headed” burial ...
23:51, 09/07/2019

4,500-Year-Old Burial Ground Discovered Near Egypt's Great Pyramids Egypt's antiquities ministry on Saturday unveiled a 4,500-year-old burial ground near the Giza pyramids containing colourful wooden coffins and limestone statues dating back to the Old Kingdom....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Touching 4,000-Year-Old Royal Double Burial Found in Kazakhstan Archaeologists working in a desolate and remote area of the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan have made a remarkable discovery. ...
00:17, 07/31/2019

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
19:34, 09/12/2019

Anglo-Saxon Burial in England Is Compared to a Pharaoh’s Tomb Archaeologists are expected to reveal to the public what is now believed to be one of the most significant archaeological finds in England in recent decades. ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Huge 1,400-Year-Old Pictish Burial Ground Found in Scotland In Scotland, one of the largest Pictish cemeteries ever found has been uncovered by archaeologists. It is believed to be at least 1400 years old.  ...
10:34, 09/17/2019

Egyptian authorities refuse Mursi's burial in family cemetery: son Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his family's cemetery, his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an abortion....
18:17, 05/28/2019

Scientists liken Anglo-Saxon burial site to King Tut’s tomb SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — Archaeologists say an underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers may be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial in Britain. The chamber was uncovered between a road and a railway line in the village of Prittlewell in 2003. It turned out to be ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

5000-Year-Old Family Found In Mass Burial Was Brutally Murdered New research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) entitled “Unravelling ancestry, kinship, and violence in a Late Neolithic mass grave”  ...
21:34, 05/08/2019

A Black Revolutionary War Hero Finally Gets the Military Burial Honors He Deserved James Robinson was a black Revolutionary War hero who also served during the War of 1812 under Andrew Jackson. During both of those wars, he was promised his freedom by those who enlisted him (and other black men turned into soldiers); but when it was time to collect on that freedom, he was returned...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Mugabe to get hero's burial as family settle row over his final resting place Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the country's National Heroes Acre monument as a row over his final resting place is settled....
23:34, 09/13/2019

Bury bodies along UK's motorways to ease burial crisis, expert suggests New approaches to disposing of the dead needed as graveyards and crematoria are almost fullFrom burials in pyramids to scattering ashes and even plastination, there has been no shortage of ideas about how to deal with human corpses.But with graveyards and crematoria almost full in Britain, the conun...
12:17, 07/05/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has asked landowners for help to bury them.The National ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill to be laid to rest Monday in private burial A funeral for Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter will be held Monday at a church near the famed family’s Cape Cod compound, kin said Sunday. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a 22-year-old Boston College student, was found dead of a suspected overdose at one of the clan’s Hyannis Port homes Thursday aftern...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen The Vatican has opened two burial chambers in an attempt to solve the case of an Italian teenager who vanished 36 years ago. In a twist, experts are also looking for the remains of two 19th century German princesses....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Bronx man who marked African Burial site with racist graffiti arrested again A Bronx man who was convicted of scrawling vile racist graffiti with black marker at the African Burial Ground Memorial in Lower Manhattan and sentenced to 30 days of home confinement has been arrested again — this time for ducking the Probation Department when they were looking to fit him wit...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Burial chamber full of riches called England’s version of King Tut’s tomb An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers in appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say....
23:17, 05/09/2019

4,000-Year-Old Burial Revealed on Welsh Island Linked to Mysterious Druid Sorcerers Excavations are underway on the 4,000-year-old Bronze Age burial cairn known as ‘Bryn Celli Ddu Bach’ on the British island of Anglesey, located off the north coast of Wales. Anglesey is famous for its association with the Druids, a mysterious order of Celtic sorcerers, healers and astrologers.  The...
12:51, 06/29/2019

Bodies of father and toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach the US return to El Salvador for burial The young father and daughter who drowned in each other's arms in the Rio Grande as they tried to reach the United States have been returned to El Salvador for an expected burial at a private ceremony....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
21:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Saoirse Kennedy Hill Laid to Rest in Private Family Burial Service Saoirse Kennedy Hill was laid to rest on Monday. Daily Mail reports Saoirse's family held a private burial service at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, Mass. The funeral......
23:34, 08/05/2019

Luke Perry was buried in eco-friendly ‘mushroom burial suit,’ late actor’s daughter says The late actor Luke Perry was buried in an eco-friendly “mushroom burial suit,” one of the former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star’s final wishes, his daughter Sophie revealed this week on Instagram....
23:17, 05/04/2019

Petition calls for UNC Charlotte shooting hero to receive burial with full military honors A new petition calls for the White House to honor one of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting victims with a burial with full military honors to salute his heroic actions during the deadly rampage....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
09:00, 05/30/2019

|Zimbabwe’sEconetWirelessshutsAfricanpayTVunitamidcrisis Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless will shut its African pay-TV unit due to the country’s economic condition and shortage of foreign currency, group Chief Executive Officer Douglas Mboweni has said....
16:17, 08/04/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the country's participation in multi-nation events in......
17:00, 08/08/2019

| Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body....
12:34, 08/08/2019

|Zimbabwe'sy/yinflationwon'tbepublishedtillFebruary Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament on Thursday....
21:17, 08/01/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
23:17, 08/12/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:34, 05/27/2019

| Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "systematic and brutal crackdown on human rights" by the regime....
10:03, 09/21/2019

Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and a giant photo of the man who won that contest, Emmerson Mnangagwa....
20:51, 07/05/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
21:00, 05/28/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Zimbabwe's Mugabe: from liberator to oppressor Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule....
08:34, 09/06/2019

Activists say 'new Zimbabwe' resembles Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe’s commitments to respecting and upholding rights are under scrutiny as critics of the government are increasingly abducted and tortured. Such practices were common during the reign of Robert Mugabe....
23:51, 08/29/2019

Robert Mugabe, Even in Death, Divides Zimbabwe The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair....
06:34, 09/14/2019

| One year on - What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe? A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better....
04:17, 08/01/2019

| Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with African leaders in the capital....
06:34, 09/17/2019

Robert Mugabe, Former President of Zimbabwe, Dead at 95 Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the former Zimbabwean president whose promising emergence eventually steered his country into economic collapse, has died at the age of 95....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Few turn out as Mugabe is returned to a Zimbabwe in crisis The body of Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler Robert Mugabe has arrived in the capital, Harare, where it was met by the country’s president and a full military delegation. Mugabe’s body will be on display at historic locations before burial Sunday....
23:34, 09/11/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two with Ayman Ashraf, and shot into the right corner of ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
21:51, 06/04/2019

| In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy For Zimbabwe's doctors, few institutions reflect their country's decay under Robert Mugabe than their public hospitals, once vaunted but now under-equipped and crumbling....
23:19, 09/10/2019

Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe Days of official mourning have begun in Zimbabwe for Robert Mugabe, who had become a national hero despite decades of rule that left the country struggling...
14:34, 09/07/2019

Mugabe mourners injured at Zimbabwe viewing Several people have been injured in a crush to see Robert Mugabe's body at a viewing in Harare. The incident comes as uncertainty over his final resting place highlights tensions between his family and the government....
01:00, 09/13/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
21:17, 08/19/2019

Five things to know about Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe, has died at the age of 95. Mugabe resigned in 2017 after a 37-year rule.        ...
14:34, 09/06/2019

| Obituary: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe a revolutionary At his best, Robert Mugabe could rank beside such revolutionaries as Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara. In the 1970s, he was Africa's teacher-turned Marxist rebel against white rule who declared: "Our votes must go together with our guns."...
12:34, 09/06/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
00:17, 07/02/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Robert Mugabe, ex-leader of Zimbabwe, dead at 95 Robert Mugabe, the longtime leader of Zimbabwe who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed Mugabe’s death in a tweet Friday, mourning him as an “icon of liberation.” Mugabe was a former guerrilla chief who took po...
11:34, 09/06/2019

‘We Have Moved On Without Him’: Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Faded in Zimbabwe As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
14:34, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe’s civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176% Representatives of Zimbabwe’s government workers Tuesday protested against what they called “slave salaries” as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that highlights the country’s rapidly deteriorating economy...
16:51, 07/16/2019

| Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions....
10:03, 09/21/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The watchdog, Cites, prohibits unregulated commercial tr...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Longtime Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disputed elections and human rights violations, has died in Singapore. He was 95. (Sept. 6)        ...
09:34, 09/07/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
23:51, 06/18/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experimental policies....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: dashed hopes and economic chaos When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwe's president in 2017, Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic turmoil and authoritarian rule....
03:34, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe doctors protest over union leader's disappearance Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office....
18:02, 09/16/2019

Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95 Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil and human rights violations, has died at the age of 95.        ...
14:34, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe Ruled Zimbabwe for Decades. Here’s How He First Came to Power It’s not hard to see why Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced Friday, would have wanted control. In 1965, the area in Africa then known as Rhodesia — the colonialist name for the region that’s now Zimbabwe — had established a new regime in the wake of British colonial rul...
16:34, 09/06/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
02:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to your loved ones and ensure they face justice. You g...
03:00, 08/24/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.37pm BST 35 min: With Hegazi off the pitch receiving treatment to his profusely bleeding nose - I don’t know how that happened - Billiat ...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office. Peter Magombeyi, president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA)...
00:51, 09/17/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
11:51, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe president praises re-introduction of local currency Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday praised the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe dollar as the sole legal tender in the troubled country as a “return to normalcy.”...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liverpool....
13:17, 07/14/2019

| Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the country's foreign minister says....
14:18, 09/15/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended their membership.At an ICC board meeting in Londo...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the country....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Mourning for Zimbabwe’s Mugabe marred by dispute, stampede Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday...
21:00, 09/12/2019

Robert Mugabe to be buried at shrine to Zimbabwe's heroes Former leader ‘deserves’ to be laid to rest at Heroes Acre, in Harare, says governmentRobert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop monument reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s national heroes, an official said, as the southern African nation began several days of official mourning.Mugabe died on Friday...
13:34, 09/08/2019

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe regains prominence for husband The controversy around the burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe, centers on his widow, Grace, who remained behind a black veil as she succeeded in getting President Emmerson Mnangagwa to build a special new gravesite for her husband...
01:34, 09/14/2019

Robert Mugabe: Thousands gather for Zimbabwe's ex-leader African leaders have gathered for the state funeral of Robert Mugabe. After a week of dispute, Mugabe's family and Zimbabwean officials agreed the divisive former leader will be buried at a national heroes cemetery....
14:34, 09/14/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
19:34, 08/18/2019

In Zimbabwe, Promise of Mobile Money Fades When the Power Goes Out Ecocash, the cellphone platform used for eight out of 10 transactions in Zimbabwe, regularly breaks down, making buying milk, filling up a car or setting a utility bill a test of endurance. ‘This country has gone to the dogs,’ complains one man after a three-hour attempt to buy gas....
19:51, 09/01/2019

Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwe president, dies aged 95 Final years in power were characterised by financial collapse, violent intimidation and vicious power struggleHow Mugabe became Africa’s fallen angelIn pictures: from liberation fighter to deposed leaderRobert Mugabe, a hero of Africa’s independence struggle whose long rule in Zimbabwe descended int...
11:00, 09/06/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
05:51, 05/31/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the government over a severe economic crisis and political repression....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Zimbabwe's Ex-President Mugabe To Be Buried In His Village: Family Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes, his family said this morning....
14:34, 09/12/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
18:17, 04/28/2019

In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Already Faded: ‘We Have Moved On Without Him’ As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
00:00, 09/07/2019

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday aged 95....
15:34, 09/06/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrations in the streets and hopes of a recovery for the resource-rich nation. But his successor as presi...
19:00, 08/27/2019

Zimdancehall: The Music That Moves Zimbabwe’s Uneasy Streets The distant descendant of reggae is the dominant sound of the streets and tells a story about the African country since the fall of longtime despot, Robert Mugabe....
14:00, 09/07/2019

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority rule....
00:34, 05/28/2019

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actual race. “I am black, that’s what I thought, but then I am always made to feel otherwise,” said the 1...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
10:51, 09/19/2019

U.N. raises aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million, many face starvation The United Nations on Tuesday increased its aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million to help it recover from drought that has driven millions to the brink of starvation as well as a cyclone that hit eastern regions earlier this year....
21:00, 08/06/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Singapore banking: Inside UOB’s new era UOB is run by three generations of the Wee family, with a fourth in the wings. It is conservative, cautious and stable. But a bold new digital strategy seeks five million customers across the region. Is it coincidence that change is coming just as the bank’s elder statesman retires at 90?...
02:51, 07/22/2019

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
11:17, 07/01/2019

How MAS propelled Singapore to the top of the class Singapore’s emergence as a global financial hub is no accident, and has not happened overnight. The key, according to Ravi Menon – the managing director of financial regulator the Monetary Authority of Singapore – is to plan well, act decisively and, above all, listen....
17:34, 09/18/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at age 95, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced....
20:00, 09/06/2019

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
11:00, 06/30/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
11:34, 06/28/2019

| Now Zimbabwe announces repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
14:34, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe's intellectual despot: how Mugabe became Africa's fallen angel A complex character who ruthlessly pursued his goals, Mugabe leaves a mixed legacy: an independence leader who built his country up, then helped destroy itThree great questions dominated the 37-year rule of Robert Gabriel Mugabe, who has died aged 95.One is the mystery of how a giant of Africa’s lib...
01:34, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95 Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died aged 95.        ...
00:34, 09/07/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Small farmers put Zimbabwe's coffee back on the map With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that was all-but destroyed under former President Robert Mugabe....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government who carry on his legacy, Blessing Vava writes in this guest commentary....
20:34, 09/06/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
19:34, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe court upholds police ban on opposition protest in Bulawayo A Zimbabwe court on Monday dismissed a challenge by the main opposition party over a police ban on its planned anti-government demonstration in the western city of Bulawayo....
17:51, 08/19/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
11:34, 08/17/2019

Mugabe makes journey home to Zimbabwe in subdued ceremony The body of Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler Robert Mugabe has arrived in the capital, Harare, where it was met by the country’s president and a full military delegation. Mugabe’s body will be on display at historic locations before burial Sunday....
22:00, 09/11/2019

Retiring Hamilton Masakadza Leads Zimbabwe To Maiden Win Over Afghanistan Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan: The win, Zimbabwe's first in the tournament after three successive losses, also ended Afghanistan's record 12-match winning streak in T20Is....
02:35, 09/21/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria through to next round as Zimbabwe's wait goes on German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria are through to the last-16 after the Super Eagles beat Guinea in Group B. In Group A, Uganda and Zimbabwe shared the spoils, while Egypt face DR Congo in the late game....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a week of disputes over his burial threatened to embarrass President Emmerson Mnangagwa....
16:00, 09/14/2019

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
19:34, 09/11/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
01:34, 08/16/2019

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
12:51, 06/03/2019

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe union leader found alive after reported abduction Peter Magombeyi, who was overseeing a doctors’ strike, turns up confused and in painA doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe whose reported abduction led to widespread protests by medical staff has been found, disorientated and in pain but alive.Peter Magombeyi, the acting president of the Zimbabwe ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery: QuickTake This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrations in the streets and hopes of a recovery for the resource-rich nation. But his successor as presi...
01:00, 08/27/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces for organising a slew of strikes....
06:34, 09/17/2019

| 'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday....
10:34, 09/07/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
19:00, 08/07/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
05:00, 08/27/2019

Zimbabwe tourism minister charged with corruption worth $95 million Zimbabwean Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira was charged in court on Friday with corruption involving $95 million from the state pension fund after questioning by the newly formed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC)....
22:17, 07/26/2019

| Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade....
06:00, 08/28/2019

Factbox: Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and ruled with an iron fist until his own army ended his almost four-decade rule, has died aged 95....
10:34, 09/06/2019

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
11:34, 05/23/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer said, adding that the politician would remain detained while he sought bail at the High Court....
19:51, 07/11/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitioners embarked on a strike to press for higher wages....
00:34, 09/06/2019

| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral South Africa will be sending a delegation from both the ANC and its government to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's funeral at the weekend....
23:19, 09/10/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning to action almost three weeks after his success wit...
03:51, 06/22/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
02:34, 08/15/2019

We went inside Singapore airport's new 'Jewel.' Here's what we saw Singapore's Changi Airport has been ranked the world's best for seven years in a row, but it isn't resting on its laurels, with the opening of a new $1.3 billion hub....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Blackstone to buy warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 bln -WSJ Blackstone Group LP is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday https://on.wsj.com/2IchlBR....
04:51, 06/03/2019

How Singapore mastered Formula One in just 12 years An enormous amount of work, time and money goes into putting on the Singapore Grand Prix, but just how valuable is it for the country? Jake Michaels investigates....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Bottas: Mercedes F1 car not "100%" right after Singapore FP1 crash Valtteri Bottas believes his Mercedes Formula 1 car was not "100%" in the Singapore Grand Prix's second Friday practice after it was rebuilt following a crash in the opening session...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Singapore: From Pessimistic to "Crazy Rich" Singapore is a wealthy, global financial center. Even so, consumer confidence in the city-state has taken big dips at times. Here's how to put these dips into a useful, investment-focused perspective....
15:00, 05/01/2019

| Mugabe still in Singapore hospital where he has been since April Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe remains hopsitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa says....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Cambodia's Hun Sen says Singapore supported genocide Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide because of comments Lee made about Vietnam's 1978 invasion of Cambodia which ended Pol Pot's genocidal "killing fields" regime....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 years in prison....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in Zimbabwe's second city on Monday, in a show of force that stopped the main opposition party from launching an anti-government protest movement for the second time in four days....
17:51, 08/19/2019

Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year Zambia and Zimbabwe will start building the 2,400 MW Batoka Gorge hydro power plant next year, a company jointly owned by the two governments said on Tuesday....
11:34, 07/02/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
19:00, 08/07/2019

Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition appeals protest ban Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country's main opposition party challenged that decision in court....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe Bids Farewell To Ex-President Robert Mugabe With State Funeral Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and......
16:34, 09/14/2019

Robert Mugabe's Family Agree To Bury Him In Zimbabwe's "Heroes" Monument The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman said on Friday though the date for the ceremony was still......
12:51, 09/13/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
22:00, 06/11/2019

| Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe Zimbabwe is due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years....
10:34, 09/07/2019

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy....
00:00, 08/25/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
19:34, 06/28/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended vegetable plots. But the apparent tranquillity of this ...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Zimbabwe police round up protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police combed Harare's streets rounding up suspected opposition supporters on Friday, enforcing a clampdown on dissent after using batons and water cannon to break up a protest that authorities had declared illegal....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
16:51, 05/30/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday and despite beating Zimbabwe 73-37, Lisa Alexander’s charges now have plenty to work on before the Net...
13:34, 07/13/2019

Zimbabwe rights groups say six activists abducted, beaten ahead of protests Six Zimbabwean political activists were abducted from their homes at night and beaten by armed men this week, a coalition of rights groups said on Thursday, ahead of planned street demonstrations by the main opposition party....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African countries involved. Wildlife experts say the Tuesday vote at a conference in Geneva on trade in endangere...
16:51, 08/28/2019

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going scepticism of international players about the regime's so-called reformist narrative, writes Brian Raftopoulos....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Is this James Dyson's second luxury property in Singapore? Weeks after paying £43m for city state’s dearest penthouse, inventor has reportedly bought £26.5m bungalow When billionaire inventor James Dyson bought Singapore’s most expensive flat for £43m earlier this month, the only thing the luxury triplex was missing was its own waterfall.But Dyson, who has ...
14:17, 07/27/2019

Singapore and India Share a Peace Pipe The agreement to set up a stock connect with GIFT City ends an 18-month dispute. It also highlights how China has done a better job of developing its financial markets....
16:34, 08/07/2019

James Dyson buys £43m penthouse in Singapore Purchase comes months after British inventor revealed plans to move firm to city-stateBillionaire inventor James Dyson has bought a £43m luxury penthouse, thought to be the most expensive flat in Singapore, months after the prominent Brexit supporter announced plans to move his company from the UK t...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadequate, and notes similar lapses in previous years, ...
22:17, 07/17/2019

Galaxy Fold to unfold in Singapore on September 18 Initially slated for launch in April, the Samsung foldable smartphone will be available in Singapore at the recommended retail price of S$3,088, with the Cosmos Black model to be launched first on September 18, followed by the Space Silver on September 21....
16:51, 09/05/2019

Robert Mugabe under observation in Singapore hospital  Ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is still under observation after a four-month stay in a Singapore hospital, Zimbabwe's President has announced....
14:00, 08/07/2019

Gravity-defying tower opens in Singapore The newly-opened Robinson Tower in Singapore's Central Business District might baffle you at first glance: the upper section appears to float above the lower, with a leafy garden between the two....
06:34, 08/06/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
11:17, 05/08/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project crashed into a curb in central Vietnam on Monday, injuring 12, official media said. The state-owned Tuoi Tre newspaper said two of the students, who were traveling to Bach Ma national park in Hu...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
18:34, 06/29/2019

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.       ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security Having gone through the mayhem of WannaCry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security....
14:34, 04/29/2019

Magnussen: Perez knows he was in the wrong in F1 Singapore GP clash Kevin Magnussen thinks Formula 1 rival Sergio Perez knows he was at fault for their clash in Singapore Grand Prix practice and has rejected the suggestion he broke a gentleman's agreement...
10:34, 09/21/2019

Singapore amongst currencies Facebook wants tied to Libra Social media giant has reportedly informed US government officials that the Singapore dollar, Japanese yen, and euro are amongst an initial bundle of global currencies that likely will be included in a reserve fund backing its cryptocurrency....
15:17, 09/10/2019

| Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home Close relatives and government officials have flown out of Zimbabwe to collect the body of ex-president Robert Mugabe from Singapore where he died last week, his nephew says....
23:17, 09/09/2019

Singapore To Ban Sale Of Elephant Ivory From 2021 Singapore said Monday it will impose a blanket ban on the domestic sale of elephant ivory and products from 2021 as the government tightens its campaign against illegal wildlife trade....
16:04, 08/12/2019

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
03:17, 07/31/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
22:00, 05/30/2019

What's trending in travel? Singapore's pros weigh in What happens when 24 travel industry professionals sit down to lunch and delve into the top global travel trends? CNN Travel's Executive Editor, Brekke Fletcher, reveals all....
02:17, 05/21/2019

Best wireless earbuds in Singapore: the top Bluetooth earphones As smartphones continue to lose their headphone jack, the rise of the Bluetooth earbuds makes a whole lot more sense. Thankfully, the days of unstable connections and poor audio quality are all but behind us, and the wireless earphones of today offer some truly future-ready functionality.With the li...
14:34, 08/26/2019

Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies Country's standards council plans to introduce at least 40 standards to guide the development and adoption of new technologies, including drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics....
10:17, 07/16/2019

Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade From September 2021, Singapore will ban local sales of ivory, removing a key end market for the valuable material. Some 100 African elephants are estimated to be killed each day by poachers who want their tusks....
10:51, 08/13/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
19:51, 08/19/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'colossus' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95....
15:34, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe dies aged 95: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world after death of dictator Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95....
13:34, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'icon' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95....
21:00, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
14:00, 09/02/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe auctioning off luxury cars, farm equipment Zimbabwe’s former leader has reportedly put dozens of vehicles and farm equipment up for auction, raising speculation that his family’s business empire could be in financial straits....
20:17, 05/10/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Foreign leaders, supporters honour Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at state funeral Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017. He died in a Singapore hospital on Sept. 6 aged 95....
01:00, 09/15/2019

Singapore aims to create 10,000 tech jobs in three years Singapore on Wednesday said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in the technology sector over three years in an initiative to establish the city-state as a global hub for the industry....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Singapore, Sichuan firms ink partnerships in medtech and logistics Singapore medtech businesses are linking up with industry peers in Sichuan to enhance diagnostics and patient care, while local companies from other sectors look for opportunities in the Chinese province's transport and logistics sectors....
11:00, 09/04/2019

Swimming: Schooling adjusting to new realities after Singapore return Much has changed for Joseph Schooling since the 2016 Rio Games, where he beat American great Michael Phelps in the 100 meters butterfly final to become Singapore's first Olympic gold medalist....
05:51, 07/26/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:34, 05/17/2019

The situation in the Middle East is deteriorating: Reyl Singapore Daryl Liew of Reyl Singapore says there could be a floor for oil prices now because the geopolitical risk premium is back in the price. He also says he is concerned about the outlook for the Middle East....
11:51, 09/19/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Singapore's 'Priciest Penthouse': $54 Million, 3 Floors, 5 Bedrooms British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore's biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a rooftop terrace, private pool, and jacuzzi....
16:34, 07/10/2019

'CBOE Options Institute at SGX’ Launches in Singapore December 9 CHICAGO, IL and SINGAPORE -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today launched the first international extension of the world-renowned CBOE Options Institute at Singapore Exchange (SGX) in a ceremony attended by CBOE Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly and SG...
04:00, 05/02/2019

IRCTC Tourism 6-Day Tour To Singapore, Malaysia At Rs 76,000/Person The tour package, scheduled to start from Hyderabad on June 25, 2019, includes economy class bookings of Malaysia Airlines, according to the IRCTC Tourism website. IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and......
09:00, 06/04/2019

Singapore underscores need to build trust as AI continues to evolve Amidst concerns artificial intelligence will negatively impact human lives, the Singapore government advocates the need to build trust and for open industry collaboration so the necessary framework and guidelines can be established to safeguard public safety....
09:00, 09/06/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
10:34, 05/09/2019

Singapore lets firms apply for trademarks via mobile app Businesses can file for trademark protection with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore via a new mobile app, which aims to speed up the application process to 10 minutes from the current 60 minutes....
16:34, 08/21/2019

Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade from 2021 Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021, the government said on Monday, shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Singapore F1 organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to sell to spectators if the worst air pollution in three years threatens to taint the city-state's marquee sports event....
12:51, 09/19/2019

ExxonMobil charters Singapore's first LNG-fuelled bunker barge ExxonMobil Asia Pacific has signed a two-year time charter agreement with Singapore-based Sinanju Tankers Holdings Pte Ltd to lease Singapore's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered bunker tanker, Sinanju said in an statement on Friday....
08:34, 08/16/2019

Singapore programme to assess use of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care Led by Temasek Foundation and Trailblazer Foundation, the initiative will evaluate the use and scalability of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care across various healthcare institutions including a local hospital, nursing home, and stroke support group....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade....
07:51, 07/23/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of their diagnoses....
09:51, 06/19/2019

| Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, authorities said....
17:34, 07/23/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Singapore announces $48M seizure of ivory, pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore on Tuesday announced the largest seizure of elephant ivory in the country to date, along with the third-largest seizure of pangolin scales....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained tensions between Beijing and Washington over trade and security....
21:34, 05/24/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester after a two-day trial in U.S. District Court in Le...
08:34, 06/06/2019

The Formula 1 question marks over Hamilton vs Verstappen in Singapore Red Bull's Formula 1 form usually improves dramatically at the Singapore Grand Prix, but the prospect of another fight between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen rests on two unknown factors...
21:34, 09/18/2019

F1 Singapore GP puts measures in place for "unhealthy" air concerns Specific measures will be in place at Formula 1's Singapore Grand Prix in response to health advisories from the national government over "unhealthy" air concerns...
17:36, 09/16/2019

Billionaire James Dyson to buy second lavish Singapore property Inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson is poised to purchase his second luxury property in Singapore, complete with an infinity pool and indoor waterfall....
05:34, 07/26/2019

Singapore probes drones at airport that disrupted 63 flights SINGAPORE (AP) — Drones buzzing around Singapore’s Changi Airport have caused the delay or diversion of 63 flights in the past week, triggering an official investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders. Regulators said Tuesday that 18 flights at the airport were delaye...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Singapore's Grab invests in London startup Splyt Singaporean ride-hailing firm Grab has invested in London-based startup Splyt Technologies and extended a partnership between the two companies that will expand the reach of Grab's services beyond Southeast Asia....
11:34, 06/25/2019

Explainer: The feud involving members of Singapore's first family A public rift between the heirs of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first and longest-serving prime minister, has for years rumbled in the wealthy city-state regarded as an island of stability in Southeast Asia....
06:51, 07/29/2019

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Strait Times reports the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill passed Wednesday night by a vote of 72-9 with...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Ferrari unveils new Formula 1 nose design for Singapore GP Ferrari has unveiled a new nosecone design for the Singapore Grand Prix, as the team chases low-speed performance in its endeavour to continue its streak of Formula 1 victories....
22:20, 09/19/2019

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
19:34, 08/18/2019

Vettel leads Ferrari's Singapore charge but Mercedes on top Sebastian Vettel led Ferrari’s charge in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday but the German’s Formula One victory drought, already more than a year long, still looked set to continue....
01:51, 09/21/2019

Singapore's economy may grow just 1.5% this year, Moody's Analytics says Singapore's economy is set to grow between 1.5% and 2% this year, according to Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist for Moody's Analytics....
21:17, 07/30/2019

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
16:17, 05/31/2019

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
03:51, 06/01/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
19:51, 05/29/2019

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in just 45 seconds....
14:51, 07/30/2019

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China. “Countries have to accept that China will continue to grow and strengthen, and that it is neither possible nor ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Unfazed about potentially losing their job, employees in Singapore instead are concerned that workplace automation will result in them having to learn new skillsets or change the way they carry out their tasks....
08:51, 04/30/2019

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said may have been infected by bushmeat he ate at a wedding....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Singapore says drug smuggling worsens, even as hangings rise Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime as reflecting public support....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets "intact" Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
06:51, 05/17/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
14:34, 04/29/2019

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows....
08:34, 06/12/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton hopes to shine under Singapore floodlights Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton can return Mercedes to the top of the podium this Sunday with an unprecedented fifth win around the floodlit streets of Singapore....
18:00, 09/18/2019

Singapore’s Prime Minister Threatens Website Editor With Libel Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has threatened to pursue libel charges against the editor of an online publication that ran allegations about the city-state’s founding family. In a letter to Terry Xu, the Chief Editor of the Online Citizen, Lee’s press secretary requested the ...
17:34, 09/02/2019

Singapore second-quarter GDP falls 3.3%, cuts 2019 growth forecast Singapore's second-quarter GDP contraction of 3.3% was slightly smaller than the 3.4% decline seen in the government's advance estimate on a seasonally adjusted and annualized quarter-on-quarter basis, but firmed bets a recession may be around the corner....
08:51, 08/13/2019

US Finds American Guilty In Singapore HIV Data Leak Case A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a US court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore......
09:34, 06/06/2019

India, Singapore Take Part In Naval Drill In South China Sea The Indian Navy conducted military exercised in the South China Sea with its Singapore counterpart today. Navy's two ships-Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore,......
19:51, 05/19/2019

U.S. finds American guilty in Singapore HIV data leak case A U.S. citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a U.S. court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore government, court filings show....
07:34, 06/06/2019

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
12:17, 05/25/2019

Singapore inks Asean partnerships to drive technology patents Country and eight Asean intellectual property offices sign two-year agreement to prioritise patent applications in emerging technologies such as fintech, cybersecurity, and robotics, which aims to fast-track the turnaround time for initial action to six months....
17:17, 08/28/2019

'Smart' clothing can boost wearable tech: Singapore researchers Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Singapore-Chinese Man Gets 4 Weeks In Jail For Racist Attack On Indian A Singaporean man of Chinese origin was sentenced to four weeks in jail and fined 1,000 Singapore dollars for racist remarks insulting an Indian national working at the Changi airport....
05:51, 07/27/2019

China's Dalian Wanda Plans Singapore REIT Listing Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda is planning to list a real-estate business in Singapore, in a deal that could value that collection of properties at more than $1 billion....
12:17, 06/20/2019

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and notify the authorities 72 hours after completing their assessment of the breach....
11:34, 05/22/2019

A year after Singapore, little change seen in US-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards....
19:17, 08/02/2019

Singapore stocks offer 'good yield' despite trade war jitters The trade war may be hurting Singapore's economy, but the country's stocks remain relatively attractive compared to the rest of Asia, analysts say....
07:34, 09/09/2019

Singapore Changi Airport shuts runway over drone sighting Operations on one runway at the Singapore airport was shut down intermittently over 10 hours after an unauthorised drone was spotted, leading to 36 flight delays and a diversion....
22:17, 06/19/2019

Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura to create Singapore unit Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos SA is creating a subsidiary to manage its Singapore operations, the company said on Monday, as the global cosmetics firm seeks to boost its sales in East Asia....
02:17, 09/17/2019

Singapore seizes record haul of smuggled elephant ivory Nine tonnes of contraband tusks from about 300 animals found in illegal cargo from DRCSingapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, according to the authorities.The illegal cargo, discovered...
09:51, 07/23/2019

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
12:17, 07/03/2019

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the s...
08:00, 07/14/2019

Harvey Norman Singapore is having a huge flash sale on tech For just 3 short days, Harvey Norman Singapore is hosting a massive "mystery" flash sale, where it's discounting some of the latest and greatest tech across a whole range of categories.From Apple AirPods to MSI gaming laptops, there's plenty of top quality tech on offer – TVs, camer...
04:34, 09/02/2019

Consumers could be winners as Singapore shakes up its digital banking sector Singapore will distribute up to five digital banking licenses for non-banking entities to provide financial services to retail customers and small and medium sized companies....
05:00, 09/02/2019

The physical challenge behind F1 drivers' 'love-hate' relationship with the Singapore GP The combination of heat, humidity and a race that regularly runs two hours makes the Singapore Grand Prix the toughest event of the season. But just how much stress do drivers put their bodies through?...
10:34, 09/21/2019

Singapore's GDP badly misses forecasts, shrinking 3.4% from the prior quarter Singapore's economy shrank in the second quarter from the previous three months on an annualized basis, widely missing economists' forecasts, preliminary data showed on Friday....
08:17, 07/12/2019

Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged Tensions between the two economic powerhouses will lead to fragmented technology markets and, if prolonged, drag down Singapore's economy, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges both countries to find ways to establish mutual trust....
01:00, 08/19/2019

Exclusive: Bearing brunt of trade war, Singapore chipmakers cut jobs Caught between a Sino-U.S. trade war, political concerns over Chinese telecoms firm Huawei and slowing consumer demand, chipmakers in Singapore have started slowing production and laying off hundreds of jobs, firms told Reuters....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore's public health program Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveiled a partnership with Singapore's Health Promotion Board on an initiative, Live Healthy SG, that will......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Indian Man In Singapore Charged For Evading National Service For 5 Years An Indian national, who is a permanent resident in Singapore, is facing a trial for defaulting on his compulsory national service obligations for more than five years and remaining outside the country......
05:34, 05/10/2019

Singapore starts countdown to elections, forms panel for constituencies Singapore's next general election could be just months away, with the government announcing on Wednesday that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had formed a panel to review electoral boundaries, an initial step towards calling a vote....
15:34, 09/04/2019

Singapore commits resources to drive 5G, earmarks key verticals for adoption Industry regulator Infocomm Media Development Authority has set aside S$40 million (US$29.53 million) to support research and development efforts and drive adoption of 5G, which include initiatives focused on key verticals such as urban mobility and maritime....
10:17, 06/27/2019

Singapore to invest $30 million in 5G tests ahead of 2020 rollout Singapore on Thursday launched a S$40 million ($29.5 million) initiative to test applications for 5G networks, the next generation of mobile communications, ahead of a planned rollout next year....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure compliance and be onboarded more quickly....
09:00, 09/06/2019

Singapore opposition party fears use of fake news law in election The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle free speech, may be used in upcoming elections....
09:17, 07/26/2019

Fitbit eyes one million new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
17:34, 08/21/2019

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Pinterest opens Singapore office in APAC expansion drive Six years after launching its Tokyo office, the social networking platform sets up a second regional office in Singapore to support its Southeast Asian and Indian operations, where it has been seeing high growth rates....
11:51, 07/10/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinions and parody and creating an independent council to monitor online falsehoods, urge Singapore's Nom...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill passed Wednesday night by a vote of 72-9, a lawmaker with the oppos...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Lewis Hamilton ‘down for some hard racing’ in Singapore after Leclerc clash • Briton says he will adapt his driving after incident in Italy• Verstappen believes drivers ‘should be able to defend yourself’Lewis Hamilton reiterated his intent to give no quarter when he returns to the track for the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend. The Briton was disappointed after Charles Le...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Drone sightings disrupt flights at Singapore's Changi airport Second incident in a week causes delays and diversions at one of Asia’s busiest airline hubsDrone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore’s main airport for the second time in a week, authorities have said.About 18 arrivals and departures were delayed and seven flights diverted at Changi airpo...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighboring countries....
13:34, 09/11/2019

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
10:51, 05/17/2019

Ad Shows Actor "Brownfaced" To Look Indian, Sparks Anger In Singapore An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country's state-owned......
12:51, 07/29/2019

Singapore autonomous shuttle buses to start picking up passengers Operated by local transport company ComfortDelgro, the driverless NUSmart Shuttle sits up to 12 passengers and will run within the National University of Singapore's Kent Ridge campus as part of a year-long study to assess the commercial viability of such services....
10:51, 07/30/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
07:34, 07/01/2019

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen a regional dispute over forest fires....
13:34, 09/14/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the proposed legislation entered a second day on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Singapore PM's brother backs opposition party in election twist The Singapore prime minister's estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly-formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections expected to be held as soon as this year....
06:51, 07/29/2019

Singapore-Based Indian Convicted For Molesting Air Stewardess: Report A 39-year-old Indianman was found guilty on Monday of molesting an air stewardess on a flight from Cochin to Singapore in 2017, according to a media report....
20:00, 08/05/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to latest news reports....
21:51, 04/28/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
02:00, 08/17/2019

James Dyson reported to have bought second ultra-luxury Singapore home Weeks after paying £43m for the city-state’s most expensive penthouse, the inventor has reportedly lined up a £26.5m houseThe inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, James Dyson, has reportedly lined up the purchase of a second luxury property in Singapore, complete with an infinity pool and indoor ...
09:17, 07/26/2019

Racing Point Formula 1 team plans major Singapore GP upgrade Racing Point plans to bring a major upgrade to its car for the Singapore Grand Prix as it targets ending the 2019 Formula 1 season as the fourth fastest team...
23:34, 09/17/2019

JP Morgan helps Canada and Singapore trial bank transfers on the ‘blockchain’ Central banks in Canada and Singapore claim to have successfully completed a cross-border payment using distributed ledger technology. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced earlier today that it has successfully settled an international payment with The Bank of Canada, in what it refer...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore's Sun Cable Australia's Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday....
11:51, 07/20/2019

Haas expects Rich Energy F1 title sponsorship call before Singapore Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner expects a final decision on the future of its title sponsorship deal with Rich Energy to be made before the Singapore Grand Prix...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Singapore automotive marketplace snags more funds, acquires Indonesia C2C player Car marketplace Carro has raked in another US$30 million as part of its Series B round, having secured US$60 million earlier in May, and used the funds to acquire Indonesian e-commerce player Jualo.com....
11:00, 08/06/2019

Singapore's Scoot to convert six Airbus orders to larger A321neos, lease 10 Singapore Airlines Ltd's budget offshoot Scoot said on Monday it would convert six Airbus SE A320neo orders to the larger A321neo model and lease another 10 A321neos to help meet the airline's growth goals....
18:17, 07/29/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Singapore hotels see best month in years amid Hong Kong turmoil Singapore's hotel occupancy rates have climbed to their highest in over a decade as travelers and business events switched from Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests have slammed tourist numbers and wider business sentiment....
11:00, 09/03/2019

Social media blocks satirical video in Singapore after government complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-state requested the removal of content it said could fan racial tension....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Singapore, Canada complete blockchain trial for cross-border payments Monetary Authority of Singapore and Bank of Canada complete tests on cross-border payments using digital currencies, tapping distributed ledger technology with the aim to achieve faster, cheaper, and more secured transactions....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Counting down to 2020, Singapore's Ocean Tankers tests IMO-compliant fuel Off the coast of Singapore, the world's largest ship refueling center, a bunker barge sidled next to the supertanker Pu Tuo San to fill the giant vessel with a new type of fuel that will meet global standards that start up in January....
02:17, 07/25/2019

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot training programme....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Automated buses dodge peacocks, tourists and plants in Singapore test Roaming peacocks, meandering tourists and curbside bushes were all causing headaches this week for operators of one of the first autonomous bus shuttle services to hit public roads in Singapore....
12:00, 08/27/2019

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
08:51, 08/13/2019

Billionaire James Dyson reportedly buys $54 million penthouse in Singapore British technology firm founder James Dyson and his wife have reportedly purchased a luxury penthouse in Singapore for a record S$73.8 million ($54.2 million)....
07:17, 07/10/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speec...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Drones Disrupt Flights At Singapore's Main Airport Second Time In A Week Drone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore's main airport for the second time in a week, authorities said, as the devices increasingly cause havoc for air traffic worldwide....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email containing sensitive information and stronger encryptio...
01:34, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong's political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said....
09:51, 07/12/2019

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Sydney-Singapore team manipulate light wave on a silicon chip A team from the University of Sydney and Singapore University of Technology and Design has announced manipulating soliton photonic waves on a silicon chip....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and corporate profits....
05:34, 05/21/2019

Singapore Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Delhi After Glitch A Singapore Airlines aircraft carrying 228 people on Wednesday made an emergency landing in the national capital after experiencing a glitch with the nose wheel, an official said....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Linde plans $1.4 bln Singapore expansion, signs Exxon supply deal Industrial gases group Linde said on Tuesday it will spend $1.4 billion to boost its Singapore gasification facilities to support the planned expansion of Exxon Mobil Corp's nearby integrated refining complex....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Indonesia to build country's longest bridge linking islands near Singapore Indonesia plans to build a 7 km (4.35 mile) bridge to connect two islands in the Malacca Strait, close to Singapore, as part of efforts to develop industry and tourism in the area, the government said on Thursday....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false....
12:34, 05/09/2019

Papua New Guinea sends team to Singapore to renegotiate Total LNG deal Papua New Guinea has dispatched a team to Singapore to renegotiate its Papua LNG agreement with French oil major Total SA, the country's petroleum minister said on Thursday....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in Southeast Asia Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on Monday....
05:51, 08/19/2019

Shell to roll out electric vehicle charging service at stations across Singapore Called Shell Recharge, the electric-vehicle charging service currently is available at a single Shell station in the country at S$0.55 per kWh with another nine stations to be suited up by October....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Drunk British Air flight attendants ran naked through Singapore hotel: report A trio of British Airways flight attendants ran drunk and naked through a Singapore hotel during a layover “orgy,” a UK paper alleges — and now they face losing their jobs. “There were some frisky crew on this plane,” insiders told The Sun. “There was snogging and strip...
00:51, 07/06/2019

Singapore firm opens online marketplace for maritime suppliers, buyers Offering more than 10,000 product listings, Marine Online's e-commerce site features 4,000 service providers that provide 10 marine services including bunkering and ship supply and aims to help cut operational costs and drive transparency for the industry....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Malaysia MVNO offers free data roaming with Singapore debut redONE has made its official debut in Singapore following a month-long pilot launch in late-May, offering free data roaming between the two countries and service plans from S$8 a month with 3GB data....
11:17, 07/01/2019

MOVES-Exxon hires ex-Trafigura crude oil trader in Singapore - sources Exxon Mobil Corp has hired former Trafigura crude oil trader Hong Hsien Tan to further boost its trading capabilities in Singapore, multiple sources familiar with the matter said on Friday....
12:17, 06/28/2019

Singapore holds gay pride rally amid calls for repeal of colonial-era law Thousands of people took part in Singapore's annual gay pride rally on Saturday, with many calling for a law banning gay sex to be scrapped following similar measures elsewhere in the region....
00:17, 06/30/2019

Singapore lender OCBC beats estimates with 11% rise in first quarter profit Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp reported an 11% rise in quarterly profit on Friday that beat market estimates, driven by broad-based growth, while net interest income grew 8% to record levels....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Singapore turns on data channel linking Chongqing industrial parks Available to companies across seven industrial parks in the southwestern city of China, the dedicated data link has a total capacity of 260Gbps and is part of efforts to support connectivity between businesses in the region....
12:00, 09/12/2019

Automated Buses Dodge Peacocks, Tourists & Plants In Singapore Test Roaming peacocks, meandering tourists and curbside bushes were all causing headaches this week for operators of one of the first autonomous bus shuttle services to hit public roads in Singapore.......
15:00, 08/27/2019

Drones delay flights at Singapore's Changi Airport for second time in a week Drone sightings, alongside weather conditions, delayed 18 flights and forced a further seven to be diverted Monday evening, according to the country's Civil Aviation Authority....
14:51, 06/25/2019

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses The US Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out his controversial human rights record. ...
00:51, 09/08/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
03:51, 07/26/2019

Skytrax's best airlines of 2019: Qatar Airways grabs the top spot, Singapore is No. 2 Skytrax announced its 2019 ranking of the best airlines in the world on Tuesday. No U.S. carriers made the list.       ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Singapore sets up inter-agency digital team with aim to create 10,000 tech jobs Employees from Economic Development Board, Enterprise Singapore, and Infocomm Media Development Authority form a new office that aims to drive growth opportunities and serve as a centralised contact point for the local technology industry, for which it also aims to create 10,000 jobs over the next t...
23:34, 06/26/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Receives Registered Market Operator Approval in Singapore CHICAGO, IL -- August 17, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced it recently received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to be a Registered Market Operator (RMO) in Singapore.  With this designation, CFE may now allow professional investors, accredited inv...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industry observers and global technology companies to reassess the legislation, which they say gives the government far-reaching powers over online communica...
00:00, 05/09/2019

HSBC plans retail wealth headcount boost; eyes Singapore expansion HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year, with Europe's biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China....
02:17, 05/29/2019

F1 stockpiling face masks at Singapore GP as toxic smog to blanket night race Singapore Grand Prix organisers are preparing for 'unhealthy' levels of air pollution in the form of forest fire smoke blown in from Indonesia...
15:51, 09/20/2019

Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after government complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the wealthy city-state's government requested the removal of content it said could fan racial tension....
09:51, 08/02/2019

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
09:34, 06/07/2019

Singapore makes record-breaking ivory bust, seizes pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore have seized ivory from nearly 300 elephants and some 12 tons of pangolin scales in a shipment heading from DR Congo to Vietnam. The combined value of seized goods tops $48 million....
20:17, 07/23/2019

Singapore sees drop in common security threats, but foresees more data breaches Cyber Security Agency says the number of common cyber threats, including website defacements and phishing, dipped in Singapore last year, but expects to see more frequent data breaches and disruptive attacks against the cloud in the near future....
06:17, 06/19/2019

Singapore Seizes Record Ivory Haul of 8.8 Tonnes in a Shipment En Route to Vietnam Singapore said Tuesday it confiscated 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory in a record bust. The city-state, often a stopover in the illegal wildlife trade, caught the haul in a container en route from the DR Congo to Vietnam. Officially, the shipment was supposed to contain timber. The ivory, worth more th...
15:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Singapore's Grab explores spinoff of payments, financial services units -FT Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab is weighing a spinoff of its payments and financial services business, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing executives and investors....
09:17, 05/08/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
03:34, 06/12/2019

Tech support: Singapore seeks foreign talent for key sector as economy stumbles Singapore is pursuing more foreign tech talent as it ramps up efforts to grow the sector, its trade minister said on Monday, adding that locals would also benefit from the plans amid concerns about preserving jobs as the economy sours....
09:00, 09/02/2019

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
13:51, 06/12/2019

Singapore opposition echoes public calls to scrap proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party, which only holds six of 89 seats in parliament, will oppose a controversial fake news bill, its leader said on Tuesday, echoing public calls for its withdrawal but unable to make any difference....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp....
08:17, 07/12/2019

Social Media Sites Reportedly Blocked a Satirical Rap Video at the Singapore Government’s Request Facebook and YouTube appear to have blocked access to a satirical rap video after the Singaporean government allegedly requested its removal over fears it would inflame racial tensions in the city-state, Reuters reported Friday. The video featured YouTuber Preeti Nair, known as Preetipls, and her br...
20:51, 08/02/2019

Singapore court names Deloitte as manager for Inter-Pacific Group debt restructuring Accountancy firm Deloitte & Touche said on Thursday it has been appointed by Singapore's high court to act as interim judicial manager for marine fuel supplier Inter-Pacific Group Pte (IPG) in an application for a court-led debt restructuring process....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Singapore High Court Orders Freezing Bank Account Of Nirav Modi's Sister The Singapore High Court has ordered freezing of bank deposits worth Rs 44.41 crore kept in that country by PNB fraud accused Nirav Modi's sister and brother-in-law as part of a money laundering probe......
13:34, 07/02/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigenous languages at risk; and how innovation should be u...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
19:51, 07/27/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security conference known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, and S...
15:34, 05/31/2019

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avoid the new and increased tax on homes in Singapore that are not used as permanent residences, parents are buying luxury homes in their children's name...
11:51, 08/01/2019

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to explore wide-ranging partnership Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshares as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said on Thursday....
16:51, 06/27/2019

The best laptops of 2019 in Singapore: our picks of the top laptops on sale now Whether it's for work or for play, laptops have come a very long way in cementing themselves as a mainstay for getting by in our day-to-day. From ultrabooks to 2-in-1s, gaming laptops to business notebooks, there's so many different flavours of portable computer available on the marke...
12:34, 08/23/2019

Buffon leaves PSG after one season Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will leave the club after just one season in the French capital when his contract expires at the end of the month....
19:51, 06/05/2019

De Jong leaves PSV for Sevilla in €15m deal "Netherlands international striker Luuk de Jong has moved to Sevilla from PSV Eindhoven in a €15 million deal, signing a four-year contract, the Dutch club said on Tuesday."...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Surprising uses for radish leaves | Waste Not There are many tasty uses for these greens - in soups, sauces, dals or instead of spinach in a bakeRadish leaves are one of my favourite leafy greens. They have a refreshing, summery flavour that’s perfect for blending into soups or eating raw in salads.The leaves perish very quickly, which is why t...
09:34, 08/17/2019

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
01:34, 07/07/2019

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poignant response: “Taylor Swift Inspires Teen To Come...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Crash in New Jersey leaves car nearly vertical A crash on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway left a car nearly vertical Monday afternoon — but luckily, no one was seriously hurt. The multi-vehicle accident happened on the Jersey toll road in Toms Rivers about 1 p.m., closing the right northbound lane and on-ramp near mile marker 82, accordi...
07:51, 07/30/2019

McIlroy nearly leaves red-hot putter in Canada Rory McIlroy swapped his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open and nearly forgot to get it back before heading off to the U.S. Open, said the Northern Irishman on Wednesday....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Koepka leaves field looking up at him at PGA Championship With each mammoth drive and perfect putt, Brooks Koepka is turning the PGA Championship into his personal showcase and converting his competitors to admirers....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Keane leaves Nottingham Forest "Roy Keane\u0027s tenure as Nottingham Forest\u0027s assistant manager has come to an end, with the Championship club\u0027s former midfielder leaving his role on Sunday after only five months."...
16:34, 06/23/2019

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield after just eight months "Arsenal and England legend Sol Campbell has left his managerial role at Macclesfield Town after just eight months in charge of the League Two club."...
18:34, 08/15/2019

Ashura stampede leaves at least 31 dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been wounded in a stampede in the Iraqi city of Karbala as thousands of Shia Muslim worshipers marked Ashura on Tuesday, a statement released by Iraq's health ministry said....
21:17, 09/10/2019

Trump Won’t Let No. 2 Spy Chief Take Over When Coats Leaves A law says that Sue Gordon, the deputy intelligence director who has both experience and bipartisan respect, should be acting director. Mr. Trump is said to have other ideas....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Leaves become intricate crochet art – in pictures Artist Susanna Bauer describes the delicate leaf and crochet sculptures she’s been making for the past 10 years as “a tribute to nature”. The German-born artist, who now lives in Cornwall, gathers fallen leaves from several favourite trees and on her travels. “I am in awe of the intricate details, t...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Virginia Beach shooting leaves at least 11 dead According to Virginia Beach's police chief, a disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others.        ...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Justin Amash Leaves G.O.P. After Onslaught From Trump Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves at least 50 dead Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at a small penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Prison officials said at least 16 victims had been decapitated....
03:17, 07/30/2019

England international Duggan leaves Barcelona "England women\u0027s international Toni Duggan is to leave Barcelona after two years with the club, she said on Friday, without revealing where she would play next."...
03:17, 07/06/2019

Gallo homers, leaves with injury in Rangers’ 6-2 win over KC ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a tie-breaking home run for the second straight game before leaving in the fifth inning due to injury as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Saturday. Gallo was removed because of tightness in his left oblique while batting. He initially felt the ...
02:17, 06/02/2019

Jets’ offense leaves the defense stunned Highlights from the Jets practice on Thursday: Something good In one of the final 11-on-11 team drills, quarterback Sam Darnold connected with receiver Quincy Enunwa to his left and cornerback Trumaine Johnson and safety Jamal Adams collided on the play, leaving the wide-open Enunwa to score on a 25...
03:51, 08/02/2019

Bats use leaves as mirrors to detect prey According to a new study, a leaf is one of the best mirrors in the natural world, and these tree-grown mirrors help bats detect acoustically camouflaged prey....
22:51, 08/01/2019

Russian Submersible Fire Leaves 14 Dead Fourteen sailors died after fire broke out on a research submersible in Russian waters, recalling past Russian naval tragedies and casting a spotlight on the safety of the country’s deep-sea vessels....
08:51, 07/03/2019

Woman leaves $5K tip on boyfriend’s credit card because she was mad at him The massive tip was apparently part of a woman’s plan to get back at her boyfriend, who she was seemingly very angry with. She reportedly used her boyfriend’s credit card without his knowledge....
16:00, 07/03/2019

UA Alumnus leaves $8.8 Million to UA’s College of Medicine TUCSON- The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson has received an $8.8 million dollar gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker. Dr. Ronald K. Baker was a 1975 alumnus of the UA College of Medicine. Dr. Baker died on June 8th, 2017 at the eight of 70, earned two degrees from the UA, a d...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Justin Amash, a Trump Critic on the Right, Leaves the G.O.P. Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Arson attack at Mexico bar leaves 25 dead President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said local prosecutors should be investigated because "the alleged perpetrators had been arrested, but they were freed."...
19:17, 08/28/2019

Tornado leaves trail of destruction in Luxembourg A police spokesperson said the twister left a "swathe of desolation" over a large area. Elsewhere, a vortex hit central Amsterdam as awestruck observers caught the incident on video....
12:17, 08/10/2019

Lotterer leaves DS Techeetah Formula E squad Andre Lotterer has left the DS Techeetah Formula E team and has been heavily linked with a move to the Porsche squad that is joining the championship next season...
10:17, 07/17/2019

Guerrero Jr leaves Jays game in second inning Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon....
07:17, 08/18/2019

Voit gets hit in face by pitch, scores, then leaves Luke Voit left the Yankees' game on Saturday after being hit in the face by a 91-mph fastball in the fourth inning, but he stayed in the game long enough to score....
23:51, 07/20/2019

Rey Vargas leaves no doubts against Tomoki Kameda Fans wrong to boo Rey Vargas’ victory over Kameda, writes Jack Hirsch The post Rey Vargas leaves no doubts against Tomoki Kameda appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Drugs mix-up leaves children with 'werewolf syndrome' Anger among parents in Spain is growing over the handling of a pharmaceutical mix-up which caused at least 20 children to sprout hair all over their bodies....
17:17, 08/31/2019

Gregorius leaves Yankees game after being hit by pitch Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has left New York's game at Dodger Stadium after being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw       ...
05:00, 08/26/2019

Night Of Gunfire In Lexington Leaves 3 Injured LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A night out at the bars in Lexington ended in gunshots and panic in separate incidents overnight. Police had their work cut out for them, contending with shootings at two popular nightclubs. As of early Sunday morning, no arrests had been made. Authorities said they a...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Pakistan avalanche leaves 7 climbers stranded Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck four Italians and three locals in the country's mountainous north. As yet, there have been no reports on the well-being of the mountaineers....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Trump leaves for G-7, talks China, Fed, Denmark President Trump left for the G-7 summit in France on Friday night, but first gave reporters his parting thoughts — and a few snipes — on issues including China, the Federal Reserve, his “nice” phone call with the Danish Prime Minister and his well-wishes for Ruth Bader Ginsbu...
10:34, 08/24/2019

These bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation Enlarge / The leaf-nosed bat, native to Central and South America, has noseleaves that may help project its echolocation calls. (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Image) Leaf-nosed bats can locate even small prey with echolocation by exploiting an "acoustic mirror" effect, according to a recent pa...
22:34, 08/14/2019

Reds 3B Suarez leaves 2nd game against Cardinals after HBP Cincinnati Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez left the second game of a doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals after being hit by a pitch       ...
05:34, 09/02/2019

Benitez leaves Newcastle after 3 years in charge NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Rafael Benitez is leaving Newcastle United after just over three years in charge. The Spanish coach will depart when his contract ends on Sunday after Newcastle said efforts to extend his stay failed. The club says “it has not been – and will not be – poss...
15:00, 06/24/2019

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
14:00, 06/04/2019