Indonesia

Indonesia says Singapore attack plot foiled

Singapore steps up security after arrest of six people on Batam island for allegedly planning attack on Marina Bay.

South China Sea

Tensions escalate over South China Sea claims

At security summit, Beijing vows to ignore pending international court ruling while US steps up military patrols.

Business & Economy

Finalising the TPP: A critical step for East Asia

Leadership on ratification of the TPP would provide a shot in the arm to the economies of many states in East Asia.

by J Berkshire Miller

Environment

Tumbling oil prices fall to 12-year low

Prices fell below $30 a barrel briefly as British oil and gas company BP says it will cut 4,000 jobs.

Humanitarian crises

'Broken' part and crew response caused AirAsia crash

Report reveals reasons behind crash of the Airbus A320 into the Java Sea last year that killed all 162 on board.

Science & Technology

Singapore festival shows off future of architecture

Environmentally friendly solutions presented at event in the city state, offering a glimpse of things to come.

Asia

Singapore church leader found guilty in $35m graft case

Mega-church founder convicted of misappropriating donations to support wife's singing career for "evangelical causes".

Sport

Vettel overtakes Senna with Singapore GP win

German wins his third race of the season and moves into third on the all-time list; Hamilton retires on lap 32.

Sport

Vettel on pole for Singapore GP to end Hamilton's reign

Vettel takes Ferrari to first pole since 2012 and ends Mercedes's 15-month domination.

Sport

Forest fires put Singapore Grand Prix under a cloud

Smoke from the forest fires has worsened Singapore's air pollution issue ahead of this weekend's F1 race.

Politics

Obedience and uncertainty in Singapore

The ruling People's Action Party has won a decisive victory, but the city-state is a place of growing disquiet.

by Madeleine Thien

Singapore

Singapore's ruling party sweeps general elections

Results, which shows PAP won almost all of the seats, strengthen the mandate of the party amid an economic slowdown.

Politics

Singapore poll set to test ruling party dominance

Voting begins in snap elections considered a test for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's People's Action Party.

Elections

Singapore voters ask: How much change do we want?

The status quo is a central issue in Friday's election with opposition candidates saying checks and balances are needed.

Counting the Cost

Singapore at 50: What lies ahead?

Simon Baptist, the regional director at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses the challenges facing Singapore.