Business & Economy

Trump blocks Qualcomm's acquisition

The takeover could 'impair the national security of the United States'.

Trump blocks Qualcomm's acquisition

People & Power

Singapore: The House That Lee Built

We investigate Lee Kuan Yew's complex legacy and the reasons behind a family dispute dividing Singapore's ruling elite.


In search of the 'merits' of colonialism

Is there anything good that came out of colonialism, past or present?

Laleh Khalili

by Laleh Khalili

Laleh Khalili


Unusually cool weather grips Singapore

A monsoon burst brought flooding and a relative chill to the Malay Peninsula and Singapore.

Unusually cool weather grips Singapore


Singapore bans Mufti Menk from entering country

Accused of promoting religious discord, renowned Islamic preacher has been barred from attending cruise.

Singapore bans Mufti Menk from entering country


Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

This month, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness.

Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?


Failing grade for companies dealing in palm oil: report

As palm oil plantations have rapidly expanded across Southeast Asia, controversy over the edible oil has intensified.

Failing grade for companies dealing in palm oil: report


Singapore's first female president chosen without vote

Halimah Yacob's 'walkover' election draws public criticism due to perceived lack of democratic process in city-state.

Halimah Yacob named Singapore's first female president

United States

US sailors' remains found week after warship collision

Divers recover remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after USS John McCain collided with a tanker off Singapore.

Sailors' remains found from John S McCain collision

Asia Pacific

Ten missing after US destroyer collides with oil tanker

Five sailors also reported injured after navy destroyer USS McCain collides with a tanker in waters east of Singapore.

Asia Pacific

Singapore threatens to sue grandson of founding father

Facebook post alleging stifling of free speech over Lee family feud prompts warning from attorney general's office.

Lee Kuan Yew's grandson faces threat of legal action

Asia Pacific

North Korea issue dominates talks at Asia Security Summit

North Korea was high on the agenda at a regional security summit in Singapore. James Mattis, the US defence secretary, offered reassurances to Asian allies about Washington's commitments in the region


Singapore: Asia's Greenest City

From vertical farms to living buildings, the city is on the cutting edge of environmentally sustainable urban solutions.