Elections

Singapore's governing PAP returns to power but faces setback

Governing party comfortably wins election but opposition Workers Party increases its seats in Parliament from six to 10.

Singapore's governing PAP returns to power but faces setback

Singapore

Singaporeans vote in snap election under coronavirus cloud

Queues formed early outside polling stations with strict conditions enforced to curb the risks from coronavirus.

Singaporeans vote in snap election under coronavirus cloud

Singapore

Singapore heads for snap elections despite coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong dissolves parliament and calls for July 10 polls as estranged brother joins opposition.

Singapore heads for snap elections despite coronavirus pandemic

AJ Impact

Trade troubles: Japan, Singapore exports fell sharply in May

Economists say May could represent a low point, after which demand for Asian goods is likely to pick up.

Trade troubles: Japan, Singapore exports fell sharply in May

AJ Impact

'A more troubled' world: Singapore's PM sees tougher future

Lee Hsien Loong braces nation for rising unemployment, less international cooperation after coronavirus pandemic.

'A more troubled' world: Singapore's PM sees tougher future

AJ Impact

TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China: Reuters

ByteDance has made a series of moves recently to transfer TikTok's decision-making and research capacities out of China.

TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China: Reuters

AJ Impact

Singapore's shrinking economy: Growth forecast cut for third time

As the coronavirus pandemic crushes demand globally, Singapore's exports have suffered.

Singapore's shrinking economy: Growth forecast cut for third time

Singapore

Malaysian man sentenced to death in Singapore via Zoom call

Punithan Genasan, a 37-year-old Malaysian, received the sentence for his role in a 2011 heroin transaction.

Malaysian man sentenced to death in Singapore via Zoom call

NewsFeed

Robot dog enforces physical distancing rules

Spot the robot dog is patrolling a Singapore park to enforce physical distancing as part of a coronavirus-related trial.

Inside Story

Why is coronavirus mortality rate lower in some countries?

Singapore and Qatar stand out as two nations that have managed to keep the number of deaths down.

Coronavirus pandemic

Most of Singapore's 20,000 coronavirus cases are migrant workers

Migrant workers particularly at risk from contracting coronavirus due to cramped dormitories.

AJ Impact

As virus deaths grow, two nations stand out for low fatality rate

In Qatar and Singapore, the death toll from coronavirus is less than 0.1 percent of reported infections.

As virus deaths grow, two nations stand out for low fatality rate

Singapore

Coronavirus eats into Singapore's already struggling hawker trade

With dining on site banned, food outlets set up online groups, adopt home-delivery services in bid to survive.

Coronavirus eats into Singapore's already struggling hawker trade

AJ Impact

$7,000 a month for lockdown swims? A Brit in Singapore is paying

A British expat is renting a private pool for his family to swim in while Singapore enforces social distancing measures.

$7,000 a month for lockdown swims? A Brit in Singapore is paying

AJ Impact

Sea crew change restrictions endanger workers and supply chains

Thousands of seafarers are stranded at sea at increased risk of COVID-19 - or trapped onshore unable to earn a living.

Sea crew change restrictions endanger workers and supply chains