Vietnam

Hosting a Trump-Kim summit: Who foots the bill?

Singapore case offers key lessons for Hanoi in dealing with security issues, diplomatic protocol and huge media influx.

Hosting a Trump-Kim summit: The Singapore experience

Business & Economy

Fed up with flight delays in Asia? Blame the airports

Growth in the number of airports in Southeast Asia has failed to keep up with a surge in demand by passengers.

Fed up with flight delays in Asia? Blame the airports

Health

American leaked records of 14,200 HIV patients, says Singapore

The records included HIV test results and personal identification details of people majority of whom are foreigners.

American leaked records of 14,200 HIV patients, says Singapore

Singapore

Why is Singapore marking 1819 arrival of UK settler?

Stamford Raffles landed 200 years ago. But not all welcome government plans to mark the start of colonial rule.

Pirate or hero? Raffles bicentennial fuels Singapore debate

Singapore

Singapore vows military training review after actor's death

Military to assess if training 'too fast, too intense, too frequent' with focus on safety for reservists and recruits.

Singapore vows military training review after actor's death

United Kingdom

Brexit-backer Dyson moves company's main office to Singapore

Billionaire James Dyson, who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with bagless technology, is a well-known UK entrepreneur.

Brexit-backer Dyson moves company's main office to Singapore

Singapore

Former Singapore leadership candidate plans new opposition party

Move by former ruling party stalwart Tan Cheng Bock could boost opposition amid talk of election as soon as this year.

Former Singapore leadership candidate plans new opposition party

Singapore

Life after the Lees? Singapore prepares for the future

Finance minister becomes likely successor to Lee Hsien Loong as city-state positions for more challenging future.

Life after the Lees? Singapore prepares for the future

Asia Pacific

Singapore summit: US-China trade war dominates talks

Will US Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meet to discuss the trade dispute?

Singapore

Singapore's bid for UNESCO hawker food listing eats at neighbours

As regional rivals and food critics scoff, city-state is petitioning for UNESCO recognition of its street-fare culture.

Singapore's bid for UNESCO hawker food listing eats at neighbours

Singapore

Human rights groups urge Singapore to halt imminent executions

City-state expected to execute two men, including a Malaysian, following convictions for drug offences.

Human rights groups urge Singapore to halt imminent executions

Singapore

Singaporean artist jailed after peaceful protest

Human rights groups denounce two-week sentence as an affront to free speech and call for Seelan Palay's release.

Singaporean artist jailed after peaceful protest

Asia Pacific

Singapore court convicts activist, politician over Facebook posts

Jolovan Wham and John Tan face up to three years in jail after judge finds pair guilty of contempt for their remarks.

Singapore court convicts activist, politician over Facebook posts

Asia Pacific

Myanmar's neighbours urge accountability for Rohingya violence

ASEAN foreign ministers express concern over 'man-made humanitarian disaster' in Myanmar's Rakhine, and call for probe.

Myanmar's neighbours urge accountability for Rohingya violence

Opinion

Crazy Rich Asians: The return of Sham-East Asia?

While Chu's film is celebrated as a diversity win in the West, in the East it's seen as more of the same Western gaze.

Nazry Bahrawi

by Nazry Bahrawi

Nazry Bahrawi