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New nanofiber solution turns ordinary mesh screens into air pollution filters

People in smog-filled cities may soon breathe easier thanks to a new concoction that turns regular mesh screens into pollution-blocking nanofiber ...

‘Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew’ is now a hit in Vietnam

The Vietnamese version of the book has been released amid unwavering interest in Singapore’s journey to prosperity.

Vietnam's March rice exports hit one-yr high as top buyers grow hungry

In the long run, top buyer China's imports are forecast to fall to 4.5 million tons in the marketing year to June 2018. 
April 11, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man decapitated in Singapore commited suicide, police say

Police found no evidence of foul play involved in the gruesome death.
April 07, 2017 | 06:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man found decapitated after falling from 15th floor in Singapore

Police are treating the case as an 'unnatural death', but no foul play has been indicated.
March 30, 2017 | 09:31 pm GMT+7

Singapore's UOB gets nod to open wholly owned bank in Vietnam

The bank is set to become the ninth fully foreign-owned bank in the country.
March 23, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee on four-day visit to Vietnam

Singapore is Vietnam's second largest foreign investor, with registered investment of $1.6 billion in 2016.
March 21, 2017 | 09:37 pm GMT+7

Repairs to Vietnam's internet link delayed

New disruption points spotted near Singapore were cited as the cause.
February 26, 2017 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s FDI disbursements edge up 3 pct y/y to $1.55 bln in Jan-Feb

Singapore remains the key investor, providing around a quarter of the total FDI pledges.
February 23, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans big push to catch up with Singapore, Thailand

The goal is to cut half the time needed for business registration and simplify customs procedures this year.
February 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Singapore jails two Vietnamese rare bird smugglers

The birds were cramped inside small plastic boxes with hardly any space for them to move, said Singaporean authorities.
December 30, 2016 | 06:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam lags behind ASEAN neighbors in labor productivity

The country needs to boost labor productivity to maintain its rapid economic growth.
November 28, 2016 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam among top places for business expansion in Southeast Asia: survey

The country only comes after Singapore in terms of attractiveness.
October 25, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticizing religion

He deliberately posted comments on the internet in videos, blog posts and a picture that were critical of Christianity and Islam.
September 29, 2016 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday.
September 23, 2016 | 09:08 am GMT+7