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Singapore prime minister's siblings say they feel threatened, have lost confidence in him

'Hsien Loong is the only reason for my departure,' PM's younger brother said when he left Singapore. 

In Singapore, ant-hunting is a hobby

Singapore's small but growing community of ant collectors want to educate the public about the insects.

Vietnam bags four gold medals at Asia Pacific math competition

Of the seven Vietnamese students attending the competition, four won the gold medals and one of them made it to the top 10.
May 29, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Apple opens first official store in Southeast Asia

The new shop is expected to be one of the most popular Apple stores in the world.
May 27, 2017 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

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 filters.
April 18, 2017 | 11:44 am GMT+7

‘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.
April 12, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

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