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Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

It’s been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time in ...

Two Vietnamese women jailed in Singapore for entering sham marriages

Two Vietnamese women were jailed for six months in Singapore for entering into sham marriages and making false ...

Singaporean ride-hailing startup TADA launches in Vietnam

Singapore-based tech firm Mass Vehicle Ledger (MLV) launched its ride-hailing app TADA in Ho Chi Minh City Monday.
January 22, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined $6,000 for carrying a lot of cash into Singapore

A Singapore court Friday fined a Vietnamese man S$8,000 ($5,886) for carrying undeclared cash far exceeding the permitted amount.
January 19, 2019 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

Singapore urged to fix rules on hiring domestic workers to stop forced labor

Singapore must overhaul its rules and systems for the hiring of foreign domestic workers to put a stop to forced labour in the wealthy city-state.
January 15, 2019 | 05:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese passport remains a low flyer

The Vietnamese passport continues to be among those with the least visa free access at 87th among 104 economies.
January 10, 2019 | 07:42 pm GMT+7

Asia must be alert to rise in anti-LGBT+ rhetoric ahead of polls

Asian countries holding elections this year must be ready to protect the rights of LGBT+ communities ahead of a likely rise in anti-gay rhetoric by politicians, rights groups said.
January 08, 2019 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

With farms atop malls, Singapore gets serious about food security

Visitors to Singapore’s Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant food courts - and a small farm.
January 08, 2019 | 08:31 am GMT+7

SE Asia Stocks: Philippines jumps ahead of inflation data, Singapore slides

Most Southeast Asian shares climbed on Thursday, with Philippine markets leading gains ahead of the release of inflation figures, while Singaporean stocks bucked the trend to fall ...
January 03, 2019 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tops Southeast Asia in IPOs

Vietnam surpassed Singapore and Thailand to top Southeast Asia in initial public offerings (IPOs) last year, raising $2.6 billion.
January 03, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Digging deep: Singapore plans an underground future

From towering "supertree" vertical gardens to Formula 1 night race, Singapore is known for many attractions, but not underground space.
December 24, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7

SE Asia Stocks: Most fall as investors remain cautious; Singapore recovers

Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Monday as investors cautious after China posted disappointing economic data on Friday.
December 18, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese quartet jailed in Singapore for $30,000 shoplifting spree

Four Vietnamese citizens were imprisoned Monday for stealing more than 1,400 items worth $30,000 plus from Singapore’s shopping malls.
December 18, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Singaporean jailed for abusing Vietnamese wife

A Singapore court has jailed a man for beating his wife despite a personal protection order issued against him.
November 30, 2018 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman pays heavy price for carrying quail embryos into Singapore

A Singapore court fined a Vietnamese woman S$6,000 ($4,358) Monday for illegally carrying 330 quail eggs with embryos into the island.
November 02, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7
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