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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.

SE Asia Stocks end firmer; Vietnam gains 2.9 percent

Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Wednesday tracking a firm finish on Wall Street, though they posted ...

Driverless hover-taxis to take off in Singapore

Test flights of a driverless hover-taxi will take place in Singapore next year, the latest innovation to offer an escape from Asia's monster traffic jams.
October 24, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Southeast Asia hails world's first multilateral air encounter code

Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft.
October 19, 2018 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman fined for smuggling 490 fetal duck eggs into Singapore

A Vietnamese woman has been fined S$7,000 ($5,084) for illegally carrying 490 fetal duck eggs into Singapore.
October 05, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Singapore to charge British suspect 13 years after bogus terror threat

A British man faces up to a year in jail in Singapore for an email of false terror attack warning he is accused of sending in 2005.
October 04, 2018 | 05:55 pm GMT+7

Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber $9.5 million over merger

Singapore’s anti-trust watchdog fined Grab and Uber a combined S$13 million ($9.5 million) over their merger deal.
September 24, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese quartet face 7 years in jail for shoplifting in Singapore

Singapore police detained four Vietnamese nationals Sunday for allegedly stealing more than 800 items worth $19,000 at various shopping malls.
September 19, 2018 | 09:59 am GMT+7

A Qiq fix: e-vehicles to ease Vietnam's traffic woes

A Singaporean start-up will deliver e-scooters and other personal mobility devices to help Vietnamese cities resolve their traffic problems.
September 08, 2018 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Facebook to build $1 bln Singapore data center, first in Asia

Facebook said Thursday it will invest over $1 billion to build a data center in Singapore, its first in Asia.
September 07, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Deal on China-backed mega free trade pact likely in November: Singapore

Broad agreement on what would be the world's biggest free trade deal is expected to be reached at a leaders summit in Singapore in November.
September 02, 2018 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Trump to skip summits in Singapore, Papua New Guinea; Pence to attend

President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November.
September 01, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

AI-powered travel startup raised $1.2 million

Travelstop, a Singapore-based startup that plans to simplify business travel in Asia, is launching in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia today.
August 28, 2018 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

US, Singapore real estate firms come to booming Vietnam

Major U.S. and Singaporean real estate firms have been coming to Vietnam, eyeing its thriving property market, especially the high-end segment.
August 23, 2018 | 11:54 am GMT+7

Singapore's architectural history under threat from redevelopment frenzy

Singapore Heritage Society said more needed to be done to preserve brutalist blocks built as part of the nation's history.
August 21, 2018 | 02:40 pm GMT+7
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