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In a media interview with American journalist Rachel Martin, Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan confirmed that Singapore will maintain diplomatic relations with North Korea...

United States commit war crime in Afghanistan

Yesterday on Easter Day (Apr 14), the United States (US) government committed a grievous war crime by dropping a weapon of mass destruction in...

Trump: US sell billions of arms to Taiwan and I can’t take a phone...

Incoming US President Donald Trump tweeted on Twitter today (Dec 3) dismissing his critics over the furor on his phone call with Taiwan, that...

Lee Hsien Loong: No defence co-production with India until they lift ban on ST...

India officials have confirmed that Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told India Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their meeting last month, that Singapore...

Former Malaysia Prime Minister rally citizens to protest against government

Former Malaysia Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad today (Nov 16) called for Malaysian citizens to join in the upcoming mass protest, Bersih 5.0, against the...

Google and Facebook to ban fake news sites

Following complaints over rumor-mongering websites propagating fake news, Google and Facebook responded that they will now starting acting on errand sites by banning them....

Japan fix giant sinkhole in only a week

The Japanese city council fixed a giant sinkhole, measuring 30m (length) x 27m (wide) x 15 (depth), in a week - much to the...

PM Lee Hsien Loong pressures Indonesia to expedite flight permit approval

Speaking to the media after the meeting with Indonesia President Jokowi, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he has told President Jokowi to...

Law Minister K Shanmugam: More Singaporeans support detention without trial

Speaking at a dialogue organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) yesterday (Nov 14), Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam claimed that...

Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail to complete by 2026

According to Malaysia's state media, The New Straits Times, the High Speed Rail (HSR) linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will see construction begin on...

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Singapore measures useless, confirmed cases surge to 106

After sending the country into a lockdown, the coronavirus continue to spread in Singapore community with 106 cases newly reported. Unlinked cases jumped to...

Singapore economy suffer permanent damage after lockdown

First, let's all use the right term: Singapore is now in a lockdown, not a "circuit breaker". (Lee Hsien Loong's English has always been...

Minister Josephine Teo: Employers at fault for dirty foreign worker dormitories

In response to States Times Review's reports on filthy living conditions at foreign worker dormitories, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo pushed the blame to local...