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Li’s Hutchison Port Said to Raise $5.4 Billion in Singapore IPO

Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Port Holdings Trust expects to raise $5.4 billion in Southeast Asia’s biggest initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the transaction.

Singapore economy grows record 14.7% in 2010: PM

Singapore's economy expanded at a record 14.7 percent in 2010, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday, in a sharp recovery from last year's recession for the city-state.


Singapore rebukes water polo team's racy swimsuits

ALEX KENNEDY Yahoo! News 26.11.2010
Singapore rebukes water polo team's racy swimsuits

Singapore rebuked its national water polo team for wearing swim trunks that feature an "inappropriate" likeness of the city-state's flag.

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During early deals on Monday, the Singapore dollar traded down against the Hong Kong currency.


A man speaks on a mobile phone in a file photo. REUTERS/File

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore man has been banned from owning a camera phone for a year after he was found guilty of secretly filming a woman in an airport toilet, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

S'pore to receive its first F-15 jet soon

Teh Joo Lin The Straits Times 30.05.2008
Singapore has ordered 24 F-15SGs, the latest variant of the all-weather, multi-role fighter. -- PHOTO: BOEING MEDIA.COM

SINGAPORE is expected to take delivery of its first F-15 Eagle fighter early next year, said a senior Boeing Company official on Friday.


HK Chief Executive Donald Tsang visits NEWater plant

Asha Popatlal Channel NewsAsia 17.05.2008
Donald Tsang

SINGAPORE : Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang - who is in Singapore on his first official visit - was briefed on the Republic's efforts to establish itself as a medical hub on Saturday.

S'pore's inflation may ease: Tharman

The Straits Times 09.05.2008
Singapore's policies focus on the long-term trend, said Mr Shanmugaratnam. -- ST PHOTO: THOMAS WHITE

SINGAPORE'S inflation may slow in the second half from the preceding period, Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said in Jakarta on Friday.


Ex-addict: CNB officer pressured me into having sex

Khushwant Singh The Straits Times 03.05.2008
Ex-addict: CNB officer pressured me into having sex

Waitress alleges she didn't resist advances for fear of problems with her urine sample

Singapore relaxes sex law but not for gays

Singapore on Tuesday legalised oral and anal sex between heterosexual couples but retained a law which criminalises intercourse between gay men. In the city-state's first major penal code amendments in 22 years, parliament repealed a section crimi...


'Big Dolphin' hopes to make a splash in Singapore

THAILAND'S Prom Meesawat is hoping to make an impact at the US$4 million ($6m) Barclays Singapore Open from 1 to 4 Nov. The talented 23-year-old recorded top-10 finishes at the Sentosa Golf Club in 2005 and last year, and he is targeting a top-thr...