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Singapore: Republic in Southeast Asia
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23%. The country is known for its transition from a developing to a developed one in a single generation under the leadership of its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

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North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA

The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, Pyongyang's state..
Reuters - Published

Unauthorised drones cause delays and diversions of flights at Singapore Airport, again; 38 air transports were affected last week

Flight operations at the busy Changi Airport, Singapore was hit due to unauthorised drone activities. The Civil Aviation Authorities of Singapore said that approximately 15 departures and three..
Firstpost - Published

Videos for Singapore

Japan Olympics chief at heart of bribery probe [Video]Japan Olympics chief at heart of bribery probe

The resignation of Japan's Olympics chief, Tsunekazu Takeda, comes three years after allegations first surfaced that Tokyo's Olympics bidding committee had paid more than $2 million to win the 2020..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:37Published

Investor love-in for South Korean hotel room app [Video]Investor love-in for South Korean hotel room app

Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

China and U.S. clash again on trade and Taiwan [Video]China and U.S. clash again on trade and Taiwan

The United States and China exchanged of acerbic comments over the weekend at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore as their ties come under increasing strain due to a bitter trade war, U.S. support for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

China says Tiananmen crackdown was China says Tiananmen crackdown was "justified"

At an annual defence summit in Singapore, Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe says that the Beijing government was 'justified' in its violent June 4th, 1989 crackdown on the student protests in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

U.S.-China Set to Clash At Security Summit Despite U.S.-China Set to Clash At Security Summit Despite "Constructive" Talks

According to Reuters, Chinese and U.S. defense chiefs held “constructive” talks on Friday but were expected to clash over China’s growing global security role at a weekend Asia security..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

US Defense Secretary Says Huawei Is Too Close To Chinese Government [Video]US Defense Secretary Says Huawei Is Too Close To Chinese Government

U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said technology firm Huawei is too close to the Chinese government. According to Reuters, Shanahan’s comment was made at an Asian security summit in Singapore...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Defense Chiefs From China & U.S. Hold Talks At Asia Security Summit In Singapore [Video]Defense Chiefs From China & U.S. Hold Talks At Asia Security Summit In Singapore

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks at an Asia security summit in Singapore, a meeting the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Singapore Is The Most Expensive City In The World [Video]Singapore Is The Most Expensive City In The World

Singapore's economy is now the most competitive in the world. That's according to IMD Business School's annual rankings, Bloomberg reported. Singapore is also one of the world's most expensive cities...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

North Korea says ship seizure violates spirit of U.S. talks [Video]North Korea says ship seizure violates spirit of U.S. talks

North Korea says the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact between the two countries' leaders, and demanded the return of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Watch: Waterspout swirls near Singapore shore [Video]Watch: Waterspout swirls near Singapore shore

A massive waterspout surprised Singapore on Saturday (May 11) morning.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:30Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Pompeo: 'We don't expect Chairman Kim to tell us the truth' [Video]Pompeo: 'We don't expect Chairman Kim to tell us the truth'

In an interview on CBS "Face the Nation", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to North Korea's missile launch, saying he still believes diplomacy can lead to denuclearization, adding that he..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

 

Drones disrupt flights at Singapore airport for second time in a week

Unauthorized drone flying caused the second spate of delays and flight diversions in less than a week at Singapore's Changi airport on Monday night, the city-state's aviation authority said.
Reuters - Published

Unauthorized drone flying disrupts flights at Singapore airport

One of two runways at Singapore's main airport closed for short periods on Tuesday and Wednesday because of "confirmed sightings of unauthorized drone flying", the aviation regulator said.
Reuters - Published

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