Friday, June 18, 2021

Singapore

Singapore college to sack lecturer over racist comments

Tan Boon Lee was filmed telling an interracial couple, among others, that 'it's racist that Indians would marry a Chinese girl'.

Centuries-old shipwrecks found off Singapore

The wrecks were found off Pedra Branca, a rocky outcrop east of Singapore.

Singapore arrests citizen under ISA for spying for China

The Internal Security Department says Dickson Yeo, among others, sent reports on issues related to Singapore to his foreign handlers from 2016 until his arrest in the US in 2019.

Australia, Singapore discussing quarantine-free travel bubble

The two countries are also in discussions on the mutual recognition of vaccination certificates and resuming travel for students.

Singapore to ease curbs as virus cases fall

Trade Minister Gan Kim Yong says the city-state's outbreak is now 'under control'.

Singaporean housewife detained over escalating radical behaviour

Singapore's Internal Security Department says she had supported the intention of her Malaysian husband to join the IS in Syria and to accompany him to the conflict zone.

Fresh from the lab to your table – Singapore aims to lead the world in animal-free meat

The tiny island with virtually no livestock and hardly any agricultural land hopes in time to become a meat producer.

Singapore egg-freezing ban forces women to head overseas

Many are heading to Malaysia, Thailand and Australia for the procedure.

Singapore teen given wrong Covid-19 jab

The 16-year-old boy was given the Moderna jab instead of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approved for his age group.

Singapore to vaccinate schoolchildren against Covid

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says school students aged 12 and over will be the next group to be inoculated.

Another Singapore public servant nabbed for leaking pandemic curbs on WhatsApp

The accused leaked information regarding the suspension of sport, physical activity classes and programmes for children and youth.

Sri Lanka to sue Singapore ship owners over marine pollution

Tonnes of microplastic granules have inundated the South Asian nation's famed beaches, forcing a fishing ban and sparking fears of ecological devastation.

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