Singapore

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Teen Singapore Blogger Goes Free

A Singapore court has sentenced the 16-year-old blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang to four weeks in jail, backdated to June 2 – meaning he was freed  on the same day as the sentencing, ending an ordeal that began short... Read More...
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Lee Kuan Yew, 1923-2015

The creator of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, respected as one of Asia’s foremost statesmen abroad and feared as a ruthless authoritarian at home, died today at 91 of complications from pneumonia. He had b... Read More...
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The Ultimate Nigerian Scam Letter

In April, the Lagos, Nigeria-based Seven Energy International Ltd, an indigenous integrated energy concern, announced it had secured US$255 million of new equity capital, some US$150 million of it coming from T... Read More...
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Islam: Up for Grabs

The world is wrestling with a variety of events, all classed under the name of Islam. A storm of social media criticism against the shocking kidnapping by the militant Boko Haram of more than 200 schoolgirls... Read More...
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Elderly Lee Kuan Yew Ailing?

Concern is rising over the health of Lee Kuan Yew, one of Asia’s most influential figures over the past half century, after the above picture of him appeared on Yahoo, greeting Hassanal Bolkiah, the sultan of B... Read More...
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Singapore’s Smart Army

Since its inception as a small city-state, Singapore has grappled with insecurity and strategic uncertainty. Traditionally, small states have experienced considerable limitations in balancing their security nee... Read More...