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Ecclestone comments spark fears Singapore may pull out of Formula 1

Analysts say Formula 1 could have run its course in Singapore amid comments by F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone that the sport's only night race may end after 2017.

Singapore Airlines slashes pilot pool amid business slowdown

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has slashed its pilot pool by 12 per cent in the last five years amid a business slowdown.

Singapore launches trial of self-driving e-scooters

Passengers who wish to go around shopping malls and airports may now do so via a driverless e-scooter.

Singapore Speakers' Corner rules seen as threat to popular LGBT rally

Foreign entities including companies and non-governmental organizations will have to apply for a permit to fund or support activities at Singapore's Speakers' Corner, a move seen as an attempt to...

Singapore to launch first trial of driverless buses in university

In a move that could see driverless buses plying between a metro station and a university, Singapore's transport authority announced Wednesday it was launching a trial of the vehicles.

Airbnb carries on despite lack of home-sharing laws in Singapore

Home-sharing rental service Airbnb said Monday it is working together with the Singapore government on laws for "responsible home sharing" despite short-term rentals not being legal in the city...

Singaporean startup buys stake in Rolling Stone magazine

Singapore-based music startup BandLab has purchased a 49-per-cent stake of Rolling Stone magazine's print and media assets from US publisher Wenner Media.

Free self-driving taxis launched in Singapore

Hailing a driverless ride in Singapore is now a reality, as a fleet of self-driving "robo-taxis" were Friday allowed out onto public roads in the island nation for the first time.

2 arrested in Singapore for misusing boarding passes to buy iPhone 7

A man and a woman were arrested in Singapore for allegedly breaking airport laws in what seemed to be a desperate attempt to buy the new iPhone 7 at Changi Airport's transit area.

All in a day's work: Singaporean gamer turns Pokemon Go professional

Some gamers in Singapore are willing to hire outside help to catch Pokemon. Enter 25-year-old gaming star Brandon Tan.

US payment start-up Stripe makes Asia move with Singapore launch

Stripe, a US payment start-up backed by Paypal founders Peter Thiel and Elon Musk, sought to secure its foothold in Asia Tuesday with an official launch in a key financial nerve centre, Singapore...

Report: More insurance firms offering Zika coverage in Singapore

Amid a viral outbreak of Zika in Singapore, insurance firms have added Zika-related coverage to their personal accident and travel policies, according to a report in Monday's The Straits Times....

Rosberg triumphs in Singapore to lead Formula One standings

Nico Rosberg edged Daniel Ricciardo to win the Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday and go above world champion and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One standings.

Singapore faces double whammy with increase in Zika, dengue cases

A health expert warned Tuesday of a possible double whammy of increasing Zika and dengue fever cases in Singapore.

Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

The Singaporean government has stepped up efforts to combat mosquitos after 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika infections were confirmed, local media reported Monday.