A Chinese cab driver in Singapore is under investigation after he allegedly abused a woman and her nine-year-old daughter during a ride over misinformation of destination and even assuming them to be of Indian origin.
The Singapore police on Friday said ten foreigners have been arrested on suspicion of committing offences such as forgery and money laundering after about USD 735 million worth of cash and assets were seized in raids across the country.
Five prisoners were executed in Kuwait and two in Singapore this week, including the first Singaporean woman to be executed in nearly 20 years, prompting the UN human rights office (OHCHR) to issue a renewed condemnation of the death penalty, urging all Member States to end its use.
Singapore authorities on Friday executed a woman for attempting to traffic an ounce of heroin, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said.
Singapore: Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong and Bhutan’s Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Loknath Sharma reaffirmed their commitment to global climate action today and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on carbon credits.
New York: Experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council on Friday called for Singapore to impose an immediate moratorium on capital punishment, denouncing the Government’s continued use of the death penalty for drug-related crimes.
London/IBNS: Japan has secured the first rank as the world's most powerful passport, allowing visa-free entry to 193 global destinations, according to the latest Henley Passport Index.
Singapore is rebuilding visa rules to attract foreign workers and ease a tight labour market that's making an impact on wage and price pressures.
Singapore: Non-fully vaccinated travelers entering Singapore will no longer be required to undergo a seven-day home quarantine upon arrival starting from 11:59 p.m. local time on August 28 after the latest Omicron BA.5 wave has subsided in the city-state, the health authority said on Wednesday.
New York: The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed the announcement from the Prime Minister of Singapore, that the city State would move to repeal a law known as 377A, which for decades has criminalized sex between men.
Singapore: Singapore will repeal a law that bans gay sex, effectively making it legal to be homosexual in the city-state.
New York: Singapore must implement an immediate moratorium on executions for drug offences, UN human rights experts said on Friday, in a statement condemning the recent hanging of a 64-year-old man for drug trafficking – the fifth person to be executed there this year.
Singapore: The Singapore government has granted another stay of 14 days to former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa who fled the Island Nation earlier this month.
Colombo: Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa may return to the country from Singapore, media reports said.
Male/UNI: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who flew in here before dawn on Wednesday, is set to leave the Indian Ocean atoll nation Thursday, apparently to Singapore, media reports said.