Decision time for Hougang

DESPITE the two candidates' best efforts to frame the by-election as a local contest between two men for the votes of Hougang residents, the battle has taken on a larger significance. [Read entire story]

Looming weight on young shoulders

YEE Yan Wan is just three years old but policymakers here are already worrying about her future choices. The concern arises because of Singapore's shrinking old-age support ratio. That is the number of people aged 15 to [Read entire story]

Now this is the election to watch

THIS is the election to watch. There's the ruling party, under close scrutiny after suffering its biggest losses in decades. Has it learnt from the shock and done more to listen to an increasingly politically aware [Read entire story]

‘Forgotten’ man of the match

THIS was the headline, not of a feature story, but of a press release. It came from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau. Yes, you got that right. CPIB is the no-nonsense, low-profile agency that should make you [Read entire story]

Who’s Secret Squirrel?

TRUE to the theme song of the hero of a 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon show, a 'Secret Squirrel' got Singapore into a real spin this week. [Read entire story]

OB marker man for political rallies

What was it like to supply barricades for last year's GE rallies? [Read entire story]

Singapore Hosts Meeting to Combat Regional Sea Crime

SINGAPORE, (Reuters) The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and law enforcement officials from 10 countries will begin a two-day meeting in Singapore on Thursday to tackle piracy and armed robbery against ships in [Read entire story]

Singapore’s Penguin Enters JV With SEAC

correspondent Christos Gabrielides. A joint venture operation has been announced between SEACOR SMIT Inc, an operator of diversified marine support vessels, and Singapore's Penguin Boat International Ltd. It is [Read entire story]

SembENG Division secures S$100m Contract

correspondent Christos Gabrielides. Singapore's Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Oil & Gas Division of SembCorp Engineering (SembENG), has secured a S$100 million contract from Vietsovpetro of Vietnam for the [Read entire story]