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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said. Singapore's National Environment Agency said the pollutant standards index (PSI) reached a high of 111 at 7:00 am (2300 GMT) before easing to 80 a few hours later. Singapore ...(9/15/2014 12:56:38 AM)
Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level
Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighboring Indonesia. Singapore is in the middle of its "haze" season, when smoke from forest clearing in Indonesia traditionally chokes the air, but this year has been practically haze free, despite warnings in May it was ...(9/15/2014 6:31:14 AM)
Singapore shrouded by Indonesian smog
Jakarta considers seeding clouds to combat fires and pollution from illegal burning of plantations and forest.(9/16/2014 12:32:42 AM)
Singapore August Home Sales Fall to Lowest This Year on Curbs
Singapore home sales declined to the lowest level this year in August as developers offered fewer projects amid cooling demand from long-standing property curbs.(9/15/2014 2:20:14 AM)
ProNova SC360 Selected for New Proton Center in Biopolis Singapore
Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings Pte Ltd and ProNova announced today that ProNova has been selected by SAM as its partner to establish the first proton therapy facility in Singapore.(9/14/2014 9:00:00 AM)
China advances gold exchange launch, Singapore delays contract
China will launch its international gold exchange 11 days ahead of schedule, sources said on Tuesday, racing ahead in the scramble to set up an Asian bullion benchmark as rival Singapore is forced to delay its gold contract due to technical issues. Asia, home to the world's top two gold buyers - China and India, has been clamouring to gain pricing power over the metal and challenge the dominance ...(9/16/2014 12:48:41 AM)
Singapore and Asia’s first underwater rugby team makes a splash
Singapore's First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (FATUWR) is the only such sporting side in the country and in Asia. We speak to founder Khee Chia How for the full story.(9/16/2014 3:20:17 AM)
Singapore welcomes Indonesia's ratification of ASEAN haze pact
Singapore's Ministry of Environment and Water Resources said the ratification is "timely", coming against the backdrop of an escalation of hotspots in Sumatra and Kalimantan.(9/16/2014 6:09:30 AM)
Singapore world's most friendly place for female bankers: Survey
However, many respondents in Singapore believe more can be done in terms of equal compensation and representation at senior levels in the financial services industry, according to a survey by a financial recruitment website.(9/16/2014 4:19:01 AM)
Singapore businesses keen to explore opportunities in Nanning
Some 90 Singapore companies are showcasing their wares at the China-ASEAN Expo in the capital of Guangxi this year. The province is also eager to woo Singapore investors for its port and maritime industries.(9/15/2014 11:24:09 AM)
Source: Yahoo