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Singapore’s Residential Vacancies Climbed to Highest in 9 Years
Singapore landlords are facing the highest level of residential vacancies in nine years, as large numbers of new properties are released onto the market and fewer expatriates come to live in the country.(1/24/2015 2:15:59 AM)
Singapore Blogger in Contempt of Court Over Post, Judge Says
Singapore blogger Alex Au Wai Pang is in contempt of court for writing an article on a law banning sex between men, a judge ruled.(1/23/2015 10:04:05 PM)
Why this Singapore smoker was fined $15,000
The smoker, who was caught on a surveillance camera, was reportedly slapped with a fine of 600 Singapore dollars for each of the 33 times he committed the offense. Singapore has long been known for its strict laws governing cleanliness, order, and social behavior. While some see it as emblematic of an authoritarian approach, others say it's integral to an ethos of efficiency and discipline that ...(1/22/2015 10:23:37 AM)
Filipino artists, galleries showcased in Singapore
In this city state’s flagship art fair that focused on Southeast Asian art, artists and galleries from the Philippines proved they could compete in the global art scene.(1/25/2015 3:56:43 PM)
Singapore’s PM faces rare dissent in Facebook chat
Lee, who has nearly 470,000 followers on Facebook, has stepped up his social media engagement in recent years.(1/24/2015 9:02:04 PM)
Survey on public perceptions of Singapore's history
A survey on public perceptions of Singapore's history finds that the three events which rank the highest on awareness are the opening of the two casinos in 2010, the 2003 SARS outbreak and the major MRT breakdown in 2011.(1/25/2015 5:10:39 AM)
Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing butts out of window
Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine. The 38-year-old smoker, who was caught on surveillance camera, will have to clean a public area for five hours wearing a bright vest bearing the words "Corrective Work Order". Singapore, famous for its cleanliness, cracks down hard ...(1/22/2015 3:54:48 AM)
Singapore man fined $15,000 for tossing cigarettes
A man in Singapore found out how seriously the country takes its cleanliness when he was fined $15,000 for throwing cigarette butts out his apartment window.(1/23/2015 12:39:25 PM)
Singapore’s PM Lee’s Live Facebook Q&A. Here’s The Recap.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has just opened his Facebook up to questions today from 11:45am-12:30pm. Member’s of the public can ask their questions to the Prime Minister. At 11.30am, the minister is live at presumably the Facebook Singapore’s office. Related: A sneak peek inside Facebook’s office in Singapore!   Question: Dear PM Lee, given [...] The post Singapore’s PM Lee’s Live ...(1/23/2015 10:53:02 PM)
Singapore firms top sustainability ranks
Singaporean companies scored the highest marks in Asia in a ranking of corporate sustainability, highlighting the city's commitment to green living.(1/21/2015 9:28:26 PM)
Source: Yahoo