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Jun 10, 2016 - 8:30 PM

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Singapore daily names Lee Kuan Yew its 'Asian of the Year'

Dec 05, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Few Asians have made such an impact as Mr Lee His passing was a reminder of how big a role he played in steering and shaping modern Singapore says the award citation

LEE, 1923-2015. A file photo dated July 1, 2009 of Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew delivering his speech during an event to celebrate the formation of the restructured Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and new airport company. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Lee Kuan Yew and his Filipino photographer

Mar 23, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Before his Cabinet and visiting state leaders Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew referred to George Gascon as my photographer

Singaporean admits to organizing sex tours in PH, other countries

Feb 09, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Singaporean authorities arrest Chan Chun Hong 31 based on information from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation

MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six

Jul 19, 2014 - 3:36 PM

I lost my daughter and her family in a blink of an eye

Malaysia's newspapers with reports about the  MH17 disaster are seen on a motorbike for home delivery in Kuala Lumpur on July 19, 2014. Photo by AFP/Mod rasfan  AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN

Singapore family sends daughter to PH public school

Jul 09, 2014 - 12:47 PM

They wanted their child to appreciate Singapore but they ended up appreciating the Philippines in a whole new light

TIGHT HUGS. The  writer recounts his daughter's experience in the Philippines. Screengrab from The Strait Times

Pinoy group in Singapore drops Independence Day event plan

May 26, 2014 - 9:32 AM

UPDATED Organizers of a planned Philippine Independence Day event in Singapore s main shopping district withdrew their permit application police say

NOT PUSHING THROUGH. The planned Philippine Independence Day celebration at Singapore's Orchard Road won't push through anymore, after organizers reportedly withdrew their permit application with the police. Screenshot of the PIDCS page on Facebook

Singapore PM 'appalled' by reaction to planned PH independence event

Apr 20, 2014 - 12:19 PM

They are a disgrace to Singapore says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong about online trolls who attacked organizers of a PH Independence Day event

MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: report

Apr 12, 2014 - 2:43 PM

The report titled a desperate call for help does not say who the pilot was trying to contact

PCGG welcomes Singapore court decision on Marcos' Swiss funds

Jan 04, 2014 - 11:34 PM

3 other claimants to the Swiss fund do not convince Singapore s top court that they are legally or beneficially entitled to the funds

PNB WINS. The Philippine National Bank gets the legal title to former President Ferdinand Marcos' ill-gotten wealth. File photo by AFP.

Rappler Newscast | November 1, 2013

Nov 01, 2013 - 9:14 PM

Hong Kong says Manila’s apology is not enough US Secretary of State says US spying went too far in some cases Anonymous hacks Singapore newspaper site

'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert

Nov 01, 2013 - 2:29 PM

A cyber attack on the Straits times puts Singapore s government on alert

CYBER ATTACK. A hacker claiming to be with Anonymous hits the Straits Times for distorting the attackers' "words and intentions."