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5 places in Asia to enjoy water sports

Beating the heat during a luxurious trip abroad does not just have to come in the form of ice creams and sunbathing. Why not kick it off at a thrilling waterpark or test your abilities in a range of water sports? Here are 5 stunning tourist attractions in Asia to get the best of your water sporting skills!

Singapore rules out playing host to Commonwealth Games

Singapore on Wednesday joined Malaysia in ruling out hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, further plunging the future of the multi-sport event into doubt.

Singapore's only Olympic champion Schooling retires

Joseph Schooling, who famously beat his idol Michael Phelps in Rio to become Singapore's first and only Olympic champion, said Tuesday he was retiring from competitive swimming.

Singapore tightens rules for hiring foreign professionals

Singapore will raise the salary criteria for foreign executives and professionals that companies can hire starting next year, the government announced today

Shakib to leave for Singapore for eye treatment tomorrow 

Rangpur Riders all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will leave for Singapore tomorrow to see an ophthalmologist as he continued to feel discomfort in his eyes, the team’s director Shanian Tanim confirmed to the Daily Star today. 

Singapore transport minister resigns over corruption charges

Transport Minister S. Iswaran was arrested in July of 2023 and released on bail in connection with a rare top-level graft investigation in the city-state.

All aboard the adventure! Asia's scenic railway routes for every traveller

Asia has several famous railway routes winding through mountains and valleys and across rivers, lakes, and deserts. Whether you are a budget traveller looking for a good deal on prices or someone looking to splurge on a luxury trip, these train rides, convenient for both solo travellers and family and friends alike, are guaranteed to give you the experience of a lifetime. So, without further ado, let us take a sneak peek at Asia’s most majestic train journeys.

Singapore's Atomionics taps gravity, AI in hunt for critical minerals

Singapore-based start-up Atomionics has had the first commercial deployment of its technology that uses gravity and artificial intelligence to define ore bodies, potentially cutting costs and speeding up minerals projects key to the energy transition.

Will Singapore or Hong Kong finance the South’s next transition?

The global financial system is in a real bind.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

5 places in Asia to enjoy water sports

Beating the heat during a luxurious trip abroad does not just have to come in the form of ice creams and sunbathing. Why not kick it off at a thrilling waterpark or test your abilities in a range of water sports? Here are 5 stunning tourist attractions in Asia to get the best of your water sporting skills!

April 3, 2024
April 3, 2024

Singapore rules out playing host to Commonwealth Games

Singapore on Wednesday joined Malaysia in ruling out hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, further plunging the future of the multi-sport event into doubt.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Singapore's only Olympic champion Schooling retires

Joseph Schooling, who famously beat his idol Michael Phelps in Rio to become Singapore's first and only Olympic champion, said Tuesday he was retiring from competitive swimming.

March 4, 2024
March 4, 2024

Singapore tightens rules for hiring foreign professionals

Singapore will raise the salary criteria for foreign executives and professionals that companies can hire starting next year, the government announced today

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Shakib to leave for Singapore for eye treatment tomorrow 

Rangpur Riders all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will leave for Singapore tomorrow to see an ophthalmologist as he continued to feel discomfort in his eyes, the team’s director Shanian Tanim confirmed to the Daily Star today. 

January 18, 2024
January 18, 2024

Singapore transport minister resigns over corruption charges

Transport Minister S. Iswaran was arrested in July of 2023 and released on bail in connection with a rare top-level graft investigation in the city-state.

December 30, 2023
December 30, 2023

All aboard the adventure! Asia's scenic railway routes for every traveller

Asia has several famous railway routes winding through mountains and valleys and across rivers, lakes, and deserts. Whether you are a budget traveller looking for a good deal on prices or someone looking to splurge on a luxury trip, these train rides, convenient for both solo travellers and family and friends alike, are guaranteed to give you the experience of a lifetime. So, without further ado, let us take a sneak peek at Asia’s most majestic train journeys.

December 19, 2023
December 19, 2023

Singapore's Atomionics taps gravity, AI in hunt for critical minerals

Singapore-based start-up Atomionics has had the first commercial deployment of its technology that uses gravity and artificial intelligence to define ore bodies, potentially cutting costs and speeding up minerals projects key to the energy transition.

September 26, 2023
September 26, 2023

Will Singapore or Hong Kong finance the South’s next transition?

The global financial system is in a real bind.

August 17, 2023
August 17, 2023

Singapore money laundering crackdown: Who are the 10 foreigners arrested?

Ten people were charged yesterday after police conducted simultaneous raids across Singapore as part of an investigation into money laundering and forgery offences

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