Category Archives: Sports

SINGAPORE AIRLINES REPORTS 150% JUMP IN FULL-YEAR PROFIT

SINGAPORE, National carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) topped market expectations by reporting a 148 per cent rise in full-year net profit to the highest level since 2011, as passenger and cargo revenue rose and it benefited from a transformation programme.The carrier,… Read More

SINGAPORE: MAN CAUGHT AT WOODLANDS CHECKPOINT WITH CONTRABAND CIGARETTES IN BREAD LOAF

SINGAPORE, A 28-year-old Malaysian was caught attempting to smuggle four packs of contraband cigarettes into Singapore via the Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday, the Straits Times reported. The man had hidden them in a loaf of hollowed-out bread, said the Immigration… Read More

SINGAPORE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK CLOSELY WITH MALAYSIA’S NEW GOVT – REPORT

SINGAPORE, Singapore will continue to work closely with Malaysia’s new government to advance the relationship between the two countries, the republic’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing reportedly said. In response to questions about the impact of Malaysia’s… Read More

SINGAPOREAN PM URGES PEOPLE TO WORK TOGETHER IN WORLD UNCERTAINTIES

SINGAPORE, Trade is Singapore’s lifeblood and a trade war would damage the international trading system that has sustained global economic growth for decades, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said here Monday. In his annual May Day message, Lee called… Read More

Map Discovery Gives China New Tool to Control a Disputed Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Discovery of a nearly 70-year-old map of the South China Sea could help Beijing support its claim in Asia’s biggest maritime sovereignty dispute, but it would face criticism abroad and fall outside the scope of international law, experts… Read More

China’s Ruling Party Has Branches on University Campuses Around The World

The ruling Chinese Communist Party is expanding its operations far beyond China’s borders, setting up branches to control the thinking of students and state employees overseas, to defend its citizens against “bad ideas,” and to recruit new members, RFA has… Read More

Environmental Damage, Corruption as Poorer Southeast Asian States Ship Sand to Singapore

Sand has become a hot commodity needed to support construction work in Southeast Asia.The demand for sand has sharply driven up prices for sand in recent years, drawing the attention of unscrupulous local officials, businessmen, and sand-dredging companies.Unfortunately, the sand… Read More