Category Archives: Sports

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

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

SINGAPORE DIARY: COURTEOUS PEOPLE PAINT A GOOD PICTURE OF SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE, This is my third year in this island republic and I have certainly learnt a lot about the country and its people. Undoubtedly Singapore is a developed nation and hence obviously enjoys good ratings when comes to security, cleanliness,… Read More

SENIOR MOROCCAN, SINGAPORE OFFICIALS HOLD TALKS IN RABAT

RABAT, At the instruction of the king, Abdeltif Loudyi, the minister delegate to the head of government in charge of national defence administration, received here Thursday the visiting Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Defence of Singapore, Mohamad… Read More

RYDE TO LAUNCH NEW PRIVATE-HIRE CAR SERVICE IN SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE, The announcement comes hot on the heels of Grab’s takeover of Uber’s Southeast Asian business, which includes operations in Singapore, Channel NewsAsia reported. Ryde said it has already started accepting sign-ups of drivers via the Ryde app, and aim… Read More

Obama, in Japan, Says North Korea’s Isolation Means Less Leverage

TOKYO, JAPAN Former President Barack Obama said Sunday that negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons program are difficult, partly because the country’s isolation minimizes possible leverage, such as trade and travel sanctions against Pyongyang.“North Korea is an example… Read More