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Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court documents show

14 Dec 2018

SINGAPORE Around $150 millions' worth of oil was stolen from Shell's biggest global refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year.

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court docs show

14 Dec 2018

SINGAPORE Around $150 millions' worth of oil was stolen from Shell's biggest global refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year.

Malaysia seeks return of airspace control amid Singapore flight path dispute

04 Dec 2018

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE Malaysia has told Singapore it intends to take back control of airspace that the city-state has managed since 1974 amid a dispute over a flight path to a secondary airport in Singapore, Malaysia's transport minister said on Tuesday.

'I want world peace': Trump-Kim handshake inspires striking Singapore dress

30 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE When Singapore's Zahra Khanum takes to the stage for the Miss Universe contest, she will be wearing a dress portraying a historic handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

As Singapore enters twilight of Lee era, ruling party prepares for change

27 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Modern city-state Singapore is a predictable place: it's hot and humid every day, unabashedly pro-business, immaculately clean -no chewing gum anywhere - and the government is usually run by a Lee.

New posts in Singapore ruling party seen as strong hint on next PM

22 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore's ruling party is set to unveil new posts within its top decision-making body on Friday in what could give a strong hint about who will become only its fourth prime minister, with domestic media saying the finance minister is the frontrunner.

Singapore third-quarter GDP growth well below forecast, trade frictions dent outlook

22 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore's economy expanded at a much slower pace than initially thought in the third quarter, with the government flagging further moderation in the current quarter and warning that the U.S.-Sino trade war will hurt growth in 2019.

Singapore third-quarter GDP growth seen losing momentum, trade war dims outlook

21 Nov 2018

(This Nov 19 story corrects milestone to second successive weakening of annual GDP growth, not third successive, in fourth paragraph)

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

20 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

20 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE, Nov 20 A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

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