New bill to give S`pore police special powers in Little India

Singapore government on Monday introduced a new bill in parliament that will give police special powers to maintain public order in Little India, the scene of the worst riot in 40 years in the country that led to the deportation of 56 Indians.

Singapore to impose alcohol ban along Hindu festival route

Singapore will impose an alcohol ban in the area where the Hindu religious festival Thaipusam is to be celebrated on Friday, police said.

Alcohol consumption ban in Little India extended

Singapore on Tuesday extended by six months the ban on alcohol consumption in public during weekends and holidays at Little India, the scene of the country`s worst riot in 40 years.

Top Oman cleric urges alcohol ban, monitoring gyms

Omani gyms and health clubs employ foreign women, especially as masseuses.