Singapore court holds Indian guilty of killing wife

 A Singapore court has held an Indian national guilty of killing his wife, whose headless body was found in Whampoa river in December 2013, media reports said on Wednesday.

Singapore: Woman found headless in river was killed by husband

A 33-year-old Indian woman whose headless body was found floating in Singapore's Whampoa River in December 2013 was murdered by her husband, a coroner's court has found.

Singapore arrests man who tried to join Islamic State

Singapore has arrested a 51-year-old "self-radicalised" man who tried to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria, under an internal security law that allows for detention without trial for two years, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday.

APJ Abdul Kalam was people's president: Singapore's PM Lee

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday called APJ Abdul Kalam as the "people's president" as he paid tribute to the former President.

Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship
Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship

Asian Cricket Council, which now functions under the umbrella of the ICC, has invited bids from some of its member countries to host the Asian T20 Championship early next year.

Indian-origin Singapore MP announces retirement from politics

Indian-origin politician Inderjit Singh has announced his retirement from politics, saying he would not contest the city-state's General Election set to be held in coming months.

Singapore Foreign Minister to address symposium in India

Singapore's Foreign Affairs and Law Minister will address an industry symposium in India next week as part of the city-state's 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations.

Indian-origin Singaporean held for helping neighbour feed her mother faeces

A 39-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean was arrested here on Friday for helping his next-door neighbour feed her aged mother human faeces and urine, days after the video of the incident went viral.

Singapore must balance immigration policies and birthrate: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has warned that Singapore, with over 1.3 million foreign workers, may end up in a "tight spot" like Japan if it fails to strike the right balance between birthrate and immigration policies.

Singapore to hike salary bar for foreigners seeking family visas

 Singapore will hike the minimum salary amount for foreign workers seeking to bring their families over to live with them.

Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

 An Indonesian man was jailed for 30 months on Tuesday for attempting to fix a soccer match at the recent Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Singapore firms keen on developing AP's new capital Amravati

Two of Singapore's township developers are likely to bid for projects to develop Andhra Pradesh's new capital city, Amravati.

Navy Chief on 5-day visit to Singapore, Thailand

Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan will leave on a five-day visit to Singapore and Thailand on Monday to consolidate bilateral defense cooperation and explore further avenues in pursuance of India's 'Act East Policy'.

DNA: How viable is PM Modi's dream of 'Make in India'?

PM Modi has been endorsing the slogan of 'Make in India' in all his foreign visits, but how feasible is it?

Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation.

Teenaged blogger jailed in Singapore for posting offensive videos

A 16-year-old blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison in Singapore for posting offensive videos on YouTube in a trial that attracted much criticism from human rights organisations.

Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served
Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served

A Singapore teenager who posted a video online deemed offensive to Christians and an obscene image of late leader Lee Kuan Yew will be released after the court sentenced him on Monday to jail time already served.

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore for molesting homemaker

An Indian-origin former associate social worker in Singapore was today jailed for four months on charges of molesting a homemaker consecutively on two days.

Non-Chinese Singapore PM only a matter of time: Deputy PM Tharman

After 50 years of nationhood, it is only a matter of time before Singapore sees a prime minister from an ethnic minority, including Indian, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Friday.

Singapore activist sued by PM breaks down in court
Singapore activist sued by PM breaks down in court

A Singaporean activist found guilty of defaming the Prime Minister in a high profile case broke down under intense questioning on Friday as he told the court he just wanted to speak up for the people of the city-state.