Agence-France-Presse . Singapore

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    ‘Ring of fire’ eclipse wows across Asia

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:58am on December 27, 2019

    Skywatchers from Saudi Arabia and Oman to India and Singapore were treated to a rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse Thursday. Annular eclipses occur when...

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    Singapore jails drunk New Zealander for biting policewoman

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    A New Zealand woman has been jailed in Singapore for six and half months for biting a policewoman’s arm after a drunken night out while...

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    Spore’s ‘fake news’ law takes effect as critics sound alarm

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Singapore’s new law to combat ‘fake news’ came into effect Wednesday despite criticism from tech giants and activists, who labelled the tough rules a ‘chilling’...

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    Tiananmen crackdown was correct policy: China

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:59am on June 03, 2019

    China on Sunday defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its...

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    Red Cross web site hacked in latest S’pore cyber attack

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    The Singapore Red Cross said Thursday its website had been hacked and the personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors compromised in the...

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    Singapore PM promotes heir apparent before power transfer

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Singapore’s leader Tuesday promoted his heir apparent to deputy prime minister as the city-state’s founding family prepares for a sensitive transfer of power to a...