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Singapore arms firm rejects India bribe allegations

Singapore weapons manufacturer on Tuesday rejected allegations that it used bribes in bidding for an Indian defence contract and vowed to 'vigorously' defend its reputation.

India's ministry of defen

Singapore convict escapes caning after sex change

A Singaporean man who underwent sex-change surgery before being convicted on drugs charges escaped caning after a court recognised the change in gender, local media reported Tuesday.

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SingTel to buy US firm to boost mobile ad business


Singapore Telecom said on Monday that it will buy US mobile advertising start-up Amobee for $321 million to expand group revenues from ads and marketing across Asia.

SingTel, Southeast Asia's biggest

Retrenched AI employees win compensation


Nine former Air India staffs of its Singapore office have won SGD 25,667 shortfall in retrenchment compensation at the Industrial Arbitration Court (IAC) here.

The court said they were underpaid by

World Bank chief says U.S. should lead some global bodies

The head of the World Bank said on Saturday it is right for the United States to take a leading role in some global institutions and that the right U.S. candidate for post of the bank's next president

Maid raped, thrown from window

A man in Singapore allegedly raped his neighbour's Indonesian maid twice and then tried to kill her by throwing her out of the window of a second-storey flat.

The man forced his way into the empty f

Reliance Comms adds Stanchart, DBS for $1 bln S'pore IPO: Sources


Reliance Communications has appointed another two banks for the upcoming $1 billion IPO of its undersea cable unit in what may be the biggest stock listing in Singapore this year, two sources said.


Airbus CEO orders probe on A380 cracks


The head of Airbus said he ordered an internal investigation into how the company allowed wing cracks to develop on its flagship A380 passenger jet, acting to draw a line under weeks of embarrassing p

Aviation industry warns of trade war over EU carbon tax


World aviation bosses warned Monday of a potential trade war over a carbon tax imposed by the European Union on the airline industry to reduce emissions and curb climate change.

In a conference on th

Rolls-Royce opens largest Asian facility


Aircraft engine giant Rolls-Royce opened its largest Asian facility in Singapore on Monday as it looks to capitalise on the region's booming aviation sector.

The Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus will be th

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