Stories tagged: Singapore
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed
A fire broke out Tuesday at Singapore’s Changi Airport, causing the closure of a terminal and lengthy delays as passengers and flights were moved, officials said.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Palm oil buyers improve on use of sustainable sources, environmental group says
On Sept. 21, WWF released its 2016 Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, looking at the palm oil policies of 137 companies worldwide.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:39 a.m.
World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
The world’s first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday. Select members of the public will be able to hail a free ride through their smartphones …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
State dinner celebrates 50 years of US-Singapore relations
President Barack Obama celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations with Singapore Tuesday with a state dinner for a leader Obama praised as respected around the world and a trusted partner.
Sat., May 28, 2016, midnight
Singapore: colonial heritage, cool modern architecture, food
SINGAPORE – At 51, Singapore is shrugging off all symptoms of a midlife crisis and embracing travelers with more and better things to see, taste and experience than ever before. …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 7:53 p.m.
Leaders of China, Taiwan meet for first time since 1949 split
Breaking with nearly seven decades of estrangement, the presidents of mainland China and Taiwan sat down for talks Saturday – the first such encounter between leaders of the two sides …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 27, 2014, 10:03 p.m.
AirAsia plane missing with 162 on board
An AirAsia plane with 162 people aboard lost contact with ground control on Sunday after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, and the airline said search and rescue …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009, midnight
Asian governments plan $700 billion stimulus
SINGAPORE – Governments across Asia have pledged a combined $700 billion in stimulus spending and central banks have slashed interest rates to spur growth and cushion the blow of plunging …