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SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR The Singapore government's laws limiting critical speech and peaceful assembly are overly broad and make the country a repressive place severely restricting what can be said and published, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE The Singapore government's laws limiting critical speech and peaceful assembly are overly broad and make the country a repressive place severely restricting what can be said and published, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE Southeast Asian countries must step up their fight against religious militancy taking root in their region, including in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine State, Singapore's foreign minister said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE Singapore authorities charged human rights activist Jolovan Wham on Wednesday for organising public assemblies without a police permit, prompting rights groups to call on the government to guarantee the right to peaceful assembly.
SINGAPORE Indonesian business tycoon Hary Tanoesoedibjo said on Tuesday he was not planning to stand in the country's 2019 presidential election, and that he would support current President Joko Widodo if he chose to run again.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economy grew at its quickest pace in nearly four years in the third quarter, thanks to a boom in manufacturing that some analysts say will encourage tighter monetary policy next year.
SINGAPORE Singapore's exports rose the most in 2-1/2 years in October, well over double expectations as surging sales to China helped more than recoup a decline the month before in a boost to the trade-dependent economy.
SINGAPORE/CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts A nephew of Singapore's prime minister said a contempt of court proceeding against him, stemming from comments he made about the country's legal system, was "meritless" and he had appointed a lawyer to represent him.
SINGAPORE Singapore said on Thursday it has detained a Singaporean man and a woman for affiliations to radical Islamist groups under the country's tough security law that allows for detention without trial.
SINGAPORE Singapore is grappling with a controversy that refuses to go away, a month after rainwater flooded a tunnel of its mass rapid transit (MRT) service, leading to the partial suspension of train runs at weekends.