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Archie comic banned in Singapore for featuring same sex marriage

Jul 17, 2014

Archie comic banned in Singapore for featuring same sex marriage

Singapore has tight rules on censorship, banning Playboy magazine and blocking dozens of websites in what it has described as "a symbolic statement of the types of content which the community is opposed to". #ThatsJustWrong #Singapore #Censorship #Same-sex marriage #LGBT #Gay Rights #Archie comics #Archie Andrews #Singapore ban on books
How Germany's World Cup win ruined Singapore's anti-gambling ad

Jul 14, 2014

How Germany's World Cup win ruined Singapore's anti-gambling ad

An anti-gambling campaign that began as just another bland public service announcement by Singapore's government is getting mocked after Germany's World Cup win. #SocialMedia #FIFA World Cup #FIFA 2014 #Germany wins #Singapore ad #Anti-gambling ad
Singapore to stop issuing Sg 10,000 notes to deter money laundering

Jul 10, 2014

Singapore to stop issuing Sg 10,000 notes to deter money laundering

Singapore's central bank said today it would stop issuing Sg 10,000 ($8,000) notes to help deter money laundering. #NewsTracker #Money laundering #Singapore #Fake currency #Singapore Currency
Indian survives 7-day ordeal after falling from Cambodian peak

Jul 09, 2014

Indian survives 7-day ordeal after falling from Cambodian peak

In an incident reminiscent of the Hollywood movie "127 Hours", an Indian-origin man from Singapore managed to beat all odds to remain alive after slipping from the highest mountain in Cambodia. #Singapore #Cambodia #Phnom Aural #Kampong Speu #Sanjay Radakrishna
Little India riots: 28-year-old Indian jailed for nine months

Jul 03, 2014

Little India riots: 28-year-old Indian jailed for nine months

A 28-year-old Indian was today jailed for nine months in Singapore for being a member of an unlawful assembly during the Little India riot last December, becoming the 13th Indian to be imprisoned in the country's worst street violence in 40 years. #India #NewsTracker #Singapore #Little India riots #Palanivel Dhasmohan
Oil prices fall in Asia over fears of supply disruption in Iraq

Jun 24, 2014

Oil prices fall in Asia over fears of supply disruption in Iraq

Oil prices extended losses in Asia on Tuesday on fading fears that the fast-moving crisis in crude producer Iraq could result in a major supply disruption. #World #China #oil prices #US #oil #NewsTracker #Singapore #Asia #Iraq #Insurgency #Iraq crisis #WTI
Singapore cracks down on illegal betting amid raging World Cup fever

Jun 23, 2014

Singapore cracks down on illegal betting amid raging World Cup fever

Under Singapore's Betting Act, suspects found guilty of illegal bookmaking can face fines of between Sg$20,000 and Sg$200,000 and up to five years in jail. #Sports #World #Singapore #illegal betting #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WOrld Cup fever
AirAsia India launches maiden flight from Bangalore to Goa

Jun 12, 2014

AirAsia India launches maiden flight from Bangalore to Goa

AirAsia India joint venture launched its debut flight on Thursday, promising the budget airline would buck the trend of accelerating losses that is hurting rivals and break-even around October. #India #NewsTracker #Tata #AirAsia #Malaysia #Mittu Chandilya #Singapore Arilines