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Six missing after tanker collision in Singapore Strait  Authorities from Singapore and Indonesia are searching for six people, after a chemical tanker collided with a freighter in the Singapore Strait   China and Taiwan leaders hail historic talks   Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou have held historic talks in Singapore - their first in more than 60 years Thickening haze in Singapore prompts cancellation of swim races  Worsening smog in Singapore prompted swimming World Cup organizers to cancel 15 finals races just an hour before the session was to start Singapore marks 50 years since independence  Singapore is holding nationwide events. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend an outdoor parade


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Six missing after tanker collision in Singapore Strait   Authorities from Singapore and Indonesia are searching for six people, after a chemical tanker collided with a freighter in the Singapore Strait   China and Taiwan leaders hail historic talks Map of Shangri-la Hotel Singapore


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2015 Dec.16    
2015 Nov.7    
  Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou have held historic talks in Singapore - their first in more than 60 years
2015 Oct.3     Thickening haze in Singapore prompts cancellation of swim races  Worsening smog in Singapore prompted swimming World Cup organizers to cancel 15 finals races just an hour before the session was to start 2015 Sep.20   Sebastian Vettel wins as Lewis Hamilton retires in Singapore  Championship leader Hamilton suffered his first retirement of the year as Vettel romped to victory in the Singapore Grand Prix 2015 Aug.8     Singapore marks 50 years since independence  Singapore is holding nationwide events. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend an outdoor parade 2015 Jun.7       Singapore and Sabah mourn victims   Singapore and Malaysia's Sabah state are observing a day of remembrance for those killed in an earthquake on Mount Kinabalu 2015 Mar.28     Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore holds for funeral procession Map of Parliament Singapore  Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. Despite rain, thousands are lining the streets     Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore set for funeral procession  Lee's coffin will be carried in a procession across the streets of Singapore, and taken to a state funeral attended by world leaders 2015 Mar.24     Thousands queue to view founder lying in state   Thousands of people in Singapore are queuing to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament 2015 Mar.22     Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew
  The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital
 A frail Lee was hospitalized in early February with severe pneumonia
2015 Jan.4   AirAsia crash: Airline wasn't licensed to fly Sunday route  AirAsia Indonesia did not have a license to fly the Surabaya-to-Singapore route on Sunday that ended in tragedy, it has been revealed 2015 Jan.2   AirAsia did not have permission to fly doomed route  AirAsia did not have permission to fly from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore on the Sunday the jet crashed into the Java Sea

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2014 Dec.27       Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing
Map of Java Sea Indonesia
  The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over the Java Sea
 Flight QZ8501 lost contact at 07:24 (23:24 GMT), Malaysia-based AirAsia tweeted
2014 Oct.26   Revenge so sweet for Serena in WTA Finals showdown  Serena Williams wins a fifth WTA Finals title with a crushing straight sets 6-3 6-0 victory in Singapore over Simona Halep 2014 Oct.9   Missing Vietnamese oil tanker found raided by pirates  Almost one week after vanishing en route from Singapore to Vietnam, a Sunrise 689 has been released by pirates who had taken control of the vessel 2014 Sep.21   Lewis Hamilton on top after electrical short circuits Rosberg  The F1 title race may have taken a potentially decisive twist as Hamilton took full advantage of the misfortune which befell Mercedes teammate 2014 May.29   Japan to urge regional security role  Japan will push for a greater role in Asian security at a regional summit Shangri-La Dialogue, in a move set to anger China 2014 May.9     Cargo door alert forces Singapore Airlines A380 to turn back   A Singapore Airlines flight to Hong Kong had to turn back in mid-flight after the pilots received an alert about a problem with a cargo door on the plane 2014 Jan.6   Singapore A380 in emergency landing  An Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines was forced to make an emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to loss of cabin pressure

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2013 Dec.8   Singapore bus death triggers riot  Police in Singapore have made 27 arrests after hundreds of people took part in a riot sparked by the death of an Indian national 2013 Sep.18   Singapore makes match-fixing arrests  Police in Singapore have arrested 14 people believed to be part of an organised crime gang involved in global football match-fixing 2013 Jul.7   Singapore rules US death suicide  Shane Todd, 31, who had been working for a government research body, was found dead at his home in June 2012 2013 Jun.24   Indonesia formally apologizes for smoky haze  Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has apologized to Singapore and Malaysia for record-bad pollution caused by forest fires in his country 2013 Jun.20     New high as haze chokes Singapore   Pollution levels reached a new record high for a third day in a row in Singapore, as smoky haze from fires in Indonesia shrouded the city state

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2012 Dec.28     Woman gang-raped in India dies
  A 23-year-old Indian woman, whose gang-rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has died
 The woman had been in 'extremely critical condition' since being admitted Thursday to the Singapore hospital
  Condition of India rape victim worsens  A 23-year-old woman, whose gang rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has 'taken a turn for the worse' 2012 Dec.27   Rape victim in Singapore for treatment  The victim of a brutal gang rape that sparked massive protests in India arrived in Singapore for treatment Thursday morning 2012 Jun.1   US warships in Pacific relocation  The US is planning to move the majority of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has revealed

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2011 Sep.25   Vettel wins but must wait to clinch F1 title  Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his ninth victory of a season but must wait to clinch the Formula One world title for the second year 2011 May.7   Ruling party returned to power  he People's Action Party was returned to power in general elections, despite the strongest challenge to date from the opposition

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2010 Nov.9     Singapore Airlines in A380 change  Singapore Airlines has announced that it will change the Rolls-Royce engines on three of its A380 planes with new versions of the same model 2010 Nov.5   Second Qantas jet in engine scare  A Qantas airline jumbo Boeing 747-400 has been forced to return to Singapore because of an engine problem 2010 Nov.3   Distressed plane lands  A Qantas Airbus A380,with 433 passengers and 26 crew members, that had one of 4 engines shut down mid-flight landed safely. Debris found on island 2010 Oct.24   Singapore bourse launches ASX bid  The Singapore stock exchange (SGX) has unveiled a $8.2bn bid for the company that owns the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney 2010 Sep.26   Alonso wins in Singapore  Fernando Alonso led from start to finish to win a grueling Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday to boost his hopes of a third world title 2010 May.24   Oil leaks from Singapore tanker  Emergency teams are working to contain a crude oil spill after two ships - a tanker and a bulk carrier - collided in waters off Singapore 2010 Mar.4   Terror threat in Strait of Malacca  A terrorist group might be planning attacks on oil tankers in the world's busiest shipping lanes

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2009 Nov.15     No climate deal seen by year's end  Leaders from the world's top economic powers acknowledged that there's no hope of a major breakthrough over climate change by year's end 2009 Nov.14       Apec leaders in climate warning  World leaders meeting have said it will not be possible to reach a climate change deal ahead of next month's UN conference in Denmark   Obama joins Apec summit  US President has joined 20 other world leaders for the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) forum 2009 Sep.27   Hamilton cruises to victory  Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, as his second win of the season 2009 May.29   US 'opposes' nuclear North Korea  Defence Secretary Robert Gates at Asian summit: The US 'will not accept' a nuclear-armed North Korea, 2009 May.7   Terrorism suspect arrested  Mas Selamat Kastari is leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah's Singapore arm whose 2008 escape from Singapore launched a global manhunt

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2008 Sep.28   Alonso wins after Massa pit stop drama  F1 world leader Hamilton extended his title advantage after an extraordinary pit lane incident scuppered the hopes of Massa 2008 Jul.22       Ministers set for N Korea talks  US Secretary of State Rice has held talks with regional officals prior to a meeting on North Korea's nuclear program 2008 Jul.20   ASEAN strongly rebukes Myanmar  A senior figure in military junta has suggested that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi could be freed from house arrest in about 6 months 2008 Jul.2   Oil prices reach new record high  The price of oil has continued its surge upwards, $145 a barrel in trading. Global oil prices have doubled in the past year 2008 May.18   Burma neighbours in cyclone talks  The Association of South East Asian Nation is due to hold urgent talks to discuss ways of helping cyclone victims 2008 Feb.28     Interpol alerts on terror suspect  Interpol has issued a worldwide security alert following the escape of Mas Selamat Kastari, an Islamic terror leader from a jail 2008 Jan.2   Singapore Airline bid hits trouble  The bid to buy a 24% stake in China Eastern Airlines for US$923.8 million appeared in trouble after a major shareholder criticized the deal

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2007 Nov.21       Oil nudges $99 a barrel
  The declining dollar and speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will again cut interest rates also boosted prices
 Crude prices rose above a record $99 as worries about inadequate winter supplies in the Northern Hemisphere. Investors put their money into oil contracts, betting that gains will offset dollar weakness
2007 Oct.24   A380 makes first passenger flight  The world's largest passenger plane has taken off on its first commercial flight, from Singapore to Sydney 2007 Oct.17   Oil falls from record high  The prices have fallen in Asia from a trading record of over $88 a barrel amid expectations that a U.S. crude and gasoline stocks rose 2007 Jun.20   Singapore suffers dengue epidemic  The number of infected people in a single week in Singapore has hit epidemic levels this year 2007 May.4   Singapore PM warns US over China  Lee Hsien Loong told Bush the 2 countries have a major impact on the region's prosperity, after bilateral talks

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2006 Oct.7   Smoke blankets region  Parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have been hit by smog from illegal bush fires burning on Sumatra and Borneo

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2005 Dec.1     Young Australian hanged
  Singapore hanged young drug smuggler Tuong Van Nguyen, despite widespread condemnation in Australia 2005 Jul.7   Baseball axed from 2012 Olympics  Baseball and softball have been dropped and could be replaced by rugby, squash, golf, karate or roller skating 2005 Jul.6       London wins 2012 Olympics
  London has defeated Paris, bringing the Olympics back to Britain for the first time in more than half a century 2005 Jul.5   Cities make final Olympic pleas  Paris, which remains the favourite, has put forward its final presentation 2005 Jun.3   Rumsfeld: China needs freer government  Defense Secretary issued a blunt challenge to China at a regional security conference

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2003 Sep.9   Man confirmed with SARS  27-year-old post-doctoral student, working on the West Nile virus, has SARS 2003 Sep.8       SARS case tests positive  Man of ethnic Chinese origin tested positive in initials tests. Further tests are taking place 2003 Jul.8     Twins dead after separation
  2 conjoined Iranian women underwent 50 hours of continuous surgery
2003 Jul.7   Complications hit twins' surgery  The operation will take longer than expected with surgeons battling against unstable blood pressure levels 2003 Jul.6   Twins op in 'critical phase'  An international team of doctors say an operation to separate Iranians joined at the head has entered a critical phase   Op begins on conjoined adult twins  Doctors began the delicate surgery to separate 2 Iranian women joined at the head since birth 2003 May.30   Success against SARS  World Health Organisation declared Singapore SARS-free 2003 Apr.21   2,500 quarantined over SARS fears  Ministry of Health has closed a wholesale vegetable market and quarantined all employees 2003 Mar.24   65 cases of mystery illness  The government has ordered about 740 people who may have been exposed to stay home for 10 days

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2002 Sep.20   Singapore to screen U.S.-bound cargo  Port to sign an agreement to screen U.S. bound containers for dangerous cargo 2002 Sep.19   Terror plot 'sought Islamic state'  21 terror suspects arrested last month planned attacks on water pipelines and chemical factories to create instability 2002 Apr.25   Pilot blamed for runway crash  Pilot error and bad weather were the causes of the crash in October 2000 of a Singapore Airlines jumbo jet 2002 Jan.11   Tape shows attack plans  A chilling videotape shows targets of a planned attack by a broken terrorist cell

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2001 Nov.18   Conjoined twins return  Girls being the first to survive a marathon brain-separation operation 2001 Nov.3   'Riot' mars one-sided poll  16 people have been arrested for rioting in a prelude to a compulsory voting 2001 Feb.23   Aviation standards violated  Investigators of fatal crash of a Singapore Airlines found a runway closed for repairs have not been marked 2001 Jan.3   Falun Gong followers charged  They charged with obstructing police and illegal assembly for holding a vigil for members to have died in Chinese jails

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2000 Nov.24   Southeast Asia Summit  Leaders signed pact to boost the region's chances in the world of e-commerce