Singapore

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The Guardian view on the death penalty: a long way to go | Editorial
Editorial: Though capital punishment is in global decline, there are horrifying exceptions to the general trend

Editorial

26, Jul, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Rio Tinto agrees to pay additional $613m to settle dispute with Australian tax office
Deal over mining giant’s financing arrangements and marketing hubs in Singapore is one of ATO’s biggest ever tax settlements

Ben Butler

20, Jul, 2022 @8:38 AM

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Sri Lanka on a knife-edge as Rajapaksa lands in Singapore
Country in state of emergency amid protests against president, who is reported to be heading for Saudi Arabia

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Colombo

14, Jul, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Penny Wong says she is open to meeting with Chinese counterpart at G20
Foreign minister confirms Australia’s willingness to engage with China but insists ‘coercive’ trade sanctions must be scrapped

Katharine Murphy Political editor

06, Jul, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Singapore craft beer uses recycled sewage to highlight water scarcity
Collaboration between national water agency and craft brewer described as ‘highly quaffable’

Rebecca Ratcliffe

01, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Love of the Irish: why are Gaelic games so popular in Asia?
Hurling, camogie and other sports have pushed into places like Thailand and Vietnam, where players find them inclusive

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

21, Jun, 2022 @11:06 PM

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Defence minister rubbishes Coalition claims on France compensation deal – as it happened
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Stephanie Convery and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

12, Jun, 2022 @7:44 AM

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Richard Marles’s ‘full and frank’ meeting with China ends Australia’s diplomatic freeze
Defence minister says the controversial interception of an Australian aircraft by a Chinese jet last month was discussed, as well as broader issues in the Pacific

Daniel Hurst and Josh Butler

12, Jun, 2022 @6:20 AM

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US warns of ‘stark’ stakes in Taiwan Strait if status quo unilaterally altered
Defence secretary says US does not support Taiwan independence, which China says would prompt it to take island back

Vincent Ni and agencies

11, Jun, 2022 @5:07 PM

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‘Like McDonald’s with no burgers’: Singapore faces chicken shortage as Malaysia bans export
Move to ease inflation threatens city-state’s de-facto national dish of poached chicken and rice

Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies

01, Jun, 2022 @8:38 AM

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Outcry as Singapore executes man with learning difficulties over drugs offence
Campaigners decry ‘broken system’ in Singapore that disproportionately punishes drug mules rather than those who coerce them into work

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @8:47 AM

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Singapore editor jailed for defamation over corruption claims
Terry Xu was convicted last year after publishing a letter alleging ‘corruption at the highest echelons’

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

22, Apr, 2022 @9:35 AM

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