Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’

US-Singapore Relations: Being of Use vs. Being Used

The tiny Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore serves as a sort of bellwether for a multitude of trends from economics to geopolitics. The Singaporean government is able to quickly and flexibly adapt to changing trends, more so than anywhere else, because of its small size – an advantage that Singapore enjoys and which compensates for […]

Robocop Is Here: Singapore Deploys Robots To Detect “Undesirable Behavior” Including Groups Of “More Than Five People”

lowly but surely, the world is transforming into a 1984-Robocop-Terminator-Minority Report–Judge Dredd fusion dystopia. And while we wait for Elon Musk’s dancing humanoid robot (wonder how much the deposit on that particular pipe dream will be), Singapore is wasting no time, and according to Mothership the small Asian nation is deploying ground robots on trial to patrol […]

Kamala Harris’ flight from Singapore Delayed by Three Hours Because of Havana Syndrome

Vice President Kamala Harris’ departure from Singapore on Monday was delayed by more than three hours because of an ‘anomalous health incident in Hanoi,’ which was the next stop in her Asia trip. Anomalous health incident is what the U.S. government calls Havana Syndrome, the mysterious condition that causes headaches, brain injury and other issues. […]

British Man in Singapore Given 6 Weeks in Prison For Not Wearing Face Mask, Psychiatric Assessment

A British man in Singapore was handed a 6 week jail sentence for not wearing a face mask while a judge also ordered the man to undergo a “psychiatric assessment” because he argued against the efficacy of face coverings in court. 40-year-old Benjamin Glynn was arrested after footage of him not wearing a face mask […]

Singapore First Country to Stop Counting Daily COVID-19 Cases and Treat it Like Normal Flu

The south-east Asian country has recorded just 36 deaths since the start of the pandemic, and officials now want to ditch measures such as counting infection numbers each day. A blueprint has been laid out by three leading members of Singapore’s Covid-19 taskforce to end 18 months of tough restrictions in order to restore quarantine-free […]

Singapore Becomes Latest Country to Cast Doubt on China’s COVID-19 Vaccines

Singaporean health officials have publicly expressed concerns about significant risk reported with vaccines from China following hundreds of Indonesian health workers testing positive for COVID-19 last week despite being fully vaccinated with the Sinovac vaccine. Singapore is the latest country to cast doubt on the vaccine. Dozens of the more than 350 doctors and health workers […]

Australia and Singapore to Create New Travel Bubble

Australia and Singapore have agreed to build a quarantine-free travel bubble between the two countries similar to Australia’s pre-existing one with New Zealand. Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday on his way to the G7 summit to be held in Cornwall, U.K. The two PMs committed to resuming […]

Singapore arrests would-be terrorist planning to kill Jews for Hamas

A 20-year-old Singaporean man was detained on Wednesday under the Internal Security Act for his plan to stab local Jewish community members after their prayer service at Maghain Aboth Synagogue in the city-state, The Straits Time reported. The man, Amirull Ali, was serving as a national serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces at the time […]

Briton jailed for breaking Singapore’s strict quarantine rules

A British man has been jailed for two weeks in Singapore after breaching coronavirus quarantine rules to visit his then-fiancée.  The judge also ordered Nigel Skea, 52, to pay a S$1,000 (£535) fine for leaving his hotel room three times on 21 September.  Mr Skea visited his partner Agatha Maghesh Eyamalai, who was also staying […]

4 Brits PERMANENTLY banned from working in Singapore for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

A group of Brits who broke Singapore’s strict coronavirus lockdown restrictions have been banned from working in the country ever again after they joined a large group on an island last August. Four Brits had met eight other people for leisure activities on Singapore’s Lazarus Island last August despite lockdown restrictions. After posting the evidence […]

Alligator-like fish with huge jaws and sharp teeth spotted in Singapore — 10,000 miles from its native home

A huge fish that looks like a ‘prehistoric’ alligator was found washed up on the shore of a reservoir in Singapore. The remains of the fish were spotted on the banks of the MacRitchie Reservoir by Karen Lythgoe, 31, who is from Scotland but now lives in Asia. Ms Lythgoe was “shocked” to discover the […]

It helped solve murder: Singapore government defends giving police access to Covid-19 contract-tracing app data

Top officials in Singapore are on the defensive amid public uproar after it was acknowledged that data collected by a semi-mandatory Covid-19 contact-tracing app is available to law enforcement. TraceTogether is Singapore’s version of a system for tracing close contacts with the intended goal of containing outbreaks of Covid-19. First launched in March and available […]

‘New Normal’ Arrives – Singapore Airlines Launches COVID-19 “Digital Health Passport” For Passengers

By Tyler Durden As the world stumbles into 2021 in a matter of days, life, as we know it, will never be normal again, referring to good ole’ days of the pre-pandemic. For months, readers may have heard us discuss “COVID passports,” “immunity passports,” or at least speak on the subject of those who don’t […]

Passengers on Singapore ‘cruise to nowhere’ confined to their rooms after one tests Covid positive

Passengers on a Royal Caribbean “cruise to nowhere” from Singapore were confined to their rooms after an 83-year-old male guest tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the ship to turn back to the Marina Bay Cruise Centre on Wednesday morning. All guests and crew of the Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas ship who came in […]

Singapore: Man Arrested for Holding Smiley Face Sign Outside Police Station

A man in Singapore was arrested and charged by authorities on Monday after standing outside a police station holding a sign with a smiley face on it, in violation of the city-state’s notoriously strict laws concerning public protest. Jolovan Wham, a committed environmental activist, was arrested for violating the city-state’s laws that require a permit […]

China To Send Fighter Jet Escort For Kim When He Arrives In Singapore On Sunday

In the latest sign that the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea wouldn’t be happening without China’s permission, China’s leaders are reportedly considering whether to send fighter jets to escort North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he travels through Chinese airspace during his trip to the island city-state, according to […]

The Singapore Hotel Where Top Brass, Weapons Manufacturers and Spies Rub Shoulders

The Singapore Hotel Where Top Brass, Weapons Manufacturers and Spies Rub Shoulders June 3rd, 2018 Via: Reuters: For the region’s military officers, diplomats, weapons manufacturers and spies, there are few livelier places than the lobby of Singapore’s Shangri-La hotel around mid-year. Here, beneath pillared […]

A Note on the Singapore Summit

“Welcome to Singapore, Supreme Leader Kim”… It looks like the Trump-Kim summit is back on for the 12th, and this will provide the globalist scriptwriters with TWO assassination dates to play with: 1) June 12, the day of the Singapore Summit, and 2) June 25, the anniversary of the start of the Korean War and […]

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un May 24th, 2018 Via: CNBC: President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of “tremendous anger and open hostility.” The meeting, which would […]

ENI to expand Singapore trading desk

nsnbc : Italian ENI plans to expand its Singapore trading desk to market liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies from new projects to buyers in […]

Nicole Kidman’s Father Died in Singapore, Hiding From Elite Pedophilia Accusations

This article by Mr Robot was originally published by ANONYMOUS.  For a few years, it has been known that Eyes Wide Shut actress Nicole Kidman’s father, Dr. Antony Kidman, was accused of participating in an elite, violent pedophile ring in Sydney, Australia, shortly before his death in Singapore apparently on the run from the accusations. The wealthy doctor was accused of participating […]

Beijing Holds Anti-US War Games In South China Sea

Beijing are preparing to host anti-US war games in the South China Sea following an international tribunal ruling against China’s territorial claims in the waters.  China are to close off access to the east coast part of the area in order to host military exercises from Tuesday to Thursday this week. reports: The area of sea […]

Gas recovery from SP phase 19 reaches 800m cf/d

  Tehran, July 17 (Shana) – Operator of the South Pars Phase 19 Hamid-Reza Masoodi said on Saturday that gas recovery from South Pars phase 19 has reached 800 million cubic feet a day. Masoodi told reporters that thus far, 650,000 barrels of gas condensates of the field have been exported to target markets. He […]

Dallas: Multiple Snipers Ambush, Kill 5 Officers, Injure 11

Dallas: Multiple Snipers Ambush, Kill 5 Officers, Injure 11 July 7th, 2016 Via: NBC: Dallas police were locked in a standoff early Friday after snipers shot 11 officers, five fatally, during a protest over recent shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana. Three people were in […]

FLASHBACK: Trump and the liberal intelligentsia: a view from Europe

     A new specter haunts the American elites: the candidacy of Donald Trump in the US President election and his success so far in the Republican primaries. The Republican establishment itself hopes to block his rise, even as he is drawing huge crowds into the party. As for the Democrats, they are hoping that his […]

Injectable micro-camera could change the future of health imaging – and clandestine surveillance

     German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt that could change the future of health imaging—and clandestine surveillance. Using 3-D printing, researchers from the University of Stuttgart built a three-lens camera, and fit it onto the end of an optical fibre the width of two hairs. Such technology could […]

Iran’s envoy: Projects underway for violating countries, intl rights

Moscow, May 19, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanayee said unfortunately there are projects for violating the international law and the rights of the member-states necessitating change in the international scene. ‘Unfortunately there are projects for violating the international law and rights of the member-states; hence there is a need for change in […]

Iran urges practical change in Canada’s conduct

Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Sunday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi said a round of talks has been held with Canada, adding that the two sides will maintain contact. “What matters is that Canadians should stay away from the very extremist policies of the previous government, either […]

Iran, Russia discuss naval equipment deal

Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Navy Lieutenant Commander Admiral Gholam Reza Biqam said the Navy has informed Russia of its demand for certain naval equipment, particularly for marine rescue and relief. He also noted that in addition to Russia, bilateral talks with the Republic of Azerbaijan, “Iran’s age-old neighbor”, have been held on the […]

Iran, Bulgaria discuss boosting economic ties

Speaking at a joint session of introducing trade and investment opportunities in Iran and Bulgari, Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Valiollah Afkhami Rad said “Iran has repeatedly declared willingness to cooperate with various countries in different economic sectors and we would welcome boosting of ties with Bulgaria though relations are currently at a […]

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