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#Singapore

# singapore - Friday 22 July, 2022

Taoiseach pays emotional visit to Singapore prison camp that held his uncle
# Ww2
# Ww2

Taoiseach pays emotional visit to Singapore prison camp that held his uncle

Jul 22nd 2022, 7:14 PM 31,855 Views 35 Comments

Micheal Martin’s uncle Philip Martin spent three years interned in the camp during the Second World War.

# singapore - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament
# Taoiseach Abroad
# Taoiseach Abroad

Taoiseach meets Prime Minister of Japan to discuss trade, Ukraine and nuclear disarmament

Jul 20th 2022, 12:19 PM 10,268 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach also expressed his sincere condolences on the killing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

# singapore - Friday 15 July, 2022

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Taoiseach to express condolences on Abe killing on official visit to Japan

Jul 15th 2022, 10:27 AM 7,401 Views 22 Comments

Micheál Martin will also visit Singapore on the four-day visit.

# singapore - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Singapore executes disabled Malaysian man over drugs conviction
# Nagaenthran
# Nagaenthran

Singapore executes disabled Malaysian man over drugs conviction

Apr 27th 2022, 8:27 AM 20,532 Views 18 Comments

Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam had been on death row for more than a decade after being convicted of trafficking 1.5oz of heroin into the city state.

# singapore - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Heartbreak for Ireland 7s as they agonisingly miss out on first-ever Series final
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Heartbreak for Ireland 7s as they agonisingly miss out on first-ever Series final

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 12:26 PM 50,644 Views 12 Comments

New Zealand struck with the clock in the red to deny James Topping’s side.

# singapore - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals
# Singapore
From The42
# Singapore

Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals

Apr 9th 2022, 10:23 AM 9,901 Views 2 Comments

James Topping’s side notched a historic victory on their way through the pool stages.

# singapore - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal
# Singapore
# Singapore

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal

Mar 29th 2022, 9:41 AM 15,009 Views 0 Comments

Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking heroin into the city-state.

# singapore - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Singapore to stop paying medical bills for the 'unvaccinated by choice'
# Singapore
# Singapore

Singapore to stop paying medical bills for the 'unvaccinated by choice'

Nov 9th 2021, 1:08 PM 22,553 Views 60 Comments

Bills for those who are ineligible for vaccination will still be fully paid

# singapore - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Lab-grown meat makes historic debut in Singapore
# Eat Just
# Eat Just

Lab-grown meat makes historic debut in Singapore

Dec 19th 2020, 12:36 PM 24,742 Views 50 Comments

The lab-grown chicken could help reduce the environmental damage involved in human food production.

# singapore - Thursday 10 December, 2020

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal

Dec 10th 2020, 6:59 AM 17,384 Views 20 Comments

It comes amid tense negotiations in Brussels to salvage the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal.

# singapore - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Cruise cut short in Singapore after passenger tests positive for Covid-19
# Cruise Ship
# Cruise Ship

Cruise cut short in Singapore after passenger tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 19,288 Views 39 Comments

The 83-year-old passenger had tested negative before boarding.

# singapore - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'

May 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 10,447 Views 53 Comments

He said testing and tracing is key to getting the economy reopened.

# singapore - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
# Rise Of Skywalker
# Rise Of Skywalker

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,550 Views 65 Comments

Local media reported that the women were seen embracing but not kissing.

# singapore - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'He reminds me of Giggs': Man United starlet Greenwood earns high praise from Solskjaer
# One To Watch
From The42
# One To Watch

'He reminds me of Giggs': Man United starlet Greenwood earns high praise from Solskjaer

Jul 20th 2019, 4:57 PM 10,903 Views 10 Comments

The 17-year-old netted the only goal of the game as the Red Devils edged out Inter Milan on Saturday.

# singapore - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Ireland send out statement as they fire 11 past Singapore for three wins from three
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland send out statement as they fire 11 past Singapore for three wins from three

Jun 11th 2019, 4:00 PM 5,858 Views 4 Comments

The Green Army are through to the semi-finals at the FIH Final Series.

# singapore - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash
# Grounded
# Grounded

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Mar 12th 2019, 7:09 AM 15,493 Views 17 Comments

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

# singapore - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off
# Now Boarding
# Now Boarding

From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off

Oct 11th 2018, 2:07 PM 22,551 Views 32 Comments

The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.

# singapore - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Couple used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay, sex toys and other items
# Thousands Of Euro
# Thousands Of Euro

Couple used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay, sex toys and other items

Jul 17th 2018, 6:46 PM 37,576 Views 0 Comments

The defendants spent thousands of euro over a seven-day stay in the capital last December.

# singapore - Monday 11 June, 2018

Donald Trump expects a 'nice' outcome from historic summit with Kim Jong Un
# Singapore
# Singapore

Donald Trump expects a 'nice' outcome from historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Jun 11th 2018, 9:09 PM 10,235 Views 61 Comments

Trump announced that he would depart Singapore by tomorrow evening, meaning his time with Kim would be fairly brief.

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:16 AM 25,904 Views 77 Comments

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# singapore - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
# Boys Are Back In Town
# Boys Are Back In Town

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Updated Jun 10th 2018, 5:41 PM 25,088 Views 77 Comments

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

# singapore - Sunday 27 May, 2018

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

May 27th 2018, 8:38 AM 8,596 Views 26 Comments

Donald Trump seemed to have put an end to the meeting planned for 12 June last Thursday. But now the situation has flipped once more.

# singapore - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes

Dec 14th 2017, 10:14 AM 8,961 Views 25 Comments

He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.

# singapore - Sunday 5 November, 2017

People looking to relieve stress can now smash up items in 'rage room'
# Singapore
# Singapore

People looking to relieve stress can now smash up items in 'rage room'

Nov 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 17,820 Views 27 Comments

Customers pay to indulge in an unusual form of destructive stress relief.

# singapore - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Human remains found in search for missing US sailors in Singapore
# Uss John S Mccain
# Uss John S Mccain

Human remains found in search for missing US sailors in Singapore

Aug 22nd 2017, 3:30 PM 10,664 Views 5 Comments

A US naval ship collided with a tanker yesterday.

# singapore - Monday 21 August, 2017

Entire US navy brought to a standstill after 10 sailors lost in Singapore collision
# Uss John S Mccain
# Uss John S Mccain

Entire US navy brought to a standstill after 10 sailors lost in Singapore collision

Aug 21st 2017, 6:22 PM 35,494 Views 68 Comments

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC near the Straits of Malacca.

# singapore - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Three British men sentenced to caning and jail time for sexually assaulting woman in Singapore
# Stag Party
# Stag Party

Three British men sentenced to caning and jail time for sexually assaulting woman in Singapore

Aug 15th 2017, 7:17 AM 39,010 Views 32 Comments

Caning is a punishment which dates back to British rule, and involves being flogged with a rattan stick.

# singapore - Monday 27 March, 2017

'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid
# Starvation
# Starvation

'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

Mar 27th 2017, 11:15 PM 22,230 Views 10 Comments

She was only allowed to shower once or twice a week and could only use the condominium’s common toilet.

# singapore - Friday 16 December, 2016

Temple Bar Hotel bought by Singapore company in €55m deal
# Ascott
# Ascott

Temple Bar Hotel bought by Singapore company in €55m deal

Dec 16th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,136 Views 11 Comments

The property is on Fleet Street.

# singapore - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Less than a year after joining, ex-Liverpool winger Pennant's spell in Singapore is set to end
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Less than a year after joining, ex-Liverpool winger Pennant's spell in Singapore is set to end

Oct 27th 2016, 2:25 PM 6,629 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old has declined the Tampines Rovers’ offer of a new deal with reduced terms.

# singapore - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Veteran aquarium diver (62) killed in stingray attack
# Singapore
# Singapore

Veteran aquarium diver (62) killed in stingray attack

Oct 5th 2016, 9:13 AM 17,285 Views 14 Comments

Philip Chan was stung at Underwater World Singapore while readying stingrays for transfer.

# singapore - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore

Sep 11th 2016, 2:42 PM 30,834 Views 78 Comments

The animals were part of 1,700 young sheep flown from Ireland to be slaughtered in Monday’s Hari Raya celebration.

# singapore - Friday 20 May, 2016

Cork Mayor hits out at accusation that local politicians were "used as pawns" by airline
# Cork To Boston
# Cork To Boston

Cork Mayor hits out at accusation that local politicians were "used as pawns" by airline

May 20th 2016, 12:59 PM 17,497 Views 29 Comments

Plans had been in place for a service to operated between Cork and Boston by Norwegian Air International from May of this year.

# singapore - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Guilty plea for sexual assault in Singapore thrown out as assailant 'didn't have a penis'
# Landmark Ruling
# Landmark Ruling

Guilty plea for sexual assault in Singapore thrown out as assailant 'didn't have a penis'

Apr 14th 2016, 6:01 AM 26,370 Views 18 Comments

This is a landmark ruling in the country and has drawn a big reaction from women’s and gay rights activists.

# singapore - Monday 11 April, 2016

An argument has broken out between Singapore's prime minister and his sister on Facebook
# Family Feud
# Family Feud

An argument has broken out between Singapore's prime minister and his sister on Facebook

Apr 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 16,010 Views 15 Comments

The argument has to do with their father.

# singapore - Monday 4 January, 2016

Ex-Arsenal & Liverpool winger to try his luck in Singapore
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Ex-Arsenal & Liverpool winger to try his luck in Singapore

Jan 4th 2016, 2:55 PM 12,797 Views 9 Comments

Red Card Sports Radio report that the 32-year-old will spend a week training with Tampines Rovers.

# singapore - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Football's suspected leading match-fixer seeking explanation after re-arrest
# Offside
From The42
# Offside

Football's suspected leading match-fixer seeking explanation after re-arrest

Dec 2nd 2015, 8:20 AM 5,409 Views 2 Comments

Singapore’s Dan Tan was taken into custody six days after being released.

# singapore - Monday 23 November, 2015

This woman’s letter about how sewing is dangerous on trains has become a gas meme
# Sarcy
From The Daily Edge
# Sarcy

This woman’s letter about how sewing is dangerous on trains has become a gas meme

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:54 PM 5,727 Views 1 Comment

People have been taking the absolute piss, of course.

# singapore - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Former Irish international wins league title in Singapore under Steve Kean
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Former Irish international wins league title in Singapore under Steve Kean

Nov 22nd 2015, 5:17 PM 15,500 Views 1 Comment

“I’d definitely recommend to other players to look abroad more to places like this.”

# singapore - Monday 28 September, 2015

New trophy, 3 new teams and 3 new host countries part of the Super Rugby plan for 2016
# Super 18
From The42
# Super 18

New trophy, 3 new teams and 3 new host countries part of the Super Rugby plan for 2016

Sep 28th 2015, 12:22 PM 9,579 Views 8 Comments

On top of new teams in South Africa, Japan and Argentina, the new unnamed Asian outfit will play a selection of fixtures in Singapore.

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