Stories By Saifulbahri Ismail
117 Apr 2014 Thu
Arrival traffic at Woodlands Checkpoint was heavy for the whole of Thursday. Travellers coming into Singapore from Johor Bahru attributed the congestion to the increased security checks at the immigration and customs.
209 Apr 2014 Wed
Voting was in full swing in the Indonesian city of Solo in central Java. The city is at the heart of Javanese identity and tradition and is also the hometown of Joko Widodo, the presidential candidate from the PDI-P.
308 Apr 2014 Tue
Many of the candidates in Indonesia’s parliamentary elections have been seeking extra help in this election, in the form of spiritual advisors.
408 Apr 2014 Tue
Solo, is at the heart of Javanese identity and tradition. The city in central Java is also the hometown of Joko Widodo, the presidential candidate from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) for the elections this year.
504 Apr 2014 Fri
An Indonesian women's rights group has called for more female representation in parliament, to tackle issues faced by women in the country.
603 Apr 2014 Thu
Indonesia’s Golkar is a former ruling party which is now a member of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's coalition government. The party has been trying to rehabilitate the legacy of former president Suharto to woo voters in Jogjakarta. But not everyone is convinced that this strategy will work.
730 Mar 2014 Sun
The government will initiate a few more major policy programmes for Singaporeans. As the current session of Parliament comes to an end, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the next session will see the government working more on a stronger social safety net, and keeping upward paths open.
829 Mar 2014 Sat
Over 9,000 Singaporeans living, working and studying in the United Kingdom and Europe came together to celebrate Singapore Day in London on Saturday.
929 Mar 2014 Sat
Singapore's values and systems against corruption are very well entrenched. Even as rules exist, capable and honest people are still needed to keep the system clean, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
1029 Mar 2014 Sat
Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings has launched its Europe office in London to support its investment interests in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.