Asian education systems have come out on top in the OECD’s latest PISA global survey.
Finland and Estonia are among the best countries in the EU for education, according to new rankings by the OECD.
Dominika Cibulkova ended the season on a massive high after she beat World number one Angelique Kerber to win the WTA Finals in Singapore.
World number one Angelique Kerber continued her stellar season by reaching the final of the year-ending WTA championships in Singapore.
World number one Angelique Kerber recovered from a set down to beat Dominika Cibulkova and notch up her first win at teh lucrative season-ending WTA Finals in…
Angelique Kerber enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016 – a year that saw the 28-year-old German win two Grand Slam titles – the Australian Open and US Open – and take over the world number one ranking
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Singapore released footage yesterday, October 4, of a rescue attempt in which a cat had become stuck on a ledge 12 stories…
Germany’s Nico Rosberg edged out Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamiltont to secure pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.
Thousands welcomed home gold medal hero Joseph Schooling after he won Singapore's first ever gold medal by beating none other than the great Michael Phelps in 100-metre butterfly final.
A Singaporean company called ‘Black Tidings’ is at the centre of an investigation of payments made by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bidding committee and
South Korea’s Song Young-Han beat world number one Jordan Spieth to celebrated his maiden title at the weather-delayed Singapore Open. The pair were
The young KoreanSong Young-han was about to putt on the 16th when the siren sounded, ending play due to rain at the Singapore Open on Sunday. But he
Former runner-up Liang Wen-chong of China took the clubhouse lead at the Singapore Open on Saturday. Liang shot a four-under 67 before darkness
The world’s third-largest shipping firm, CMA CGM of France, has bid of $3.4 billion (3.13 billion euros) to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines. It
There will be an historic meeting between the leaders of China and Taiwan this weekend. Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet his Ma Ying-jeou, his
Thick haze in Singapore prompted swimming World Cup organisers to cancel Saturday’s finals. Southeast Asia has suffered for years from annual bouts
Euronews speed addict Bruno Sousa leads us through the weekend’s F1 events. “Hello and welcome to ‘Speed.’ This week all eyes focused on the Marina
Singapore has been celebrating 50 years of independence, with a weekend of events. President Tony Tan was among those marking the landmark. A fly
An Indonesian military transport plane has crashed into a residential area in Sumatra, killing dozens of people according to reports. There was
A man has been shot dead by police in Singapore outside a hotel where a high-level regional security summit was taking place. The US Defence
Torrential rain does nothing to dampen the resolve of thousands lining the streets to watch the funeral procession of Singapore's first prime minister.
Thousands of Singaporeans have been paying tribute to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, the man credited with transforming the country into one of
Lee Kuan Yew the man who led Singapore for 31 years has died at the age of 91. The statesman is seen as the architect of Singapore’s prosperity and
Singapore’s first prime minister and renowned statesman Lee Kuan Yew has died at the age of 91. Lee was the architect of the tiny city-state’s rapid