While Malaysia steeled itself for possible combat against Sukarno, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew moved to crush anti-Malaysia Communist dissidents in his teeming island state. Less than 24 hours after Lee's People's Action Party scored a smashing pro-Malaysia election victory, his government started proceedings to deprive millionaire Communist-Fronter Tan Lark Sye of his Singapore citizenship
A noisy combination of Communist fronts, from the powerful Students Union down to the Musical Brass Gong Society, has turned Singapore's first 18 months of self-government into a symphony of discords. Through their fronts the illegal Communists have been able to foment riots, call hundreds of strikes, and strongarm those who actively oppose them.
Quintuplets were expected, quadruplets appeared. That was the story in London last week when government and colonial leaders signed the birth certificate of a new British Commonwealth nation.
By a mother’s standards, Andrea De Cruz didn’t need to lose weight. But show business imposes strict requirements on appearance, and when the dial on the Singaporean TV actress’s bathroom scales spun to more than 48 kilos, De Cruz started taking a Chinese diet pill named Slim 10 that she purchased from a colleague
Renault’s former chief engineer Pat Symonds has spoken of his “eternal regret” at his involvement in the race-fixing conspiracy in last year’s Singapore Grand Prix. But Symonds.
Formula One’s governing body has launched an investigation into "alleged incidents at a previous Formula One event". Although the FIA haven’t yet formally disclosed the race in question, it has been reported by several new agencies that the race in question is the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix held in September last year. The investigation is believed to relate to a crash by Renault’s Nelson Piquet.
A Malaysian model, who is set to become the first woman in the Southeast Asian country to be caned for drinking alcohol in public, wants her punishment carried out in public. Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno said Thursday that if the intent of the Islamic, or Shariah, court that sentenced her was to set an example for other Muslims, then the flogging should take place in the open. “Let’s be transparent about it,” she said.
Nissan’s new zero-emissions electric vehicle is a quiet car with a noisy message.
Indonesian police have recovered a laptop that they believe belonged to one of the bombers of Friday’s twin hotel attacks in Jakarta, the country’s official news agency said Sunday. The laptop contained information and codes that the attackers may have used to communicate with each other, the state-run Antara News Agency said.
When Huang Long Hao stepped on stage carrying a kitchen sink to battle against a team of hundreds of Chinese consumers on a recent Saturday afternoon, he knew that he and the sink were most likely going to lose.