Jul 16, 2014 — A new survey of the most expensive cities in the world puts Luanda and N'djamena at the top. How did these African capitals beat our perennial top dollar towns like Hong Kong and Tokyo?
Jul 11, 2014 — Also: Colin Barrett has won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award; Roxana Robinson on the painful fragility of her concentration.
Jul 10, 2014 — The country's National Council on Problem Gambling has been airing a cautionary spot featuring a boy whose father wagers his son's savings on Germany.
Dec 9, 2013 — Sunday's riot was sparked by the death of a 33-year-old Indian national who was struck and killed by a bus. Hundreds rioted in the Little India neighborhood following the death. Eighteen people were hurt.
Jun 23, 2013 — The haze, caused by clear-cutting fires in neighboring Indonesia, has enveloped much of the country's south as well as the city-state of Singapore.
Jun 20, 2013 — The choking haze that's enveloped the city state is being caused by brush fires in Indonesia, and Singapore's premier says it could last for weeks.
Nov 9, 2012 — Urban farming goes vertical, as Singapore opens a 30-feet tall greenhouse for bok choy and cabbage. The farm is already producing half a ton of veggies per day for local supermarkets. But are these vertical "farmscrapers" any more efficient than traditional, flat greenhouses?
Sep 17, 2012 — Lower taxes weren't the only thing that attracted Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin when he made his new home in Singapore in May. The World Bank lists Singapore as the easiest place to do business. Increasingly, money and talent are drawn to the city-state's tech sector.
Apr 2, 2010 — So there was a big shipping bubble that inflated about the same time the housing bubble did. It grew for some similar reasons — a go-go economy, easy credit, a belief that prices never decline, etc. And, like housing, it's now turned ugly.