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  • Singapore voids marriage after husband's sex change: report

    Flash - Singapore voids marriage after husband's sex change: report

    france24.com 18 Jul '17, 6am

    Singapore has voided the marriage of a couple after the husband underwent a sex change, making their partnership a same-sex union that contravened the city-state's laws, a report said Tuesday. The couple married as man and woman in 2015 but the husband underwent a sex change operation...

  • Singapore's Temasek portfolio jumps to record $198bn

    Flash - Singapore's Temasek portfolio jumps to record $198bn

    france24.com 11 Jul '17, 12pm

    Singapore state investment giant Temasek Holdings' global portfolio has netted a record high valuation, the fund said Tuesday, in a sharp turnaround from the previous year as global markets regain momentum. Temasek -- a strategic investor that stresses long-term performance rather tha...

  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe returns from Singapore medical care

    Flash - Zimbabwe's Mugabe returns from Singapore medical care

    france24.com 15 Jul '17, 10pm

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home on Saturday after medical treatment in Singapore, the state broadcaster said, putting to rest speculation over the 93-year-old's whereabouts. The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said Mugabe, who left for Singapore last Saturday, "had ...

  • Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay-rights rally

    Flash - Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay-rights rally

    france24.com 01 Jul '17, 3pm

    Thousands of Singaporeans dressed in pink packed a city park on Saturday for a gay-rights rally under tight security after the government banned foreign participants. Singapore's Pink Dot rally started in 2009 and has historically attracted crowds of up to 28,000 despite a backlash fr...

  • Peugeot to test driverless cars in Singapore

    Flash - Peugeot to test driverless cars in Singapore

    france24.com 03 May '17, 9am

    French automaker PSA said Wednesday it was teaming up with nuTonomy to integrate the US startup's software into one of its vehicles for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore. nuTonomy will install its software, along with sensors and computing platforms, into customise...

  • Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

    Flash - Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

    france24.com 07 Apr '17, 6am

    The head of a wealthy Singaporean Christian church who spent $35 million in congregation funds on a failed bid to promote his wife's music career had his jail term slashed on appeal Friday. The case, which involved raunchy music videos featuring celebrities like rapper Wyclef Jean alo...

  • Head of French luxury group LVMH meets Trump, mulls US investments

    france24.com 10 Jan '17, 1pm

    Bernard Arnault, the head of French luxury conglomerate LVMH, told reporters he was considering expanding his US factories after talks with President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump Tower on Monday. Arnault, 67, is the first French executive to meet the next US president at his opulen...

  • Singapore court denies full compensation to woman in IVF mix-up

    Flash - Singapore court denies full compensation to woman in IVF mix-up

    france24.com 22 Mar '17, 2pm

    A Singaporean woman inseminated with a stranger's sperm in a startling in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) mistake cannot be compensated in full for raising the child, the city-state's top court ruled Wednesday. Allowing the woman compensation would go against public policy on one's obligati...

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