bbc.co.uk Archives - 30 June 2016, Thursday

  • Brexit: Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore's other big lenders said they were closely monitoring the situation One of Singapore's largest lenders, UOB, says it has suspended its loan programme for London properties. The decision comes in response to uncertainty caused by the...

  • Brexit: Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore's other big lenders said they were closely monitoring the situation One of Singapore's largest lenders, UOB, says it has suspended its loan programme for London properties. The decision comes in response to uncertainty caused by the...

  • Brexit: Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore's other big lenders said they were closely monitoring the situation One of Singapore's largest lenders, UOB, says it has suspended its loan programme for London properties. The decision comes in response to uncertainty caused by the...

  • Yang Kaiheng: Singaporean jailed for hate articles on The Real Singapore site

    Yang Kaiheng: Singaporean jailed for hate articles on The Real Singapore site - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 28 Jun '16, 4pm

    Image copyright AP Image caption Yang Kaiheng (right) was the "brainchild" behind the website. the judge ruled A court in Singapore has sentenced a man to eight months in jail for publishing anti-foreigner material on his website. Yang Kaiheng, 27, pleaded guilty to sedition and sowin...

  • Work in progress: The OECD's latest survey of adult skills shows how quickly such as Singapore can be improved

    Singapore leads the way for workplace skills - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 28 Jun '16, 9am

    Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption What kind of skills will people need for a changing workplace? When the OECD completed its first survey of adult skills three years ago, it showed how much poor skills severely limit people's access to better-paying and more-rewarding jobs. Thi...

  • Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '16, 3am

    Media caption Watch: Singapore Airlines plane catches fire A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency landing. Flight SQ368, which departed at 02:05 local time on Monday (18:00 GMT Sunday), was two hours into the flight when the pilot anno...

  • Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '16, 3am

    Media caption Watch: Singapore Airlines plane catches fire A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency landing. Flight SQ368, which departed at 02:05 local time on Monday (18:00 GMT Sunday), was two hours into the flight when the pilot anno...

  • Footage shows Singapore Airlines engine fire

    Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '16, 2am

    Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing 27 June 2016 Last updated at 03:16 BST A Singapore Airlines flight caught fire while making an emergency landing. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off from Singapore's Changi airp...

  • Ladies' World Snooker Championship: Singapore to host in 2017

    Ladies' World Snooker Championship: Singapore to host in 2017 - BBC Sport

    bbc.co.uk 21 Jun '16, 12pm

    Ng On Yee was defeated in last year's final by Reanne Evans The Ladies' World Snooker Championship will be held in Singapore in 2017, the first time it has left Britain for 22 years. Britain has been the host since India staged the 1995 tournament. World Professional Billiards and Sno...

  • How Singapore woman overcame tragedy to make millions with food business

    How one woman overcame tragedy and made millions - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 13 Jun '16, 12pm

    How one woman overcame tragedy and made millions By Sarah Porter BBC News, Singapore 12 June 2016 From the section Business Image caption Jocelyn Chng took over management of the family business at the age of 21 Jocelyn Chng's voice softens considerably when she describes her poverty-...

  • Singapore cuts same-sex kiss from Les Miserables - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 13 Jun '16, 4am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore Authorities said they would take action against the producers of the show, a global hit, for a breach of licensing A kiss between two male actors in the musical Les Miserables in Singapore has been removed from the show, after compl...

  • Singapore cuts same-sex kiss from Les Miserables - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 13 Jun '16, 4am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore Authorities said they would take action against the producers of the show, a global hit, for a breach of licensing A kiss between two male actors in the musical Les Miserables in Singapore has been removed from the show, after compl...

  • The cat guardians of Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 11 Jun '16, 11pm

    The cat guardians of Singapore By Anna Jones BBC News, Singapore 12 June 2016 From the section Asia Image caption There are an estimated 600 "community cats" roaming the housing estates of Yishun Every city has its strays, but here in Singapore, they are little different. Not scrawny ...

  • No internet for Singapore public servants - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright ROSLAN RAHMAN Image caption Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's site was hacked in 2013 by hacker group Anonymous Public servants in Singapore will be blocked from accessing the internet on work computers from May next year. The moves aims to plug "potential leaks from work...

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  • No internet for Singapore public servants - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright ROSLAN RAHMAN Image caption Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's site was hacked in 2013 by hacker group Anonymous Public servants in Singapore will be blocked from accessing the internet on work computers from May next year. The moves aims to plug "potential leaks from work...

  • No internet for Singapore public servants - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '16, 7am

    Image copyright ROSLAN RAHMAN Image caption Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's site was hacked in 2013 by hacker group Anonymous Public servants in Singapore will be blocked from accessing the internet on work computers from May next year. The moves aims to plug "potential leaks from work...

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  • World's most expensive handbag auctioned in Hong Kong

    World's most expensive handbag auctioned in Hong Kong - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 01 Jun '16, 11am

    World's most expensive handbag auctioned in Hong Kong 1 June 2016 Last updated at 08:19 BST A diamond-encrusted Hermes handbag made of pale "Himalaya" crocodile skin has become the most expensive ever sold at auction. An anonymous buyer bought the Birkin bag - made of crocodile bred t...

  • Australia to sell £8m of seized bitcoins - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 May '16, 1pm

    A collection of bitcoins worth about £8m, which had been confiscated by police in Australia, will be auctioned off in June. The 24,518 bitcoins will be sold mostly in blocks of 2,000 - each with a value of about £680,000. Ernst & Young, the firm organising the auction, said the bitcoi...

  • Australia to sell £8m of seized bitcoins - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 May '16, 12pm

    A collection of bitcoins worth about £8m, which had been confiscated by police in Australia, will be auctioned off in June. The 24,518 bitcoins will be sold mostly in blocks of 2,000 - each with a value of about £680,000. Ernst & Young, the firm organising the auction, said the bitcoi...

  • Australia to sell £8m of seized bitcoins - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 May '16, 12pm

    A collection of bitcoins worth about £8m, which had been confiscated by police in Australia, will be auctioned off in June. The 24,518 bitcoins will be sold mostly in blocks of 2,000 - each with a market value of about £680,000. Ernst & Young, the firm organising the auction, said the...

  • Australia to sell £8m of seized bitcoins - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 30 May '16, 12pm

    A collection of bitcoins worth about £8m, which had been confiscated by police in Australia, will be auctioned off in June. The 24,518 bitcoins will be sold mostly in blocks of 2,000 - each with a value of about £680,000. Ernst & Young, the firm organising the auction, said the bitcoi...

  • Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 May '16, 9am

    Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured 24 May 2016 Last updated at 02:46 BST For years Darren Soh, a landscape and architecture photographer, has wanted to capture on film Singapore's spectacular lightning displays. At the weekend, he finally got his chance. ...

  • Singapore shuts down Swiss bank

    Swiss criminal probe into BSI bank over 1MDB links - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 24 May '16, 8am

    Swiss financial regulators have opened criminal proceedings against the country's BSI bank over links to corruption allegations against Malaysia's 1MDB fund. BSI chief executive Stefano Coduri has resigned with immediate effect. Swiss prosecutors said the probe was "based on informati...

  • Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 24 May '16, 3am

    Singapore lightning storm: 'Scary but beautiful' images captured 24 May 2016 Last updated at 02:46 BST For years Darren Soh, a landscape and architecture photographer, has wanted to capture on film Singapore's spectacular lightning displays. At the weekend, he finally got his chance. ...

  • St Richard's nurse charged with stealing dying patient's Rolex - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 19 May '16, 6pm

    Image copyright Sussex Police Image caption David Davies's watch was stolen while he was a patient at St Richard's Hospital A nursing manager has been charged with stealing a £5,000 Rolex watch from a dying patient. The Submariner watch was taken while David Davies, 68, was being trea...

  • VIDEO: Singapore museum targets the tech-savvy

    Museum targets the tech-savvy with "digital playground" - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 18 May '16, 3am

    Museum targets the tech-savvy with "digital playground" 18 May 2016 Last updated at 02:10 BST Art galleries and museums are constantly trying to find new and imaginative ways to attract visitors and for some, turn a profit. But these days, curators say it is about no longer enough to ...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 1am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...

  • Singapore launches drone experiment - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 16 May '16, 12am

    Singapore launches drone experiment 16 May 2016 Last updated at 01:47 BST Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are banned or heavily restricted in the airspace of most countries. But Singapore is now working with the plane-maker Airbus to see if they can develop drones with commercial or ind...