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War Games: The foreign army's big play for our land

It won't be suitable for civilians. It's a huge change coming courtesy of an expansion to the Shoalwater Bay Military Training site, an already-significant area of countryside more than 100km northwest of Rockhampton.



MPA's Anti-piracy Meet, Workshop fosters Closer Ties

The inaugural Meeting of Anti-Piracy Contact Points and Workshop on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships involving participants from Africa and Asia was held in Singapore today. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Information Sharing Centre , the two-day meeting gathered about 20 participants to foster closer linkages amongst anti-piracy contact points to enable more effective information sharing and communication.



Murata Deploys 'Buddy' At Singapore Changi Airport

Murata Machinery Singapore Ptd Ltd has deployed its autonomous floor scrubber and drier, 'Buddy', at the Singapore Changi Airport. In a statement today, Murata said, with the independently-developed 'Intelligent Transfer Navigation System' , Buddy would enhance efficiency and reduce manpower required for cleaning large spaces, especially during night-time operations.



Photos of Barack and Michelle Obama that will melt your heart

The first lady touches Mr. Obama's nose before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the White House in 2016. Mr. and Mrs. Obama smooch as they are caught on a "kiss cam" at a basketball game in Washington, D.C., in 2012.



PM Lee thanks outgoing Attorney-General V K Rajah for outstanding contributions

In a letter to Mr Rajah dated Jan 4, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Attorney-General carried out his duties with "dynamism and commitment", and "made a difference to future generations of lawyers." SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has written to current Attorney-General V K Rajah, who will complete his term on Jan 14 upon reaching the retirement age of 60. Mr Lucien Wong will replace him for a three-year term effective the same day.



Hong Kong has no right to hold on to our troop carriers, Singapore says

Singapore's defence minister said on Monday that the nine armoured vehicles seized in Hong Kong could not be detained or confiscated but that he welcomed Hong Kong's pledge that the dispute would be handled in line with the its laws. Hong Kong customs seized the troop carriers in November as they were being shipped from Taiwan to Singapore after military exercises on the island that Beijing regards as a breakaway province, sparking tension between Singapore and China.



PM Lee asked Hong Kong leader for immediate return of Terrexes: Ng Eng Hen

The military vehicles cannot be detained by other countries as they are protected by sovereign immunity, says Singapore's defence minister. SINGAPORE: Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong has contacted Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung about Singapore's military vehicles that have been held at a Hong Kong port since November, said Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Monday .



World's best and worst airports for stopovers, food, shopping, hotels and lounges

A day in the life of Singapore's Changi Airport, one of the world's busiest, portrayed in a stunning timelapse. EASY ACCESS a Best Bet: Hong Kong - Though Hong Kong's international airport is about 35 kilometres from the city centre, its high-speed rail access makes it a breeze for short stays.



A traveller's dream list of what makes a perfect airport

Most travellers have a love-hate relationship with airports. We love going there, because it means there's a holiday happening, or at least an exciting trip to somewhere different.



How Donald Trump can make Asia great again

Asia has spent the last couple of months fretting about a "Trump tantrum" in world markets. But what if the U.S. president-elect does more to make this region great again than damage its prospects? This most contrarian of views from Warren Allderige, chief executive office at Pacific Harbor Group, is worth considering as a uniquely uncertain year gets underway.



Singapore and Malaysia to collaborate in environment and tourism sectors.

As each other's second-largest trading partners, Singapore and Malaysia look to strengthen ties in both the environment and tourism sectors, in the years to come. Recently, Singapore's Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak signed an agreement on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail, which is expected to commence operations by 31 December, 2026.



'Business as usual' for Singapore and ASEAN, says outgoing US Ambassador

Outgoing US Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar, who was speaking at a forum organised by the National University of Singapore's Office of Alumni Relations, said that 3,700 American companies are based in Singapore. SINGAPORE: Despite concerns that US President-elect Donald Trump's isolationalist policies and his promise to withdraw America from the Trans-Pacific Partnership would hurt economic ties between the US and Asia, outgoing US Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar says it will be "business as usual" for Singapore and ASEAN.



Xi's anti-graft push - to weed out rivals': Lee Kuan Yew's daughter

Criticism made by outspoken sister of Singapore's prime minister in a rare salvo against Beijing by Southeast Asian leaders or their families The daughter of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew appears to have weighed in on the debate over President Xi Jinping's much touted anti-corruption campaign in China, describing it as "a game" designed to tighten his grip on power.



Singapore condemns Istanbul night club attack

Thus far, there are no reports of any Singaporeans directly affected or injured by the incident, says Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. People run away from a nightclub where a gun attack took place during a New Year party in Istanbul, Turkey, January 1, 2017.



Singapore prepares to ring in the New Year

For the first time, Mediacorp held its countdown party at Suntec City. More than 200 community celebrations also took place in the heartlands.



2016 GDP growth to be "one-plus per cent": PM Lee in New Year Message

Singapore's economy is expected to grow by "one-plus per cent" for 2016, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his annual New Year Message on Saturday evening. Singapore's economy is expected to grow by "one-plus per cent" for 2016, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his annual New Year Message on Saturday evening.



Low-Power Wireless Communication Circuits and Systems: 60GHz and ...

Presents an overview of the 60 GHz communication system and technology by emphasizing on the method to meet low-cost and extremely high-data-rate wireless communication link requirements for both indoor and outdoor data transfer applications Addresses in depth technical issues, limitations, considerations, and challenges facing integrated circuit and system designers in designing high-speed wireless communication systems from the silicon perspectives Illustrates fundamental principles and concepts and covers various transceiver architectures, circuit techniques, and configurations that serve to fill the gap between traditional radio frequency and MMW IC designs The increasing demand for extremely high-data-rate communications has urged researchers to develop new communication systems.





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