Singapore General Election 2015

Nomination Day on Tuesday, 1 September

Tune in to reports and updates from Yahoo Singapore to find out who your confirmed candidates are.

  • Rafidah says saddened, worried about the future

    Former international trade and industry minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz said she felt a “deep sadness” as she celebrated Merdeka Day today because of all that had happened in the country, including the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal. Rafidah (pic, right) said on her Facebook account late last night that the many things...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued two new arrest warrants and released images Monday of more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago.

    Associated Press
  • Stressed-out Hong Kongers seek better life in Taiwan

    Squeezed by soaring rents, cramped living conditions, and unease over their city's political future, increasing numbers of Hong Kongers are leaving to seek a better life in neighbouring Taiwan. The island, which lies a 90-minute flight away, offers lower costs and an abundance of space -- a rarity in Hong Kong, one of the world's most densely populated cities. Carlos Cheung, 28, moved to Taiwan's central Taichung City last year to run a noodle shop there.

    AFP News
  • Childhood friends found dead in a car

    SHAH ALAM: Two childhood friends were found dead in a car parked infront of a busy restaurant in Section 19 last night (Sun). Shah Alam police chief ACP Shafien Mamat said his men found 25-year-olds, K. Mathiannan and Y.Rao Changkaraanathrao, lifeless.

    New Straits Times 56 mins ago
  • Najib’s reaction to Bersih 4 pathetic, says G25’s Noor Farida

    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's dismissal of Bersih 4 rally goers last night was pathetic and showed that he was in a state of denial over the extent to which Malaysians were unhappy with him, former diplomat Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin has said. The group of prominent Malays, or G25, spokesman said Malaysians turned out in full force...

    The Malaysian Insider
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  • Bersih declares fourth rally a success, claims half a million turnout

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 — Electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 declared today its fourth and biggest rally a success, claiming that as many as 500,000 people had participated in the two-day event that...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Dr M: I was sacked from Umno, but became PM

    PASIR GUDANG, Aug 29 — Amid swirling rumours that his son and Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir may be booted out from Umno soon, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he too had been expelled from...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Last Titanic lunch menu, saved by survivor, going to auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Titanic's last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called "Money Boat" before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it's estimated it will bring $50,000 to $70,000.

    Associated Press
  • Only 50,000 turned up for Bersih 4 rally, deputy home minister says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31— Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed has rubbished claims that half a million people had participated in the two-day Bersih 4 rally, saying today approximately...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Girls' Generation's Sunny makes an apology to fan club members

    Girls' Generation's Sunny made an apology for mistaking the name of Girls' ...

    STAR N News
  • Elizabeth II: accidental queen turned beloved monarch

    She only became queen by a twist of fate but now, aged 89, Elizabeth II is about to become Britain's longest-serving monarch in a reign spanning the post-war era to the digital age. A constant in an ever-changing world, she is at the height of her prestige and "embodies the history of the 20th century", according to historian Kate Williams. The queen has met most of the major figures in recent history, from India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru to Japanese emperor Hirohito and French general turned statesman Charles de Gaulle.

    AFP News
  • Asian stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and Japanese factory activity weakened.

    Associated Press
  • Bersih 4 nothing to do with race, says MCA

    MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today slammed those who were trying to slap a racial label on the recently-concluded Bersih 4 rally over the weekend. Liow, who heads the Barisan Nasional's Chinese enthnic party, said it was "not nice" to claim that the overnight rally held near Dataran Merdeka on August 29 and 30, was dominated by the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • GE2015: 5 tips to know for the best rally experience

    Here are some useful tips, ahead of the coming election rallies. There are more than a few good reasons for voters to attend political rallies, to say the least. Opposition parties also tend to be most visible during the election rallies.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Robben warns Bayern's Costa over his 'circus tricks'

    Arjen Robben has warned his Bayern Munich team-mate Douglas Costa to tone down his 'circus tricks' after the Brazilian's audacious heel flick in their Bundesliga win over Bayer Leverkusen. Costa lobbed the ball over Leverkusen's Germany under-20 midfielder Julian Brandt with a deft flick of his back heel in the 81st minute of Bayern's 3-0 win at the Allianz Arena, which caused a stir after the match. Robben, the new captain of the Netherlands, said the Brazil winger should restrain his skills in future matches.

    AFP News
  • Young, groundbreaking 'Les Miserables' actor dies

    Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first black man and youngest to play Jean Valjean in Broadway's "Les Miserables," died in New York, the production and local reports said. The 21-year-old made his Broadway debut at the end of July after being an understudy as the protagonist of the long-running show. "The entire Les Miserables family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle, a remarkable young talent and tremendous person who made magic -- and history -- in his Broadway debut," the show said in a statement.

    AFP Relax
  • Growing up as Tunku’s son

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 30 — From his days as a child, Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman was often advised by his famous father to be a responsible man and to stand up for his principles.  “I was also advised...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Tourists impressed with Merdeka Day celebration

    KUALA LUMPUR: The National Day celebration at Dataran Merdeka here today was a draw not only to city dwellers and domestic tourists but also foreign visitors. Muhammet Furken Eren, 20, from Turkey, who has been here since Thursday, noted that Malaysia comprised a multi-ethnic, multicultural and multilingual society, “living in peace and harmony, which reflected its prosperity.” “It’s great looking at different ethnics expressing their devotion to celebrate the country’s independence. “It’s far different with our (Turkey) independence day, it’s lively, colourful and the citizens here are polite,” he told Bernama, after the parade and performances to mark the historic occasion.

    New Straits Times
  • Chinese journalist 'confesses' to market chaos: state media

    China's main state broadcaster on Monday paraded a financial journalist "confessing" to causing the stock market "great losses" as authorities seek to rein in a rout on the exchanges. Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with the respected business magazine Caijing, was held after writing a story in July saying the securities regulator was studying plans for government funds to exit the market. Beijing has launched interventions on a grand scale to try -- with little success -- to shore up plunging share prices after a debt-fuelled bubble burst in June.

    AFP News
  • Kang Ye Won drops a new photo taken with Oh Min Seok

    Kang Ye Won dropped a new photo taken with Oh Min Seok.On August 29th, ...

    STAR N News