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Singapore to charge 24 Indian workers for rioting

SINGAPORE: Singapore prosecutors will charge 24 Indian workers for taking part in the city-state’s first riot in more than 40 years, police said Tuesday as the government called for calm and warned against stoking racial hatred. The men face jail terms of up to 10 years plus caning for the hour-long fracas on Sunday night,…

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18 hurt after Singapore’s worst rioting in decades

SINGAPORE: About 400 South Asian migrant workers angered by a road accident battled police and set vehicles ablaze in Singapore’s worst rioting in decades, leaving 18 people injured, officials said Monday. The violence erupted in the city-state’s crowded Little India neighborhood Sunday night after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a private bus…