Published by the World Justice Project (WJP), the Rule of Law Index surveyed over 100,000 households and experts across 113 countries and jurisdictions to measure how the rule of law is experienced in practical, everyday situations by the general public worldwide, including marginalised sectors of society.Performance is measured using 44 indicators across eight primary factors: Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Order and Security, Regulatory Enforcement, Civil Justice and Criminal Justice.Here are the top 10 countries with the highest scores.
Pop sensation Meghan Trainor, who broke into the music scene with her debut single "All About That Bass" last year, will be coming to Singapore in April.
Want to work for one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Asia ? Time to join a reality TV show. The Asian adaptation of the hit U.S. series "The Apprentice" is looking for young people with bold dreams of working … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/11/15/asian-tycoon-offers-dream-job-for-apprentice/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
If you only watch one movie this week (or make that the whole month), make sure it's "Argo". It's one of the best movies I've seen this year and is quickly gathering Oscar buzz. It may look like a dreary … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/11/12/why-argo-is-a-must-watch/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver will be opening a restaurant in VivoCity in the summer of next year. Singapore will be the restaurant chain's fifth international destination and the first one in Southeast Asia. Currently, outside of the UK, it … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/10/09/jamie-oliver-to-open-italian-restaurant-in-singapore/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Singapore film "Sex.Violence.FamilyValues." will not be premiering in Singapore this week after its M18 classification was revoked by the Media Development Authority on Monday. The announcement was made in a post on the film's Facebook page in the evening, just … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/10/08/spore-comedy-dramas-cinema-release-scrapped/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
By Sheela Sarvananda Bill Brewster calls himself a 'hack, deejay and record collector'. Yet only two of those descriptions fit the bill. Hailing from Grimsby, England he is, as he shares, a record collector, first and foremost. That he is … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/10/04/dj-and-author-bill-brewster-let-the-music-play/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
President by day and vampire hunter at night? That's the premise of upcoming vampire thriller, "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, a bold new project that could signal the arrival of little-known Benjamin Walker as the next big action star. In this … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2012/06/22/benjamin-walker-hollywoods-next-action-star/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Celebrities and newsmakers brokered financial deals on Wednesday to raise money for charities of their choice. Taking part in interdealer broker ICAP's global "Charity Day" at the firm's Singapore office, local actress Irene Ang didn't know what the numbers she … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2011/12/07/irene-ang-spore-newsmakers-have-fun-trading-for-charity/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
By Karen Valeza From being a YouTube sensation, 14-year-old singer Greyson Chance has released his debut album, toured in different countries and gained fans worldwide. Just a year after Greyson was discovered by TV host Ellen DeGeneres on YouTube with … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2011/11/26/touring-is-one-of-my-favourite-things-greyson-chance-2/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
By Sheela Sarvananda Within the restored colonial confines of the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) on Thursday, artists, guests and media gathered to celebrate artistic excellence in Asia Pacific. The artworks of 15 finalists, nominated from 24 countries and territories, were … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/goingoutbyday/2011/11/19/equal-footing-at-asia-pacific-art-contest/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Mark the date down -- Saturday, 3 December. That's when the highly anticipated Transformers theme park ride at Universal Studios Singapore throws its doors open to the public. Gracing the exclusive gala premiere of "Transformers: The Ride" a day earlier … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/goingoutbyday/2011/10/27/transformers-ride-opening-at-universal-studios-singapore/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
By Fann Sim Before leaving Singapore to make it big in Taiwan a few years ago, local singer Olivia Ong was given 30 folded paper stars by her boyfriend then. Ong was to open a star each day to unveil … <a href="http://blog.tools.news.yahoo.com/singaporeshowbiz/2011/09/07/olivia-ong-the-most-romantic-thing-is/">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>