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Foreign domestic workers can now get help to receive e-payment of salaries - World News
Foreign domestic workers can now get help to receive e-payment of salaries 3 hours ago
December 17, 2017 7:41 PMSINGAPORE - Foreign domestic workers who wish to receive their wages via electronic payments can now get help to do so at one of three centres run by the Centre for Domestic Employees (CDE).
AI system promises faster tests for eye disease -World News
AI system promises faster tests for eye disease 4 hours ago
December 17, 2017 7:04 PMSINGAPORE - Checks for eye diseases may become faster and cheaper from as early as next year, thanks to an artificial intelligence (AI) screening system that is being developed.
Man who died in car accident outside Istana was a safe driver, friends said -World News
Man who died in car accident outside Istana was a safe driver, friends said 5 hours ago
December 17, 2017 6:18 PMSINGAPORE - Family and friends of the man who died in a car accident outside the Istana on Saturday (Dec 16) said they did not know of him having been involved in any previous car accidents.
Car bursts into flames at bus stop along Yio Chu Kang Road; no one injured -World News
Car bursts into flames at bus stop along Yio Chu Kang Road; no one injured 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 4:28 PMSINGAPORE - A car burst into flames at a bus stop along Yio Chu Kang Road on Saturday afternoon (Dec 16), moments after the driver stepped out of his vehicle.
More men and boys fall prey to molesters but many choose to keep mum -World News
More men and boys fall prey to molesters but many choose to keep mum 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 4:35 PMWhat with all the recent news about sexual harassment faced by women, it is easy to overlook the fact that victims include men and boys - a small but growing group.
Why men find it hard to say they have been molested -World News
Why men find it hard to say they have been molested 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 PMSINGAPORE - Many male victims of molestation or sexual abuse suffer in silence, for various reasons.
New $6.2m market, coffee shop and active ageing hub to replace burnt Jurong West centre by end of 2018 -World News
New $6.2m market, coffee shop and active ageing hub to replace burnt Jurong West centre by end of 2018 10 hours ago
December 17, 2017 12:26 PMSINGAPORE -A new complex that will include shops and a community centre will be built on the site of an old wet market and coffee shop that was razed by fire in October last year.
Motorcyclist injured in accident on BKE near Woodlands Checkpoint -World News
Motorcyclist injured in accident on BKE near Woodlands Checkpoint 10 hours ago
December 17, 2017 12:55 PMSINGAPORE - A 22-year-old man was injured after his motorcycle collided with a car on the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) near the Woodlands Checkpoint on Sunday morning (Dec 17).
Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, Dec 17 -World News
Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, Dec 17 15 hours ago
December 17, 2017 8:18 AMGood morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Sunday, Dec 17.
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 17, 2017 -World News
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 17, 2017 16 hours ago
December 17, 2017 7:00 AMWelcome to ST Now, News As It Happens. Recap of what happened earlier. Reach us at stshare@sph.com.sg or on Facebook and Twitter @STcom.
Scramble crossing at Orchard Road gets green light from pedestrians -World News
Scramble crossing at Orchard Road gets green light from pedestrians 17 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMThe scramble crossing trial in Orchard Road was well received by pedestrians on its first day yesterday, as many enjoyed the convenience and time saved.
Living with a rare disease: It costs $24,000 a month to keep 9-year-old girl alive -World News
Living with a rare disease: It costs $24,000 a month to keep 9-year-old girl alive 17 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMNine-year-old Zecia Chew looks and behaves like any other girl her age, but her health has come at a high price. Without fortnightly medical treatment that costs $24,000 a month, her liver and spleen would swell up and eventually
The astronomical costs of drugs to treat rare diseases -World News
The astronomical costs of drugs to treat rare diseases 17 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMWith every hospital visit for his daughter Chloe's medical treatment, Mr Kenneth Mah chalks up a bill of more than $10,000.
Price of plenty: How past success slows present change -World News
Price of plenty: How past success slows present change 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMAs a journalist in a media industry hit hard by disruption, I have not exactly rushed to embrace change.
Churches building bridges with LGBT Christians -World News
Churches building bridges with LGBT Christians 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMIn September, one of Singapore's few openly gay church pastors Miak Siew conducted a talk.
Short-term rental rules in Singapore -World News
Short-term rental rules in Singapore 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMIt is illegal to rent out or sublet one's Housing Board (HDB) flatfor under six months. Those who flout the rules can be fined or have their flats acquired by HDB.
Scramble crossing gets green light from pedestrians -World News
Scramble crossing gets green light from pedestrians 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMThe scramble crossing trial in Orchard Road was well received by pedestrians on its first day yesterday, as many enjoyed the convenience and time saved.
All hands on deck for record piano marathon -World News
All hands on deck for record piano marathon 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMClassical tunes and Christmas melodies filled the air at Ion Orchard mall yesterday, as a 13-hour charity piano marathon was under way, with $17,500 raised as of 9pm.
Why are such drugs so expensive? -World News
Why are such drugs so expensive? 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMIt takes at least 10 years for most medication, including drugs for rare diseases, to make its way from discovery to marketplace, said Dr Timothy Low, who is head of medical affairs at Shire Asia-Pacific.
PE2017 will affect voting at next GE: Tan Cheng Bock -World News
PE2017 will affect voting at next GE: Tan Cheng Bock 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMSingapore's first reserved presidential election will weigh on the minds of voters when the next general election comes around, said former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock yesterday.
Nine-year-old's treatment costs $24k a month -World News
Nine-year-old's treatment costs $24k a month 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMNine-year-old Zecia Chew looks and behaves like any other girl her age, but her health has come at a high price.
Fun and thrills at Marina Bay carnival -World News
Fun and thrills at Marina Bay carnival 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMThe inaugural Prudential Marina Bay Carnival brings back many fond memories for visitors.
Families face financial, emotional demands -World News
Families face financial, emotional demands 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMWith every hospital visit for his daughter Chloe's medical treatment, Mr Kenneth Mah chalks up a bill of more than $10,000.
Before switching or terminating policies -World News
Before switching or terminating policies 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMApart from short-term insurance plans like certain endowment policies that mature in three to five years, insurance is typically regarded as a long-term purchase.
Whizz-kid swims with big fish in cyber security sector -World News
Whizz-kid swims with big fish in cyber security sector 18 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMNg Jun Sen