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More places for seniors to get strength training as gym programme opens to the public - World News
More places for seniors to get strength training as gym programme opens to the public 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 6:46 PMSINGAPORE - Slipping on water and hurting her hips left 97-year-old Lau Soon Siang physically very weak and in pain last year.
New footage shows how woman was hit by car in fatal Woodlands accident, narrowly missing daughter with baby -World News
New footage shows how woman was hit by car in fatal Woodlands accident, narrowly missing daughter with baby 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 7:15 PMSINGAPORE - New footage has emerged showing how a 55-year-old woman was knocked over while crossing a traffic junction in Woodlands on Sunday (Dec 10), with her daughter and baby grandson just steps behind her.
Singaporean family would have been at Times Square during blast if not for change of plans -World News
Singaporean family would have been at Times Square during blast if not for change of plans 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:59 PMSINGAPORE - A Singaporean family in New York for a holiday would have been at Times Square during the time of the bomb attack on Monday (Dec 11) if not for a change of plans.
Woman gets 50 weeks for theft of unattended handbags, from shops and other offences -World News
Woman gets 50 weeks for theft of unattended handbags, from shops and other offences 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 6:15 PMSINGAPORE - A woman branded "a recalcitrant thief" was jailed for 50 weeks yesterday after swiping cash from a shop and stealing handbags from people in public places over a four-month period.
Man sentenced to 10 months' jail for engaging services of underage prostitute -World News
Man sentenced to 10 months' jail for engaging services of underage prostitute 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 4:57 PMSINGAPORE - A 25-year-old student, Hari Kumar Anpalagan, was sentenced to 10 months' jail on Tuesday (Dec 12) after he was found guilty of engaging the services of a 16-year-old prostitute in May last year.
Electric-vehicle sharing programme officially rolls out with 80 cars -World News
Electric-vehicle sharing programme officially rolls out with 80 cars 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 3:49 PMSINGAPORE - Singapore's first large-scale electric-vehicle car sharing programme officially rolled out on Tuesday (Dec 12), with 80 hatchbacks and 32 charging stations offering some 120 charging points available for public use.
First company to get enhanced green label certification for its products  -World News
First company to get enhanced green label certification for its products 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 2:30 PMSINGAPORE - Only one company so far has been successful in getting its products certified under the stricter guidelines of an enhanced green labelling scheme by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC).
Singaporean man dies in New Zealand car crash -World News
Singaporean man dies in New Zealand car crash 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 3:23 PMA Singaporean man died in an accident involving two vehicles in New Zealand on Monday (Dec 11), local time.
Man gets five weeks' jail for assaulting taxi driver -World News
Man gets five weeks' jail for assaulting taxi driver 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 1:51 PMSINGAPORE - He slammed the taxi door shut during a dispute with his girlfriend and told the cabby not to drive her.
Bus driver jailed three weeks for causing pedestrian's death at road junction -World News
Bus driver jailed three weeks for causing pedestrian's death at road junction 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 1:57 PMSINGAPORE - A driver of a bus failed to keep a proper lookout when making a right turn at a signalised cross-junction and hit a pedestrian, causing her death.
Defence Ministry to invite 300 hackers to hack its Internet-connected systems -World News
Defence Ministry to invite 300 hackers to hack its Internet-connected systems 5 days ago
December 12, 2017 2:00 PMSINGAPORE - In a first for the Singapore Government, the defence ministry will be inviting about 300 international and local hackers to hunt for vulnerabilities in its internet-connected systems next year, in a bid to guard agains
50 cases of falling windows this year in five-year high -World News
50 cases of falling windows this year in five-year high 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 10:27 AMSINGAPORE - There have been 50 cases of windows falling this year, with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and the Housing Board (HDB) reminding home owners to maintain their windows at least once every six months.
Stay fire-safe this festive season, SCDF says -World News
Stay fire-safe this festive season, SCDF says 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 11:08 AMSINGAPORE - As shoppers and revellers flock to malls and clubs or pubs this festive season, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has a message to relay: Stay fire-safe.
Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, Dec 12 -World News
Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, Dec 12 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 7:41 AMGood morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Tuesday, Dec 12.
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 12, 2017 -World News
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 12, 2017 6 days ago
December 12, 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.
33 months' jail, fine for illegal moneylender -World News
33 months' jail, fine for illegal moneylender 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMA man who carried on an unlicensed moneylending business with another - charging a monthly interest rate of up to 28 per cent - was sentenced to 33 months' jail and fined $400,000 yesterday.
E-scooter rider jailed for beating up pedestrian -World News
E-scooter rider jailed for beating up pedestrian 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMA man flew into a rage after he fell and damaged the strap of his e-scooter while trying to avoid a pedestrian.
Car repairs may be cheaper after lifting of warranty curbs -World News
Car repairs may be cheaper after lifting of warranty curbs 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMCome next year, drivers will be able to fix their cars at a workshop of their choice - sometimes at far lower prices - and not worry too much about losing their warranty, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) said in a sta
Jail, caning for sex assault on male student -World News
Jail, caning for sex assault on male student 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMPretending to be a woman named "Oohlala", a customer service officer lured a 24-year-old student, whom he befriended through a social networking and dating app, to his home for sex.
ITE students trained to teach financial planning -World News
ITE students trained to teach financial planning 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMIn a novel move, Institute of Technical Education (ITE) students are being trained to teach their schoolmates financial planning, in a bid to give the students a lift in life.
An easier walk to Enabling Village -World News
An easier walk to Enabling Village 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMImprovements have been made to a 400m stretch of pavement between Redhill MRT station and the Enabling Village in Lengkok Bahru to make it more accessible for those with mobility issues.
Dakota icons to be kept as estate is redeveloped -World News
Dakota icons to be kept as estate is redeveloped 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMDakota Crescent, one of Singapore's oldest public housing estates, will start a fresh chapter when new public flats are built there, but it will not turn the page entirely on the past.
EMA chief to take over as Iras head from Feb 1 -World News
EMA chief to take over as Iras head from Feb 1 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMMr Ng Wai Choong will be the new Commissioner of Inland Revenue and chief executive of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) from Feb 1.
Automated in-car clearance system on trial at checkpoints -World News
Automated in-car clearance system on trial at checkpoints 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMRobotic arms, biometric scanners and facial detection technology may soon greet drivers at Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints as early as next year - if an ongoing trial proves successful.
Former residents cheer decision to retain parts of Dakota estate -World News
Former residents cheer decision to retain parts of Dakota estate 6 days ago
December 12, 2017 5:00 AMThe historic Dakota Crescent housing estate may be slated for redevelopment, but its courtyard, playground and six blocks will be kept.