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3 men nabbed for swimming to S'pore from Malaysia - World News
3 men nabbed for swimming to S'pore from Malaysia 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMThree men, aged between 22 and 29, were arrested on Saturday for entering Singapore illegally, the police said.
S'porean makes history as Peace Prize photographer -World News
S'porean makes history as Peace Prize photographer 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMA sudden phone call in September set documentary photographer Sim Chi Yin on a whirlwind two-month journey from the China-North Korea border to six states along the American west coast.
6-year-old writes a new record -World News
6-year-old writes a new record 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMJust slightly over six, Saarth Khanna Sohum has already earned an accolade for being a storyteller.
Unjustified attacks do huge disservice to police: Minister -World News
Unjustified attacks do huge disservice to police: Minister 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMUnjustified attacks made against the police should be rebutted, as these do a huge disservice to the officers in blue who put their lives at risk to keep Singapore safe, Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam said yesterday.
Many nights' maintenance work done in one day -World News
Many nights' maintenance work done in one day 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMSome 160 staff from train operator SMRT completed maintenance works yesterday that would normally be spread out over a number of nights after service hours.
Bedside angels -World News
Bedside angels 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMMr Tay Cheng Tian, 53, who had oesophageal cancer, died in Assisi Hospice on Nov 4. None of his family members was by his side when he breathed his last, but he did not die alone. In the last weeks of his life, a group of stranger
Nobel laureate who lives for his science -World News
Nobel laureate who lives for his science 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMHe is 90 years old, suffers from lung disease, requires a constant supply of air from an oxygen tank and has survived a failed heart valve - and yet Dr Sydney Brenner lets nothing keep him from his research.
Last mile -World News
Last mile 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMThunder rumbled across the overcast sky as a group of people sat around a table in a funeral parlour in Sin Ming Drive for a wake.
China dog circus show axed after online flak -World News
China dog circus show axed after online flak 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMA dog circus show scheduled to run in February next year at Resorts World Sentosa was cancelled within a day of tickets going on sale, after it received flak online for being cruel and unethical.
Being present is the best present -World News
Being present is the best present 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMHow wide, how long, how high and how deep can a person's love be for a dying stranger?
Harvard-NTU team finds solution to stop mussels from sticking -World News
Harvard-NTU team finds solution to stop mussels from sticking 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMA slippery coating could save the maritime industry billions of dollars by keeping pesky organisms such as mussels and algae off ships.
Concierge services see more demand from Singaporeans -World News
Concierge services see more demand from Singaporeans 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMAn increasing number of busy Singaporeans are paying for concierge services that can help them with an assortment of tasks.
Nanovaccine works swimmingly for fish -World News
Nanovaccine works swimmingly for fish 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMThe traditional way of protecting fish against disease is to inject them individually with a vaccine.
Waking up earlier, or skipping train altogether -World News
Waking up earlier, or skipping train altogether 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMFor the past few months, junior college student Christian Gultom, 19, has been waking up 20 minutes earlier every day, at 5.40am. This is so he has more buffer time for his train journey from Novena to Yishun stations.
600 drones sent crashing to make them safer -World News
600 drones sent crashing to make them safer 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMOn the grounds of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) lies a site of brutal violence - a graveyard of drones where almost 600 of them met their grisly end by crashing into a crash-test dummy head.
Commuters give more time for MRT trips: Survey -World News
Commuters give more time for MRT trips: Survey 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMCommuters are giving themselves more buffer time when planning MRT train journeys to cater for unexpected delays or disruptions.
Gadgets and drones help bookstore stay Popular -World News
Gadgets and drones help bookstore stay Popular 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMShoppers walking past the storefronts of home-grown bookstore Popular, known for its extensive selection of school assessment books, may be surprised to see smartphones, coffee machines and drones on display.
President's Star Charity raises over $7.6m -World News
President's Star Charity raises over $7.6m 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMStar power was out in full force last night, raising $7.66 million for charity through musical performances by home-grown and international artists. 
Maintenance workers make maximum use of time -World News
Maintenance workers make maximum use of time 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMUp to 160 SMRT staff took advantage of the full-day closure of 19 stations on the East-West Line (EWL) and North-South Line yesterday to squeeze in as much maintenance as they could - testing a new signalling system, replacing tra
2 boys filmed damaging locks on ofo bikes -World News
2 boys filmed damaging locks on ofo bikes 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMTwo boys have been caught on video damaging the locks on rental bicycles from bike-sharing firm ofo, before cycling off on their free ride.
Why app for new parents is taking longer to develop -World News
Why app for new parents is taking longer to develop 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMBy June next year, registering the birth of your child at the hospital will trigger the sending of admission data for the Baby Bonus scheme, and information on infant care and kindergarten entry, to new parents.
App benefiting new parents ready by June -World News
App benefiting new parents ready by June 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMNew parents will get relevant information - for example, on infant care - sent to them automatically by next June. This anticipatory service will come in the form of a Moments of Life app that was first announced last year.
Consider language, IT and service courses: Ye Kung -World News
Consider language, IT and service courses: Ye Kung 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMThose who do not know what SkillsFuture courses to enrol in can consider learning languages, info-comm technology and service excellence, said Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung.
Queues, longer travel times as MRT stations close for a day -World News
Queues, longer travel times as MRT stations close for a day 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMMany commuters were initially caught off guard yesterday by the first of two scheduled full-day closures of 19 stations on the East-West Line (EWL) and North-South Line (NSL). However, they said the exercise was well organised.
Time for elite universities to rethink admission policies -World News
Time for elite universities to rethink admission policies 22 hours ago
December 11, 2017 5:00 AMJust 1.5 per cent of all offers from Oxford and Cambridge universities went to black British A-level students in 2015, recent data obtained by Labour MP David Lammy revealed.