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Star scientists stepping down from key leadership roles at A*Star's research institutes - World News
Star scientists stepping down from key leadership roles at A*Star's research institutes 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 7:00 PMSINGAPORE - Two scientists wooed here to drive Singapore's biomedical push are relinquishing key leadership positions at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), after more than a decade helming major research ins
Where did top researchers hired by Singapore go? -World News
Where did top researchers hired by Singapore go? 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 7:00 PMSINGAPORE - Two star scientists wooed here to drive Singapore's biomedical push over a decade ago are relinquishing key leadership positions at the Agency of Science and Technology (A*Star), after more than a decade at the head of
Man throws phone into lake after getting caught taking upskirt videos but is still jailed -World News
Man throws phone into lake after getting caught taking upskirt videos but is still jailed 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 7:22 PMSINGAPORE - An assistant manager who had been taking upskirt videos of women at an MRT station escalator for a month threw his cellphone into a lake on the day he was caught.
Eyebrows raised over cushion featuring Japanese flag and WWII plane sold at Air Force Museum gift shop -World News
Eyebrows raised over cushion featuring Japanese flag and WWII plane sold at Air Force Museum gift shop 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 3:11 PMSINGAPORE - A cushion featuring a Japanese World War II dive bomber set against the backdrop of a crimson-red Japanese flag, and bearing the words 'I love Singapore' and another line below stating 'Air Force Museum' has raised som
NUS to open centre for artificial intelligence in Suzhou -World News
NUS to open centre for artificial intelligence in Suzhou 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 6:10 PMSINGAPORE - Start-ups working on artificial intelligence (AI) will now have a centre in Suzhou to help them venture into the Chinese market.
New quick-response counter-terrorism teams deployed at areas with high human traffic -World News
New quick-response counter-terrorism teams deployed at areas with high human traffic 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 6:12 PMSINGAPORE - The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has introduced new quick-response teams at some of Singapore's more iconic attractions to boost the Republic's counter-terrorism efforts.
12 weeks' jail for company director who did not house foreign workers, pay their salaries -World News
12 weeks' jail for company director who did not house foreign workers, pay their salaries 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 4:37 PMSINGAPORE -  A company director was sentenced to 12 weeks' jail on Thursday (Dec 14) for failing to pay workers' salaries and for not providing them with proper accommodation while they waited for payment to be settled.
100 people found living in Upper Serangoon shophouse, URA investigating -World News
100 people found living in Upper Serangoon shophouse, URA investigating 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 4:47 PMSINGAPORE - A hundred people were reportedly found living in a shophouse in Upper Serangoon Road, with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) investigating an alleged breach of its rules on subletting of residential property.
Car crashes into building after collision with another vehicle in River Valley -World News
Car crashes into building after collision with another vehicle in River Valley 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 4:19 PMSINGAPORE - A woman was taken to hospital after a vehicle she was driving collided with another car at a junction in River Valley on Wednesday night (Dec 13).
MOF, Iras remind employers to make CPF contributions by Jan 15 to qualify for wage credit scheme -World News
MOF, Iras remind employers to make CPF contributions by Jan 15 to qualify for wage credit scheme 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 2:48 PMSINGAPORE - Employers of eligible Singaporean workers must make full CPF contributions for their staff by Jan 15 in order to get Wage Credit Scheme payouts in March.
SIA, SilkAir economy class passengers have to pay to choose advance seats: What other airlines are doing -World News
SIA, SilkAir economy class passengers have to pay to choose advance seats: What other airlines are doing 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 3:14 PMSINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir announced on Friday (Dec 15) that they will introduce a new airfare pricing structure.
Zimbabwe's former president Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster -World News
Zimbabwe's former president Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 3:20 PMSINGAPORE (AFP) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from power last month, visited a Singapore hospital on Friday (Dec 15) during a trip to the city-state for a medical check-up.
Man jailed for forging document to cheat MSF and causing alarm to hospital staff -World News
Man jailed for forging document to cheat MSF and causing alarm to hospital staff 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 1:49 PMSINGAPORE - An unemployed man forged a doctor's signature on a document to certify that he was "permanently unfit for work''so as to get long-term financial aid.
Maid gets a year's jail for scalding employer's teenage son with hot oil -World News
Maid gets a year's jail for scalding employer's teenage son with hot oil 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 2:05 PMSINGAPORE - Angry at being scratched on the face by her employer's teenage son, a domestic worker poured hot oil from a frying pan onto the boy.
SIA and SilkAir to roll out new airfare pricing -World News
SIA and SilkAir to roll out new airfare pricing 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 10:54 AMSINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines and SilkAir will introduce a new airfare pricing structure next month, said the airlines in a joint release on Friday (Dec 15).
Repeat sex offender given stiffer sentence after molesting woman two months after release -World News
Repeat sex offender given stiffer sentence after molesting woman two months after release 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 12:47 PMSINGAPORE - A recalcitrant sex offender, who has a history of trespassing into women's toilets to molest his victims, was just released from prison in May before going back to his old ways two months later.
Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run accident in Ang Mo Kio -World News
Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run accident in Ang Mo Kio 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 12:48 PMSINGAPORE - A 30-year-old motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run accident at the junction of Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 and the Central Expressway (CTE) on Wednesday evening (Dec 13).
Justice Quentin Loh gets three-year extension for High Court judge appointment -World News
Justice Quentin Loh gets three-year extension for High Court judge appointment 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 11:18 AMSINGAPORE - Justice Quentin Loh will see his appointment as a High Court judge extended for three more years, after his current term ends on Dec 24.
Win chance to sleep under the fishes with Resorts World Sentosa, as part of ST news with benefits -World News
Win chance to sleep under the fishes with Resorts World Sentosa, as part of ST news with benefits 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 11:58 AMSINGAPORE - Some lucky readers of The Straits Times can soon get to camp out for the night with manta rays, leopard sharks and other fishes for company.
Justice Quention Loh gets three-year extension for High Court judge appointment -World News
Justice Quention Loh gets three-year extension for High Court judge appointment 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 11:18 AMSINGAPORE - Justice Quentin Loh will see his appointment as a High Court judge extended for three more years, after his current term ends on Dec 24.
Old bottling factory in Serangoon will be conserved, says URA -World News
Old bottling factory in Serangoon will be conserved, says URA 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 10:11 AMSINGAPORE - A disused bottling factory, the former National Aerated Water Company, will be conserved, said the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) in a notice in The Straits Times on Friday (Dec 15).
37-year-old man nabbed for dealing with duty-unpaid cigarettes while out on bail -World News
37-year-old man nabbed for dealing with duty-unpaid cigarettes while out on bail 1 day ago
December 15, 2017 10:23 AMSINGAPORE - A 37-year-old man who was charged for dealing with duty-unpaid cigarettes in August and was out on bail pending court proceedings, was nabbed again on Wednesday (Dec 13) for the same offence.
Top stories from The Straits Times on Friday, Dec 15 -World News
Top stories from The Straits Times on Friday, Dec 15 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 8:00 AMGood morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Friday, Dec 15.  
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 15, 2017 -World News
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 15, 2017 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 7:01 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.
What's News: Dec 15, 2017 -World News
What's News: Dec 15, 2017 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 5:00 AMAround 17,000 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats will be launched next year, keeping the supply of flats on a par with this year's, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong in a blog post. These new flats will be spread across mat