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Maintenance workers make maximum use of time - World News
Maintenance workers make maximum use of time 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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.
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ITE students get training to teach financial planning to fellow students -World News
ITE students get training to teach financial planning to fellow students 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 10:46 PMSINGAPORE - In a novel move, Institute of Technical Education (ITE) students are being trained to teach their fellow students financial planning, in a bid to give the students a lift in life.
President's Star Charity show raises $7.66 million -World News
President's Star Charity show raises $7.66 million 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 11:07 PMSINGAPORE - Star power was in full force on Sunday night (Dec 10), raising $7.66 million for charity through musical performances by home-grown and international stars. Also making her debut on the President's Star Charity, now i
Unjustified criticism against police officers should be rebutted: Shanmugam -World News
Unjustified criticism against police officers should be rebutted: Shanmugam 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 6:55 PMSINGAPORE - Unjustified 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
3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore by swimming from Malaysia -World News
3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore by swimming from Malaysia 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 7:12 PMSINGAPORE - Three men, aged between 22 and 29, were arrested on Saturday (Dec 9) for entering Singapore illegally, the police said.
All formula milk tested so far meet food safety standards and requirements: AVA -World News
All formula milk tested so far meet food safety standards and requirements: AVA 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 5:47 PMSINGAPORE - All samples of formula milk tested as part of the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority's (AVA) food safety surveillance programme have met its food safety standards and requirements, it told The Straits Times.
Dog circus show from China to be staged at RWS in February cancelled after flak online -World News
Dog circus show from China to be staged at RWS in February cancelled after flak online 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 5:02 PMSINGAPORE - A dog circus show scheduled to run in February 2018 at Resorts World Sentosa was cancelled within a day after tickets went on sale, after it received flak online for being cruel and unethical.
55-year-old woman suffers serious injuries in car accident near Innova Junior College -World News
55-year-old woman suffers serious injuries in car accident near Innova Junior College 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 5:20 PMSINGAPORE - A 55-year-old woman was hit by a car while crossing the road near Innova Junior College on Sunday afternoon (Dec 10).
Consider SkillsFuture language, IT and service excellence courses: Ong Ye Kung -World News
Consider SkillsFuture language, IT and service excellence courses: Ong Ye Kung 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 4:12 PMSINGAPORE - Those 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.
Boys filmed damaging locks on ofo bikes; video goes viral -World News
Boys filmed damaging locks on ofo bikes; video goes viral 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 1:37 PMSINGAPORE - Two boys have been caught on video damaging the locks on rental bicycles from bike-sharing firm ofo, before cycling off on their free ride.
Fire breaks out at Shell's Pulau Bukom site; no reported injuries -World News
Fire breaks out at Shell's Pulau Bukom site; no reported injuries 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 1:55 PMSINGAPORE - A fire broke out at oil giant Shell's manufacturing site on Pulau Bukom on Sunday morning (Dec 10), with thick smoke seen billowing from the island for about an hour.
Shanmugam addresses criticism of police raid tactics on illegal brothels -World News
Shanmugam addresses criticism of police raid tactics on illegal brothels 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 11:59 AMSINGAPORE - Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam expressed support for the police in their recent raids on illegal brothels in a Facebook post on Saturday (Dec 9).
First full-day closure of 19 stations on North-South and East-West MRT lines going smoothly, say commuters -World News
First full-day closure of 19 stations on North-South and East-West MRT lines going smoothly, say commuters 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 12:07 PMSINGAPORE - Many commuters were initially caught off guard on Sunday (Dec 10) by the first of two scheduled full-day closures on certain stations on the East-West Line (EWL) and North-South Line (NSL). However, they said the exer
Harbouring ambition: 3 questions you may have about Singapore's ports moving to Tuas -World News
Harbouring ambition: 3 questions you may have about Singapore's ports moving to Tuas 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 9:27 AMBy 2040, the megaport currently being constructed at Tuas will be completed. All of Singapore's container port operations - including those at Tanjong Pagar, Keppel, Brani and Pasir Panjang - will be moved to Tuas, in the west.
Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, Dec 10 -World News
Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, Dec 10 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 8:17 AMGood morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Sunday, Dec 10.
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 10, 2017 -World News
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 10, 2017 3 days ago
December 10, 2017 7:02 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.