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Singapore-based scientist Jackie Ying wins highest accolade for academic inventors - World News
Singapore-based scientist Jackie Ying wins highest accolade for academic inventors 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 8:38 AMSINGAPORE - A Singapore-based scientist has won for the first time the highest professional accolade for academic inventors.
Top stories from The Straits Times on Wednesday, Dec 13 -World News
Top stories from The Straits Times on Wednesday, Dec 13 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 8:03 AMGood morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Wednesday, Dec 13.
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 13, 2017 -World News
ST Now, News As It Happens - Dec 13, 2017 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 6:55 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.
More cases of falling windows this year -World News
More cases of falling windows this year 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMInstances of windows falling have hit a five-year high, with 50 this year, up from 46 last year. Half were sliding windows and most of the remainder were casement windows.
Going the distance to pick up damaged bicycles -World News
Going the distance to pick up damaged bicycles 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMSince shared bicycles began rolling out here earlier this year, both operators and the authorities have taken steps to ensure bikes are not abused or parked indiscriminately .
Mindef to invite 300 hackers to test its cyber defences -World News
Mindef to invite 300 hackers to test its cyber defences 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMIn a first for the Government, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) 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 against ever-evo
More PMD users caught riding on the roads -World News
More PMD users caught riding on the roads 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMThe number of errant personal mobility device (PMD) users has jumped, with an average of 40 caught riding on the roads every month.
50 cases of falling windows in 2017 - a five-year high -World News
50 cases of falling windows in 2017 - a five-year high 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMThere have been 50 cases of windows falling this year, with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and the Housing Board reminding home owners to maintain their windows at least once every six months.
Large-scale electric car sharing scheme kicks off -World News
Large-scale electric car sharing scheme kicks off 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMSingapore's first large-scale electric car sharing programme was officially launched yesterday, a milestone which some experts say could spur the greater adoption of zero-emission cars in the Republic.
Lucky escape for S'pore family on holiday -World News
Lucky escape for S'pore family on holiday 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA Singaporean family holidaying in New York City would have been at Times Square during the time of the bomb attack on Monday if not for a change of plans.
What's News: December 13, 2017 -World News
What's News: December 13, 2017 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMSingapore's first large-scale electric vehicle car-sharing programme was officially launched yesterday, with 80 battery-powered hatchbacks available for rental.
Singaporean man dies in New Zealand car crash -World News
Singaporean man dies in New Zealand car crash 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA Singaporean man died in an accident involving two vehicles in New Zealand on Monday.
Kimberly-Clark products are first to get enhanced green label -World News
Kimberly-Clark products are first to get enhanced green label 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA company has become the first to succeed in getting its products certified under the stricter guidelines of an enhanced green labelling scheme by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC).
Bitcoin ATM machines crash as price of cryptocurrency soars -World News
Bitcoin ATM machines crash as price of cryptocurrency soars 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMAs bitcoin surged past US$16,000 last week, the network could not keep up with the breathless demand.
In defence of video games' loot boxes -World News
In defence of video games' loot boxes 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMLoot boxes have been getting a pretty bad name lately due to the controversy surrounding Electronic Arts' latest game Star Wars Battlefront II - not exactly good publicity for the latest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, which opens
Teens also being drawn to trading -World News
Teens also being drawn to trading 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMEven teenagers are being drawn to bitcoin. ITE College West students Sheares Ang and Leong Ting Cong are each investing $100 in it.
10 firms receive $5m to create healthier food -World News
10 firms receive $5m to create healthier food 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMTen companies so far have received grants totalling $5 million from the Health Promotion Board (HPB) to create healthier staple food, about five months after it launched a scheme to subsidise such production.
Vending machines well worth a browse -World News
Vending machines well worth a browse 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMFrom cellphone chargers, powerbanks and Singapore Press Holdings magazines to Brand's essence of chicken, hair wax and sanitary pads, a vending machine cluster at Singapore Polytechnic has it all.
Exercise just the tonic to perk up seniors -World News
Exercise just the tonic to perk up seniors 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMSlipping on water and hurting her hips left 97-year-old Lau Soon Siang physically very weak and in pain last year.
Ban and jail for bus driver who caused fatal accident -World News
Ban and jail for bus driver who caused fatal accident 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA bus driver was making a right turn when he failed to keep a proper lookout and hit a 62-year-old pedestrian at the signalised junction of Marymount Road.
Man jailed for having sex with underage prostitute -World News
Man jailed for having sex with underage prostitute 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA 25-year-old student, Hari Kumar Anpalagan, was sentenced to 10 months' jail yesterday after he was found guilty of engaging the services of a 16-year-old prostitute in May last year.
Woman gets 50 weeks' jail for spate of thefts -World News
Woman gets 50 weeks' jail for spate of thefts 3 days ago
December 13, 2017 5:00 AMA woman branded "a recalcitrant thief" was jailed for 50 weeks yesterday for swiping cash and other property from shops and stealing handbags from people in public places.
10 companies so far receive $5 million in grants to produce healthier staple foods -World News
10 companies so far receive $5 million in grants to produce healthier staple foods 4 days ago
December 12, 2017 10:04 PMSINGAPORE - Ten companies so far have received grants totalling $5 million from the Health Promotion Board (HPB) to create healthier staple foods, about five months after it launched a scheme to subsidise such production.
Judge rejects appeal to change detention order to jail term, says sentence is not 'soft option' -World News
Judge rejects appeal to change detention order to jail term, says sentence is not 'soft option' 4 days ago
December 12, 2017 10:17 PMSINGAPORE - A motorist's anger got the better of him when he saw his estranged wife's car being driven by her boyfriend. He rear-ended, side-swiped and bumped into it - which prosecutors argued had crossed the line for a jail sen
More e-scooter users caught riding on the road -World News
More e-scooter users caught riding on the road 4 days ago
December 12, 2017 7:45 PMSINGAPORE - An average of 40 personal mobility device (PMD) users - mainly electric scooter riders - have been caught every month between January and November for riding on the roads.