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Ex-detainee tells his side of Singapore story

The Straits Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Dr Poh launched his memoir, Living In A Time Of Deception, yesterday. More than 300 people turned up. Published. Feb 14, 2016, 5:00 am SGT.
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Be proactive and let fate work magic, Josephine Teo urges singles in Valentine's message

AsiaOne - ‎17 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Some say matters of the heart are best left to fate, and you find love where you least expect it. But as couples new and old celebrate Valentine's Day tomorrow, the minister in charge of lifting birth rates has a piece of advice for singles ...
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Honour pioneers by keeping Singapore shining, striving to do better and dreaming big: Chan Chun Sing

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Over 1,000 residents of Tanjong Pagar GRC and Radin Mas SMC gathered for their annual Chinese New Year constituency dinner on Sunday, their first since longtime MP Lee Kuan Yew died on March 23 last year.
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Contrasting reactions to jailing of NS defaulter

AsiaOne - ‎14 hours ago‎
Some believe the punishment was too harsh, others say it was too light. Questions were also raised on why he was given a "discount" on his sentence for doing well in NS, which he served after surrendering in May 2013.
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Cases of abandoned babies rare in Singapore

AsiaOne - ‎14 hours ago‎
Cases of abandoned babies remain relatively rare in Singapore, with just 21 babies found dumped by their parents between 2006 and 2015.

Good Samaritans pitch in to help push overturned lorry blocking entrance to BKE

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Heavy rain caused a lorry to skid and overturn on the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) on Sunday (Feb 14) evening. The accident, which took place at around 6pm near the expressway's Bukit Panjang Road entrance, held up traffic as the ...
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Gallery to offer year-round glimpse of Istana's treasures

AsiaOne - ‎15 hours ago‎
Five times a year, thousands of people throng the Istana during open house for a look at what lies behind its cast-iron gates. Soon, people can get a view of its treasures all year round.

New help kiosks for migrant workers opened

Channel News Asia - ‎5 hours ago‎
The four kiosks aim to "provide workers with a safe and conducive space where they can consult Migrant Workers' Centre specialists on any employment concerns or issues without fear or apprehension".

Lao minister to visit Singapore as 52nd Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow

Channel News Asia - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: Minister and Head of Government's Office of the Lao People's Democratic Republic Sonexay Siphandone is visiting Singapore as the 52nd Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow from Feb 15 to Feb 19.

More preschoolers diagnosed with developmental issues

TODAYonline - ‎8 hours ago‎
Preschoolers from AWWA receiving early intervention through music. Doctors said the number of preschoolers diagnosed with developmental issues is on the rise but this is due to better awareness.

Time for change in electoral system

The Straits Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Reverting to an electoral landscape comprised predominantly of single-seat wards is both beneficial and timely. Such a system could be said to fulfil the cornerstone of any democracy, which is that a single citizen is entitled to a single vote.

All's fair and sunny on travel front: Agencies

The Straits Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Natas is targeting 60,000 visitors for its travel fair in March. Last year&#039 Natas is targeting 60,000 visitors for its travel fair in March.

Man found dead in Teck Whye temple on Sunday morning

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Police investigators examining the body of Mr Tan Poh Huat inside the Chua Chu Kang Lian Sing Keng temple. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN. Police investigators examining the body of Mr Tan Poh Huat inside the Chua Chu Kang Lian Sing Keng temple.
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Legal eagles who left law for other careers

The Straits Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
What do TheatreWorks artistic director Ong Keng Sen, hotelier Loh Lik Peng, Plain Vanilla Bakery founder Vanessa Kenchington and Butter Factory founder Tay Eu-Yen have in common?

SCDF wins fans with its social media persona

The Straits Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Lieutenant-Colonel Leslie Williams (from left) and Colonel Abdul Razak Raheem with the SCDF social media team. The team members have shown that they are more than proficient in pushing out their safety messages while entertaining their fans in the ...

Valentine's Day dinners in Singapore

The Middle Ground - ‎17 hours ago‎
Man: This is a very expensive place. I'll be paying a bomb. We have a choice of two set dinners, fish or chicken? Which would you like?

To improve education, go beyond classroom

The Straits Times - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
At the beginning of the video, the Primary 5 pupil shows what's in her school bag. Apart from the usual textbooks, there is a tablecloth, a pair of chopsticks, a toothbrush and a handkerchief.
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