Road closure in Sengkang on June 27 for construction of new overhead bridge

SINGAPORE - A section of Sengkang East Way will be temporarily closed to traffic next Thursday (June 27) to facilitate the construction of a...

Motorcyclist dies in accident on AYE, bus driver and rider of second bike arrested

A 59-year-old man died in a traffic accident involving a bus and two motorcycles along Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) on Wednesday morning (June 19).The police...

Top stories from The Straits Times on Thursday, June 20

Singapore tops in life expectancy at 84.8 years The average Singaporean enjoys the longest span of living in good health - 74.2 years. ST PHOTO:...

Doctor struck off after drugging, molesting and taking pictures of half-naked patient

SINGAPORE: A doctor who was jailed for sedating,...

37 flights delayed, operations of one runway affected due to unauthorised drones around Changi...

SINGAPORE - Some 37 flights were delayed and one of Changi Airport's two runways saw operations affected for 10 hours after unauthorised drones were...

SCDF ragging incident: Officer on standby told to rescue Cpl Kok seconds after fatal...

SINGAPORE - Just three seconds after Corporal Kok Yuen Chin fell into the Tuas View Fire Station pump well, a fellow Singapore Civil Defence...

President Halimah underlines need to engage with diversity, strengthen social cohesion

SINGAPORE - Diversity is a source of strength for societies, and engaging meaningfully with difference is not easy, but it is necessary, President Halimah...

At your service: SUSS launches digital library to promote community-minded learning

SINGAPORE - A new digital library will be launched by the end of this month offering materials that assist service learning - when students...

More than 250 religious organisations commit to safeguard religious harmony

SINGAPORE - More than 250 religious organisations in Singapore have made a commitment  to safeguard religious harmony in the wake of growing inter-ethnic tensions...

Gojek steps up fraud prevention measures to clamp down on ‘middlemen’

SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing firm Gojek says it has taken steps to tackle the problem of fraudulent rides being offered through its platform, and will...

Woman jailed for dealing with more than $850k in criminal proceeds despite police advice

SINGAPORE - A casino croupier allowed bank accounts linked to her and her family members to receive more than $850,000 in criminal proceeds after...

International Conference on Cohesive Societies to discuss issues surrounding faith, identity and cohesion

SINGAPORE - In May last year, President Halimah Yacob put forward the idea of a unique interfaith forum with the status and prestige of...

Fire breaks out at building in Geylang, no injuries reported

SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a building in Geylang, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said on Wednesday evening. In a Facebook post, SCDF...

‘Everyone has a role’: President Halimah meets young leaders to discuss social cohesion

SINGAPORE - Strengthening inter-cultural understanding was one of the topics when President Halimah Yacob held an informal discussion with young people from around the...

Fire breaks out at 2 shophouses in Geylang

SINGAPORE: A fire described as "massive" by eyewitnesses...

Singapore teachers work longer hours than OECD average: International survey

SINGAPORE: Teachers in Singapore continue to work longer...

DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant 2019 opens for submissions

DBS Foundation, the first foundation in Singapore dedicated to championing social entrepreneurship, has launched its 2019 cycle of the DBS Foundation Social Enterprise (SE)...

Singapore lags behind China and Saudi Arabia in use of AI for clinical diagnosis...

SINGAPORE - Healthcare professionals in Singapore are using artificial intelligence (AI) for clinical diagnosis more than their counterparts in most other countries except China...

20 months’ jail for pleasure craft owner who tried to smuggle in 23 puppies...

SINGAPORE - A pleasure craft owner tried to smuggle 23 live puppies from Malaysia to Singapore by sea and was caught when a Police...

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