Meritocracy still key principle for recognising individuals in Singapore, says Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE - Although faith in meritocracy is weakening, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the ideology will remain a key principle for recognising individuals...

Mistress sued for $2m says wife of lover bribed tenant to get details of...

SINGAPORE - The woman who is being sued for $2 million by her former lover told the High Court on Monday (Sept 9) that...

Driver and pedestrian taken to hospital after accident along Bendemeer Road

A car driver and a pedestrian were taken to hospital after an accident along Bendemeer Road on Tuesday morning (Aug 20).The police said in...

Slight increase in racial minorities perceiving workplace discrimination: IPS-OnePeople.sg survey

SINGAPORE - While a study of racial and religious harmony in Singapore showed improvements in relations between the different groups, researchers found an area...

Police say allegations that MRT station checks target Malays are ‘baseless, irresponsible’

SINGAPORE - Allegations that police officers conducting checks at MRT stations target Malays are untrue and irresponsible, the police said in a Facebook post...

Effort under way to better coordinate and direct resources and volunteers on the ground:...

SINGAPORE - An effort is under way to coordinate resources and community efforts on the ground, and possibly provide training, so those who want...

PMD riders come to aid of driver who crashed his car

SINGAPORE - Amid the public attention on personal mobility devices (PMDs) in recent months, a group of PMD riders came to the aid of...

SIA among airlines rerouting to avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after US regulator’s order

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines (SIA) is among some global airlines that...

Air quality in Singapore may worsen if winds turn unfavourable, says NEA

SINGAPORE - While air quality in the Republic is expected to be similar as that in the past few days, there is a chance...

He lost his sight at 47 – a fragrance company helped give him his...

SINGAPORE: Bernard Chew still remembers when his world...

Funny or dangerous? Blogger Xiaxue says ghost stickers on cars should be made illegal

Imagine driving on the roads at night and suddenly coming face-to-face with a couple of 'ghosts'.However, you later discover you did not have a...

Steel bar cages toppled at East Coast Integrated Depot worksite, no one injured

SINGAPORE - Two steel bar cages toppled at the worksite of the East Coast Integrated Depot on Wednesday night (May 15). In response to queries...

Teens who cut power supply to Woodlands HDB block for an hour get probation

SINGAPORE: Four teenagers entered a switch room and turned off...

MAS’ investor alert list (IAL) – What happens to the companies after they get...

by Lim Hui Ming (Division Head, Alternative Wealth Management) & Ngoi Weng Kit (Marketing Executive)As an online funding platform licensed by the Monetary Authority...

Woman jailed after assaulting ex-girlfriend and wrongfully confining her in flat for 9 days

SINGAPORE- Unhappy with her former girlfriend, a doughnut shop employee and three men assaulted the woman in a Marsiling flat and kept her there...

Man jailed for stabbing ex-girlfriend at her birthday party

SINGAPORE: A man who turned up uninvited at...

Kind and understanding Grab driver insists passenger break his fast in car during Ramadan

It's beautiful when a small gesture of understanding can make someone's day. A Grab rider was touched when his driver demonstrated concern and understanding during...

Pupils from gifted programme share classes with their primary school mates

SINGAPORE - Primary schools with the Gifted Education Programme (GEP) have started classes for gifted pupils and their schoolmates to mix daily.Since last year,...

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