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Thieves Market vendors get 50% rebate to take up stalls in hawker centres

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:30
Kelly Ng1 day 16 min agoSINGAPORE — Eligible vendors at the Sungei Road Thieves Market who have applied to ta

Traffic police launches month-long crackdown on errant drivers of heavy vehicles

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:20
Kelly Ng22 hours 29 min agoSINGAPORE — A rise in traffic violations and fatal accidents due to heavy vehicles ha

A street party a year keeps the neighbours close

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:15
Valerie Koh18 hours 37 min agoSINGAPORE — One of Singapore’s longest-running street parties at a private housing es

Eight Mediacorp radio stations among top 10: Survey

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:55
16 hours 57 min agoSINGAPORE — Eight out of 10 most-listened-to radio stations are from Mediacorp, accor

Little garden with swings add colour to Aljunied Crescent neighbourhood

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:50
Valerie Koh5 hours 2 min agoSINGAPORE — Standing in sharp contrast to an elderly home in the sleepy neighbourhood

Used clothing brings festive cheer to needy families in Tampines Changkat

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:45
Valerie Koh5 hours 7 min agoSINGAPORE — For the past five years, a Residents’ Committee (RC) in Tampines Changkat

Govt has powers to do ‘what is in national interests when it comes to property rights’

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:20
Kenneth Cheng5 hours 27 min agoSINGAPORE — The dispute between the Lee siblings over their Oxley Road family home ha

Dead otter found in cage, man caught setting traps: PUB

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:18
SINGAPORE - A dead otter was found in a cage along the Marina Promenade in the Kallang Basin on Wednesday morning (June 14), and a man was caught six hours later in the area setting up traps. The PUB said the man was caught by reservoir staff during their...

China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect killed: official

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:54
FENGXIAN - Chinese police said on Friday (June 16) the explosion that killed eight people and injured dozens more outside a kindergarten was caused by a makeshift bomb and the bomber died in the blast. The public security ministry said in a statement that the...

Stamford Law, Lee Suet Fern had no role in drafting any of Mr Lee’s Last Will: Lee Hsien Yang

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:50
SINGAPORE – In a span of several hours, Mr Lee Hsien Yang came out twice on Friday (June 16) to rebut Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's concerns over the role his wife Mrs Lee Suet Fern and her law firm, Stamford Law, played in the drafting of Mr Lee Kuan...

Man jailed 4 years for forging ex-wife's cheques, stealing her branded handbags

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:26
SINGAPORE – When his ex-wife left for a three-week trip to China in 2013, Kelvin Ang Soon Lim took the opportunity to forge two cheques in her name worth S$640,000 - one to pay off debts, and another to spend with his Chinese girlfriend. Ms Li Xiangli,...

Cleaner charged with molest

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:47
SINGAPORE – A cleaner was charged in court on Friday (June 16) with one count of outrage of modesty.  On Wednesday, at around 7.30pm, Bepari Titu, 36, had allegedly molested a 32-year-old Indonesian woman at the 11th floor lift lobby of a Housing...

Free MRT rides at Tuas West Extension Open House on Friday

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:11
SINGAPORE - Free Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) rides and the chance to be among the first to explore the four new stations along the new Tuas West Extension (TWE) drew hundreds of commuters to the far west of the island on Friday (June 16) for the TWE Open...

Here's another sign Singapore's housing market is recovering

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 01:40
SINGAPORE - Chalk up another sign Singapore's housing market is recovering: Redevelopment deals are back. After slowing to a trickle the past three years as housing prices fell, four redevelopment deals - where a group of owners band together to sell entire...

Arrested: Teenager who allegedly hurled ofo bike down from flat

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 00:45
SINGAPORE – A 14 year old boy who allegedly threw an ofo bicycle down from a flat at 116B Jalan Tenteram has been arrested, the police said in a statement on Friday (June 16) morning. Video footage of the act was widely circulated on social media on...

Dispute between brothers surfaced at reading of Mr Lee’s Last Will

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 22:35
SINGAPORE - The dispute between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 65, and his brother Lee Hsien Yang, 60, arose during the reading of their father's Last Will, and a "series of events" then led PM Lee to be "very troubled by the circumstances" surrounding the...

TODAY's morning brief for Friday, June 16

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 22:30

Foreign companies’ application to support Pink Dot rejected

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:00
SINGAPORE - A group of foreign companies, including Facebook, Google and Uber, had written to the Singapore police asking for permission to support this year's Pink Dot event. However, their application was rejected by the authorities. In a letter dated June...

PM raises ‘serious questions’ over making of Mr Lee’s Last Will

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:00
SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has raised "grave concerns" about events surrounding the making of his father's Last Will, saying on Thursday it was untenable for him not to respond to his siblings' allegations before he returned from leave...

Would we know what to do when a fire breaks out?

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:00
After reading about the fire at the London apartment block, I am hoping fire extinguishers can be installed in public housing flats. I also realise that I would not know what to do if a fire occurs in my block, my floor, or even my own home. If residents have...