Taking a ride, taking no chances

Singapore — An MRT passenger fully-covered in plastic has had people wondering how much they should do to protect themselves during the Covid-19 outbreak. Singapore...

Video of HK supermarket shelves after buying frenzy the previous weekend

Hong Kong – The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak spurred a shopping frenzy in Hong Kong at around the same time it took place in Singapore....

Rare astronomical event seen in Malaysia & Singapore last week, but NASA, ESA have no record of it

Singapore—A video of what looked like a fireball falling from the sky was widely spread on social media last week, reportedly captured on February...

Oil-rich UAE prepares to push button on nuclear power plant

by Shatha Yaish and Dana Moukhallati The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for one of four reactors at its Barakah...

New Banksy artwork vandalised

A new Valentine's Day work by UK street artist Banksy, showing a young girl firing a slingshot of flowers, has been defaced after appearing...

In US politics, height matters and Trump knows it

by Danny Woolls When Donald Trump literally belittles his perceived enemies -- by mocking their stature -- he is weaponizing a long-standing maxim of US...

Singapore lowers growth forecast as virus hits economy

Singapore cut its economic growth forecast for this year on Monday as the coronavirus batters tourist arrivals and trade. The city-state is one of the...

Armed gang steals toilet rolls in panic-buying Hong Kong

A gang of knife-wielding men jumped a delivery driver in Hong Kong and stole hundreds of toilet rolls, police said Monday, in a city...

Lawrence Wong explains how Covid-19 is more like H1N1 than SARS

Singapore—Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong explained on February 14 (Friday) that the current coronavirus outbreak, Covid-19, is more similar to 2009’s H1N1 or...

“Forget facemasks,” says top airline doctor. Frequent handwashing is key to fighting Covid-19

Singapore – A top airline doctor announced that frequent washing of hands is the best way to avoid Covid-19 and to “forget facemasks and...

SG Budget 2020 expected to be biggest since the global financial crisis of 2009

Singapore—The Government is expected to roll out the country’s biggest budget in over 10 years on Tuesday, February 18. Analysts expect an announcement concerning...

S’porean surprised to be sent to NCID for a cough, shares her experience as a Covid-19 suspected case

Singapore – A woman who went for a doctor’s visit on Valentine’s Day was surprised to be taken to NCID to have her condition...

Straits Trading’s Chew Gek Khim is the perfect host on Be My Guest show

Singapore – The Executive Chairman of The Straits Trading Company Limited,...

Netizens praise singers Jam Hsiao and Frances Yip for Covid-19 precautions

Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao and Cantopop diva Frances Yip have taken...

“Share love, not virus” — Phua Chu Kang gets serious in Covid-19 message

Singapore – Popular comedian Phua Chu Kang is back, this time...

New owner renames Home United as Lion City Sailors Football Club

SURESH NAIR As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak threatens large-scale events, the Singapore...