Protecting Singapore from climate change effects can cost over S$100 billion, says PM Lee

Highlighted during PM Lee's August 18 English National Day Rally speech, is Singapore's susceptibility to the adverse consequences of climate change and its extreme vulnerability...

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

by Fiachra GIBBONS The star-studded Venice film festival opens Wednesday with a row raging about the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker. With...

US power waning in Pacific, warns top Australian think tank

by Andrew BEATTY The United States no longer has military primacy in the Pacific and could struggle to defend allies against China, a top Australian...

Four people taken to hospital after alleged PMD fire in Jurong West

Four people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a flat in Jurong West on Sunday evening (August 18). The Singapore Civil Defence...

Man who killed mistress at Gardens by the Bay sentenced to life imprisonment

Singapore—Fifty-one-year-old Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, who was convicted in High Court last month for strangling his mistress and then burning her body to hide...

Man fishing at Punggol found dead after falling into sea

Singapore — Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers recovered the body of a missing man on Sunday (Aug 18) at Punggol Point Jetty. A 56-year-old...

On continued US-China skirmish, Singapore should not be “swayed by emotions” – PM Lee

In the midst of continuing strife between the US and China, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the only path forward is...

When the government gives you a chicken wing, they want to take away the whole chicken :SDP on PM Lee’s National Day Rally

During the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age and climate change concerns at the National Day...

NDR 2019: Decreased university, polytechnic fees starting next year for students from lower-income families

Singapore — In what is considered to be the Prime Minister’s most important political speech of the year, Lee Hsien Loong announced on Sunday....

NDR 2019: PM Lee announces higher preschool subsidies for middle-income families

Singapore — In his National Day Rally speech on Sunday evening, August 18, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the Government will be...

Blogger asks why Malaysian and US DOJ prosecutors not collaborating in SRC-1MDB trial

A Malaysian blogger says there is a lack of cooperation between local prosecutors and the US Department of Justice or DOJ in the 1MDB...

MPs, NMPs react to NDR announcement of higher CPF contribution rates for older workers

Singapore — One significant part of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally speech was the announcement that from 2021, CPF contribution rates...

101 ways to erase the Chinese privilege

If race issues could be discussed openly more than 50 years...

Malaysia’s Triumvirate of Prime Ministers and a tried, tested and testy successor

Although Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy and the Malaysian King enjoys...

Singaporeans do not gloat at Hong Kongers, ignore the establishment propagandists

So similar these two economically successful and super efficient Asian cities...

The Multi-Coloured Face

You have to hand powers that be for being able to...

One year into marriage, Big Bang Theory star still lives alone

The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco may have gotten hitched...

Trevor Noah’s S’pore shows sold out, the comedian takes some time out to experience hawker food

Singapore – Popular stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is in Singapore for...

What to do when your iPad freezes: 5 ways of getting it to work again

You're happily browsing, watching some Netflix or reading an e-book on...

South Korean rock band Day6 holds first concert in Singapore on October 5

South Korean all-boy rock band Day6 has set off on their...