Batam still a popular destination with tourists despite haze in the region

Tourists from Singapore and Malaysia have not stopped flocking to Batam despite the unhealthy air quality the Island experienced since the beginning of the week. The Jakarta...

Taxi driver who caused fatal accident at Alexandra Road junction had ruptured liver tumor—Coroner

Singapore—At around 7 o’clock in the evening of March 22, SMRT taxi driver How Yuen Fah lost consciousness while driving, causing the taxi to...

Greta Thunberg: the world’s youthful climate conscience

by Helene DAUSCHY and Tom LITTLE She has sparked both hope and controversy around the planet, but Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early...

Paris showgirls ride out feminist wave with fitness tips

Pictures by Christophe Archambault Video by Natalie Handel by Rana MOUSSAOUI How can Paris cabarets, with their near-identical lines of statuesque, scantily-clad showgirls and cancan dancers, adapt...

“Follower fraud” widespread among Singapore’s influencers

Singapore — One should think twice about buying into influencers with thousands of followers since almost half of Singapore's influencers use unsavoury methods to...

Circuit Road murder trial: Accused believed nurse was his girlfriend, spent money on her for years

Singapore—At the trial of Boh Soon Ho on September 19, Thursday, it was revealed that he told police after he was arrested that for...

Government launches new pricing model for public housing in Singapore’s prime areas

A new pricing model for HDB flats in the Greater Southern Waterfront is underway with the intention of mitigating what has been known as the...

Palm oil at the centre of the ‘killer’ haze: Report

Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are countries directly involved in palm trees plantation and palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia. The palm plantations owners in...

Fake news harms businesses and society as well: Industry leaders

Singapore — Industry leaders discussed the growing responsibility of both the media and businesses in combating fake news during a panel discussion at the...

I took orders from Najib who had the power to destabilise my life: Witness

A key witness in the 1MDB case against former Malaysian PM Najib Razak said he only took orders from the fallen leader who had...

CPF Board: No changes to minimum interest rates until end of 2020

Singapore—In a joint press release from the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and the Housing and Development Board (HDB), it was announced on September...

Four taken to hospital after 3-vehicle crash

Four people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle accident at the junction of Havelock Road and Saiboo Street on Wednesday morning (September...

Peninsular Malaysia lost the moral high ground in Sabah & Sarawak under Najib

As we celebrate the 56th anniversary of Malaysia we can take...

What fake animal is this Media Literacy Council?

The kind word to describe the Media Literacy Council fiasco over...

The fast maturing of the Opposition

Do Singaporeans deserve or even want an Opposition? Sure, before the...

Zakir Naik’s Zealotry, Not A Zero-Sum Game

After all the spirited calls and consensus that an Indian-Muslim preacher...

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres said she dated the same woman as Brad Pitt

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and actor Brad Pitt have several...

Jay Chou’s new song viewed over 1 million times in first eight hours

Mandopop singer Jay Chou's much anticipated new single has hit 1.93...

Enraged Spanish football fans taunt Valencia owner Peter Lim to “Quit” and “go home”

The unpopular sacking of head coach Marcelino Garcia Toral on September 11 ignited a...

Caucasian man spends a fortune to look like South Korean BTS’ Jimin

A white British man had his jaw shaved down, among other...