Tag: Straits Times

Netizens petition to shut down Telegram groups circulating explicit images of girls

Singapore -- Following the rise in multiple Telegram groups sharing explicit images and video clips of Singaporean girls, a group of people have petitioned...

George Nonis said in 1991 George Yeo would become PM and that there would...

So George Yeo did not become Prime Minister. Satirist cartoonist and author George Nonis made a number of interesting predictions in a book in...

Singaporean-run trading platform Torque faces at least 70 police reports

Singapore — At least 70 police reports were filed against Torque Trading Systems, an online crypto-currency trading platform run by Singaporean Bernard Ong. Investors...

Police investigating Ngee Ann Poly hazing ritual

Singapore -- The police are now investigating a suspected hazing ritual involving students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. On Monday (Mar 22) evening and Tuesday (Mar...

16-year-old writes letter on how women joining NS will help raise birth rate

Singapore — A 16-year-old student wrote a letter to The Straits Times which has gone viral. The secondary school student Wang Lixin wrote in her...

Count On Me, Singapore: Lost in the big Maharashtra floods of 2005?

If not for Covid-19 and what is unfolding in Myanmar, I would describe the last 14 days as a slow news fortnight. There was...

Barbed wire coils placed near Kallang MRT station after fatal incident

Singapore – Concertina coil wires were installed near the spot where a man was killed last Thursday (Feb 25) after climbing onto the MRT...

National reserves: Whatever their strategic value, Singaporeans have right to know how they are...

  The ruling People’s Action Party is weaponising knowledge of the exact amount of Singapore’s national reserves as a way of helping it stay in...

10 migrant workers taken to hospital after explosion in Tuas industrial building

An explosion that took place at an industrial building in Tuas on Wednesday (24 Feb) resulted in 10 workers suffering from injuries. The Singapore Civil...

Police hunt for 2 men who fled Toa Payoh accident; woman arrested for drug...

Singapore – The police are searching for two men who fled the scene of an accident after injuring a pedestrian on Friday night (Feb...
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