Tag: Straits Times

Lorong 3 terrace house residents and the HSR: Victims of disasters

Two unrelated events linked only by their being theresults of unexpected disasters ushered us into the new year. One came and went relatively unheralded...

Man who was jailed in the US after spying for China arrested by ISD...

Dickson Yeo, the Singaporean man who spied for China while in the US has been arrested after returning to Singapore on Wednesday (Dec 30),...
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More contagious Covid-19 strain: Expert says important to vaccinate most people

Singapore -- With the emergence of a new, more contagious Covid-19 variant, a health expert has disclosed that it might be important to increase...

Large cracks in Jalan Besar shophouse pillars but engineers say building is safe

Singapore -- Large cracks are visible across 10 pillars at an old shophouse in the Jalan Besar area but at least two engineers say...

Tan Chuan-Jin and Edwin Tong race on treadmills to raise funds for charity

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin and Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong ran a half-marathon relay for the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon's...

Tan Chuan-Jin contributes his photographs to raise funds for needy NUS students

  Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin has contributed two photographs he took to raise funds for National University of Singapore (NUS) students facing financial difficulties. Mr...

MOM disputes claim that over 100 Malaysian workers are homeless in Singapore

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has disputed the claim that there are over a 100 Malaysian workers who were homeless in Singapore as they...

Ex-MP Amrin Amin congratulates Jo Teo for controlling COVID-19 spread in dorms

Ousted ex-MP Amrin Amin congratulated Manpower Minister Josephine Teo for controlling the spread of the COVID-19 infection in the foreign worker dormitories. Singapore's approach to...

Healthcare centre promotes new CEO Lam Pin Min in half page ST ad

Ex-ruling party MP Lam Pin Min was front and centre in the half page advertisement Eagle Eye Centre (EEC) took out in the Straits...

Why Jamus Lim or Nicole Seah is so hot or “Does anyone know who...

Writing about general elections can be a risky exercise. The main risks?  Getting your predictions way off target and ending up with egg in...