Singapore

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-07-30 22:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from Tokyo 2020 should be applauded...

The notion that the show must go on is outdated and can be detrimental to general health and holistic wellbeing, says a psychology lecturer....

 2021-07-30 22:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: We are living through a new, horrible phase of climate change...

The warnings of scientists are no longer about some far off glaciers melting the warming planet is creating havoc right before our eyes, says ......

 2021-07-30 22:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Fretting about your child going to Primary 1? Here's advice from a principal...

It is a rite of passage and the start of more than a decade-long academic journey for most children in Singapore, so how should parents prepare ......

 2021-07-30 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

In one-two punch to Trump, Justice Dept OK's release of taxes, memo...

Former President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday (Jul 30) when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and ......

 2021-07-30 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Mental health in sport: Self-worth and the weight of expectation...

With some high-profile international athletes withdrawing from events because of mental health issues, CNA spoke to local competitors and coaches ......

 2021-07-30 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

'Don't see it as a get-rich-quick scheme': How to avoid crypto scams and losses...

Burnt in cryptocurrency dealings, two investors tell the programme Money Mind their advice for others who may wade into the 'highly risky' investment....

 2021-07-30 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: We need to talk about why Joseph Schooling crashed in Tokyo...

After our emotions have calmed, perhaps we can finally dissect how things went badly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics 100m men's butterfly heats, says ......

 2021-07-30 22:02 

The Strait Times

Mountaineer dies on Mont Blanc despite rescue attempts...

The man lost his way and got stuck at 4,800 metres amid a violent storm.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

IN FOCUS: Hospital beds, oxygen in short supply as Indonesia wages fierce battle against COVID-19...

With the pandemic worsening, CNA looks back at how the situation unfolded from one that seemed to be under control, to record cases after the Idul ......

 2021-07-30 21:56 

The Strait Times

Finland battles worst forest fire in 50 years...

Some 300 hectares have been ravaged in five days during an exceptionally hot summer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Florida governor blocks school mask mandates, says parents can choose...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order on Friday blocking mask mandates in the state's schools, saying parents had the right to ......

 2021-07-30 21:45 

The Strait Times

Football: Super League trio to carry on with breakaway project after court decision...

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus welcome a court's decision asking Uefa to revoke action against them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:41 

The Strait Times

Football: Manchester United announce coronavirus all clear...

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester United announced on Friday (July 30) they had no positive coronavirus cases within their first-team squad and could resume training.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:39 

Channel NewsAsia

California wildfire flares but within line crews have built...

California's largest wildfire so far this year was flaring up Friday (Jul 30) but it was because the flames were chewing through unburned islands ......

 2021-07-30 21:37 

The Strait Times

US stocks fall on Delta worries, profit taking...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street stocks fell on Friday (Juy 30), concluding the week on a lackluster note on worries about the Delta variant of Covid-19 and profit taking after earlier gains.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:37 

The Strait Times

Eye on the tigers...

Home for Sumatran tiger cubs Isyana and Aura is the sprawling safari and conservation park of Taman Safari Prigen in Pasuruan near Surabaya, Indonesia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:32 

The Strait Times

Dutch police uncover major synthetic drugs lab...

It could make more than 100 kilos of illegal substances every day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:24 

Channel NewsAsia

FDA okays Regeneron COVID-19 antibody as preventive in high-risk settings...

The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorisation of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals's COVID-19 antibody cocktail, ......

 2021-07-30 21:21 

The Strait Times

Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk recovering from 'small heart attack'...

Odenkirk said on Twitter he was...

 2021-07-30 21:17 

Channel NewsAsia

CDC says Americans should wear masks in 73.8% of US counties...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday that 73.8per cent of U.S. counties had transmission rates of COVID-19 high ......

 2021-07-30 21:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Nicaragua grants nationality to former Salvadoran president accused in corruption probe...

Nicaragua said on Friday (Jul 30) it granted nationality to former Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren and some family members, following ......

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

School, interrupted: How Covid-19 has affected students around the world...

. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

10 new Covid-19 clusters; cases in ICU rise to 7...

There were 10 new Covid-19 clusters yesterday, including one with six cases involving healthcare pharmaceutical firm Zuellig Pharma.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore market eases in tandem with region on Covid-19 concerns...

Local shares followed their regional counterparts lower yesterday as investors far and wide took heed of concerns over the spread of Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Koonta looking for a grand comeback...

With a good first-up record, the sparingly raced Grand Koonta looks set to bounce back to the winner's circle at Kranji tomorrow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Concerns over kids' future amid failure of remote learning...

Millions of Filipino students have spent the past year cooped up at home, learning mostly through their computers and phones, or through printed lessons their parents pick up from the school.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

TraceTogether check-in a must at all markets, hawker centres...

Visitors to all markets and hawker centres in Singapore are now required to check in with their TraceTogether app or token.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Fast Lane...

The McLaren 765LT Spider is limited to just 765 units worldwide. Its powered one-piece carbon-fibre retractable hard top lowers or raises in just 11 seconds, at speeds of up to 50kmh. A powered rear window allows the soundtrack from the cars' four tit...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Temasek, DBS to launch $677m growth-stage debt financing platform...

State investor Temasek and DBS Bank will jointly launch a US$500 million (S$677 million) growth-stage debt financing platform.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sleek apartment shines with old-school cool...

Looking at the photos of this four-room condominium apartment near Bukit Panjang, one would not guess it is home to the parents of two young children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

What's hot today...

KIMBERLY LIM AND CECILIA LOW Women's Skiff - 49er FX races 10-12 (11.05am). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Money-laundering charges dropped against Najib's ex-media adviser...

KUALA LUMPUR A controversial British former media adviser to Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak has had money-laundering charges dropped after agreeing to pay RM7.2 million (S$2.3 million) to scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, officials said.. ...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Biden calls for incentives to combat vaccine scepticism as cases surge...

United States President Joe Biden, in a shift to a more forceful and even exasperated tone towards vaccine scepticism, has outlined a slew of incentives to coax reluctant Americans, including paying them US$100 (S$135) for getting fully vaccinated.. Read ...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Looking back on 18 years at helm of Muis...

It was a challenging time for the Muslim community in Singapore in 2003 when Mr Alami Musa became president of the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Pegasus spyware highlights rising cyber-security threats...

Asia News Network writers discuss the recent disclosure that the Israeli cyber-surveillance spy tool Pegasus has been used in mass hacking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

School enrolment plunges as parents struggle to pay fees...

At a school in Pataudi in India's Haryana state, a...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Should Singapore prepare for unprecedented weather events?...

Recent calamitous events across the globe caused by extreme weather have left climate scientists shocked and concerned that these events are arriving even faster than models predicted (Extreme weather takes climate change models 'off the scale', J...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

On social media...

RARE GATHERING OF FORMER SCREEN IDOLS: Veteran Hong Kong journalist Wong Man Ling took fans down memory lane on Wednesday when she posted on social media photos of a birthday celebration for former actress Grace Chang, who is better known to her fans as G...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Get carried away by orchids at the Gardens...

Just in time for National Day, a new orchid-centric exhibition called Orchid Haven opened to the public yesterday at the Cloud Forest in Gardens by the Bay.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

US V-P Harris to visit S'pore and Vietnam next month...

United States Vice-President Kamala Harris will travel to Singapore and Vietnam next month to...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

President leads tributes to Schooling and S'pore athletes in Tokyo...

President Halimah Yacob and other public figures paid tribute to the efforts and sacrifices of swimmer Joseph Schooling and his fellow national athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics, and urged Singaporeans to support them in both good times as well as ...

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Zheng He's voyages - the sequel...

Directed by President Xi Jinping, China's Navy is undergoing a major build-up as a spearhead of a more muscular foreign policy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singdollar recovers from recent dip, but outlook still weak...

Rebound will face headwinds amid uncertainty over global growth, says analyst. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Friday's South Africa results...

RACE 1. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Berita Harian editor appointed as new Muis president from Aug 7...

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) will have a new president from next week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Thailand to order 10 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine...

BANGKOK Thailand will order an additional 10 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, its Health Ministry said yesterday, as the South-east Asian country battles its biggest Covid-19 outbreak to date.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Is it time to buy Chinese stocks?...

Vasu Menon. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

7 landmarks in Bugis-Bras Basah area to be lit up...

August sees the annual light-up of civic, cultural and historical landmarks, and for Singapore's 56th birthday this year, the Bras Basah-Bugis precinct will be bathed in red and white.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Schooling: I've so much more left in the tank...
 2021-07-30 21:00 

The Strait Times

Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow streaming release...

LOS ANGELES Scarlett Johansson , star of the Marvel superhero movie Black Widow, sued the Walt Disney company on Thursday, alleging that it breached her contract when it released the movie on streaming at the same time it debuted in theatres.. Read more a...

  • Need an account?  
    or