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Lawyers to get guidelines on questioning vulnerable persons in court

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:05
Siau Ming En20 hours 45 min agoSINGAPORE – As the authorities mull over legislative changes to better protect allege

No more crocodile sightings, water activities to resume at National Sailing Centre

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:20
Low Lin Fhoong19 hours 34 min agoSINGAPORE — Water activities at the National Sailing Centre (NSC) at East Coast Park

DSTA team sent to augment SMRT review and improvement efforts

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:10
Victor Loh17 hours 49 min agoSINGAPORE — Five engineers from the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) will

TODAY's evening brief for Thursday, Nov 9

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:00
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Replicas of time capsule objects on exhibition at public libraries

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:50
Louisa Tang15 hours 8 min agoSINGAPORE — The popular Super Simon electronic game set from the 1970s, pre-World War

3 Singaporeans, including former NSF, arrested for militancy: MHA

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:45
Faris Mokhtar and Amanda Lee13 hours 8 min agoSINGAPORE — Three radicalised Singaporeans have been arrested under the Internal Secu

In full: MHA's statement on three Singaporeans arrested under the ISA

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 08:22
14 hours 35 min agoSINGAPORE — In a statement on Thursday (Nov 9), the Ministry of Home Affairs said it

No Signboard Holdings is going public

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 07:14
9 hours 45 min agoSingapore — Seafood hawkers have been competing for decades in Singapore's notor

Former bank employee charged with forging documents to disburse housing loans worth S$7.7m

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 06:50
Alfred Chua8 hours 5 min agoSINGAPORE — A former mortgage specialist at OCBC Bank has been charged on Thursday (N

Get real, handling crime evidence not so perfect like on TV

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 05:20
Valerie Koh9 hours 35 min agoSINGAPORE — A computer software runs a check on a fingerprint and finds a perfect mat

S$141,000 worth of drugs seized in two separate busts

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 04:00
SINGAPORE - A total of seven people were arrested in two separate drug busts that saw narcotics worth a street value of more than S$141,000 seized by the authorities this week. In the first case, three men - including a Malaysian who had arrived at Woodlands...

Commuters report delays on NSL

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 02:00
SINGAPORE - Commuters reported delays at various sections of the ageing North-South Line (NSL) on Thursday (Nov 9) morning, even though the SMRT has yet to make any official announcement regarding track or train faults. Marketing communications executive...

TODAY's morning brief for Thursday, Nov 9

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:30

Desmond Kuek urges SMRT staff to come out 'better and stronger' after 'collective shame' from tunnel flooding incident

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:05
SINGAPORE - A day after an extensive parliamentary airing of last month's flooding incident on the North South MRT line, rail operator SMRT's group chief executive Desmond Kuek urged staff in an internal memo to emerge "better and stronger" from the...

Cutting through bureaucratic red tape, innovation projects part of civil service work

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:45
SINGAPORE - When a simple task of putting up promotional banners along Orchard Road turned into a bureacratic challenge involving five different government agencies, civil servant Eugene Toh decided that something had to be done to cut through the red...

Doctors seek assurances on patient privacy and IT security

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:05
SINGAPORE - Measures to ensure the confidentiality of patients and security of IT systems must go hand in hand with the requirement to plug in to the national database of medical records, doctors in private practice told TODAY. The benefits of the national...

Protective screen a ‘good’ shield against violent commuters, bus drivers say

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:45
SINGAPORE - He has encountered passengers who do not pay their fares, and those who try to provoke a quarrel. The 39-year-old bus driver working with Tower Transit, who did not want to be identified, said: "I try to keep a distance and ignore (such...

To carry out maintenance, weekday operating hours of NSEW Lines need to be cut by at least half an hour: Experts

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:05
SINGAPORE - Daily train services on the North-South and East-West Lines would have to be shortened by at least 30 minutes on weekdays, experts say, in order to give rail workers sufficient time to carry out maintenance and asset renewal work as proposed by...

I’ve done what I set out to do, says Low Thia Khiang who does not rule out standing in next GE

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:50
SINGAPORE - Speaking to the media for the first time after he announced that he was stepping down as Workers' Party (WP) chief, Mr Low Thia Khiang said on Wednesday (Nov 8) that he has achieved what he set out to do, and it was time for younger leaders to...

Innovation, skills upgrading part of healthcare transformation roadmap unveiled

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:25
SINGAPORE - Jobs redesign, greater use of technology and measures to keep healthcare professionals working for longer were part of the Healthcare Industry Transformation Map unveiled on Wednesday (Nov 8). New hospital developments such as the Woodlands...