A deputy senior state counsel was fined $1,600 and disqualified from driving for 12 months on Friday (10 August) for driving under the influence of alcohol. Jeyendran Jeyapal, 39, who works in the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) Civil Division, pleaded guilty to one charge of drink-driving. The subsequent
To support her extravagant lifestyle, she stole over $52,600 from two of her adopted mother's bank accounts over the course of nearly seven months.
A teenager who raped his then 10-year-old sister after watching pornography was on Wednesday (8 August) sentenced to 21 months' probation and 180 hours of community service.
He was a long-term tenant who abused his landlords’ trust by sexually assaulting their eight-year-old daughter in their flat several times over three months.
A chief executive was convicted on Monday (6 August) of sexually assaulting his son’s nine-year-old classmate twice on the same night.
The Bangladeshi national who allegedly attempted to rob a pawnshop armed with a cleaver and a replica gun, and later threatened to blow it up with a fake explosive, was charged in court on Friday (3 August).
Imagine the land area of 126 Gardens by the Bay. It is equivalent to laying out 820 million plastic bags from supermarkets that the population of Singapore uses each year.
Two Singaporeans who were involved with a flotilla to break the Gaza blockade have been reportedly detained by the Israeli authorities since Sunday (29 July).
"Kiasu", "competitive", "materialistic", "self-centred" and "complaining": These are some of the negative and potentially-limiting values that define the current society, according to a survey of some 2,000 Singaporeans.
At a young age of four-and-a-half, Russell Foo was having a hard time coping with school and communicating with his peers.
Eldercare workers in Singapore are the lowest paid compared with their peers in four other major Asia Pacific economies despite the huge demand for their services amid the country’s rapidly greying population, according to a study by Lien Foundation released on Thursday (26 July). Local nursing aides
Labour chief Ng Chee Meng on Wednesday (25 July) called on more employers to raise the retirement age of workers.
The assertion of a Chinese identity due to the rise of China is a persistent threat that has to be managed carefully by Singapore, said retired top diplomat Bilahari Kausikan on Thursday (19 July).
Grab is already operating in a market characterised by stiff competition from taxi companies and new mobility apps, said CEO and co-founder Anthony Tan on Tuesday (10 July).
Demonstrated live to the media on Monday (9 July), the system is being developed by the Republic’s national programme in artificial intelligence, AI Singapore (AISG), in its AI Speech Lab. The system now has a combined vocabulary of about 80,000 words, mostly in English and Mandarin.
Local religious leaders have called for a stronger partnership between themselves and the government to prevent foreign religious speakers with deviant views from coming into Singapore.
The “full discovery of facts” behind the death of full-time national serviceman Dave Lee Han Xuan must come to light independently and “without interference” from the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Addressing the media on Friday (
Singapore should deal with the new Malaysian government with “respect, maturity and understanding”, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, amid recent comments by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad about its water agreement with the Republic. Speaking to reporters on Friday (29 June) ahead of Singapore
The recent Trump-Kim summit was an “invaluable opportunity” to show that Singapore is on the right track in building the capabilities of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to respond to present-day security needs, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Amid the prevailing and multi-faceted threats of terrorism
Singapore’s media industry remains largely controlled by the government despite the prevalence of the internet for over two decades, said former veteran journalist Tan Tarn How, ahead of the premiere of a play inspired by his 15-year-career in The Straits Times.
It took a core team of 35 volunteers and about a month to organise what social advocate Dipa Swaminathan described as a "100 per cent community-driven" potluck for migrant workers in Singapore.
At least nine South Koreans staged protests in venues linked to the Trump-Kim summit this week, with five of them arrested under the Public Order Act and deported on Wednesday (13 June). In response to media queries, the police said on Wednesday that in consultation with the Attorney-General’s Chambers
A member of the media was escorted away by police on Sentosa on Tuesday morning (12 June) amid a heated argument between journalists and government officials, ahead of the historic Trump-Kim Summit at the luxury Capella hotel.
Members of the South Korean community in Singapore are cautiously optimistic that the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next Tuesday (12 June) could pave the way to sustainable peaceful ties between the two Koreas.