The Land Transport Authority (LTA) warned Ryde Technologies on Wednesday (15 August) that the local start-up’s proposed courier service would violate rules banning public service vehicles such as private hire cars for the purpose.
Come 3 September, local start-up Ryde Technologies will offer RydeSEND, an all-day on-demand courier service that promises to deliver small items – such as documents, parcels, or even packed meals – within 60 minutes. “We are excited to innovate and expand our services beyond transport to courier services
Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong's recent comments have revived the perennial, and always contentious, issue of ministerial pay: just how much is enough? It also brings up the question: what exactly have the 4G leaders done to deserve to be paid millions?
Singapore commemorated its 53rd year of independence with a National Day Parade marked by thoughtful festivities that celebrated the achievements of everyday Singaporeans, as well as Halimah Yacob's attendance for the first time as President.
While Crazy Rich Asians is not the first big budget Hollywood production to be filmed in Singapore, it has a special status: it is based on a bestseller written by a Singaporean, and the story, populated by a cast of Singaporean characters, largely takes place in the Republic. Ironically, none of the
The Ministry of Culture Community and Youth (MCCY) does not favour individual sports over team sports when it comes to supporting athletes who are applying to defer their National Service (NS) enlistment dates, said Minister for Culture Community and Youth Grace Fu in Parliament on Monday (6 August).
There are no "valid grounds" to approve the application for National Service (NS) deferment by Harvey Davis for his footballer son Ben as there is "no commitment to serve Singapore or our national interests", said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
“Fresh Off The Boat” star Constance Wu headlines the Hollywood adaptation of “Crazy Rich Asians”. While the romance between her character Rachel Chu and the fabulously rich Nick Young (Henry Golding) is at the centre of the movie, as far as Constance Wu is concerned, Crazy Rich Asians is not a love
It was the discovery of a backpack belonging to the suspect involved in Saturday (28 July) afternoon's attempted robbery of a pawn shop outside Boon Lay MRT station that helped expedite the latter's arrest.
Amid the furore over footballer Ben Davis and his quest to defer his National Service (NS), the irony of it all is this: if the 17-year-old had excelled in his studies rather than in sports, it would not even be an issue.
Singaporean youth footballer Benjamin Davis may switch nationalities if his appeal for a national service (NS) deferment is not granted by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), said his father Harvey Davis.
Once again, England have exited a major football tournament and extinguished the fervent hopes of millions around the world.
It is oBike’s responsibility to come up with a “concrete plan” to refund user deposits and remove its bicycles from public spaces, said Senior Minister of State for Transport Janil Puthucheary on Monday (9 July). Responding to parliamentary questions on regulations for bicycle sharing operators and
Malaysia took a conscious decision not to revisit the price of water that it sells to Singapore when they had the opportunity to do so in 1987, when the 1962 water agreement was up for review, said Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
One of the stars of this year’s National Day Parade (NDP) is a pioneer female athlete that not many Singaporeans would have heard of. Klass’s achievements happened in the 1950s when funding and support for athletes in Singapore were rare, and female athletes were even rarer – she was even expected to
Award-winning director Boo Junfeng saw his role as creative director of this year's National Day Parade as a chance to reshape the NDP narrative in order to focus on the personal stories of Singaporeans.
In this July 3, 2018, image taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, Thai boys are with Navy SEALs inside the cave, Mae Sai, northern Thailand. In a bid to free 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, rescuers will be under pressure to try “high-risk”
Given that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is routinely labeled a totalitarian state that oppresses its people, not many would view the country in a positive light.
In the wake of the historic Trump-Kim summit, there has been increased interest among Singaporeans in traveling to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
If there is an image that sums up the experience of covering the Trump-Kim summit for many journalists, it is a photo tweeted by Bloomberg News journalist Toluse Olorunnipa.
The Trump-Kim summit that took place on Tuesday (12 June) was historic for more than one reason: a number of media outlets also managed to make some historic gaffes about Singapore. It seems the US State Department didn’t get the memo: the long hoped-for reunification is between the two Koreas, not
A media scuffle broke out outside The Ritz-Carlton hotel on Monday (11 June) after a meeting between US and North Korean negotiators ahead of the Trump-Kim summit.
With the luxury Capella hotel officially confirmed as the venue for the highly anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un on 12 June, security arrangements for the event are well under way.
With just six days to go before a historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is to take place in Singapore, members of the 30,000-strong American community here are somewhat muted about its prospects for peace. After the summit had been scheduled, Trump abruptly
The Arcade was among the buildings affected by a widespread blackout in Singapore’s CBD on Friday, 1 June 2018. A blackout that hit commercial buildings in Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD) saw the lights and air-conditioning go out for up to 34 minutes on Friday (1 June), amid reports of