SINGAPORE — A Singaporean couple were charged on Tuesday (17 September) with murdering their own child more than five years ago, following the discovery of the victim’s charred remains last week.
SINGAPORE — Foreign worker advocacy group Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) and The Coffee Roaster are teaming up to give migrant workers barista training.
SINGAPORE — Tears, longing and the inadvertently hurtful words of loved ones: thee sets of bereaved parents tell their stories to Yahoo News Singapore.
SINGAPORE — Veteran opposition politician Chiam See Tong will go down in history for changing the face of the opposition in Singapore, says London-based political analyst and author Loke Hoe Yeong.
SINGAPORE — "Loss Adjustment", by Singapore-based journalist and author Linda Collins, is the story of the shattering aftermath of her 17-year-old daughter Victoria's suicide.
SINGAPORE — The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) has about 2 million government records in its custody that are more than 25 years old and are deemed as public archives, said Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Sim Ann on Wednesday (4 September).
SINGAPORE — While acknowledging that the recruitment of foreign talent into Singapore is an issue that can be “easily stirred up” because it concerns jobs and the kind of society Singapore wants to build, taking an “inward-looking, protectionist approach” is not the answer, said Trade and Industry Minister
SINGAPORE — Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan lauded the efforts of transport agencies and rail operators as the rail network reached a series of reliability milestones.
SINGAPORE — It all began in February 2017 when Singaporean Nur Farhana was looking for a worthy cause to volunteer with before enrolling into university.
SINGAPORE — At the size of two Punggols, the 2,000 ha Greater Southern Waterfront (GSW) will remake and take full advantage of Singapore’s coastline, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at his annual National Day Rally (NDR) speech on Sunday (18 August).
SINGAPORE — The long-term costs of protecting Singapore from the effects of rising sea levels could cost more than $100 billion, warned Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his annual National Day Rally (NDR) speech on Sunday (18 August).
SINGAPORE — The 45,000 vehicles deployed by ride hailing apps such as Grab, Go-Jek and Ryde will soon be included alongside those of taxi operators, under a new regulatory framework for the point-to-point (P2P) transport sector.
While the date of Singapore’s next General Election has not been confirmed, political analysts say that early moves by several opposition parties will work to their advantage.
SINGAPORE — A ‘very loose’ alliance of Singapore’s opposition parties led by Tan Cheng Bock is in the works, said the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief on Friday (26 July).
SINGAPORE — The constitutional amendments that reserved the Presidential Election for a minority candidate and the government’s handling of the Oxley Road saga are the key issues that show the People’s Action Party has lost its way, said former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock at the launch of the
SINGAPORE — Sunny Swee, 37, who served 9.5 years in jail for drug and gang offences, is about to officially graduate from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Science with Honours (Distinction).
SINGAPORE — A former insurance agent who sent threatening letters and emails to his clients in the name of “Lord Voldermort” had his magistrate’s appeal against a 29-month jail sentence rejected on Friday (19 July).
SINGAPORE — While train reliability in the Republic is now on a level comparable with that of world class rail systems in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Singaporeans must be prepared to pay the cost for maintaining a reliable rail network, warned Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Monday (8 July).
SINGAPORE — In 2016, Singaporeans Praghu Silvam and Kenneth Lee embarked on a passion project: telling the stories of young Afghan refugees at a school in Cisarua, Indonesia.
SINGAPORE — While political temperatures surrounding the subject have cooled considerably since 2011, Yahoo News Singapore assistant news editor Nicholas Yong argues that immigration issues in Singapore echo a global trend.
SINGAPORE — The Singapore Armed Forces is adapting to challenges such as a reduced fighting force and the increasing tide of nationalism, in order to a mount a “stout defence” of the Republic for another generation, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
There are plenty of Chinese proverbs extolling the virtues of listening to your elders and respecting authority. In this regard, I have decided to take the advice of veteran journalist PN Balji, a renowned figure in Singapore journalism and occasional Yahoo News Singapore contributor.
SINGAPORE — In an era marked by the disruptions caused by global trade, technological advancement and human migration, Singapore’s anti-fake news laws are one means of preserving the country’s social cohesion, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday (21 June).