SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is prepared to shut down schools if the haze situation in Singapore reaches “hazardous” levels.
SINGAPORE — A week-long Yale-NUS College programme to introduce students to “various modes of dissent and resistance in Singapore” that was scheduled to start in late September has been cancelled.
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) announced on Saturday (14 September) that it is ramping up its preparations for the next general election, with two major events and a revamped website.
SINGAPORE — Singapore recorded the first “unhealthy” haze reading in over three years on Saturday afternoon (14 September).
SINGAPORE — Singapore national para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu clinched her second gold medal at the World Para Swimming Championships in London, winning the women’s 50m backstroke (S2) event on Friday (13 September).
SINGAPORE — The first Zika cluster in Singapore this year has been detected, after three cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed near Serangoon Gardens, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday (13 September).
SINGAPORE — A man forged documents from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and a law firm to dupe his Filipino wife into thinking that her stay in Singapore for nearly three years was lawful, a court heard.
SINGAPORE — A sole proprietor of a lorry company has been fined $140,000 for a fatal incident arising from unsafe lifting operations, the highest ever imposed on an individual for an offence under the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act.
SINGAPORE — Scams involving fake Lazada and Shopee lucky draws on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram have cheated users of at least S$107,000 between January and August.
SINGAPORE — Regular tea drinkers have better-organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers, according to a recent study by the National University of Singapore (NUS).
SINGAPORE — Tickets for the Istana 150 Commemorative Event – the first time the Istana is being opened to the public at night – on 6 October will be on sale from 10am on 13 September.
SINGAPORE — A man who was previously convicted of harassing an American singer in 2013 returned to court on Thursday (12 September) to face a new charge of stalking a woman from Kazakhstan whom he met at a conference.
SINGAPORE — An unidentified body - believed to be that of a foetus - was allegedly found charred in a metal pot at Block 52 Chin Swee Road, according to Chinese media reports on Thursday (12 September), citing “reliable sources”.
SINGAPORE — A man who entered a neighbouring family’s house to molest an eight-year-old girl twice was sentenced to four years’ jail and nine strokes of the cane on Thursday (12 September).
SINGAPORE — Seven inmates at the Singapore Boys’ Home were arrested after behaving in an “unruly manner”.
SINGAPORE — Tears, longing and the inadvertently hurtful words of loved ones: thee sets of bereaved parents tell their stories to Yahoo News Singapore.
SINGAPORE — They were inmates at the Singapore Boys’ Home who were planning to use floorball sticks to attack the staff there, with one of them suggesting using a broken badminton racket as a weapon.
SINGAPORE — Travellers can soon fly from Singapore to Busan on Singapore Airlines (SIA) from 28 October.
SINGAPORE — Lain Ngain, a 28-year-old Burmese domestic helper, has been jailed for abusing a terminally ill elderly woman under her care.
SINGAPORE — The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has suspended the licences of two caterers, Mum’s Kitchen Catering and Cherish Delights, after 39 people suffered gastroenteritis after consuming food prepared by them in two separate incidents.
SINGAPORE — Singapore national para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu became a world champion for the second time in her career, after she clinched the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke (S2) race at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London on Wednesday (11 September).
SINGAPORE — While steering his e-scooter with one hand, and holding a cigarette in his other hand to smoke, the rider switched lanes and rammed into a pedestrian from behind.
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.