Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens treated the crowd to gritty wins at the WTA Final Singapore, each taking three sets and more than two hours before defeating their more fancied opponents.
When the companies she owned were in financial distress, she conned investors into pumping money for various business opportunities by lying about their potential. Chua Li Li, a 42-year-old Singaporean, would then use the funds to pay for the companies’ debt. On Monday (22 October), Chua was jailed
With the launch of the SingPass Mobile app on Monday (22 October), SingPass users will find it more convenient to log in to the website for digital government transactions.
Music fans in Singapore can breath a sigh of relief as Blu Jaz Cafe will continue to live acts – for now, at least.
So many sports happenings, so little time – but we’re here to help. Yahoo News Singapore picks the top sporting moments of this past week, and tries to make sense of what had happened.
A 32-year-old law graduate who defaulted on his national service (NS) obligations for more than 12 years was on Monday (October 22) sentenced to 13 months' jail, after the prosecution successfully appealed against his 10 month prison term handed down by a district judge.
He was a young job-seeker when he first met the married woman, which led to phone conversations and, eventually, a sexual relationship.
Singapore has seen a growing number of child abuse cases in recent years. In 2017, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) investigated 894 cases of child abuse, up from 873 cases in 2016, and 551 the year before.
Life goes beyond the digits on the scale and your body is capable of so much more. Yahoo’s #Fitspo of the Week series is dedicated to inspirational men and women in Singapore leading healthy and active lifestyles.
In 2002, when Mahathir Mohamad was near the end of his first stint as Malaysian Prime Minister (1981-2003), he proposed building a “half-bridge” on the Malaysian half of the Causeway after failing to get Singapore to agree to a new bridge. The following year, he decided to proceed with the construction
The final edition of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global began on Sunday (21 October) with two minor upsets, as the higher seeds came up short against their opponents in their opening round-robin matches at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
A new resource centre for freelance arts professionals, as well as stronger collaborations with technology companies and academic institutions – these are among eight key priorities that the government has outlined in its new five-year arts plan. The 116-page SG Arts Plan, which charts the new direction
For Angelique Kerber and Caroline Wozniacki, their up-and-down careers have made them more appreciative of their appearances at the season-ending WTA Finals Singapore.
As her career trajectory is set to continue upwards, US Open tennis champion Naomi Osaka has expressed her determination to stay true to herself despite her rising stature as a popular sports figure.
A van travelling on Bukit Timah Road mounted a pavement and crashed into a tree at around 3am on 20 October 2018.
The various benches at about 5,000 public bus stops islandwide cost between $500 and $1,500 each, excluding installation cost, with the price of each bench dependant on its materials and features, according to the Land Transport Authority (LTA).
The groupings for the final edition of the WTA Finals Singapore were drawn at a gala dinner at Marina Bay Sands on Friday (18 October). The Red Group features Angelique Kerber, Naomi Osaka, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens, while the White Group will see Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Elina Svitolina
CLARIFICATION: A previous version of this story mentioned that Timbre+ Hawkers imposed a management fee of $120 per month on the hawkers at its social enterprise hawker centre. Timbre+ Hawkers has clarified that it does not impose such a fee. The public’s “indignant” responses towards some practices
Angry and resentful about his time spent behind bars at the now defunct Portsdown Prison, a Malaysian who was repatriated after serving his prison sentence decided to make the Singapore government 'anxious' and 'worried', a district court heard. Khor Chye Siew cooked up an elaborate
Former national 100m record-holder C. Kunalan was honoured with an art piece, which is placed on permanent display at the Singapore Sports Museum on Friday (19 October).
The National Environment Agency (NEA) "will not hesitate" to take errant hawker centre operators to task, said Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor.
Blu Jaz Cafe repeatedly flouted licensing conditions under the Public Entertainment (PE) Act and accumulated 24 demerit points within a 24-month period, said police.
Before you take that weeks-long holiday on the water, know that a cruise ship is an ideal breeding ground for the norovirus, a highly infectious virus that is a common cause of viral gastroenteritis.
More than a year after Singaporeans chose Bay East Garden as the location for the Founders' Memorial, the authorities have designated a five-hectare spot as the site for the memorial.
Hawkers at Jurong West Hawker Centre will no longer have to pay 20 cents to customers who return their trays. Instead, it will be the customers who will pay a 20-cent deposit to collect clean trays for use, and be refunded when they return the trays to the collection points.