The first dedicated nursing school in Singapore's private education sector was launched on Monday (21 May) amid rising demand for healthcare workers.
An eight-year-old boy controls a throttle to "fly" over the glittering Las Vegas skyline at night. Another 11-year-old boy "lands" his plane on the runway skidding off slightly, but steers it safely to a halt amid thundery showers.
Following its latest review, the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates for some roads and expressways will be reduced for the period of the June school holidays, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in a statement on Monday (21 May).
Serene Ng Tsui Hong had left home on the morning of 25 August 2017 with the intention of carrying out the volunteer work she had taken leave for. The 41-year-old civil servant carried with her the art materials intended for the children she was working with.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told Yahoo News Singapore that it was alerted at 4:15am to a fire at 1D Cantonment Road. The fire involved the contents of a bedroom, said SCDF. Yahoo News Singapore understands that the unit was on the 48th floor.
It is a pledge we have heard from the government time and again: to build an inclusive society where no one is left out. Lee Hsien Loong echoed this promise when he became Prime Minister in 2004. But 14 years on, Lee has acknowledged that Singapore is actually in danger of becoming more exclusive.
Singapore’s first ONE Championship fight card of the year was headlined by the return of Angela Lee, where she defended her women’s atomweight title against Japan’s Mei Yamaguchi. Held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday (18 May), the main bout of ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS went down to the wire
He was fully naked in his living room and left his front door wide open while watching television when a female neighbour came over to tell him to lower the volume of his television set.
Train services on the East-West Line (EWL) have resumed, said rail operator SMRT on Friday (18 May) about half-an-hour after it first alerted commuters to a train fault.
Two Indian nationals who pawned fake gold chains here last November were jailed six months each on Friday (18 May). Monga Arun, 20, and Monga Ajay, 39, pleaded guilty to two charges each of cheating at the State Courts. State Prosecution Officer S. Krishnan said in court that between 31 October and
A SilkAir plane sits beside a Singapore Airlines plane at Changi Airport in 2017. SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA), will get a “significant” investment to upgrade its cabin products as it begins the process of merging with its parent airline. According to SIA in a statement on
Commuters travelling on the North-South Line (NSL) during rush hour on Thursday evening (17 May) were hit with delays due to a “platform screen door fault”.
For the first time, five former insurance agents have been issued prohibition orders (PO) for mis-selling investment products, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Thursday (May 17). Out of the five former insurance agents, three – Heng Goid Hoon, 50, Koh Mei Ling, 35, and Jane Yeo Hui Rong,
Five MRT stations along the North South Line (NSL) will close earlier and open later on weekends for a month to facilitate rail engineering and rectification works, said rail operator SMRT on Thursday (17 May). From 1 June to 1 July, the affected MRT stations – from Admiralty to Yio Chu Kang – will
A 24-year-old man who was on trial for molesting a teenage girl aboard a public bus also molested another woman while he was out on bail. On 11 January this year, Ng saw a woman sitting on an aisle seat in a public bus. Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Adrianni Marhain sought a jail term of at least
A former grassroots volunteer who used Education Minister Ong Ye Kung’s name to cheat a dozen victims of about $1.4 million was sentenced to eight years jail on Thursday (17 May).
There has been an average of one national service training-related death a year over the past two decades, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Thursday (17 May).
Criminal charges are likely to be brought to bear against those found responsible for the recent death of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) full-time national serviceman (NSF) Corporal Kok Yuen Chin, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam in Parliament on Thursday (17 May).
A male teenager was apprehended at Bedok Mall on Thursday (17 May) afternoon after he was spotted wandering around in a seeming daze while carrying a pair of kitchen scissors.
Ten errant riders using non-compliant personal mobility devices (PMDs) and power-assisted bicycles (PABs) had their devices – including a 64kg e-scooter – impounded by the authorities earlier this week. Joint enforcement operations were carried out by the Land Transport Authority (LTA)’s Active Mobility
The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) may initiate criminal proceedings over the death of a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) full-time national serviceman after he fell into a pump well, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Wednesday (16 May). MHA said in a statement that it will convene a
A woman who punched her mother and yelled expletives at a police officer during a family row was sentenced to a two-year mandatory treatment order (MTO) on Wednesday (16 April).
A political party does not have a "fixed lifespan", and its survival depends on its ability to renew itself and continue serving the people, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (16 May).
Opposition veteran Low Thia Khiang asked in Parliament on Wednesday (16 May) if the “three frontrunners” for Singapore’s next prime minister are an indication of a political elite class.