SINGAPORE — Pokémon Go isn't out here yet, but the Singapore police force knows its audience. On Sunday, it tweeted a reminder to watch your belongings when you're out so you're not a target for pickpockets and the like. Its tweet features a composite photo of a hand holding a phone, showing
We love our mums, we really do – after all, how can we help but love the woman who buys chicken essence for us during exams, brews barley water when we’re sick, and makes kaya sandwiches for us when we’re sad? But as much as we love Mummy Dearest, we have to confess that she can sometimes be a bit… naggy
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called Friday (22 July) night’s shooting at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany, a “senseless act” which Singapore condemns.
(Reuters) - Hungry diners queued up at a small, modest street food stall in Singapore on Friday to get a taste of the restaurant's local delights worthy of a coveted Michelin star. Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle and Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle made dining history on Thursday when
Singapore on Friday banned the distribution and possession of Al Fatihin, a newspaper linked to the Islamic State militant group, after government officials repeatedly warned against terror threats. "The Singapore government has zero tolerance for terrorist propaganda and has therefore decided
Singapore has banned the Al Fatihin newspaper, citing its connection to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group. The Bahasa Indonesia paper is published by Furat Media, an ISIS-affiliated media agency, has been gazetted as a prohibited publication, said the Ministry of Communications
The man accused of raping his mother denied committing the offence at his trial but admitted to lifting her blouse with the intention of looking at her private parts. The bespectacled man looked calm during questioning by his lawyer Harry Elias, as he appeared before Judicial Commissioner Foo Chee Hock
Singaporeans and tourists line up for the world's very first hawker stalls to be awarded a Michelin star. Sophia Soo reports.
New York’s famed watering hole lands in Singapore By Nicole-Marie Ng for Weekender Singapore; Photos: Employee’s Only Have the bartenders mix you a bespoke cocktail. Beyond the pink neon sign that reads ‘Psychic’, lies a bar that will take you back to the 1920s Prohibition era. Employee’s Only is a legendary
Things to do, films to see and top events to check out for the weekend of 22 to 24 July in Singapore.
Vacuum cleaners are boring.
Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority released detailed estimates for the change in private home prices in the second quarter of 2016: Quarter-on-quarter, percentage price change: Quarter Q2/2016 Q1/2016 ...
No word on whether this will be its last It’s curtains, yet again, for Singapore-based online penny auction site Sold.sg. On its website, this message was posted: Service Termination Today we’re announcing that after 1.5 years of operation, we will be shutting down our Singapore Service, Sold.sg, on
Culinary bible Michelin on Thursday awarded one star each to two street food hawkers in Singapore, the first in the guide's history. Launching the inaugural restaurant and hotel guide to the Southeast Asian city-state, Michelin inspectors gave one star each to Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle and
A 64-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 52-year-old man in Lorong 23 Geylang.
As every good businessman knows, Singapore is the place to set up a new company or your Southeast Asian hub. The problem is that we’re a small market, so we’re not that lucrative if you’re selling a product or even a service - unless you’re selling ghostbusting services.
Swiss private bank Falcon is cooperating with Singaporean investigators who are looking into banks' ties to scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1MDB, it said on Thursday. "With reference to the ongoing investigations by the Monetary Authority of Singapore on 1MDB-linked institutions and the statement
Singapore said Thursday it had seized nearly $180 million linked to scandal-tainted Malaysian state fund 1MDB, raising the pressure a day after Washington moved to grab more than $1 billion in assets over "enormous" fraud. The back-to-back announcements are the clearest and most damning steps
SMRT’s new rail financing framework is a “step in the right direction” and corrects a “major policy mistake”, said the Workers’ Party (WP). The government’s privatisation of the MRT network in 2000 created a tension between “the private company’s impulse to maximise shareholder value from a quasi-monopolistic
SINGAPORE — Japanese messaging app Line has kicked off celebrations for the island nation's 51st birthday with a brand new animated sticker set coming. Singapore's National Day falls on Aug. 9 and commemorates its independence from Malaysia in 1965. This is not Line's first Singapore-themed
The crime involved a 41-year-old victim, who had “gotten to know an unidentified man online in May 2016 and was led to believe that she was getting into a romantic relationship”, said a police release. The victim, a female, was convinced to transfer up to £43,500 (S$78,100) to an overseas bank account
Singapore revealed Thursday it had seized nearly $180 million in assets through its investigations into suspected fraud and money-laundering related to scandal-tainted Malaysian state fund 1MDB. It added that half those assets were linked to Low Taek Jho, a Malaysian businessman and a close family friend
Check out these fruit monuments that are so gigantic, they’ve become iconic sights for tourists By Pamela Chow for Weekender Singapore History has shown that, as an expression of love and passion for something or someone, humans raise a giant monument in its favour. This has led to the construction of
Frasers Centrepoint group CEO Lim Ee Seng has been accorded the Best CEO of the Year award for listed companies with a market capitalisation of over $1 billion at the 2016 Singapore Corporate Awards. Lim was appointed group CEO in 2004. According to Frasers Centrepoint, Lim played a crucial role in