October 16, 2019 11:17 PMSINGAPORE - For 39 years, Mr Marn Chuan Lee paid respects to his grandmother's grave at least once every three months; keeping the grave tidy and even installing garden lights by her tombstone.
October 16, 2019 10:40 PMSINGAPORE - Catholic High School's alumni association celebrated 50 years since its founding on Sunday (Oct 13), with a video featuring former students, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, singing the school song screened at an anniversary dinner.
October 16, 2019 9:15 PMSINGAPORE - A catering firm was fined $5,000 on Wednesday (Oct 16) after the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) found several lapses at its premises, including cockroach and housefly infestations, during a routine inspection in June.
HIGHER rentals from Ocean Financial Centre and 275 George Street, and a full quarter of income contribution from T Tower in Seoul, acquired in May, as well as its unit buyback programme, lent a boost to Keppel Reit's third quarter ended Sept 30.
October 16, 2019 7:15 PMSINGAPORE - More than 3,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes were seized at Tuas Checkpoint by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers between Saturday (Oct 12) and Monday.
October 16, 2019 5:49 PMSINGAPORE - The labour movement has set what its chief calls a "bold, ambitious" target of reaching 1.5 million members by 2030, even though it has yet to meet its previous target of 1 million members.
By raising $14.5 million from a group of investors led by Legend Capital, Mathpresso is one of a handful Korean startups that has managed to get funding from a high-profile Chinese venture capital fund.
October 16, 2019 10:45 PMANKARA (REUTERS) - The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday (Oct 16) for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria, while Russian troops swept into territory abandoned by Washington in a sudden retreat.
October 16, 2019 10:33 PMNEW JERSEY (BLOOMBERG) - US and Korean authorities say they broke up one of the world's largest market for child pornography, a crime that is proliferating at a furious pace with the rise of cryptocurrency and encrypted online content.
October 16, 2019 8:45 PMVATICAN CITY (AFP) - The pope on Wednesday (Oct 16) contrasted the world's 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into "an avenue of personal destruction" through overeating, in comments to mark World Food Day.
Average house prices increased by 0.8% month on month in August 2019 and by 1.3% year on year to £234,853, according to the latest official index data. In England prices rose by 0.8% on a monthly basis and by 1.1% on an annual basis to £251,233, in Wales they were up by 2.2% month on […]
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Asking prices increased by 0.3% across England and Wales month on month in October to £309, 692 and year on year are now up just 0.1%, according to the latest index figures. But in Scotland the market is slightly more buoyant with asking prices up 0.7% on a monthly basis and up 1.6% year on […]
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October 16, 2019 6:31 PMTHE HAGUE (AFP) - Dutch police were holding an Austrian man after the discovery of a father and his adult children who were believed to have stayed hidden in a remote farmhouse for years, officials said Wednesday (Oct 16).