December 07, 2019 10:10 PMSINGAPORE - Families came decked out in Santa Claus and elf costumes on Saturday (Dec 7) to take part in a fundraising Christmas fun run to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses.
December 07, 2019 8:12 PMSINGAPORE - More donations of halal-certified canned food, instant noodles and biscuits are needed before the Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift (BBSG) 2019 project ends in three weeks, BBSG said in a statement on Saturday (Dec 7).
December 07, 2019 5:26 PMSINGAPORE - Needy families have received a helping hand in the form of used textbooks, discounted school essentials, vouchers and groceries at Our Tampines Hub on Saturday (Dec 7).
December 07, 2019 2:51 PMWASHINGTON - The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will set up a fighter training detachment in the United States territory of Guam under an agreement inked by Singapore and the US on Friday (Dec 6), in a sign of deepening defence ties between the two countries.
December 07, 2019 2:32 PMSINGAPORE - For the past 16 years, 80-year-old Low Kum Chuen has been working to keep Ang Mo Kio Garden West clean but on Saturday (Dec 7), he had an appointment to keep at the Istana.
December 07, 2019 2:00 PMSINGAPORE - Graduates of Islamic studies programmes overseas will be allowed to teach Islam here while taking a mandatory course, which is a requirement for registration as an Islamic teacher in Singapore.
December 07, 2019 1:10 PMSINGAPORE - Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) uncovered 183 cartons and 973 packets of contraband cigarettes in a car which broke down at the arrival immigration area at Woodlands Checkpoint on Dec 3.
December 07, 2019 12:10 PMSINGAPORE - Learner motorists will be required to undergo driving or riding simulator training before being allowed to book their Practical Driving or Riding Tests with effect from December 16this year.
Representatives from Ninja Van, Tech in Asia, and the Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth discuss how the young can prepare themselves for the future of work and how the government can support them.
December 08, 2019 12:19 AMPENSACOLA, Florida (AP) - US officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working on Saturday (Dec 7) to determine whether it was motivated by terrorism.
December 08, 2019 1:01 AMBEIRUT (AP) - Airstrikes on areas in the last major rebel stronghold in north-west Syria on Saturday (Dec 7) killed at least 18 people, including women and children, and wounded others as a three-month truce crumbles, opposition activists said.
December 07, 2019 9:47 PMLONDON (REUTERS) - The leak of classified UK-US trade documents online, tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, has all the hallmarks of an attempt to interfere in Britain's upcoming election, a British minister said on Saturday (Dec 7).
December 07, 2019 7:52 PMTEHERAN (AP) - Iran and the US conducted a prisoner exchange on Saturday (Dec 7) that saw a detained Princeton graduate student released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a potential breakthrough between Teheran and Washington after months of tensions.
December 07, 2019 6:07 PMPARIS (AP) - Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France Saturday (Dec 7) as truckers blocked highways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron's policies.
December 07, 2019 1:18 PMNEW YORK (NYTIMES) - A 36-year-old man born without testicles received one transplanted from his identical twin brother in a six-hour operation performed on Tuesday (Dec 3) in Belgrade, Serbia, by an international team of surgeons.
December 07, 2019 12:24 PMLONDON (REUTERS) - Countries from Egypt to Mexico could lose 95 per cent of their income from coral reef tourism, and parts of West Africa could see their ocean fisheries decline by 85 per cent by the turn of the century if planet-warming emissions continue to rise, oceans experts warned on Friday (Dec 6).
December 07, 2019 12:55 PMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday (Dec 6) put a temporary hold on a court ruling that would require records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to be handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels.
December 07, 2019 12:03 PMWASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a rare US$3.9 million (S$5.3 million) civil penalty against Boeing on Friday (Dec 6), saying the company "knowingly submitted aircraft" to the agency for safety certification even after learning that crucial wing components "could not be used due to a failed strength test".