June 19, 2019 10:25 PMSINGAPORE - Strengthening inter-cultural understanding was one of the topics when President Halimah Yacob held an informal discussion with young people from around the world on Wednesday (June 19).
June 19, 2019 9:23 PMSINGAPORE - A casino croupier allowed bank accounts linked to her and her family members to receive more than$850,000 in criminal proceeds after she met a man on social networking platform Skout.
June 19, 2019 9:18 PMSINGAPORE - Ride-hailing firm Gojek says it has taken steps to tackle the problem of fraudulent rides being offered through its platform, and will continue to strengthen its fraud prevention mechanism.
June 19, 2019 9:27 PMSINGAPORE - In May last year, President Halimah Yacob put forward the idea of a unique interfaith forum with the status and prestige of the Shangri-La Dialogue, and a mission to promote understanding between different communities.
June 19, 2019 8:33 PMSINGAPORE - Diversity is a source of strength for societies, and engaging meaningfully with difference is not easy, but it is necessary, President Halimah Yacob said on Wednesday (June 19) in a speech where she outlined three key ingredients for social harmony.
June 19, 2019 8:51 PMSINGAPORE - More than 250 religious organisations in Singapore made a commitment on Thursday (June 19) to safeguard religious harmony in the wake of growing inter-ethnic tensions across the globe.
June 19, 2019 8:33 PMSINGAPORE - Just three seconds after Corporal Kok Yuen Chin fell into the Tuas View Fire Station pump well, a fellow Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officer gave instructions in a panic for another to enter the well to save him.
June 19, 2019 8:39 PMSINGAPORE - A new digital library will be launched by the end of this month offering materials that assist service learning - when students take part in activities that advance their studies while helping the community and learning values.
FORELAND Fabritech has filed a court order to the Jinjiang People's Court to change the legal representative for a subsidiary it has lost control over, and to order the subsidiary and the man it says is "effectively controlling" the company to return various documents.
June 20, 2019 2:27 AMPARIS (REUTERS) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday (June 19) lost his final bid to avoid standing trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, his lawyer said.
June 20, 2019 2:40 AMWASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - The US government is in the late stages of an investigation into YouTube for its handling of children's videos, according to four people familiar with the matter, a probe that threatens the company with a potential fine and already has prompted the tech giant to reevaluate some of its business practices.
June 20, 2019 1:21 AMLONDON (REUTERS) - Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favourite to be Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday (June 19) after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest.
June 20, 2019 12:05 AMNEW YORK (AFP) - US pilots called on Wednesday (June 19) for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 Max before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes.
June 19, 2019 11:45 PMPARIS (REUTERS) - The gun Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have used to commit suicide in France in 1890, shooting himself in the chest after years of mental anguish, sold for €130,000 (S$200,000) at auction in Paris on Wednesday (June 19).
June 19, 2019 11:36 PMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Hope Hicks, once a close aide to US President Donald Trump, drew fire from Democrats on Wednesday (June 19) for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law.
June 19, 2019 11:19 PMLUXEMBOURG (REUTERS) - Adidas has failed in an attempt to broaden trademark protection for its three-stripes symbol in the European Union as rivals seek to muscle into the market for striped shoes and clothing.
June 19, 2019 10:57 PMFUJAIRAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (REUTERS) - The United States sought on Wednesday (June 19) to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by showing limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin.
June 19, 2019 9:59 PMWASHINGTON (AFP) - France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday (June 19).