Joe Biden is being called out by social media users and American media for referring to Asia as the Orient.

US Vice President Joe Biden calls Lee Kuan Yew the 'wisest man in the Orient'

Is this another birthday present for Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew?

This time, he got a ringing...

Gang mugs two British women at Thai beach murder scene

A pair of British women were reportedly mugged by a Thai motorbike gang on the same beach where two backpackers were brutally murdered.

The incident happened just one night before the...

Park and no ride

Electric scooters are a danger to pedestrians and road users alike.

And you can be fined or even jailed for using them.

That was the verdict of the Land Transport Authority (LTA),...

Why you can't ride these electric scooters in S'pore

While others rely on personal or public transport, he whizzes around on his electric kick scooter.

Travelling around five kilometres over park connectors and pavements is how designer Benjy...

No tricks, just treats

Halloween is coming and it will soon be time for Trick or Treat.

But for our loyal readers, it will be just treats for you, no tricks.

From today, The New Paper readers will stand a...

3-hour PSI peaks at 129

The haze got worse late yesterday evening, with the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) going further into the unhealthy range.

At 9pm, the three-hour PSI stood at 129.

It had been in...

Speed rail discussion unaffected by toll rate

The Causeway checkpoint toll rates controversy will not affect the ongoing discussions on the proposed Malaysia-Singapore high-speed rail project, said Malaysia's Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai...

DNA test in Thai case to be done in S'pore

Semen found on the body of one of the two British tourists murdered on Thailand's Koh Tao island a week ago will be examined in a Singapore laboratory, a Bangkok newspaper reported.

The DNA...

S'pore-bound flight diverted to Batam

A Tiger Airways flight en route to Singapore was diverted to Batam on Saturday night due to stormy weather conditions.

Flight TR2067 was flying from Hong Kong International Airport and due...

Outreach programme on wheels

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a Kidney Health Education Bus, which will travel to schools, community centres and religions institutions to raise awareness of kidney disease....

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