'It was a gesture of goodwill'

Personal banker Tania Wu never thought she would get an almost-lifetime's supply of coffee for free.

But that became a reality last Thursday when the 27-year-old was the lucky donor who...

S'pore firm fined for airplane incursion

Singapore Technologies (ST) Aerospace has confirmed that it paid a fine of 60 million rupiah ($6,300) to Indonesia's Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Wednesday, following an alleged...

'377A is carte blanche for discrimination'

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community here released a statement yesterday expressing its disappointment in the ruling by the Court of Appeal on Wednesday that Section 377A of...

Bedok condo serial robber nabbed

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in a series of break-ins at several condominium units in Bedok Reservoir Road since March, said the police in a statement...

Building firms must boost workers' skills

A new rule will soon require firms in the construction sector to upgrade their employees' skills.

As part of a raft of measures aimed at a more productive construction workforce, firms will...

Pumpkinsaurus park

Thousands of pumpkins have been turned into giant skeletons, dinosaurs and even a solar system for the Rise Of The Jack-O-Lanterns exhibition at the Descanso Gardens in California.

A jack-o...

Out-of-this-world rock collectors

After journeys of millions of kilometres, rocks formed from the primordial soup of the solar system have landed on the walls of a Chinese showroom.

For some of China's wealthy, fast cars,...

Expert: China 'vulnerable' to Ebola outbreak

China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned yesterday.

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He says he's unfit to testify

He had a medical certificate (MC), but it did not state that he was unfit to attend court.

Despite the doctor's opinion, Pierre Chng Yuheng, 19, maintained that he was unfit to resume what...

Foreign workers' valuables lost in fire

The foreign workers had been told to move out of the shophouse.

But before they could move their belongings, a fire engulfed the unoccupied building in Geylang Lorong 8 on Wednesday,...

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