Pilots shut off critical computer system

The pilots of the ill-fated AirAsia flight from Surabaya to Singapore shut off power to a critical computer system that normally prevents planes from going out of control.

Two people with...

Wife killer: Loving her was my "biggest mistake"

He was clearing leaves at the carpark in a Jurong condominium at about 7.50am when he heard someone screaming for help.

Looking up, cleaner Mr Ramri Semass, 48, saw a woman covered in blood...

Wife 'friendly', husband 'aloof', say residents

Marriage records show that Mr Ken Ong Wei Poh and Madam Koh Siang Hua were married on Oct 18, 2008.

They have a son who is in kindergarten 2 this year.

Several people in Park View...

More find jobs last year

More people in Singapore found jobs last year amid a tight labour market.

Overall employment growth in the fourth quarter last year was 39,600, up from 33,400 in the previous quarter,...

New CEO 
for CPF Board in March

Mr Ng Chee Peng, deputy secretary (special projects) at the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), will take over as chief executive of the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board from March 15.

He will...

Malay groups celebrate SG50

To mark Singapore's 50th birthday, the Malay/Muslim community will be spearheading a series of programmes this year called SG50Kita.

In Malay, "Kita" means "us".

One of the upcoming...

'Messiah' hacker jailed 56 months

A Singaporean hacker who called himself "The Messiah" was jailed for four years and eight months yesterday, for targeting computer servers of at least seven organisations in 2013.

James Raj...

MBS fined, RWS censured for flouting rules

The Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) has fined Marina Bay Sands (MBS) $65,000, and issued two letters of censure to Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) for social safeguard breaches.

The gaming...

When the cops come a-calling

Police arrested 11 men after a raid on 16 shops in Little India on Wednesday.

The men, aged between 27 and 46, are suspected of selling and distributing counterfeit mobile phones and...

By the numbers


The number of people who have registered to use the Municipal Services Office mobile app since it was launched on Sunday. The smartphone application, named...