Children lay toys and flowers on December 20, 2014 at the scene where eight children ranging from babies to teenagers were found dead in a house in the northern Australian city of Cairns.

Australia rocked by another shocker: Mother arrested for murder of eight children

Australian police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy...

The Singapore Police Force posted a photo showing items seized from a 45-year-old man arrested for housebreaking.

Police nab housebreaker who stole items with a fishing rod

If you live in the East, you might have been scratching your head over the whereabouts of certain things like your handphone or your laptop which you clearly remember leaving on the table.

...

Swimming legend Michael Phelps gets suspended sentence in drink-driving case

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps was given a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation on Friday after pleading guilty to drink driving and...

Man, 64, found dead in car at Toa Payoh

A 64-year-old man was found dead in a car at Block 21,​ Toa Payoh Lorong 7.

A by-stander said he saw the car door was ajar and the man was collapsed to his left side in the car. 

The...

Local bloggers lose followers in Instagram purge

For prominent local bloggers, numbers are everything.

The number of followers on their social media sites such as Twitter and Instagram, that is.

So imagine the online stir yesterday...

Online scams probe nets 17

The police are investigating 17 people who are suspected to be involved in more than 70 online purchase scams, involving a total value of some $134,000.

The 10 men and 7 women, aged between...

Asian stocks soar on Wall Street gains

Asian shares enjoyed their best day in 15 months yesterday, after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011.

This is amid relief that the US Federal Reserve was in no...

SMRT, SBS apply for fare adjustment

The two public transport operators, SMRT and SBS Transit, have submitted applications for fare adjustments to the Public Transport Council. (PTC)

Any fare increase this time cannot be...

Body of woman pulled out of sea near Yishun Dam

The body of a Chinese woman was pulled out of the Johor Strait at Yishun Avenue 1 yesterday morning.

A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman said the woman was pronounced dead at...

By the numbers

$1.25b

The record sum donated in the past 12 months, according to a survey commissioned by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre. Only 83 per cent of the 1,800...

Pages