S'porean lawyer to live his dream of space travel

As a young boy, he grew up on a diet of cartoons like Astro Boy, which featured characters in space.

He harboured the childhood fantasy of going into space one day.

That will soon...

By the numbers

$2m

The amount the Law Society of Singapore aims to raise by the end of 2015 to fund its Justice for All Project, which was launched yesterday. Apart from legal...

Effort was 'genuine and worthwhile'

Despite negative feedback from some commuters and the possibility of being penalised by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), SMRT is encouraging more schools to charter its trains during off-peak...

HDB to call solar tender next year

By next year, solar panels will be installed on 300 Housing Board blocks, up from the current 176 blocks.

And by 2020, 5,500 blocks could be tapping solar energy.

"This could...

M'sia jails six men over 'nude games'

A Malaysian court yesterday jailed six men for a month and will try four other people over a nudist gathering in Penang that triggered outrage in the Muslim-majority country, a defence lawyer said...

Singapore Flyer bought for $140m

The iconic Singapore Flyer, one of the world's largest Ferris wheels, will keep on spinning.

Straco Leisure, a subsidiary of mainboard-listed Straco Corporation, has agreed to buy it for $...

Hello, are you kitten me?

There are some things in life one doesn't question.

The sky is blue.

There will be long queues and fights breaking out when McDonald's holds its Hello Kitty promotions.

And...

'Debark' advice for noisy dogs was insensitive, says HDB

A bark can sometimes be worse than the bite.

So when the Housing Board's Ang Mo Kio branch posted a notice last week suggesting flat-owners could "debark" their unruly pets, it wasn't meant...

Tough work behind lush look

Ever wondered how the grass at the Singapore Turf Club (STC) remains so well-kept despite having horses thundering on it every day?

This is because about 40 meticulous landscaping and...

'You need not be perfect to join pageants'

She was heading home from work in March last year when she suddenly coughed blood.

Miss Effarina Alias, one of the 17 finalists in the Miss Singapore Beauty Pageant 2014, was hospitalised...

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