Polite loner or aggressive terror?

On Monday, the day of the attack, several residents portrayed Mr Tan Ban Huat as a verbally abusive man who had terrorised his neighbours for years.

But yesterday, others who lived close to...

Marsiling woman asked attacker: Kill me for what?

She had just got back from exercising and was chatting with neighbours when she heard cries for help.

When Ms Ng Yee Way, 61, went to investigate, she almost paid with her life.

A...

Cyber security body to come

A high-level central agency will be set up to coordinate public- and private-sector efforts to protect national systems from increasing cyberthreats.

The new Cyber Security Agency (CSA),...

AirAsia plane recovery efforts called off

The Indonesian military yesterday called off efforts to recover the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month, after failing to find any more bodies inside the...

Low salary hinders firms from hiring

The number of job vacancies here rose again to 67,400 as of last September, according to a Manpower Ministry (MOM) report released yesterday.

This was up 8.9 per cent from the year before...

Some bus and train services to end later

Trains and selected bus services will run later on two Saturdays during the festive season, SMRT said yesterday.

The two Saturdays are Jan 31, which is the Chinatown Chinese New Year light-...

Longer ERP hours for 3 AYE gantries

Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charging at three gantries along the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) will be extended by half an hour on weekday mornings.

Now, car drivers pay between $1 and $2...

Woman survives fire in Serangoon

A fire broke out at a 10th-storey unit of Block 506, Serangoon North Avenue 4 yesterday.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) received a call at about 1.20pm and sent a fire engine, two...

City Harvest accused: Sun Ho's singing success was fake

Ms Ho Yeow Sun's success as a singer was central to everything he believed in, former City Harvest Church (CHC) fund manager Chew Eng Han told the court yesterday.

Testifying in his defence...

Liquor control? YES

For the survey, conducted from Jan 20 to Jan 26, 1,145 people were randomly interviewed over the phone to better understand Singapore residents' views towards the Bill.

Most people are...

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