2014-10-21 00:45

National Solidarity Party appeals against permit refusal for party paper

SINGAPORE - The National Solidarity Party (NSP) has appealed to the President against the Ministry of Communications and Information's refusal to renew the permit of its party paper until it gives the salary details of its central executive committee members - a requirement it had previously complied with.
2014-10-20 23:57

Planet marks hottest September since 1880: US

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US government said on Monday.
2014-10-20 22:53

Michael Buble to perform in Singapore next year

Michael Buble to perform in Singapore next year
SINGAPORE - Popular Canadian pop-jazz singer Michael Buble will be in Singapore next year as part of the Asian leg of his upcoming world tour.
2014-10-20 22:50

PM Lee invites Jokowi to pitch for investments in Singapore

PM Lee invites Jokowi to pitch for investments in Singapore
PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has invited newly-inaugurated Indonesian President Joko Widodo to make a pitch to businesses in Singapore for investments in infrastructure and developing the maritime sphere when he or his ministers next visit.
2014-10-20 22:42

Morning fire in Telok Blangah rental flat kills 77-year-old man

Morning fire in Telok Blangah rental flat kills 77-year-old man
SINGAPORE - A 77-year-old man died from burns after a fire broke out in a unit on the eighth floor of Block 3, Telok Blangah Crescent on Monday morning.
2014-10-20 22:10

25% fewer BTO flats to be launched in 2015

25% fewer BTO flats to be launched in 2015
THE government will launch 25 per cent fewer new Build-to-Order (BTO) flats next year, said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post on Monday evening.
2014-10-20 22:10

25% fewer BTO flats to be launched in 2015

25% fewer BTO flats to be launched in 2015
THE government will launch 25 per cent fewer new Build-to-Order (BTO) flats next year, said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post on Monday evening.
2014-10-20 21:25

Five thought-provoking quotes from Ho Kwon Ping's first IPS-Nathan Lecture

Five thought-provoking quotes from Ho Kwon Ping's first IPS-Nathan Lecture
SINGAPORE - What the next 50 years holds for Singapore's sociopolitical scene was the subject of the first Institute of Policy Studies (IPS)-Nathan Lecture delivered by businessman and one-time political prisoner Ho Kwon Ping on Monday.
2014-10-20 21:13

The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Oct 20, 2014

The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Oct 20, 2014
In today's News In A Minute, there will be 25 per cent fewer BTO flats launched next year.
2014-10-20 21:03

港高等法院颁令禁占旺角道路

香港高等法院今天(20日)傍晚六时半颁布临时禁制令,禁止占领人士继续占据旺角道路。据香港明报报道,高院法官潘兆初接纳的士小巴团体入禀,认为占领对公众造成滋扰,严重影响的士业界收入,示威者不能独霸马路,须平衡社会公众利益,希望示威者尊重法庭命令,假如不满,应透过法庭理性解决。
2014-10-20 21:01

SGX's yuan futures debut on Monday with $229.4m trades done

Singapore - Chinese yuan futures were launched on the Singapore Exchange on Monday with some $229.4 million worth of trades done.
2014-10-20 20:51

韩将向伊波拉重灾区派医护队

韩国政府20日在外交部办公大楼召开由外交部、国防部、保健福祉部相关人士等参加的有关部门议会,并决定于下月初向伊波拉病毒疫情严重地区派遣医护人员先遣队。
2014-10-20 20:45

土耳其将允库尔德人越境参战

土耳其外交部长表示,土耳其将允许伊拉克库尔德战士越境进入叙利亚,参加在科巴尼对“伊斯兰国”组织的作战。
2014-10-20 20:37

中大生发起占钟区大专义教

香港一群中大生网上发起“金钟自修室大专义务导师招募”,希望能以知识帮助留守中学生,减轻学习压力。
2014-10-20 20:32

政府将推跨国婚前预备课程

随着我国的跨国婚姻有增加趋势,政府将针对国人与准外籍配偶推出婚前预备课程,帮助他们做更好的心理准备,以应对文化背景不同可带来的挑战。
2014-10-20 20:31

Tennis: Dazzling opening ceremony kicks off WTA Finals in Singapore

Tennis: Dazzling opening ceremony kicks off WTA Finals in Singapore
The BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals got off to a bright start at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in an opening ceremony marked by a dazzling light display and live performances.

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