2014-08-23 09:02

港警助国际刑警破裸聊案拘8人

香港警方于昨日及今日透过国际刑警与海外执法机构,包括新加坡及菲律宾警方,採取一项针对“裸聊”勒索案的联合行动,于菲律宾当地共拘捕8名涉案疑犯。
2014-08-23 08:55

重庆南川坍塌煤矿4名被埋矿工位置确定

中新网报道,22日15时许,重庆南川区东胜煤矿东翼5680采煤工作面采空区冒落,发生大面积窜矸,导致采煤工作面5名工人被掩埋。
2014-08-23 08:50

北京上半年处分80名处级干部 立案539件

据中国《京华时报》报道,今年上半年,北京全市共立案539件,比去年同期增加200件,给予党纪政纪处分462人,其中局级干部5人、处级干部80人。
2014-08-23 08:35

叙利亚危机遇难人数已逾19.1万

总部位于瑞士日内瓦的联合国人权事务高级专员办公室发布报告称,叙利亚危机自2011年3月爆发至今年4月底,已导致至少19.1万人死亡。
2014-08-23 08:31

美国谴责俄罗斯车队进入乌克兰 要求立即撤回

据中新社报道,美国白宫22日谴责俄罗斯车队进入乌克兰境内,称此举侵犯乌克兰主权和领土完整,要求俄方立即撤回车队。
2014-08-23 07:49

'Traffic lights' at 10 more MRT stations

'Traffic lights' at 10 more MRT stations
More commuters will soon be able to tell, as they are walking into an MRT station, exactly how crowded train platforms are and if they need to skip a train.
2014-08-23 07:46

Cycling woes: 11 fined for riding illegally in Bedok town centre

Cycling woes: 11 fined for riding illegally in Bedok town centre
The East Coast Town Council is facing backlash from the cycling community after police fined several cyclists for riding in Bedok Town Centre.
2014-08-23 07:45

Cycling woes: No place to park bicycles at Sports Hub; cyclist gets warning letter

Cycling woes: No place to park bicycles at Sports Hub; cyclist gets warning letter
When the $1.33 billion Sports Hub opened in June, it came with world-class facilities such as an aquatic centre, a sports arena and a 55,000-seat stadium.
2014-08-23 07:44

Singapore researchers find new antibiotic mixes to fight superbugs

Singapore researchers find new antibiotic mixes to fight superbugs
Researchers in Singapore have come up with a way to fight superbug infections by combining antibiotics into more effective cocktails.
2014-08-23 07:43

Digital edition of Mr Lee Kuan Yew's memoirs out on Monday

Digital edition of Mr Lee Kuan Yew's memoirs out on Monday
Two volumes of memoirs by Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew will be available for downloading at selected e-book stores from Monday.
2014-08-23 07:42

No extra hurdles for overseas law grads

No extra hurdles for overseas law grads
Overseas law graduates who earn a second-lower honours degree will continue to be allowed to practise in Singapore without having to cross extra hurdles, despite a predicted glut of lawyers here.
2014-08-23 07:42

The dollars and sense of realigning the Ayer Rajah Expressway

The dollars and sense of realigning the Ayer Rajah Expressway
The Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) between Yuan Ching Road and Jurong Town Hall Road may be shifted to free up more land south of Jurong Lake for housing.
2014-08-23 07:41

Operation fees and doctors' salaries: 'No direct link', says Lam Pin Min

Operation fees and doctors' salaries: 'No direct link', says Lam Pin Min
There is "no direct link" between total operation fees and doctors' salaries at public hospitals, Minister of State for Health Lam Pin Min said yesterday.
2014-08-23 07:15

普京:拖延救援车队入乌是不可忍受的

新华网报道,俄罗斯总统普京22日与德国总理默克尔通电话时表示,继续拖延俄罗斯人道主义救援车队进入乌克兰东南部是不可忍受的。
2014-08-23 07:00

世卫:伊波拉疫情恐延续至明年

中新社报道,世界卫生组织22日通报说,伊波拉疫情导致的死亡人数已经升至1427人。世卫当天还暗示,疫情可能无法在今年内得到控制,或许延续至明年。
2014-08-23 06:17

Higher aspirations for all

The acronym of the Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review committee - Aspire - captures the essence of building a society of greater opportunity that is a key national objective today. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong referred to this committee in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday, when he spoke of how a university degree need not be the only route to a fulfilling career for young Singaporeans.

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