Renewable energy imports can cut emissions, uphold energy security

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s plans to import renewable energy from its neighbours will help to reduce its carbon footprint in a way that will still...

Evening Update: Today’s headlines from The Straits Times on June 26

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Sunday, June 26....

Digital tech gets boost in interest as more students attend annual BrainHack

SINGAPORE – Ms Rebecca Tan was a third-year computing student at the National University of Singapore when she took part in a youth cyber...

The flip side of the Great Resignation is having to work longer before retiring: Poll

SINGAPORE – A wave of resignations during the Covid-19 pandemic as disgruntled employees quit unsatisfactory working conditions is expected to delay retirement for some...

Fun With Kids: Dinosaur-themed dinner, D’Resort staycay, Gretel And Hansel theatre show

SINGAPORE – Make family time all the more special with these ideas and activities. Experience: Dinosaur-themed dinner Planning an outing to Universal Studios Singapore?...

Smart Parenting: How to get over the back-to-school blues

SINGAPORE – More than 400,000 students from primary schools to junior colleges will be making their way back to school on Monday (June 27),...

Celebrity Parents: Actor Fir Rahman cooks a mean spicy spread, but his kids won’t eat the dishes

SINGAPORE – How do you get kids to eat spicy food? Actor Fir Rahman is still figuring it out. His two older children –...

7 tips to organise your digital photos and videos

SINGAPORE – During the school holidays, many parents probably took overseas trips or local excursions with their children, snapping many photographs along the way....

Bumper harvest, cheap durians see fans queueing at stalls across Singapore

SINGAPORE – A small fruit stall called Wang Sheng Li opposite Bishan bus interchange was packed on Saturday (June 25) evening, with most customers...

Food production costs could go up by 80% in sustainability drive: Study

SINGAPORE – While reducing carbon emissions will help manage the extreme weather conditions that have led to food price spikes in South-east Asia, this...

First-timers have good chance to book BTO flat as 40% of applicants invited to do so decline: HDB

SINGAPORE – Over the past five years, about 40 per cent of applicants invited to book a Build-To-Order (BTO) flat ended up declining the...

Minor Issues: Standing up to misogyny as a family

SINGAPORE – I recently overheard some teenage boys chatting loudly among themselves. They nonchalantly used phrases like “bitches” to refer to their female friends...

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on June 26

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, June 26. S’pore anticipated food supply disruption since Covid-19, has been stockpiling and...

S’pore expected food supply snags since Covid-19, has been diversifying: PM Lee

KIGALI – While the recent trend of countries imposing food export bans is worrying, it is not surprising given the domino effect that the...

S’pore anticipated food supply disruption since Covid-19, has been stockpiling and diversifying: PM Lee

KIGALI – While the recent trend of countries imposing food export bans is worrying, it is not surprising given the domino effect that the...

Social media appeals lead to more liver transplants from strangers

SINGAPORE – Online appeals have resulted in more people coming forward to donate their livers to strangers in recent years, a recent study by...

Kidney transplants in Singapore hit by Covid-19 even as wait list grows

SINGAPORE – The number of kidney transplants – already decreasing before the Covid-19 pandemic hit – has fallen over the past two years, even as the waiting...

New, high-tech research and training lab by SCDF, HTX helps officers keep fit

SINGAPORE – On June 10, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) launched a new research and training facility in collaboration with the Home Team...

Officers can track physical and mental fitness at new high-tech facility by SCDF, HTX

SINGAPORE – All new Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers will now have access to data measuring their physical and mental fitness, which will...

Nursing home for dementia patients to be built next to Rail Corridor in Alexandra Hospital’s grounds

 A new nursing home with an estimated 458 beds and easy access to the adjacent Rail Corridor is slated for completion in Alexandra Hospital’s...