Man who allegedly brandished knife, robbed woman of over $62k in Kovan charged

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old man who allegedly robbed a woman using a knife was charged in court on Saturday (Aug 6). Goh Yu Sheng,...

New book features stories of Singapore start-up founders

SINGAPORE – While organising a hackathon with her team, Ms Nurul Jihadah Hussain realised that many such events in the start-up ecosystem were designed...

Ocean Mineral Singapore complies with rules for deep sea mining exploration: MTI

SINGAPORE – Only one company – Ocean Mineral Singapore – has been granted a licence here to conduct exploration studies for deep sea mining...

200 photos of past National Day parades showcased on over 7,000 outdoor screens

SINGAPORE – In 1967, during Singapore’s second National Day Parade, a contingent of troops sat astride horses, which trotted to the beat in front...

DPM Lawrence Wong and his wife, and another new TikTok account: What politicians are up to this week

SINGAPORE – The Straits Times looks at what politicians, and the politically related, are up to in this weekly series. In this edition, Deputy...

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Aug 6

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Aug 6. China halts climate, military talks with US, suspends other cooperation...

Mother and daughter pursuing nursing diploma in polytechnic together

SINGAPORE – At the age of 42, Ms Evelyn Ong is one of the oldest students in her nursing cohort at Ngee Ann Polytechnic....

Who will nurse you? S’pore’s nursing crunch could remain for coming years

SINGAPORE – Nurses in Singapore are seeing their pay go up as efforts are made to retain them in the face of a continued...