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  • UK military puts up equipment for sale, including Singapore-made Warthogs: Report

    September 25, 2017 3:17 AM 1

    LONDON: The British armed forces is selling off military equipment in the “biggest-ever" fire sale of its kind, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday (Sep 24). The assets on sale include the Singapore-made Warthog armoured troop carriers, which the report said were "praised for saving the lives of UK troops in Afghanistan”. Developed by Singapore Technologies

  • 160 pro bono hours and (not) counting

    September 24, 2017 9:02 PM 2

    NUS undergrad says volunteering keeps him grounded in reality, invested in legal system A year ago, law student Shaun Lim signed up as a volunteer at the State Courts to meet a pro bono work requirement. But he enjoyed it so much, he ended up spending a lot more time volunteering than required and even won an award for his commitment. The 24-year-old

  • Singaporean worker dies in Kranji worksite accident

    September 24, 2017 3:03 PM 2

    SINGAPORE: A Singaporean man died on Sunday (Sep 24) after being injured while working at a SP Group worksite at Kranji Loop. According to the utilities group, the man, who was a subcontractor with James Contractor, was injured while carrying out cable jointing. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the incident at around 11.30am and dispatched

  • Big home to host loved ones

    September 23, 2017 9:02 PM 3

    At his son's baby shower in April, Mr Jimmy Lim hosted about 50 people in his jumbo flat in Woodlands Street 83. The catered food was placed in his multi-purpose room. "Many guests said this was the first time they saw catered food inside the home and not in the common corridor," says Mr Lim, 40, an insurance agent. His 2,067 sq ft flat - a three-room

  • Cheers! A toast to Burgundy experts at ST Wine event

    September 23, 2017 9:00 PM 3

    Participants at an ST Wine masterclass and exclusive wine dinner held at the St Regis Singapore over the weekend tasted and learnt how to appreciate a fine selection of wines from Burgundy, which produces some of the best wines in the world. Both events, organised in collaboration with wine distributor Asia Wine Network, featured wines from Burgundy's

  • Harder for some kids to find foster care

    September 23, 2017 9:00 PM 3

    Older kids, those with special needs face issue even as Govt works to grow foster family pool Five months ago, housewife Gerrene Toh opened her home and heart to her first foster child, a 10-year-old with special needs. Anne (not her real name), who has global developmental delay, would throw tantrums almost daily in the first two months she was at the family's

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine to play important role as Singapore population ages: PM Lee

    September 23, 2017 2:35 PM 3

    SINGAPORE: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) institutions will play an increasingly important role as Singapore's population ages, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Sep 23). Speaking at a charity dinner to mark the 150th anniversary of Thong Chai Medical Institution, Mr Lee said TCM "will continue to supplement the medical system

  • E-scooter catches fire in Serangoon Gardens, sending sparks shooting 2 storeys high

    September 23, 2017 5:08 AM 3

    SINGAPORE - An electric scooter caught fire in a Serangoon Gardens estate on Friday (Sept 22) night, with sparks from the flame shooting two storeys high, according to eyewitnesses. Mrs Sandra Tan, who lives right across from 26 Sommerville Road where the e-scooter caught fire, told The Straits Times on Saturday that she was in her study room on the second

  • Friends, family and fellow servicemen see off 3SG Gavin Chan at his military funeral

    September 23, 2017 3:56 AM 3

    SINGAPORE - Under a grey sky, more than 100 friends, family and fellow servicemen paid their final respects to the late Third Sergeant Gavin Chan Hiang Cheng at his Pasir Ris home on Saturday (Sept 23). When the cortege left Pasir Ris at about 10.15am for Mandai Crematorium, rain started pouring. More than 300 people were waiting at the crematorium to receive

  • 7 businesses that have popped up to serve students and kiasu parents

    September 23, 2017 3:04 AM 3

    For many Singaporeans, an easy way to make cash on the side is to profit from stressed out students and the anxiety of kiasu parents whose mission in life is to ensure Junior gets top scores in the PSLE, O levels and A levels, and gets into a great university. Uni students have an entire semester to write their end-of-semester essays, but obviously many will leave