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  • NSF dies in vehicular mishap at Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Australia

    September 15, 2017 4:53 PM 3

    SINGAPORE: A 21-year-old Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman died after he was involved in a vehicular mishap at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia at around 6.15pm on Friday (Sep 15). 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin, a Vehicle Commander from 41st Battalion Singapore Armoured Regiment, was travelling

  • Jet Li congratulates Halimah Yacob on her presidency, says 'flattered' and 'honoured' she's a fan

    September 15, 2017 3:24 PM 3

    SINGAPORE - Chinese movie star Jet Li has congratulated President Halimah Yacob on her presidency, quoting a Her World article that said she was one of his fans. In a post on his website, shared on his official Facebook page on Friday (Sept 15) night, Li quoted a Her World article that said Madam Halimah once said she was a fan. "I am deeply flattered

  • Rainy weather expected to continue in September: Met Service

    September 15, 2017 2:40 PM 3

    SINGAPORE: The rainy weather Singapore experienced in the first half of September is expected to continue for the rest of the month, said the Meteorological Service in an advisory on Friday (Sep 15). There will be thundery showers - mostly during the late morning and early afternoon - on six to eight days in the coming fortnight, the Met Service said. In added

  • Couple who starved maid: Jail terms raised to 10 months

    September 15, 2017 8:04 AM 4

    SINGAPORE - A couple who starved their domestic maid for more than a year and caused her weight to plummet from 49kg to 29.4kg will have to serve longer jail terms, following an appeal by the prosecution. On Friday (Sept 15), the jail sentence of housewife Chong Sui Foon, 48, was raised from three months to 10. Instead of his original sentence of three

  • Blast reported on London underground train: Media

    September 15, 2017 8:02 AM 4

    LONDON — A blast on a London underground train left some passengers with facial burns, London's Metro newspaper reported on its website. Police said they are aware of an incident at Parsons Green station in West London and that officers are in attendance. Images posted on Twitter showed a women being attended to by emergency services sitting on a pavement

  • Multiracial society a work in progress: President

    September 15, 2017 7:00 AM 4

    Madam Halimah Yacob says, as she is sworn in as Singapore's first woman head of state, that she welcomes moves to ensure presidents come regularly from every ethnic group. Prime Minister, Chief Justice, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. I am honoured by this opportunity to serve as the eighth President of Singapore. It is a heavy responsibility

  • President notes disquiet over election, but vows to serve each and every one

    September 15, 2017 6:10 AM 5

    SINGAPORE – In the face of an uncertain and troubled world, Singapore must continue to uphold the principles of multiracialism, meritocracy and stewardship as it deals with challenges ranging from terrorism threats, an ageing population to ensuring jobs for workers, said Madam Halimah Yacob. In her first speech as the Republic’s eighth President following

  • In full: President Halimah Yacob's inauguration speech

    September 15, 2017 6:10 AM 8

    SINGAPORE — Madam Halimah Yacob has been sworn-in as Singapore's eighth President at the Istana today (Sept 14). I am honoured by this opportunity to serve as the eighth President of Singapore. It is a heavy responsibility and I will do my best. I will discharge my duties faithfully in the best interests of Singaporeans and Singapore. From the bottom

  • National service registration to open for citizens and PRs born between July 1 and Sept 30, 2000

    September 15, 2017 5:33 AM 4

    SINGAPORE - National service (NS) registration for male Singapore citizens and permanent residents born between July 1 and Sept 30, 2000, both dates inclusive, will be done from Sept 20 to Oct 10. These teenagers may register online at www.ns.sg, or in person at the Central Manpower Base (CMPB) Podium at 3 Depot Road. For male Singaporeans or PRs who want to postpone

  • Delegation of 11 MPs led by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lim Biow Chuan to attend Asean meeting

    September 15, 2017 2:58 AM 4

    SINGAPORE - Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lim Biow Chuan is leading a delegation of 11 Members of Parliament (MPs) to attend an Asean meeting in Manila, the Philippines, from Thursday (Sept 14) to next Wednesday. The theme of the 38th General Assembly of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) is "AIPA and ASEAN: Partnership for Inclusive Change"