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November 9, 2017 2:00 AM Commuters report delays on NSL

SINGAPORE — Commuters reported delays at various sections of the ageing North-South Line (NSL) on Thursday (Nov 9) morning, even though the SMRT has yet to make any official announcement regarding track or train faults. Marketing communications executive Charlene Liu told TODAY that she was on her way to work when an announcement was made for commuters 571

November 2, 2017 5:10 AM App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself. But Apple's privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers 190

November 1, 2017 9:00 PM Case for sensitive approach to maintaining monuments

Today's article marks the end of The Straits Times' weekly Heritage Gems series on Singapore's 72 national monuments. For more than a year, ST has shone the spotlight on the architecture of these monuments, as well as the people whose personal histories were intertwined with them. The monuments range from the former Keng Teck Whay Building, previously 176

November 1, 2017 10:17 AM Japanese woman arrested for baby otter smuggling

BANGKOK — A 22-year-old Japanese woman was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 10 baby otters out of Thailand. She claimed she did so out of sympathy with the animals. Don Muang police questioned Kaede Yamaguchi on Tuesday (Oct 31) after she had been arrested with the animals in her suitcase in the departure terminal of Don Mueang airport at about 159

October 31, 2017 9:00 PM Man held in Japan after police find mutilated bodies

27-year-old man says he murdered nine people and dismembered corpses at home What began as a case of a missing person led Japanese police yesterday to the arrest of a 27-year-old man after the gruesome discovery of nine dismembered bodies and their severed heads in his apartment. Takahiro Shiraishi has confessed to murdering eight women and one man, and the police 140

October 31, 2017 9:00 PM ST forum writers seek more space to air views

Forum page serves to reflect views across a range of positions: ST editor Is The Straits Times averse to publishing Forum letters that are critical of the Government or government policies? How are Forum letters selected for publication? Why should people continue to pay for newspaper content? Questions like these dominated a lively question-and-answer 141

October 31, 2017 3:22 PM Negligence by SMRT crew tantamount to criminal offence, analyst says

SINGAPORE — The negligence of the SMRT crew responsible for the maintenance of a water pump system borders on a criminal offence, Dr Park Byung Joon said. The urban transport expert from the Singapore University of Social Sciences was commenting on the preliminary findings of rail operator SMRT’s internal investigation into the flooding of MRT train 146

October 31, 2017 10:42 AM Govt studying feasibility of setting up hubs to train people with disabilities nearer their homes

SINGAPORE - People with disabilities may soon find it more convenient to go for job training and work as the Ministry of Social and Family Development studies the feasibility of setting up employment centres in residential neighbourhoods. The centres are meant to train and offer jobs to people with disabilities. Speaking at the launch of a book to mark the 20th anniversary 140

October 31, 2017 6:03 AM Man jailed for 12 weeks for filming woman in fitting room, fined $2,000 over obscene films

SINGAPORE - A man was trying on some clothes in a fitting room at a clothing store when he decided to film a woman changing in the next room. After filming the 21-year-old tertiary student, Darren Tan Yong Xing felt emboldened and decided to remain in the fitting room at Cotton On in VivoCity mall to take a video of another woman. But the 26-year-old 139

October 30, 2017 9:02 PM Cheaper MRT rides for pre-peak weekday travel

From Dec 29, commuters who start their journeys at any of the 157 MRT and LRT stations before 7.45am on weekdays will see their fares discounted by up to 50 cents. The Public Transport Council (PTC) announced this yesterday as part of its annual transport fare review. It also said other transport fares will not be adjusted for now. Under the new initiative 143