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British boy, 5, in Singapore for experimental treatment for ‘uncontrollable’ cancer

SINGAPORE -- At five years old, Oscar Saxelby-Lee has already gone through more than what most people will do in a lifetime. Oscar is battling acute...

Singapore economy expands 0.7% in 2019, slowest in a decade

SINGAPORE -- The Singapore economy expanded by 0.7 per cent last year, down from 2018’s 3.1 per cent and its slowest in a decade,...

Blood donations needed in Singapore as stock for all blood groups...

SINGAPORE -- Calling for blood donors - Singapore's stock for all blood groups, in particular type O blood, has fallen to low levels. The amount...

SEA Games: Singapore win silat gold in artistic team event

MANILA -- Singapore's silat exponents won gold at the 30th SEA Games on Monday (Dec 2). The team of Hamillatu Arash Juffrie, Nujaid Hasif Zainal...

Facebook bows to Singapore’s ‘fake news’ law with post ‘correction’

FACEBOOK has added a correction notice to a post that Singapore's government said contained false information. It is the first time Facebook has issued such...

Deaf Grab drivers: ‘They can do everything but hear’

SINGAPORE -- Like many other private-hire car drivers in Singapore, Steven Chong spends long hours on the road. For five days a week, the 41-year-old...

Privacy, data security concerns as facial recognition becomes more common

SINGAPORE -- Used for everything from unlocking smartphones to boarding flights, the use of facial recognition technology is becoming increasingly ubiquitous. But even as it...

Minister slams media report on gov’t seeking further RTS extension

TRANSPORT Minister Anthony Loke has slammed a media report suggesting the government will be seeking further extension to a deadline on a decision on...

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