S’pore in a strong position to prevent lost ‘Covid Generation’, says DPM Heng in Fortitude Budget debate round-up

SINGAPORE – The four Budgets assembled to date serve as the Government’s strong response to preventing…

Reserves have allowed S’pore to deal with Covid-19 crisis from position of strength: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE – Unlike other countries, Singapore can depend on its national reserves and did not have…

Parliament: NDP 2020 a rallying point for Singaporeans in challenging times, says Ng Eng Hen

SINGAPORE – Just as Singapore’s founding generations held the National Day Parade (NDP) to signify the…

Pritam Singh calls for review of Govt’s Covid-19 response, citing confusion over measures

SINGAPORE – Workers’ Party Chief Pritam Singh on Friday (June 5) called for a thorough review…

Actors continue to speak out about Lea Michele after former co-stars accuse her of racism and mistreatment

John Boyega joins Black Lives Matter protest Actress Lea Michele is at the center of a…

People’s Association chief executive director Desmond Tan steps down, to be succeeded by Lim Hock Yu

Published Jun 5, 2020, 10:58 pm SGT SINGAPORE – The People’s Association’s (PA) chief executive director…

Actor Josh Gad reunites stars of “Lord of the Rings” while raising money for kids in need

Actor Josh Gad is spending quarantine by reuniting the casts of his favorite nostalgic movies —…

Budget provides more to cushion downturn – and a springboard to the future

Published May 27, 2020, 5:00 am SGT Unity, Resilience, Solidarity, and now Fortitude. These are what…

You can attend this year’s Cannes, Sundance and Tribeca film festivals from your couch

With movie theaters closed, lockdowns in place and travel plans halted, the world’s top film festivals…

Walt Disney World theme parks propose mid-July reopening

Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando presented their plans for phased reopenings before an Orange County task…

Caught in the middle of a new US-China cold war

In South-east Asia, the Covid-19 pandemic has accentuated the strategic rivalry of China and the United…

Dwyane Wade dyes his hair, matching daughter Zaya

Dwyane Wade debuted a new look on social media last week and it appears his hairstyle…

Man killed in accident on CTE

Published Jun 6, 2020, 1:22 pm SGT Updated Jun 6, 2020, 3:05 pm SINGAPORE – The…

4 students and 1 non-teaching staff from different schools test positive for Covid-19; all have mild symptoms

SINGAPORE – Four students and one non-teaching staff from five different schools have tested positive for…

41-year-old Chinese national dies from Covid-19 complications 2 weeks after discharge

SINGAPORE – A 41-year-old male Chinese national who recovered from the coronavirus has died from complications…

Coronavirus: 95-year-old woman and family member among 11 new community cases in Singapore

Published Jun 5, 2020, 10:58 pm SGT SINGAPORE – Two women, aged 95 and 65, are among…

344 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, including 7 in community

Published Jun 6, 2020, 4:36 pm SGT SINGAPORE – There are 344 new coronavirus cases as…

383 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, including 14 in community

SINGAPORE – There are 383 new coronavirus cases preliminarily confirmed as of Sunday noon (June 7),…

More home owners considering refinancing loans as banks cut interest rates

SINGAPORE – More home owners are refinancing their mortgage, as banks’ interest rates for floating home…

Singapore Airlines rolling out a host of measures to reassure travellers

By the end of next month, travellers flying on Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be able to…

Coronavirus: Fewer SIA and SilkAir planes grounded, from 138 in late March to 94 now

More Singapore Airlines (SIA) planes are getting off the ground as countries start to emerge from…

Coronavirus: New players ride the food delivery wave, bringing more choices but also patchy service

Last month, Mr L. T. Lin ordered his family’s dinner online. He scrolled through using his…