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Channel NewsAsia launches all-new Smart TV app with Samsung

Channel NewsAsia launches all-new Smart TV app with Samsung
SINGAPORE: Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia has launched an all-new Smart TV app with Samsung.The app allows users to have access to an extensive selection of content from Channel NewsAsia that covers news, business, lifestyle, travel, history, ...

Man withdraws court appeal over Article 12 on homosexual discrimination

Man withdraws court appeal over Article 12 on homosexual discrimination
SINGAPORE: The man who wanted the court to declare that Article 12 of the Singapore Constitution prohibits workplace discrimination of homosexual men has dropped his court appeal.After he was fired by Robinson & Company (Singapore), Lawrence Wee had ...

CSNS mulls enhancing healthcare component of NSmen awards

CSNS mulls enhancing healthcare component of NSmen awards
SINGAPORE: The Committee to Strengthen National Service (CSNS) may look into the possibility of enhancing the healthcare component of the National Service Recognition Awards for NSmen.Minister of State for Defence Maliki Osman, who chairs one of the ...

Singaporean superbiker dies in accident

Singaporean superbiker dies in accident
SINGAPORE: A 53-year-old Singaporean superbiker died in an accident along a Malaysian highway at about 1.50am on Tuesday.A Malaysian news report said Mr Esa Badri lost control of his motorcycle as he was negotiating a corner along the North-South Exp...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in accident

Motorcyclist seriously injured in accident
SINGAPORE: A motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident at the junction of Bishan Street 22 and Marymount Road on Tuesday night.The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted about the accident between a car and a motorcycle at about 7.5...

More companies going green in Singapore

More companies going green in Singapore
SINGAPORE: More local companies and organisations are seeking ways to integrate green features into their work spaces, according to environmental groups.They say it is a result of greater awareness of the long-term cost benefits that come with going ...

Doctors receive MERS virus update

Doctors receive MERS virus update
SINGAPORE: Medical practitioners on Tuesday received an update on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from the Ministry of Health (MOH).They were reminded to remain vigilant for possible cases in patients with recent travel hi...

CPC Politburo member Hu Chunhua calls on PM Lee

CPC Politburo member Hu Chunhua calls on PM Lee
SINGAPORE: Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Hu Chunhua called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday morning.Mr Lee and Mr Hu reaffirmed the excellent relationship between Singapore and Chin...

Grab a coffee, learn something new

Grab a coffee, learn something new
SINGAPORE: Fancy a cup of coffee while you learn something new?That is the idea behind the Workforce Development Agency's latest roadshow to get people interested in lifelong learning.A pop-up "learning cafe" opened at Chevron House in Raffles Place ...

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah visits SAF

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah visits SAF
SINGAPORE: Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah visited the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF's) Multi-Mission Range Complex (MMRC) and Headquarters 3rd Singapore Division (HQ 3 Div) on Tuesday.Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who is in Singapore on a three-day state...

Survey aims to define workplace happiness in S'pore

Survey aims to define workplace happiness in S'pore
SINGAPORE: A new survey by the non-profit Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) and research firm Align Group aims to find out what workplace happiness means for employees in Singapore and how well organisations are scoring.Workplace happiness g...

French Senate president calls on President Tony Tan in S'pore

French Senate president calls on President Tony Tan in S'pore
SINGAPORE: President of the French Senate Jean-Pierre Bel called on President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Tuesday, on the last day of his three-day visit to Singapore.Mr Bel was accompanied by Senator of Gironde and President of the France-Singapore Parliam...

GPC members visit Singapore Maritime Crisis Centre

GPC members visit Singapore Maritime Crisis Centre
SINGAPORE: Members of the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Defence and Foreign Affairs and its Resource Panel, as well as the GPC for Home Affairs and Law, visited the Singapore Maritime Crisis Centre (SMCC) at the Changi Command and Cont...

IDA seeking views on radio spectrum allocation

IDA seeking views on radio spectrum allocation
SINGAPORE: The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is seeking views on spectrum allocation and proposals to enhance vibrancy of the mobile and wireless landscape in Singapore.It has launched a public consultation on proposals to optimis...

Mobile apps to help deaf community "hear"

Mobile apps to help deaf community "hear"
SINGAPORE: To help the deaf community "hear", and communicate better with the hearing, two mobile applications (apps) were launched on Tuesday.“Say it With Signs” and “Hearing Aide” were developed for the deaf community to make daily communication ea...

Future of Southeast Asia remains unpredictable, says Brunei's Sultan

Future of Southeast Asia remains unpredictable, says Brunei's Sultan
SINGAPORE: Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has said the future of Southeast Asia remains unpredictable.He said in the coming decades, the region will be confronted with different and possibly more intense challenges than it currently faces.Sultan Ha...

S’pore and Brunei monetary authorities ink MOU on bilateral cooperation

S’pore and Brunei monetary authorities ink MOU on bilateral cooperation
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation.Under the MOU, MAS and AMBD will cooperate on capital market development and ...

M’sian who breached Woodlands Checkpoint security on Apr 13 jailed

M’sian who breached Woodlands Checkpoint security on Apr 13 jailed
SINGAPORE: A Malaysian driver who was charged on April 14 with failing to stop his car for immigration clearance at the Woodlands Checkpoint has been sentenced to eight weeks' jail.42-year-old Koh Chin Had is the third motorist to be arrested this ye...

Singapore, Brunei sign MOU to expand cooperation in broadcasting and information

Singapore, Brunei sign MOU to expand cooperation in broadcasting and information
SINGAPORE: Singapore and Brunei have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the field of broadcasting to include the field of information.The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on Tuesday by Minister for Communications and Information Ya...

Shareholder of licensed moneylender fined

Shareholder of licensed moneylender fined
SINGAPORE: A shareholder of a licensed moneylender has become the first to be convicted and fined for failing to get the approval from the Registry of Moneylenders before becoming a substantial shareholder of the company.The Registry of Moneylenders,...

Police yet to receive permit application for Philippine independence event

Police yet to receive permit application for Philippine independence event
SINGAPORE: Police said that as of 10am on Tuesday, they have not received any permit application for the 116th Philippine Independence Celebration on June 8, 2014, at Ngee Ann City.Neither have the event organisers disclosed any plans related to the ...

Channel NewsAsia bags 12 awards at international TV and film contests

Channel NewsAsia bags 12 awards at international TV and film contests
SINGAPORE: Channel NewsAsia programmes have been honoured with 12 awards at two prestigious international television and film contests over the last fortnight.It won two gold, three silver and four bronze World Medals at the 2014 New York Festivals I...

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