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Singapore-bound Tigerair flight diverted to Batam

Singapore-bound Tigerair flight diverted to Batam
SINGAPORE: A Singapore-bound Tigerair flight from Hong Kong landed unexpectedly in Batam, according to a woman whose mother was on board the plane. The airline said that a windshear had forced it to make the diversion.Ms Serena Ng said flight TR2067 ...

iQueue: Singaporeans make a beeline for the new iPhone

iQueue: Singaporeans make a beeline for the new iPhone
SINGAPORE: M1 mobile subscribers who did not manage to pre-order the new iPhone 6 were still able to get their devices on Saturday (Sep 20). Many could not book their phones after the telco's web portal went down due to high traffic prior to the laun...

New award to honour "mumpreneurs"

New award to honour "mumpreneurs"
SINGAPORE: Social enterprise Mums@Work launched the inaugural Singapore Mumpreneur of the Year Award on Saturday (Sep 20).The award recognises those who have sacrificed a stable source of income in order to allocate more time for their children, and ...

Former World Bank chief optimistic on Singapore economy

Former World Bank chief optimistic on Singapore economy
SINGAPORE: Former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick is optimistic Singapore's economy will come out stronger in its efforts to boost productivity and reduce reliance on foreign labour.He said businesses are becoming more aware of competition and how t...

Providing skills, creating growth can help bridge income inequality: PM Lee

Providing skills, creating growth can help bridge income inequality: PM Lee
SINGAPORE: Giving people skills and generating growth are part of the solution to income inequality, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Sep 20), in response to a question during a dialogue at "The Singapore Summit" about what Asian lead...

Bishan residents soak up F1 atmosphere at CC

Bishan residents soak up F1 atmosphere at CC
SINGAPORE: Some 200 Bishan residents soaked up the F1 race atmosphere in the heartlands at their Community Club on Saturday evening (Sep 20), catching all of the day's F1 action on a 300inch LED Wall Display Panel.Some even put their driving skills t...

Asian Games: Lim Swee Hon's medal hopes dashed in Men's 50m Pistol finals

Asian Games: Lim Swee Hon's medal hopes dashed in Men's 50m Pistol finals
SINGAPORE: Singapore's Lim Wei Wen won the republic's first medal at the Asian Games on Saturday (Sep 20), in the Fencing Men's Individual Epee event.After beating Hong Kong's Nikola Lu 15-11 in the quarter-finals, the 29-year-old's run was stopped s...

PM Lee highlights IS, rising nationalism in Asia as international concerns

PM Lee highlights IS, rising nationalism in Asia as international concerns
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has outlined two key worries on the international front – the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the Middle East, and rising nationalism in Asia which could upset the conditions for growth in the region. He...

More "homely" environment for children in foster care or homes: Chan Chun Sing

More "homely" environment for children in foster care or homes: Chan Chun Sing
SINGAPORE: The Social and Family Development Ministry is looking to better help children in foster care or homes. The Ministry said more details will be announced in the coming months, but Minister Chan Chun Sing said the key thrust is to provide a m...

Second series of Shell V-Power LEGO Collection is back

Second series of Shell V-Power LEGO Collection is back
SINGAPORE: Great news for fans of LEGO and cars. The second series of the Shell V-Power LEGO Collection is back and two of the models - Ferrari F138 and the Finish Line and Podium playset - are already on sale at Shell stations in Singapore.The LEGO ...

Cash vouchers, free parking at Suntec City during F1 weekend

Cash vouchers, free parking at Suntec City during F1 weekend
Retailers at Suntec City mall said there has been a drop in business of at least 20 per cent because of the F1 race this weekend. Road closures affecting the Marina Centre area started on Wednesday (Sep 17), and will be in place until next Tuesday (S...

Ministers to catch Team Singapore athletes in action at Asian Games

Ministers to catch Team Singapore athletes in action at Asian Games
SINGAPORE: After cheering Team Singapore on at Friday night's (Sep 19) opening ceremony of the Asian Games, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin and Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong had an early start on Saturday (Sep 20).The two minist...

Asian Games: Fencer Lim Wei Wen wins Singapore's first medal

Asian Games: Fencer Lim Wei Wen wins Singapore's first medal
INCHEON: A member of Singapore's fencing team clinched the country's first medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday (Sep 20).Competing in the Men's Epee Individual competition, Lim Wei Wen edged out Hong Kong's Nicola Lu Min in t...

Enhanced accreditation to help parents identify quality pre-schools

Enhanced accreditation to help parents identify quality pre-schools
SINGAPORE: An improved national accreditation scheme will help parents identify quality pre-schools, giving further recognition to those with strong educational practices. This was announced by Senior Minister of State for Education Indranee Rajah on...

142 hotspots detected in Kalimantan, Sumatra on Friday: NEA

142 hotspots detected in Kalimantan, Sumatra on Friday: NEA
SINGAPORE: The overall air quality for Saturday (Sep 20) is expected to be in the "moderate" range, even as 142 hotspots were detected in Indonesia's Sumatra and Kalimantan on Friday.According to an advisory by the National Environment Agency (NEA) o...

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