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Rebecca Lim reports for duty in Mata Mata 2

Rebecca Lim reports for duty in Mata Mata 2
SINGAPORE: A brand new season of police drama Mata Mata airs on Monday (Sep 1), bringing with it a fresh storyline and a couple of new cast members.Among them is actress Rebecca Lim who plays feisty Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer Mar...

Singapore medical community has lost a great talent: Khaw

Singapore medical community has lost a great talent: Khaw
SINGAPORE: National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said the medical community has lost a great talent, following the death of prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim on Saturday (Aug 30).In a Facebook post, Mr Khaw, who was previously the Health Ministe...

Families bond at carnival

Families bond at carnival
SINGAPORE: About 2,500 residents gathered at the ITE College Central on Sunday (Aug 31) to celebrate Singapore's 49th birthday. Joining in the fun was Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.Two weeks ago, ITE College Central was where PM Lee delivered his Na...

Police nab 130 in overnight raid

Police nab 130 in overnight raid
SINGAPORE: The police arrested 130 suspects in an overnight raid at the Little India and Jalan Besar area on Saturday (Aug 30).The operation was conducted by officers from the Central Police Division, the Criminal Investigation Department and other a...

Longer races more popular at  SAFRA Singapore Bay Run, Army Half Marathon

Longer races more popular at SAFRA Singapore Bay Run, Army Half Marathon
SINGAPORE: About 46,000 people were at the Marina Bay on Sunday (Aug 31) for the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run and Army Half Marathon. And this year, the longer races seemed to be the most popular.21,800 people participated in the 21-kilometre Army Half Ma...

Seniors at successful ageing discussion say they prefer to age in place

Seniors at successful ageing discussion say they prefer to age in place
SINGAPORE: To age in place, living independently within a supportive community was the desire of many seniors who were at a focus group discussion on senior-friendly homes on Saturday (Aug 30).It is the second in a series of public discussions on the...

Crown Prince of Brunei to make five-day Singapore visit

Crown Prince of Brunei to make five-day Singapore visit
SINGAPORE: The Crown Prince of Brunei Al-Muhtadee Billah will make a five-day visit to Singapore from September 1 to 5 as part of the Singapore-Brunei Young Leaders' Programme (YLP).The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said the visit is at the invit...

Lease Buyback, education hot topics at post-NDR dialogue

Lease Buyback, education hot topics at post-NDR dialogue
SINGAPORE: Greater flexibility for the Lease Buyback Scheme and faster career progression for ITE and polytechnic students were some of the suggestions made by Pasir Ris-Punggol residents on Sunday (Aug 31). The residents were taking part in a dialog...

Prof Lim a man ahead of his time: President Tony Tan

Prof Lim a man ahead of his time: President Tony Tan
SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam has paid tribute to prominent eye surgeon Professor Arthur Lim who died on Saturday (Aug 30). In a Facebook post, Dr Tan said Prof Lim was the father of modern ophthalmology in Singapore.He added that Prof Lim w...

Govt mulls flexibility for Lease Buyback Scheme

Govt mulls flexibility for Lease Buyback Scheme
SINGAPORE: The government is looking at introducing greater flexibility to the Lease Buyback Scheme, and this could include extending or shortening the number of years of flat leases participants of the scheme can retain.National Development Minister...

Govt raises matching grants for three more self-help groups

Govt raises matching grants for three more self-help groups
SINGAPORE: Three more self-help groups (SHGs) will receive an increase in matching grants from the government.It is giving the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) a one-off grant of S$10 million, which will be disbursed over five years unti...

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