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Commonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis final

Commonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis final
GLASGOW: Singapore beat Nigeria 3-1 in the men's team table tennis semi-final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (July 27).Singapore will face England in the final after England defeated India 3-1 in the second semi-final.Nigeria gave Singapore a sc...

Star-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6m

Star-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6m
SINGAPORE: The ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014, which took place at the Resorts World Sentosa Theatre on Sunday (July 27), raised over S$6.2 million for beneficiaries under the care of the Community Chest.Highlights of the star-studded show i...

Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'

Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'
SINGAPORE: About 350 durian fans socialised over the “king of fruits” in an exotic ‘makan’ session at Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre on Sunday (July 27) as part of this year's Durian Mobilisation event.Organised by well-known food blogger...

Ramadan a reminder to strengthen family ties: Yaacob

Ramadan a reminder to strengthen family ties: Yaacob
SINGAPORE: Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim and his parliamentary colleagues wish all Muslims 'Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri'.In his Hari Raya Message, Dr Yaacob urged the community to have the spirit of inclusiveness and generos...

Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang re-elected to head WP

Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang re-elected to head WP
SINGAPORE: Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang have been re-elected as Chairman and Secretary-General respectively, of the Workers' Party.The party held its Conference of Organisers on Sunday (July 27) at its headquarters, where 12 members were elec...

Temasek Poly students develop mobile apps to help elderly

Temasek Poly students develop mobile apps to help elderly
SINGAPORE: A mobile device that can help the elderly test their balance control during physiotherapy and an app that allows the visually impaired to operate household appliances are just some of the innovative projects showcased by final-year student...

Thomson ERP gantry does its job

Thomson ERP gantry does its job
SINGAPORE: As more Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries are erected over the years, it has been nearly impossible for motorists to escape them. However, Channel NewsAsia has identified one.Motorists travelling along Thomson Road are able to by-pass...

Hari Raya to fall on Monday, July 28

Hari Raya to fall on Monday, July 28
SINGAPORE: The first day of the month of Syawal 1435H will fall on Monday (July 28), announced the Mufti of Singapore, Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram. In a statement, he announced that “based on astronomical calculations, and in accordance with the criter...

'Improvements' to illegal parking situation at Tiong Bahru: Indranee

'Improvements' to illegal parking situation at Tiong Bahru: Indranee
SINGAPORE: There "has been some improvements" to the illegal parking situation in Tiong Bahru estate, said MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC Indranee Rajah on Sunday (July 27).Earlier this year, residents took to the streets to remind motorists to be consider...

Heritage trail explores history of Queenstown

Heritage trail explores history of Queenstown
SINGAPORE: The public can now learn more about the rich history of Singapore's first satellite estate - Queenstown - through the My Queenstown Heritage Trail.The trail will also chart the evolution of public housing in Singapore through personal stor...

S'pore, China to share experiences in social governance at Beijing forum

S'pore, China to share experiences in social governance at Beijing forum
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean is in China for an official 5-day (July 27-31) visit, at the invitation of Secretary Meng Jianzhu, Member of CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and CPC Central Committee Political and Legal Affairs C...

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