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Air quality returns to 'moderate' range after hitting 113 on PSI

Air quality returns to 'moderate' range after hitting 113 on PSI
SINGAPORE: Air quality in Singapore moved briefly into the "unhealthy" range on Monday (Sep 15), with the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) three-hour reading hitting 113 at 6am. The air quality has since returned to the "moderate" range at 6pm. The Na...

Dengue checks stepped up in Serangoon North

Dengue checks stepped up in Serangoon North
SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) has stepped up checks in Serangoon North after an 81-year-old woman died of dengue fever on Saturday (Sep 13). She was a resident of Serangoon North Avenue 1 which has an active dengue cluster.Four NEA...

Asian Games football: Singapore 0 Tajikistan 1

Asian Games football: Singapore 0 Tajikistan 1
SINGAPORE: Singapore opened their Asian Games football campaign in Incheon, South Korea with a 1-0 defeat to Group C rivals Tajikistan on Sunday (Sep 14). The Central Asian side scored from a corner three minutes from time to undo some stout defendin...

Guilin wants more Singapore investors

Guilin wants more Singapore investors
GUILIN, CHINA: Home to some of China's most famous tourist spots, Guilin is courting Singapore for more investment in its tourism and hospitality sector.In a meeting with visiting Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday (Sep 14), the prefecture's Pa...

Singapore GP not a '$25-chicken-rice' race: organisers

Singapore GP not a '$25-chicken-rice' race: organisers
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Grand Prix is meant to be a great experience and not a "$25-Chicken-Rice" race, said the organisers of Formula One's (F1) only night race, in response to a report that showed the city-state may not be the most affordable plac...

Polytechnics gear up for CET revamp

Polytechnics gear up for CET revamp
SINGAPORE: Polytechnics are gearing up to play a larger role in support of the CET framework, as Singapore's 10-year Continuing Education and Training (CET) masterplan undergoes a major review to keep pace with economic changes in the country. This w...

Netball: Singapore beat Sri Lanka in Asian Championships final

Netball: Singapore beat Sri Lanka in Asian Championships final
SINGAPORE: Singapore maintained its supremacy in Asian netball after beating Sri Lanka 59-41 in the Asian Netball Championships final on Sunday (Sep 14) held at the Singapore Sports Hub's OCBC Arena.It was like a rerun of the 2012 final, with four-ti...

Mechanised parking system in 3 pilot HDB sites by end 2015

Mechanised parking system in 3 pilot HDB sites by end 2015
SINGAPORE: Residents in three public housing estates trying out the mechanised parking system will find it easier to get parking lots. The system in these three estates, costing a total of about S$18 million, is on track to be ready by the end of nex...

Over 9,000 take part in Yellow Ribbon Prison Run

Over 9,000 take part in Yellow Ribbon Prison Run
SINGAPORE: More than 9,000 runners took part in the Yellow Ribbon Prison Run on Sunday morning (Sep 14) to show support and help raise awareness of the need to give ex-offenders a second chance.The run was flagged off by Minister in the Prime Ministe...

Woman to face murder charge over death of seven-year-old boy

Woman to face murder charge over death of seven-year-old boy
SINGAPORE: A 42-year-old woman will face a murder charge over the death of a seven-year-old boy whose body was found at the foot of Block 815 in Tampines Avenue 4 on Saturday afternoon (Sep 13).The woman was arrested at her ninth floor home at Block ...

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