Top of the class: NUS and NTU named Asia’s top university

NUS and NTU take joint 11th place in global ranking.

Singapore Airlines drops one spot to second place on World’s Best Airlines list for 2019: Skytrax

Singapore Airlines drops one spot to second place on World’s Best Airlines list for 2019: Skytrax

A bit of movement in the top 10 this year.

Viral: Woman seeks to rent room from male landlord; conversation deteriorates into sexual harassment

Viral: Woman seeks to rent room from male landlord; conversation deteriorates into sexual harassment

A police report was made.

Man gets jailed and caned for vandalizing Geylang with racist graffiti

Man gets jailed and caned for vandalizing Geylang with racist graffiti

Vandalism of public spaces is bad enough, but one man took it overboard when he scribbled racist graffiti on the walls and pillars outside Aljunied MRT station and in other parts...

Father to be charged with the murder of his 2-year-old child: Police

Father to be charged with the murder of his 2-year-old child: Police

Police have classified the case as murder.

Police officer found dead from gunshot wound to the head; no foul play suspected

Police officer found dead from gunshot wound to the head; no foul play suspected

He reported for duty in the evening and was found alone with a gunshot wound two hours later.

They found love in a bus interchange: Bus captain couple takes wedding shoot at place of work

They found love in a bus interchange: Bus captain couple takes wedding shoot at place of work

Naturally, bus service 143 featured in some of the snapshots.

WATCH: Utter chaos at Balestier bak kut teh shop ends in the arrest of 4 women

WATCH: Utter chaos at Balestier bak kut teh shop ends in the arrest of 4 women

The latest episode of Angry People Fighting at Singapore Eateries.

Galaxy Guide: Local artist reimagines MRT trains as futuristic modes of transport

Galaxy Guide: Local artist reimagines MRT trains as futuristic modes of transport

Intergalactic transport, coming to a city near you.

Alleged thief walks into Far East Plaza store with fake Rolex watch, runs out with 2 real ones

Alleged thief walks into Far East Plaza store with fake Rolex watch, runs out with 2 real ones

The police are appealing for information regarding the shop theft.


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