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Elderly woman dies after taxi beats red light and rams into her at busy Alexandra Central junction

Elderly woman dies after taxi beats red light and rams into her at busy Alexandra Central junction

An elderly woman has died after she suffered severe injuries when a taxi driver beat the red light at a busy Alexandra Central junction and rammed into her.

Sorry to disappoint: Petition to ban Nas Daily from entering Singapore is satire

Sorry to disappoint: Petition to ban Nas Daily from entering Singapore is satire

That's one minute, see you in April.

Singapore govt to review how it handles data after one too many data breaches

Singapore govt to review how it handles data after one too many data breaches

Recent data breaches caused by mishandling of data by IT vendors have compelled the Singapore government to review its data handling policies.

YouTube’s The Slow Mo Guys visit Singapore Zoo for some slow motion reptilian action

YouTube’s The Slow Mo Guys visit Singapore Zoo for some slow motion reptilian action

The result is, uh, pretty stomach-churning.

Singaporean woman’s son who was gunned down in NZ massacre laid to rest in Christchurch cemetery

Singaporean woman’s son who was gunned down in NZ massacre laid to rest in Christchurch cemetery

Sayyad Milne was remembered as a kind and caring boy.

Singapore General Hospital makes it to Newsweeks’ top 3 best hospitals in the world

Singapore General Hospital makes it to Newsweeks’ top 3 best hospitals in the world

Affordable quality healthcare since 1821.

Malaysian convicted of murder in Kallang slashings executed this morning in Changi Prison

Malaysian convicted of murder in Kallang slashings executed this morning in Changi Prison

His remains are expected to be transported to Sarawak tomorrow.

Last week of March to provide some relief from scorching heat with expected thundery showers

Last week of March to provide some relief from scorching heat with expected thundery showers

Wasn't it nice and cool yesterday?

Capella Singapore installed a plaque on top of the spot where Trump and Kim shook hands for the first time

Capella Singapore installed a plaque on top of the spot where Trump and Kim shook hands for the first time

A bold, hard-to-miss one too.

Volunteers spend weekend sorting through 10,000 kg of pre-loved items to redistribute to migrant workers

Volunteers spend weekend sorting through 10,000 kg of pre-loved items to redistribute to migrant workers

Sorted and distributed within a span of one and a half days.


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