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Rats! Fell for these traps...

IT WAS man versus rat last evening along the grassy slope beside Bukit Batok MRT Station. Some 22 officers from Star Pest Control were spread out on the slope with orange nets,... read more

Chilling exchange leads to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN "WE HAVE killed all the children in the auditorium," one of the attackers told his handler. "What do we do now?" he asked. "Wait for the army people, kill them... read more

Suffering from the stench for over 10 years

RESIDENTS living on the third storey of a Toa Payoh block thought things would get better after their hoarder neighbour died last month. But the stench from his flat, which they... read more

Halt army ops or suffer more attacks: Taleban

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN TALEBAN militants have vowed to launch more strikes on Pakistan's army if it doesn't halt operations along the Afghan border. The threat comes a day after the... read more

Murder suspect stabs himself after fleeing Tampines flat

A CHINESE national stabbed himself on the ninth-floor ledge of a Housing Board block in Tampines, leaving the area heavily bloodstained, after allegedly killing a woman in the... read more

LTA launches free taxi-tracking app

THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) launched its own taxi app yesterday. But unlike others on the market, Taxi-Taxi@SG does not help users to book a cab. Instead, it helps them to... read more

Baby boom at wildlife attractions here

SINGAPOREANS may be eagerly anticipating the birth of cubs from giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia, but this year, some pretty special babies have already been born at Wildlife... read more

Kids' rowdy behaviour raises a ruckus online

THEY flung toys around and smashed them against one another. They also created a ruckus, yelling and screaming. The boys were not in the privacy of their home nor did the toys... read more

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Fed gives Asia an early Xmas present

A MORE moderate hike in United States interest rates should give a lift to Singapore and other regional markets and economies, say analysts. Yesterday morning (Singapore time), the US Federal Reserve made a commitment not to rush into raising...



南北地铁线轨枕更换76% 行驶速度限制明年中解除

李静仪 南北地铁线因轨枕更换工程而实施的列车行驶速度限制将在明年中完全解除,让列车恢复全速行驶,即回复到以往每小时80公里的理想时速。   陆路交通管理局昨天发布详细的地铁报告,... 更多