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Arboretum paints trees in a whole new light

Visitors pose for a photograph during the Enchanted Christmas event at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum in Westonbirt in western England on Wednesday.

'Jackpot auntie' to insure plaque for $5m

"JACKPOT auntie" Choo Hong Eng is seeking an insurance policy that offers $5 million coverage for a calligraphic plaque that will double as the signboard for her latest eatery.... read more

Ankara not with ISIS, says Turkish President

ANKARA/MOSCOW TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday denied Russian accusations that Ankara was collaborating with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), saying his... read more

Couple on a date nab suspects

AFTER her eight-hour shift, paramedic Nuril Fatin, 22, was looking forward to supper with her policeman boyfriend. But her date with Staff Sergeant Muhammad Fareez, 27, turned... read more

'Match-fixing kingpin' freed from detention

BUSINESSMAN Dan Tan Seet Eng, named by Interpol as "the leader of the world's most notorious match-fixing syndicate", was freed from detention by the Court of Appeal yesterday.... read more

Power fault causes 2-hour train disruption

Commuters queueing at a bus stop opposite Bishan MRT station for free shuttle buses. A power fault caused train service at several stations on the North-South Line to be suspended... read more

Price surge for Uber during train disruption

THERE was a price surge for ride-booking service Uber during yesterday morning's train disruption of more than two hours on the North-South Line between Yishun and Bishan stations... read more

Abused Spitz finds new home

BARELY a month after it was seen suffering shocking abuse at the hands of its owner, a dog is now happily settled into its new home. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to... read more

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Housing policy changes benefit more than 2,000 flat applicants

AT LEAST 2,100 families and 220 singles who applied for new flats this month were newly eligible due to higher income ceilings. National Development Minister Lawrence Wong gave these figures on his blog yesterday, to show how changes have benefited...


部分梧槽水道永久改道 腾出空间可发展公园连道

李静仪 配合滨海市区线第2阶段工程的梧槽地铁站建造工程,有40多年历史的梧槽水道部分水流已永久性改道,不但提高了排水功能,水道改道后所腾出来的额外空间,未来也可发展为公园连道... 更多