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Mum killed in Jurong blasts grew up without hers

CHEMIST Lim Siaw Chian had grown up without a mother. Now, her six-month-old daughter will do the same. Ms Lim, who was also called Krysten, was killed in Monday's blaze at Leeden... read more

Power fault stalls NEL during morning rush

TRAIN services on SBS Transit's North-East Line were disrupted for one hour and 40 minutes during the morning peak yesterday. The incident was triggered by a power fault, which... read more

Jurong blasts claim young mum's life

ONE person died and seven others were injured in a fire at a gas manufacturing company in the Jurong industrial area yesterday. Several explosions were heard as a fire engulfed a... read more

PM: Yale-NUS should adapt to Asia

SINGAPORE'S first liberal arts college, Yale-NUS, has added "something different" to the educational eco-system here but, to succeed, it cannot be a carbon copy of Yale in New... read more

Female air crew stuffed into lockers as a prank

KUNMING WOULD you mind being bundled into an aircraft's overhead luggage locker and made to lie there, even though you know it is just a "fun" gesture by your male colleagues to... read more

Driverless vehicles to hit the roads in key trials

SINGAPORE is embarking on a series of real-life trials to prepare for the day when driverless vehicles become as ubiquitous as smartphones. The Transport Ministry yesterday signed... read more

S'pore starts water bombing in Sumatra

JAKARTA A CHINOOK helicopter from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has arrived in South Sumatra province to help Indonesia douse forest and peatland fires that have been sending... read more

Suspicion falls on ISIS over Ankara blasts

ANKARA INITIAL indications suggest the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was responsible for twin bombings in the Turkish capital Ankara, two senior Turkish security sources... read more

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Lack sleep? You may get dementia later

PEOPLE in their 30s and 40s who are not getting enough sleep could find themselves with dementia by their 60s, sleep expert Michael Chee has warned. He issued the warning, as growing evidence has shown that adequate sleep is necessary to clear the...



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