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Brekkie in the Lion City

Idalia the koala enjoys a spot of breakfast of eucalyptus leaves. Four female koalas - Chan, Paddle, Pellita and Idalia - from Brisbane, Australia, arrived in Singapore on Monday... read more

2.5-tonne haul from Empress Place dig site

ANCIENT Singapore - or Temasek, as it was then known - could have had an established government with a head ruler or chieftain in the late 14th century and 15th century. The first... read more

Crossover Project an important mission, says Serina Wee

FORMER City Harvest Church (CHC) finance manager Serina Wee was called to the stand yesterday in the ongoing trial of six people connected to the church. Wee, represented by... read more

Man saves twin coconut trees from the chop

WHEN a friend told him his babies were going to be chopped down, R. Vengadasalam rushed down to Yishun Park on Wednesday. The 55-year-old private landscaper was just in time to... read more

No sex please, just cutesy flirting

BEIJING IN CHINA'S online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches. Student Xiao Yue, 21, spends four hours on most days chatting online with fans... read more

'Coolest resignation ever' goes viral on Chinese social media

BEIJING A RESIGNATION letter consisting of just 10 Chinese characters has gone viral in China because of its inspiring message. "The world is big and I want to go out and see it... read more

South Korea's ferry disaster, one year on

Relatives of the Sewol ferry disaster's victims weeping as they stand on the deck of a boat during a visit to the site of the sunken vessel yesterday, off the coast of South Korea... read more

NLB forms panel to review library materials

AN INDEPENDENT consultative panel has been formed to advise the National Library Board (NLB) in reviewing library materials. In a statement yesterday, NLB said it set up the panel... read more

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Case names 3 hotels with 'unfair, excessive' penalties

THE consumer watchdog has named three hotels for their "unfair and excessive" cancellation fees for weddings: Furama Riverfront Hotel, Riverview Hotel and Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore. This is the first time the Consumers Association of Singapore (...



本地最大规模考古发现 700年前皇后坊或是市集

本地最大规模的考古挖掘工作发现,新加坡河口附近的皇后坊(Empress Place)一带,可能是人们聚居经商的市集。   从今年2月2日开始的考古工作本月12日告一段落,... 更多