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World-first successful drone trial by SingPost

YOUR postman could one day be a drone. Last month, Singapore Post completed an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) delivery trial, touted as the world's first successful test by a... read more

Indonesia seeks help from S'pore and others

JAKARTA INDONESIA'S President Joko Widodo said yesterday that his country has requested help from Singapore, Russia, Malaysia and Japan to help put out fires in Sumatra and... read more

Fifa suspends Blatter and top bosses

ZURICH FIFA's ethics watchdog yesterday suspended the two most powerful men in football, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, for 90 days in a sensational new blow to the sport's... read more

Man charged with son's murder in remand

THE Belgian expatriate accused of killing his five-year-old son was yesterday remanded for three weeks at the medical complex in Changi Prison for psychiatric evaluation.... read more

Thailand: Asean help needed on haze

BANGKOK THAILAND has said it will push for Asean-level efforts to rein in the haze that comes from smoke-belching fires in neighbouring countries. "I have already instructed the... read more

PSLE question weighs heavy on parents' minds

HOW heavy are eight $1 Singapore coins? Six grams, 60g, 600g or 6kg? That question in the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) mathematics paper on Friday has upset a number... read more

5-year-old boy found dead in D'Leedon condo

A N HOUR after a 42-year-old man appeared outside Bukit Timah neighbourhood police centre with injuries yesterday, his five-year-old son was found dead in a unit at D'Leedon... read more

Two-car trains for Sengkang LRT next year

CAPACITY on the Sengkang LRT system will be boosted by the first quarter of next year, when train cars can be coupled to run in pairs, instead of the current single carriage... read more

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Palm oil in your grocery items could be from haze culprits

PAPER products may just be the tip of the iceberg: Many grocery items here could come from plantations that contribute to the haze. In an exclusive interview with The Straits Times yesterday, Stefano Savi from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil...



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黄晓明和Angelababy(Baby)相爱6年,终于修成正果,昨天在上海举行世纪大婚。迎亲车队包括两辆红色法拉利和黑色劳斯莱斯礼车,10多辆豪华车一字排开,场面十分壮观。   ... 更多