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Sidewalk with 'smartpath' for phone users

CHONGQING, CHINA THE smartphone is no longer an accessory; for many, it is a must-have item to cope with daily living these days. But could special lanes also become a must-have... read more

Haze returns here as fires in Indonesia rage

THAT burnt smell, the foggy blanket in the air - your senses have not deceived you: The haze is back in Singapore. Singapore's National Environment Agency Pollution Standards... read more

No foul play in death of American CEO

THE young American chief executive found dead at an apartment block here had a piece of paper stained with cocaine in her back pocket and was on anti-depressants. She was... read more

British pair found dead on Thai beach

BANGKOK THAI police have launched a murder probe on the popular resort island of Koh Tao after the naked bodies of two British tourists were found on a beach yesterday. The... read more

Watch out, YO-Kai is Japan's new Pokemon

TOKYO MOVE over Pokemon, a legion of new cutesy monsters is haunting Japan and looks set to break out all over the world. YO-Kai Watch is a nexus of manga, anime cartoons and... read more

In the oven... Red House Bakery revival

THE Red House Bakery in Katong will soon be revived, and the search is on for an operator who will take over the premises and dole out traditional bread and pastries. The new... read more

Mother of dead Tampines boy arrested

POLICE have arrested the mother of a seven-year-old boy found dead at the foot of a Housing Board block in Tampines for alleged murder. It is believed the 42-year-old woman was... read more

Go fetch! New dog park opens in Sembawang

DOGS, birds, hamsters and cats had a big day out at a pets carnival at Sembawang Park yesterday, where a new site for dogs to run off leash was launched. National Development... read more

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StarHub joins rival telcos in mobile fee hike

STARHUB has followed SingTel and M1's lead by raising mobile subscription rates on the back of the launch of Apple's new iPhones on Friday. But its hike is the sharpest - a $5 increase from its current $38 basic plan. This matches SingTel's rate,...


直通市区 滨海南多条新路28日启用

配合滨海高速公路而在滨海南兴建的多条新道路,将在本月28日(星期日)清晨5时启用,让驾车者可直通市区多个地点,缩短开车时间。   陆路交通管理局昨天在记者会上表示,... 更多