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Suspect in killer litter case accused of 'religiously aggravated' act

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- An Australian man allegedly involved in a killer litter case in a condominium now faces an extra charge of causing hurt to a woman in the same incident, with the new offence descr... Read More


NTU student expelled for allegedly recording video of woman showering

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- A teenage Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student has been expelled after he allegedly used his mobile phone to record a video of a woman showering on campus. Chinese nat... Read More


Straits Times to launch new tablet to deliver your paper

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- A brand new tablet with your newspaper loaded onto it daily for you to enjoy at your leisure. That is what readers of The Straits Times (ST) will get, at a very special price th... Read More


It's an honour not only for me but also for Indonesia: Jokowi

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo said yesterday that The Straits Times' Asian of the Year 2019 award bestowed upon him was an honour for him and his country. "Thank you. It's an... Read More


About 3,450 warnings issued to PMD riders since footpath ban

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- Since e-scooters were banned from footpaths on Nov 5, a total of 3,444 warnings were issued to riders last month, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said yesterday. It also impo... Read More


Asia-Pacific countries more wary of China's rise: Survey

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- Global views of China are mixed, with the country's economic rise generally welcomed, although its growing military might be eliciting a tinge of wariness. In the Asia-Pacific, ... Read More


Abe, Modi get higher ratings than Xi in Asia-Pacific

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are generally viewed positively across the Asia-Pacific, according to the Pew Research Centre's latest... Read More


Anwar denies sexual harassment claim by former staff member

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim yesterday denied a claim of sexual harassment by a male former staff member that emerged just ahead of his party's annual convention. Datuk Se... Read More


Azmin opens PKR wings meeting with calls for unity

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- Just a day after a peace deal between two warring factions in Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), a video was played at its national congress last night, crediting deputy president Azmin... Read More


Calls in Umno for BN to 'migrate' to Muafakat Nasional

Singapore, Dec. 6 -- The wings of opposition party Umno have strongly endorsed the cooperation pact with Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) at their annual meeting yesterday, with calls for Umno and its all... Read More