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Typhoon brings death and chaos to Philippines

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Typhoon Kammuri slammed into the Philippines yesterday, bringing heavy rains and gale-force winds as it hit the main island of Luzon. At least four people were killed while clos... Read More


Various SEA Games events hit by storm

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Typhoon Kammuri's fury bore down on the main Philippine island of Luzon yesterday, forcing organisers of the 30th SEA Games to postpone or bring forward events, with at least 14 s... Read More


S'pore-Philippines flights hit by Typhoon Kammuri

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- At least 17 flights between Singapore and the Philippines were either rescheduled or cancelled yesterday because of Typhoon Kammuri. They include flights from Singapore Airlines... Read More


Najib takes stand to answer corruption charges against him

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak yesterday took the stand to answer charges that he illegally received RM42 million (S$13.7 million) from SRC International, a sub-unit... Read More


2 soldiers hurt in grenade explosion at park in Jakarta

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Two Indonesian soldiers were injured after a blast yesterday at the National Monument park, near the presidential palace in central Jakarta, police said. A spokesman said Presid... Read More


US and China differ on pluralism: Top US diplomat

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- The top US diplomat for East Asia has said that Washington will not force countries in Asia to choose between the United States and China, but suggested that Beijing might not aff... Read More


Nato marks 70th anniversary in state of internal disunity

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato), the United States-led military alliance in Europe, are meeting in London today for a summit to mark the 70th anniversary ... Read More


Free to choose, but at what price?

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- Recent events such as the Hong Kong protests, suggested tax on sugar and proposed ban on personal mobility devices (PMDs), as well as the cancellation by Yale-NUS College of the "... Read More


Threat from terrorism still looms

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- A relapsed terrorist killed two and injured three in a stabbing attack in London last Friday, underlining the urgent need to stress-test defences against a scourge that had seemed... Read More


It's OK to be No. 2 in academics, but aim to top student well-being

Singapore, Dec. 4 -- PARIS * Singapore educators deserve to be congratulated for how well they continue to prepare their young charges for an increasingly complex, ambiguous and volatile world, going ... Read More