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Malay Set to Be Singapore's First Woman President: Straits Times

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A former speaker of Singapore's parliament, Halimah Yacob, was set to become the city-state's first woman president after other candidates did not qualify for the contest, the Straits Times newspaper reported on Monday. The largely ...

Singapore's Indian-origin bodybuilder dies after kick-boxing match

Later he appeared to be losing consciousness while in a corner, and had to be helped out of the ring, reported The Straits Times. "In the first round, it seemed like Pradip was winning. But in the second round, Steven punched him a few times," said a ...

Singapore's largest ex-HUDC estate Braddell View hopes to sell en-bloc for S$2 billion

SINGAPORE - Braddell View, the largest of Singapore's 18 HUDC estates and the last to be privatised ... a collective sales committee to kick-start the process. Sources told The Straits Times that the en bloc owners hope to sell the sprawling 1.124 million ...

Singapore's deputy PM says understands disquiet about presidential election

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has said ... said during a forum at the Nanyang Technological University on Wednesday, the Straits Times newspaper reported. Shanmugaratnam, who is also the coordinating ...

Baggage handler deliberately sent bags astray at Singapore's Changi Airport

A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport has swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations, the Straits Times newspaper reported. Tay Boon Keh, a 63 year-old working as a baggage handler for a ...

Lost luggage: "Mischievous" Singapore handler sent bags astray at world's best airport

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore’s Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations, the Straits Times newspaper reported. Tay Boon Keh, a 63-year-old working as a ...

Here’s how to save time on your commute to work in Singapore

With Singapore’s rail network in the central area becoming more dense, some stations on different lines are now faster to reach on foot than by train. According to The Straits Times, the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has rolled out a new ...

Singapore Press Holdings' Market Value Falls Behind New York Times

Singapore’s leading newspaper publisher had a market capitalization ... Short interest in Singapore Press, which prints the Straits Times newspaper, is close to its highest level in 18 months. The shares fell as much as 0.8 percent as of 9:20 a.m ...

Gig economy a growing segment of Singapore's workforce

A growing proportion of Singapore's workforce - in particular ... creation and paint a more pessimistic picture of the labour market than in reality. - THE STRAITS TIMES

Getting to know Halimah Yacob, Singapore's first female president

(Straits Times/file) Ethnic Malay Halimah Yacob was sworn in as Singapore's eighth president on Thursday, as the inauguration marked the start of her six-year term in the Chinese-ethnic majority country. Yacob became the head of state following a walkover ...