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Police issue stern warning to Workers' Party MP Raeesah Khan over online comments on race, religion

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has issued a stern warning to Workers' Party (WP) Member of Parliament Raeesah Khan over comments she

Singapore welcomes talks with Hong Kong on resuming cross-border travel

Hong Kong is already in talks with Japan and Thailand on the resumption of travel.

Malaysia's palm producers to recruit prisoners, ex-drug addicts to solve coronavirus-driven labour crunch

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's labour-reliant palm oil companies are looking to recruit recovering drug addicts and prisoners to solve a severe shortage

More retired sniffer dogs find homes in HDB flats

Labradors, springer spaniels, cocker spaniels and pointers are the breeds currently eligible for adoption under the scheme.

Lucky Plaza businesses petition authorities to remove odd-entry restrictions on weekends

At least two petitions calling for the restrictions to be reversed have been created, as some businesses say they have been struggling to break-even since the rules were imposed.

There isn’t enough land to bury the dead in KL. Do we have to dig up old graves now?

One of the many questions about death that we would be curious to find out would be how our lives would end.

Shark pulls 10-year-old from fishing boat in Australia

A shark "grabbed" a 10-year-old boy from a fishing boat off Australia on Friday but swam off after his father jumped in to save him, officials said.

Appointment of opposition leader 'a very significant move': ESM Goh

Lee Li Lian: Leader of opposition appointment 'one of the best outcome of GE 2020'.

GE2020: PSP manifesto articulates vision clearly, PM Lee should consider party's ideas, says candidate Michael Chua

The Progress Singapore Party's (PSP) manifesto articulates the party's vision, providing a clear blueprint for the road forward, said

GE2020: Focus on public health could have been lost in March amid talk of early election, suggests SDP's Paul Tambyah

Could the ministerial committee in charge of tackling COVID-19 have lost their focus on public health and started thinking about the

What’s a strong win for Singapore’s PAP amid Covid-19 and political succession?

For the PAP, which has triumphed in every general election since independence, another win seems in the bag. But in the trade-off between share of votes and share of seats, is there such a thing as winning too much?

Indonesia bans single-use plastic bags

Increased online shopping and takeaway food during the pandemic have added to the mountain of waste in the country.

Vivian Balakrishnan Says Chee Soon Juan Is Indulging In Falsehoods, S’pore Won’t Have 10 Million Population

Asked by Dr Chee Soon Juan whether the Government was planning for a 10 million population, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said it's a false statement.

Singapore GE2020: Workers' Party wipeout argument a 'tactic', expect hard fight, says PM Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the Workers' Party (WP) suggestion, that the People's Action Party could win all 93 seats in the next Parliament, as an unrealistic outcome and a "tactic".

GE2020: PAP unveils line-up for Ang Mo Kio GRC, including 2 new faces

The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Monday (Jun 29) unveiled its slate of candidates for Ang Mo Kio GRC in the upcoming General

Singapore GE2020: Election not about family disputes, PM Lee on brother Lee Hsien Yang joining PSP

The upcoming general election is not about family disputes, but about Singapore being at a very grave moment in its history, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (June 29).

Singapore GE2020: PAP new face rebuts allegations; accuser retracts statement

The woman who accused new People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Shawn Huang of behaving badly in the past has retracted the allegations, saying her assessment may have been overly harsh and she might have overreacted.

Singapore GE2020: Make your vote count to prevent PAP from taking all seats, says WP

There is a real risk that the opposition could be wiped out at the election, said Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh, as he urged voters to make their votes count and prevent the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) from sweeping all 93 seats at the coming polls.

GE2020: Workers' Party unveils first 4 candidates, including Nicole Seah and Yee Jenn Jong

The Workers’ Party on 25 June introduced its first slate of four candidates it will be fielding in the General Election (GE) on 10 July,

GE2020: Former Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang will not be standing for election

Former Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang will not be standing for election.

GE2020: Lee Hsien Yang joins Tan Cheng Bock’s Progress Singapore Party

Mr Lee Hsien Yang, the brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has joined the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) led by Dr Tan Cheng Bock.

NUS' Paul Tambyah to lead US-based International Society of Infectious Diseases in 2022

SDP's Paul Tambyah will be leading the Massachusetts-based International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID) in 2022 as its president.

PAP MP questions WP chief's support for Alfian Sa'at

PAP MP Tan Wu Meng has criticised Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh for supporting Singapore poet and playwright Alfian Sa'at,

The Workers' Party stands with Singapore, says Pritam Singh in response to Shanmugam

The Workers' Party stands with Singapore, said its chief and leader of the opposition Pritam Singh on Sunday (June 21).

Tan Wu Meng's opinion piece on Pritam Singh was 'serious' and 'thoughtful': Shanmugam

The opinion piece written by Senior Parliamentary Secretary Tan Wu Meng on the support apparently offered by the Workers’ Party’s

PM lists three advantages that will help Singapore secure its future

Singapore can still secure a bright future for itself despite the difficult times ahead.

WP chief Pritam Singh urges more transparency on Singapore’s fiscal health, ground involvement in policy-making

The Government should disclose how it decided on the amount to set aside in its contingency funds, Workers’ Party (WP) members said in

China Doesn’t Want a New World Order. It Wants This One.

Why would China go to the trouble of capsizing the global order when it can simply take it over?

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says businesses kowtowing to Beijing

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai said some of the city's biggest companies have given in to pressure to voice support for a controversial national security law drafted by China.

Facebook labels state-controlled media posts, will block ads

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Thursday (Jun 4) began labelling media organisations whose editorial calls may be under the influence of governments

Malaysia hands 5G spectrum to little-known firm controlled by politically linked tycoon

The May 15 decision went unannounced to the public and appears to be the first major reversal of infrastructure policy by the three-month-old Perikatan Nasional government.

Two former Progress Singapore Party members set up political party called Red Dot United

Mr Ravi Philemon and Ms Michelle Lee's Red Dot United party currently has 12 members aged between 25 and 55.

Argentina's ex-president Macri probed over 'spying'

Prosecutors in Argentina have opened an investigation into allegations that former president Mauricio Macri spied on political opponents during

Masks too dangerous for children under two, Japan medical group says

Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical

Scientists fight online coronavirus misinformation war

With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following

Volunteer army in Indonesia helps fight coronavirus with data, web

As Indonesia's most populous province weighed tough movement restrictions to stop the new coronavirus, it turned to a loosely-knit volunteer group

Chinese newspaper prints cartoon depicting Australia as ‘yes man’ to United States

The China Daily, an English-language paper owned by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China, shared the illustration online on Monday.

What you need to know about the national security law for Hong Kong

China’s legislators will discuss a new national security law specifically crafted for Hong Kong.

China Poised To Expand Control Over Hong Kong

The renewed push from China to pass a national security law will almost certainly set off more protests against Beijing's rule in Hong Kong, which is semi-autonomous.