The haze in Singapore has climbed into the unhealthy range again, when the three-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) hit 152 at 1pm on Wednesday.
A housewife continued to smoke cigarettes even after she suffered a cancer relapse in August last year.
This year's National Day Parade looks set to be bigger and better with more assets on display and more personnel from the military and Home teams taking part.
Ten men were charged in court on Wednesday with having paid sex with a 16-year-old girl.
Rental increases will now be waived for two years for those whose incomes cross a $800 a month threshold, said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post on Wednesday.