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2:33 PM
Tan Chuan-Jin: Inflation figure for Minimum Sum hikes under review
The Government is looking at how it calculates the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Minimum Sum figure, and the amount by which it should go up every year based on inflation, said Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin on Tuesday.
12:30 PM
HDB sellers can stay in their sold flats for up to three months if buyers agree
SINGAPORE - Housing Board flat owners who sell their flats are no longer required to move out immediately once the transaction is completed. The HDB has tweaked its policy to allow sellers to stay temporarily in these sold flats for up to three months.
4:41 PM
Indonesia presidential candidate Prabowo rejects election process
JAKARTA - Indonesia's presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday that he was rejecting the electoral process, citing flaws, in a move that could see his camp take the challenge to the Constitutional Court.
6:42 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels hand black boxes to Malaysia experts
DONETSK, UKRAINE (REUTERS) - A senior separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, handed over black boxes from an airliner downed over eastern Ukraine to Malaysian experts in the city of Donetsk in the early hours of Tuesday.
9:12 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Three-man expert team to enter crash site, says Malaysia's transport minister
KIEV (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has sent a three-man expert team to investigate the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site after getting assurances about their safety there.
10:50 AM
Google Doodle pays tribute to Singapore music icon - composer Zubir Said
Today's Google doodle has a Singaporean note to it - Zubir Said, composer of Singapore's national anthem Majulah Singapura, is highlighted

Singapore

4:31 PM
8,000 ITE students get chance to lead green initiatives under WWF scheme
4:03 PM
Police appeal for info on boy found along Marina Promenade
4:00 PM
Social sector to better manage volunteers, as total spending rises to $700m in...
3:46 PM
More applying for scholarships in aviation industry: BrightSparks survey
3:14 PM
SingTel donates $1.1m to set up innovation centre for people with disabilities
2:54 PM
Nearly 160 students pledge not to start smoking
2:33 PM
Tan Chuan-Jin: Inflation figure for Minimum Sum hikes under review
1:32 PM
Singapore researchers help to identify new genes associated with schizophrenia
12:30 PM
HDB sellers can stay in their sold flats for up to three months if buyers agree
12:26 PM
Police warn against setting off explosive devices made from sparklers
12:02 PM
Site engineer jailed six months for molesting neighbour in lift
10:50 AM
Google Doodle pays tribute to Singapore music icon - composer Zubir Said
10:16 AM
Keppel subsidiary wins approval to explore Pacific seabed
9:21 AM
Rise of social enterprises in Singapore prompts calls for greater regulation
9:18 AM
Singaporean man who drowned off Batam 'should not have been on barge'
9:17 AM
Introducing 'flexi' work arrangements can be tricky, say experts
9:14 AM
British appeals court frees Singapore father jailed for contempt
6:24 AM
Computing is cool again - more and better students apply for courses in NUS
6:18 AM
Beware online cheats posing as PayPal
9:23 PM
Grace Fu to lead Singapore delegation to Asean-EU ministerial meet
9:19 PM
The Straits Times' News In A Minute: July 21, 2014
7:34 PM
Go beyond Singapore's main races and respect all who live and work here:...
7:30 PM
Tourist spending grew by five per cent in the first quarter of 2014
6:36 PM
Does your insurance policy cover acts of terrorism?
6:18 PM
What 13 hawker stalls will sell at Changi Airport Terminal 3's new...

Asia

5:08 PM
Thai coup leader to meet king on new constitution
4:41 PM
Indonesia presidential candidate Prabowo rejects election process
4:29 PM
Cambodia opposition ends year-long boycott of parliament
4:26 PM
India to investigate corruption in healthcare after TV sting operation
4:25 PM
Body of dead Estonian model in Malaysia finally going home
4:17 PM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysia sharpens response in latest air disaster
4:07 PM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Cover-up underway, says Australian PM Abbott
3:58 PM
'Very unhealthy' air recorded in Perak, as air pollutant index hits...
3:54 PM
Indonesia's Prabowo says quitting presidential election process, alleges...
3:50 PM
China police 'question' food supplier staff in meat scandal
2:52 PM
Australian senator sorry for joke about liking rich men with big sexual organs
2:34 PM
Encephalitis kills 60 in eastern India in fortnight
2:10 PM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Rebels don't have the means to shoot down...
1:26 PM
Indonesia polls: Likely loser Prabowo tries to delay result
1:20 PM
Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo
1:12 PM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Bodies leave Ukraine war zone, truce called at...
1:09 PM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Russia says probe should be done by "...
11:53 AM
Burger King, Papa John's dragged in as China food scandal spreads to Japan
11:39 AM
Australian mogul Packer gives away S$232 million
11:28 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Australian watchdog warns of scams
10:01 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Face to face with the Ukraine conflict
9:17 AM
Starbucks says sold products containing chicken from troubled meat supplier
9:12 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Three-man expert team to enter crash site, says...
8:53 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Downing of plane a complete violation of...
8:43 AM
South Korea police confirm body is fugitive ferry owner
6:55 AM
Indonesia to declare winner of hotly contested presidential election
6:42 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels hand black boxes to Malaysia...
6:26 AM
Random checks catch 99 tipsy Indian pilots since 2011
6:02 AM
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Dutch Twitter avatars go black demanding bodies...
5:37 AM
Yum, McDonald's apologise as new China food scandal hits

World

1:36 PM
Mers virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn
9:51 AM
'Mama' of Mexican children's shelter accused of horrific abuses...
9:11 AM
HIV epidemic 'smaller' than United Nations estimates: Report
8:10 AM
Accused Android app pirates face criminal charges
7:46 AM
US Senate panel to debate wave of corporate tax-avoidance deals
6:55 AM
Delivery of French warship depends on Russia's attitude, says Hollande
6:39 AM
$200m deal reached over US gynaecologist who secretly taped patients
6:30 AM
Obama honours wounded soldier who battled Taleban insurgents
6:17 AM
Beef's environmental costs far outweigh poultry, pork
6:12 AM
World marks hottest June since 1880: US scientists
6:09 AM
US warns against travel to Israel, Gaza
6:08 AM
Israeli shoots Palestinian dead in West Bank: Security source
6:02 AM
British royals thank adoring world as Prince George turns one
5:49 AM
Kerry promises $58 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza
5:41 AM
Arab League chief urges Hamas to accept Egypt's truce plan
4:35 AM
Britain opens criminal probe into foreign exchange rigging
3:20 AM
Kerry arrives in Cairo to press for Gaza cease-fire
3:00 AM
15,000 people displaced after Boko Haram raid in NE Nigeria: official
2:40 AM
US court makes first conviction in Boston attacks
1:40 AM
Muslim body denounces persecution of Iraq Christians
12:55 AM
Protesters planned Cup final chaos - Brazil police
12:35 AM
Arab Israelis clash with police over Gaza assault
12:04 AM
Kerry to push for 'immediate' Gaza ceasefire: Obama
11:14 PM
New Yorker opens archive ahead of paywall launch
10:52 PM
Death toll from bus crash in Germany reaches 11
9:43 PM
Aldi co-founder and Germany's richest person Karl Albrecht dies at 94
7:45 PM
British MPs say Scottish pound plan is 'dead parrot'
7:11 PM
Britain wants tougher sanctions against Russia over MH17

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