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6:05 AM
Expect more slightly hazy conditions and lower air quality: NEA
That familiar acrid smell and light foggy blanket - your senses have not deceived you.
9:17 AM
M1 restores website for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders after 12-hour suspension
SINGAPORE - M1 has restored its website that takes pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus after 12 hours of suspension due to a security loophole.
8:52 AM
Travel chaos as strikes hit Europe's two big airlines
PARIS - It is shaping up to be a week of air travel chaos as two of Europe's biggest airlines suffer industrial action.
9:30 AM
Uber launches taxi app in Singapore; joins number of other apps already in market
SINGAPORE - Frustrated commuters who struggle to hail a taxi can now turn to another taxi-booking app - UberTaxi - launched on Monday.
10:30 AM
Typhoon Kalmaegi shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain
HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong was shuttered Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.
9:39 AM
'Malaysia' written with chilli sauce saves Malaysians stranded in Kashmir floods
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The word "Malaysia" written with chilli sauce and shirts laid out in the pattern of the Malaysian flag saved the lives of 15 Malaysians who were stranded on a hotel rooftop at Jammu and Kashmir after massive floods hit the Himalayan state.

Singapore

10:50 AM
Curbs on flying of unmanned aircraft during F1 race
10:28 AM
Masagos on three-day visit to Terengganu to strengthen ties
9:30 AM
Uber launches taxi app in Singapore; joins number of other apps already in...
9:17 AM
M1 restores website for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders after 12-hour suspension
8:51 AM
PM Lee shares views on 3rd govt-to-govt project with China
8:48 AM
Haze in west Singapore but residents not worried yet
8:22 AM
City Harvest trial: Finance head Sharon Tan says she had to consult her...
8:17 AM
Shortage of skilled staff in some sectors with 63,900 vacancies in June
8:15 AM
More nabbed for illegal ship-fuel trade in Singapore
7:29 AM
No tainted oil used in Singapore BreakTalk outlets, says bakery chain
6:05 AM
Expect more slightly hazy conditions and lower air quality: NEA
10:50 PM
Greetings pour in online for former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who is 91 on...
8:44 PM
Telco M1 suspends iPhone 6 pre-orders due to mistaken hacking
8:31 PM
Commissioner of Singapore Police Force conferred highest Malaysian award
7:41 PM
The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Sept 15, 2014
7:11 PM
Tan Tock Seng Hospital officially launches automated outpatient pharmacy
6:45 PM
Interactive map: Regional hotspots from Nov 2000 to June 2014
6:16 PM
Fatal traffic accident along Tampines Street 11; 57-year-old pedestrian dead
4:01 PM
Singapore appoints four new judicial commissioners
3:57 PM
Having problems hearing in one ear? Get it treated
3:45 PM
Unlicensed property agent fined $16,000 after illegal subletting
3:25 PM
Rise in marine oil theft in Singapore waters
3:21 PM
Police appeal for information on missing 12-year-old girl
3:17 PM
Maxwell Road to have direct access to MCE; new roads to MCE from Sept 28
1:28 PM
No foul play in the death of American CEO, who had researched suicide methods...
12:29 PM
Adopting new technology can make a significant difference in patient care: Gan
12:24 PM
Jetstar and Emirates expand partnership to give travellers more options
11:35 AM
Singapore Parliament Speaker Halimah Yacob and MPs at Asean parliamentary meet...
11:30 AM
Employment and pay for locals go up, foreign employment growth slows
10:59 AM
Woman charged with murder of son, 7, in Tampines

Asia

10:30 AM
Typhoon Kalmaegi shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain
9:39 AM
'Malaysia' written with chilli sauce saves Malaysians stranded in...
8:27 AM
Indonesia ISIS probe throws focus on Xinjiang link
12:25 AM
Maldives gives airport contract to Chinese firm during Xi Jinping's visit
12:01 AM
China to ban imports of high ash, high sulphur coal from 2015
9:53 PM
China's President Xi Jinping wins backing from the Maldives for '...
8:54 PM
Bangladesh sets 2-year jail term for involvement in child marriage
8:52 PM
India's spacecraft 'on target' to reach Mars after voyage of 666...
8:32 PM
Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo looks to technocrats for Cabinet
7:57 PM
Thailand's king discharged in 'healthy condition' after more...
7:51 PM
Indonesian President Yudhoyono backs direct election of district leaders
7:40 PM
4 ISIS suspects arrested by Indonesia are Uighurs from China: Police
6:21 PM
Giant white rabbit on display in Taiwan show damaged by fire as workers...
6:13 PM
Police probe murder of 2 British tourists on beach at Thailand island resort
5:49 PM
Malaysia to send 20 million medical rubber gloves to aid Ebola fight in 5...
5:46 PM
South Korea finds suspected North Korean drone near border: Reports
5:17 PM
China removes top official of Shanghai free-trade zone, amid reports of graft...
4:50 PM
Malaysian Islamist's death sparks sympathy in country, including from...
4:42 PM
2 British tourists found murdered on beach at Thailand island resort: Police
4:22 PM
Australia probes 'threats' against 4 Sydney hospitals, one evacuated...
3:06 PM
Worry, mystification in China over Scotland's independence vote
3:00 PM
South Korea arrests man 'motivated by poverty' who tried to defect to...
2:32 PM
More than 400 Vietnamese drug addicts escape from rehab centre
2:28 PM
Environmentalists criticise Australia's plan to protect Great Barrier Reef...
2:19 PM
China to crack down on 'foreign bride' websites on human trafficking...
2:10 PM
North Korea appears to be developing missile submarine: South Korea
1:06 PM
Wild Chinese sturgeon on brink of extinction: State media
12:39 PM
Indonesia planning cloud seeding to tackle haze that is also affecting Singapore

World

9:26 AM
Brazil election poll shows very tight presidential race
8:55 AM
United Airlines offers flight attendants $125,000 in voluntary buyout
8:52 AM
Travel chaos as strikes hit Europe's two big airlines
7:45 AM
United States in first air strike near Baghdad on ISIS
6:14 AM
Ukraine rivals trade blame after bloodiest day since truce
5:54 AM
Air France strike hits European travel
5:25 AM
Russia to probe Euronews over video of target practice picture of Putin styled...
5:08 AM
US sees Middle East help fight ISIS, Britain cautious, Australia pledges troops...
3:46 AM
Urban Outfitters apologises for Kent State University red-splattered sweatshirt
3:19 AM
Nasa's asteroid defence programme far behind schedule, says audit
2:51 AM
Belgium agrees to sex offender's request for mercy killing
2:41 AM
As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean, Angelina Jolie meets...
1:19 AM
Saudi court jails 13 Islamists for fighting abroad
1:12 AM
Anti-whalers dismayed as Greenland gets hunting quota
1:01 AM
Britain's Prince Harry turns 30 with a beer and a fortune
12:46 AM
Iran supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spurns U.S. overture to fight ISIS
12:09 AM
France factory sends widow rope with which husband hanged himself
11:19 PM
Action against ISIS would prevent genocide - NATO
11:07 PM
World lost 'precious time' in Ebola fight: EU
9:46 PM
500 migrants feared to have drowned after shipwreck in the Mediterranean
9:24 PM
German man, 20, goes on trial for ISIS membership in country's first such...
9:10 PM
US rules out military coordination with Iran, Iran's leader dismisses US...
5:36 PM
Obama to ask US Congress for $111 million to fund anti-Ebola effort in West...
5:31 PM
Thousands hunker down in shelters as 'highly dangerous' Hurricane...
3:13 PM
France joins Britain in carrying out spy flights to back US air campaign in Iraq
2:43 PM
Online jihad 3.0: Social media is weapon of choice for ISIS
12:59 PM
Miss New York crowned Miss America
12:51 PM
United States-led military exercises due to begin in western Ukraine

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