Higher learning institutes to train more adults
A major revamp of how working adults are trained for the new economy is under way, with more courses, more funding and a more significant role for Singapore's institutes of higher learning (IHLs).
Admiralty Park offers wild rides on 26 slides
Having reopened yesterday after a two-year facelift, it is now home to Singapore's longest and tallest tube slide in a public park, at 23m long and 9m high.
Inside The Other ‘Korea’
Four-lane roads. Lexus on the streets. A modern eye centre inspired by Singapore's own. The Straits Times got a glimpse of Pyongyang, the public face North Korea wants the world to see.
Sunday Beauty Queens: Maids pay to be ‘Cinderella’ for a day
A rising number of maids here are paying a good part of their salaries - up to $1,000 in some cases - to join beauty pageants.
The Workers’ Party’s 60th anniversary: What lies ahead?
The Workers' Party is now the biggest opposition party in Singapore. Insight looks at how it got there and what the future holds.
Citizens gain when content is king again
As news publishers compete for subscribers, the local media has to produce richer, more robust content to stave off competition for local audiences, says ST opinion editor Chua Mui Hoong.
Singapore journalist probed for breaching import law after using drone in Myanmar
Two journalists from Singapore and Malaysia are being investigated by Myanmar police for breaching export and import laws after flying a drone over a parliament building in Naypyitaw.
Golden Mile Complex's rough edge
While most businesses at Golden Mile Complex - known informally as Little Thailand - close by 11pm, the place remains alive with the sound of muffled disco beats from a handful of clubs there.
It Changed My Life: Red Hong Yi, the artist who 'paints without a paintbrush'
The 31-year-old Malaysian gave up architecture to become an artist after a YouTube video of her creating a portrait of NBA star Yao Ming with a basketball went viral.
New-age foodcourts: Deck the halls with more than food
Foodcourts are sprucing up their image with not only trendy yet affordable dishes, but also stylish and inviting interiors