Thursday May 6 2021
1-HR PM2.5: 9-16
Singapore 33°C/24°C
ST Index 3,160.720 +7.130

Top Stories

17 new clusters were recorded  in Kuala Lumpur from April 1 to 27, according to a report by the Health Ministry.

Invisible Asia

Children in the Philippines are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Descendants of a shunned caste are still ostracised in modern times because of their lineage.
Some foreign-born residents continue to be treated like outsiders in the place they call home.

For Subscribers

Everyone sees the singer in the spotlight, but few notice the manager standing in the wings.

Asian Insider

The govt in April allowed states and private hospitals to source half of the vaccines directly from manufacturers.
Alternatives to enhanced KL-Singapore connectivity exist, such as a high-speed electric bus system.
A string of crew members and airport quarantine hotel employees were diagnosed in the past week.
Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators.




    Every Thursday, The Straits Times recommends lifestyle and food picks for the coming weekend in Singapore. 
    Listen to podcasts produced by SPH's Money FM 89.3 radio station.
    The Straits Times tackles the biggest sports talking points every month.

    Branded Content