Through the Lens

  • Ms Nur Hazwani feeling the contents in a box to guess what they were, as part of the challenge at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Each team had to go to two locations and complete the challenges. Left: Participants Lim Choon Wee (right) and Lau Kwan F
A group of visually impaired go-getters had one goal in mind when they took part in an Amazing Race-style dash on Saturday - raise bucket-loads of cash for the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH).

How has Singapore changed over the years? Every fortnight, The Straits Times will feature old and new images of a place in Singapore.

Serangoon Road in 1954 and today  »

This is the last instalment of Singapore Slider as the series is taking a break. 

Big Picture

With growing awareness of climate change, coal-fired power plants may become a thing of the past.
Three rare white lion cubs, one male and two female, put their best paw forward when they were presented to the public on Wednesday.


Five visitors posing for a photograph next to a Singapore Infantry Regiment trooper standing guard at the Istana in 1971. This was one of the typical scenes at the Istana grounds on Jan 27 that year, during the Chinese New Year open house.

Singapore through the years

Turning Point Videos

A series based on stories from Wong Kim Hoh's It Changed My Life

It took a family crisis for school dropout Xavier See to junk the Casanova mantle and recalibrate his life.