Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Friday, Feb 16.
A reunion dinner to savour - with all four generations
For 82-year-old Ng Ghim Tin, this year's reunion dinner holds more significance than past ones. For the first time, he got to share it with four generations after his first great grandson Ethan was born last November.
Large crowds welcome Year of the Dog at annual River Hongbao event
It may be the Year of the Dog, but the 120,000-strong crowd at River Hongbao on Friday welcomed the Chinese New Year with a lion's roar.
Speed fiends beware - no escape from new cameras
Motorists travelling along Tanah Merah Coast Road near Changi Airport will soon have to watch their speedometer over a longer distance.
100 years of Singapore through centenarians' eyes
A fresh take on 100 years of Singapore’s history through the eyes of 10 centenarians who lived through it all.
Hello Year of the Dog: ST readers share photos of their pet pooches
What better way to start off the Year of the Dog than with pick-me-up photos of pet pooches? A call to Straits Times readers to share CNY-themed photos of their dogs on Instagram attracted more than 380 posts.
Canossa Convent to go co-ed next year
Canossa Convent Primary School, which has been a girls' school for all its 77 years, will soon start taking in boys.
AHTC resolves all lapses flagged in audits, says new financial system fully operational
The Aljunied-Hougang Town Council has resolved all financial and governance lapses flagged in past audits, said its independent auditor KPMG.
YouTube user warned FBI after school shooting comment
A Mississippi man said he alerted the FBI last year after spotting a chilling YouTube comment by a user with the same name as the suspect in the Florida school massacre.
To China's 40 years of reforms, yam seng!
China continues to power ahead four decades after Deng Xiaoping set the country in a new direction. As a giant on the international stage now, it needs to be more mindful of the impact of its actions.
Immigration Bills fail in Senate, casting doubt on whether Congress can resolve fate of ‘Dreamers’
The Senate has blocked both President Donald Trump’s immigration plan and a bipartisan alternative, a failure that cast doubt on whether Congress will ever resolve the fate of young undocumented immigrants.