Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Friday, Feb 2.
Former key Keppel execs arrested in corruption probe
The Straits Times understands that they include Mr Tay Kim Hock, former president and chief executive of Keppel Fels Brasil, a wholly owned unit of Keppel O&M. He was arrested by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) and is currently out on bail.
'Appropriate' revisions to Penal Code to be made following dismissal of appeal in City Harvest Church case
The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) will work with the relevant ministries on the "appropriate revisions to the Penal Code".
VIDEO: City Harvest ruling: Kong Hee 'looking forward to finishing jail term', wife Sun Ho thankful to all who 'loved us in spite of everything'
City Harvest Church (CHC) founder Kong Hee is relieved at the court's decision and looking forward to finishing his jail sentence while his singer-wife Ho Yeow Sun is grateful to God and thankful to everyone who has "loved us in spite of everything".
SMRT appoints 3 officers to boost maintenance, rail operations
Rail operator SMRT has appointed two chief maintenance officers to be in charge of strengthening its maintenance regime and engineering capabilities.
Weather in January was cooler and wetter than normal, with the island receiving "well above normal rainfall" in the first month of the year, said the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS).
Overall crime rate down in 2017, but Internet love scams, outrage of modesty cases a concern: MHA
While the overall crime rate fell last year (2017), the rise in the cases of outrage of modesty, especially on public transport and at public entertainment outlets, along with an increase in Internet love scams, have become a source of concern for the authorities.
Singapore will be an honest broker as chair of Asean: Vivian
As chairman of Asean this year, Singapore will be an honest broker in tackling major challenges and potential crises, said Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Guess plunges after Kate Upton accuses co-founder Paul Marciano of harassment
Guess? shares plummeted after Kate Upton accused co-founder Paul Marciano of sexual harassment, embroiling the fashion brand in the #MeToo movement.
VIDEO: Motor racing: Bernie Ecclestone laments 'prudish' end of Formula One grid girls
Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the "prudish" decision by Formula One's current owners to dispense with grid girls in the lead-up to races.
Made-in-Singapore fragrances a flourishing niche market here
Under the perfume brand Singapore Memories, you can buy a scent inspired by the aromas of Peranakan culture. Called Peranakan Oud, the perfume is described as "unisex, deep soul-searching, unexpected and poetic" and contains the key ingredient of oud, a warm, woody scent derived from the tropical agar tree.