Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, July 6.
Higher stamp duties, tighter loan limits for home purchases
Concerns about the swift rise in private home prices have prompted the authorities to further tighten cooling measures, in a surprise move that will lead to property buyers paying higher stamp duties.
Grab to challenge proposed anti-competitive ruling over its deal with Uber
Ride-hailing firm Grab has hit out at the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore's finding that its acquisition of rival Uber's South-east Asian business is anti-competitive.
Will measures proposed by Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore really change things on the ground?
The watchdog has spelt out a number of measures to counter the "significant lessening" of competition the deal has given rise to. But how realistic and fair are these measures?
Powder restrictions affect travellers on over 30 flights to and from Singapore
The new rules were introduced by the United States, Australia and New Zealand with effect from June 30.
David Lee in Russia: Possession without penetration is pointless at this World Cup
Only one out of the eight quarter-finalists controlled significant majority of the ball (more than 55 per cent) in their respective round of 16 matches and, even then, Belgium had 58 per cent of possession but fell 2-0 down and needed a last-minute winner to beat Japan 3-2.
Thai cave rescue: Bird's nest collectors scour for ways into cave to save youth footballers
A team of bird's nest collectors from southern Thailand put their generations-old rock climbing know-how to use by scouring a mountainside for openings that could lead to 12 young footballers and their coach trapped inside a flooded cave.
Najib's supporters to launch fund to help him pay for his $337,000 bail
Former premier Najib Razak claimed trial to three counts of criminal breach of trust and another charge of abuse of power involving RM42 million (S$14.2 million) linked to SRC International, a former subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad, on Wednesday.
Personal stories and freefalling naval combat divers to feature in this year's NDP show
This year's show will not just be a spectacle but also an introspective look into the lives of Singaporeans who have overcome adversity.
Tennis: Defending champion Muguruza falls in Wimbledon second round
Garbine Muguruza's Wimbledon title defence was hijacked by Alison van Uytvanck as the little-known Belgian produced a fearless brand of hard-hitting tennis to topple the champion.
Durian prices plunge amid supply glut from Malaysia
Durian vendors attributed the oversupply to the hot weather in Malaysia, which makes durians ripen faster.