Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, July 9.
First four Thai boys rescued from flooded cave as rescuers race 'against water and time'
"The next operation will begin in the next 10 hours, or less than 20 hours," said the head of rescue operation.
Seven companies apply for bicycle-sharing licence
Four bicycle-sharing firms - ofo, Mobike, SG Bike and GBikes - have submitted their applications to the Land Transport Authority for a full licence to operate dockless bicycle rental services. Three others - Anywheel, QiQi Zhixiang and GrabCycle - have submitted their applications for a regulatory sandbox licence.
Sanctions to remain until North Korea achieves final denuclearisation: Mike Pompeo
Speaking in Tokyo after holding meetings in Pyongyang, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would continue enforcing sanctions until North Korea carried out "fully verified final denuclearisation".
Singapore has to watch US-China trade war with great caution, says Heng Swee Keat
A trade war between the United States and China will affect the global economy significantly and unsettle financial markets, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, who added that Singapore has to watch the developments with great caution.
David Lee in Russia: Tears, but also plenty of pride, as Russia's brave run at the World Cup comes to an end
The referee's whistle blew short and sharp, and for the 15,000 Russians fans at the Kuibyshev Square Fan Fest in Samara, it was like a stab to the heart.
Leaders pay tribute to Mrs Wee Kim Wee
The late Mrs Wee Kim Wee had a natural warmth and caring nature which endeared her to everyone she met, said former president Tony Tan Keng Yam yesterday.
PUB rolls out craft beer made using Newater for 10th anniversary of global water conference
The special beer, Newbrew, was specially prepared by national water agency PUB and home-grown restaurant and brewery Brewerkz to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Singapore International Water Week.
New signs point to a thriving Kampong Glam 200 years ago
Experts say a second archaeological dig further puts to rest the traditional narrative of Singapore's early beginnings as a "sleepy fishing village".
HDB looking at expanding use of floating system for solar panels in open sea
HDB has announced that it will be signing a research collaboration with a landscaping firm in the coming week for the study and development of a floating solar system for coastal marine conditions.
Visitor upset at host of extras in KKH bill
An ailing Australian visitor had to pay about $10,000 more because she was treated at KK Women's and Children's Hospital instead of a general hospital.