Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Monday, June 18.
$1.3m study under way to help rejuvenate Orchard Road
An Australian urban planning consultancy is leading the six-month study to lay the blueprint for Singapore's premier shopping district for the next 15 to 20 years.
South Korea and US to announce halt to joint military exercises this week: Report
The suspension, however, will likely include a "snapback" clause, which means exercises could resume if North Korea fails to deliver on its denuclearisation commitment, reported Yonhap news agency.
Football: Mexico's 'Chucky' Lozano hands World Cup holders Germany nightmare start
The Germans were mediocre and appeared bereft of pace and ideas in their opening 1-0 loss to Mexico, who scored via crowd favourite Hirving Lozano in the first-half.
Football: World Cup favourites Brazil suffer first night nerves in Swiss stalemate
Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a rocky start in a 1-1 draw with Switzerland as coach Tite blamed nerves for his players' failure to kill the game off.
Married couple die in Johor car crash while driving home to Singapore; 2 young children injured
Singapore PR Chua Keh Loing, 41, was behind the wheel when he lost control of his car, which collided head-on with a sport utility vehicle last Friday.
Wild sambar deer put down due to severe injuries after 3-vehicle accident on BKE
A 46-year-old taxi driver suffered cuts on his head and was taken to hospital after the accident, which occurred when a motorcyclist tried to avoid the deer.
Terrorism and cyber threats among pressing security issues SAF has to deal with: DPM Tharman
Mr Tharman said the changing role of the Singapore Armed Forces - which has evolved over the years into a fighting force capable of a wide range of operations - reflects the new threats.
One shot, one kill: On target to be better snipers
ST gets an exclusive look into the SAF's first two-week Advanced Sniper Course, which aims to equip snipers with the skills to operate in an urban environment.
Malaysia's most powerful Islamic body faces scrutiny
The move to review and reform the work of the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is part of sweeping moves taken by PM Mahathir Mohamad's government.
Singapore short film snags grand prize at top Tokyo festival
Benjamin's Last Day At Katong Swimming Complex, by director Chai Yee Wei, is about the loss of heritage, nostalgia and a young boy's sexual awakening.