US open to new talks on TPP, Trump says at Davos meeting
United States President Donald Trump declared "America is back", and open for business now that it is once again competitive, and signalled his readiness to reopen trade talks if he could get a "better deal" for the United States.
Delivering results key to fostering trust: Chan Chun Sing
Trust has been eroded in many developed countries because governments had failed to deliver on their promises that globalisation would bring a better life for their people.
Singapore's 4G leaders need more time to gain exposure and experience: Analysts
The news that no new deputy prime ministers will be appointed at the next Cabinet reshuffle has taken some political observers by surprise, but they said this will allow the fourth generation of leaders to prove their mettle to Singaporeans.
Eight options to e-pay but cash still king at food centre
Even as the use of cashless payments like ez-link card and Nets has grown in the Jurong West hawker centre that is blazing the trail for e-payments, patrons and hawkers there say cash remains king.
Singaporean billionaire Kwek fails in attempt to acquire M&C Hotels
An attempt by Singaporean billionaire Kwek Leng Beng to take full control of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) in a deal valuing the business at 2 billion pounds (S$3.7 billion) collapsed after minority shareholders blocked the acquisition.
A rapid push for social change may polarise society, says Singapore envoy in reply to Economist article on surrogacy case
Singaporeans will decide their own pace of change when it comes to family values, as a rapid push for change may risk polarising society, said Singapore High Commissioner to the UK Foo Chi Hsia in response to an article in The Economist about a surrogacy case involving a gay Singaporean.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn accused of sexual misconduct: Report
Dozens of people have accused Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn of decades of sexual misconduct in which he allegedly pressured staff to perform sex acts.
Tennis: Roger Federer heaps praise on 'future top-10 player' Chung Hyeon
Defending champion Roger Federer was leading 6-1, 5-2 in his Australian Open semi-final match against Chung Hyeon when the South Korean retired with foot blisters, bringing the curtain down on a breakout tournament.
St Jerome's Laneway Festival back for eighth Singapore edition
Rain or shine, you can bet that masses of indie music fans will be congregating at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, for 12 hours of non-stop gigs at the eighth Singapore edition of the St Jerome's Laneway Festival 2018 today.
askST: Are parasites common in raw food in Singapore?
The good news is that tapeworms and other parasites that infest the gut are very rare in Singapore. This is because food is usually prepared in a hygienic manner, and in a clean environment, said infectious diseases expert Hsu Li Yang.