Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Saturday, June 16.
Trump announces tariffs on US$50 billion of Chinese goods; China retaliates in equal measure
The world’s two largest economies have taken a step closer to a trade war with the US announcing tariffs of 25 per cent targeting US$50 billion in Chinese imports from “industrially significant” technologies.
Heading home, after 33 years with the Ngs
In a month's time, Ms Remidios Sabado will be sending dozens of "balikbayan" boxes - or repatriate boxes - back to the Philippines. The 65-year-old is going home for good, after working for the Ng family for 33 years.
Muslims urged to continue to mix with those of other faiths
The Muslim community should continue to look for ways to mix with people of other faiths and work together in common spaces, said Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli.
Motorcade commanders for US and North Korea delegations always prepared for next journey
While the world watched closely the meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, thousands of police officers worked behind the scenes to ensure the summit on June 12 at Capella Singapore went off without a hitch.
World Cup: Magic Ronaldo lights up World Cup with hat-trick to deny Spain
Portugal’s irrepressible captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning late free kick to complete a World Cup hat-trick and rescue a 3-3 draw in an enthralling match against neighbours Spain on Friday.
Singaporean sisters making menstruation more manageable
Championing a change in the way women face menstruation issues is feminine hygiene products company Freedom Cups. The social start-up, founded by three Singaporean sisters, is part of 50 stories of change on Impact Journalism Day on Saturday.
Airbnb study says non-tourist areas gain from listings
The study examined the number of guest arrivals, average number of nights hosted, and Airbnb host earnings in its three highest-performing neighbourhoods.
Researcher raises red flag over animal poaching
More work needs to be done to ensure the blight of animal poaching does not become a serious issue.
Singapore Airlines flight to Melbourne aborted after slide 'unexpectedly deployed'
A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight to Melbourne was leaving the gate at Changi Airport on Friday night when an emergency slide was suddenly deployed.
Man, 30, arrested for alleged murder in Geylang Road
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for the alleged murder of a man in Geylang Road, after police were alerted to a fight on Friday morning.