Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Thursday, Jan 25.
Video: Singapore can play key role in China-led Belt and Road Initiative: Chun Sing
As a global financial hub, it can provide the banking and legal support for projects, as well as facilitating in the "software transfer" to ensure projects are sustainable once completed, Mr Chan said during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
New bond payment for those hiring maids from Indonesia
From Feb 1, employers of Indonesian maids will have to spend $70 more when hiring a new helper or renewing a contract.
More help on upkeep of Singapore's heritage buildings
Last month, the National Heritage Board (NHB) rolled out two updated technical guides in response to calls to better aid monument owners and occupiers.
Why update to Medical Act matters
A Bill passed nearly 40 years ago, which required the licensing of bricks-and-mortar premises delivering healthcare such as hospitals, medical clinics and laboratories, is about to be revamped for the age of digital doctors and in-the-community care.
Tanjong Pagar, Boon Lay, Outram hit with flash floods; PUB says areas are known hot spots
National water agency PUB said the three locations are known hot spots, prone to flooding because of specific localised conditions.
Video: Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse
Nassar, who had molested young female gymnasts, was sentenced on Wednesday following days of wrenching testimony from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic medallists.
Video: China scientists clone first monkeys made by same process that created Dolly the sheep
The cloning of the two long-tailed macaques named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong has been lauded as a breakthrough that could boost medical research into human diseases.
Mindef showcases a different shade of green
As Singapore gears up for its Year of Climate Action - which will be launched soon - the Ministry of Defence wants to showcase a different shade of green: environmentally friendly military buildings.
Video: Shark's fin to spark debate over Chinese New Year
The consumption of shark's fin is controversial, but with Chinese New Year fast approaching - on Feb 16 and 17 - the ingredient will be on the shopping list of many families.