Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Tuesday, June 19.
More drinking points and possible sugar tax on the cards as war on diabetes ramps up
Imagine a Singapore where there is drinking water wherever you go and you pay a sugar tax on your packaged drinks. That is what might happen as Health Minister Gan Kim Yong ramps up the war against diabetes.
Buying something online? Watch out for pre-ticked boxes, warns Case
The Consumers Association of Singapore says that some consumers may inadvertently end up with goods or marketing materials they did not want.
South Korea, US agree to suspend joint military drills scheduled for August
The move follows President Donald Trump’s pledge to end “war games” after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last week. “We are still coordinating additional actions. No decisions on subsequent war games have been made,” Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said.
One known Law for healthier Teochew kueh
Ms Betty Ng, 73, went with a friend to Tiong Bahru Market, all the way from Ghim Moh where they live, because they had heard of a stall there that offered healthier versions of Teochew kueh, with whole grain rice.
England, Belgium, Sweden begin their World Cup campaigns with wins: Results and fixtures at a glance
England and Belgium got their World Cup campaigns off to winning starts as the Video Assistant Referee system proved its worth to help Sweden edge past South Korea on Day 5.
Trump defends migration crackdown, attacks ally Germany's migration policy
US President Donald Trump's administration is facing a barrage of criticism for separating immigrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.
Osaka quake: Nine-year-old dies en route to school, while panic fuels fake news
Her 10-minute walk to school for the past three years always brought nine-year-old Rina Miyake past a cheerful mural of a garden on a sunny day.
All 84 KFC outlets to stop providing plastic straws and lids for drinks
The move will save an estimated 17.9 tonnes of single-use plastics in a year.
Florida rapper XXXTentacion, 20, dead in shooting: TMZ
Up and coming US rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead near Miami on Monday, celebrity website TMZ reported.
Video gaming addictive like crack: WHO
Video gaming can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organization said Monday in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases.