Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, July 4.
Older Singaporeans will get incentives to join CareShield Life
Older Singaporeans will be offered incentives ranging from $500 to $2,500 to join CareShield Life, which provides far better cover than ElderShield, which most people over age 40 are on.
'If you hear this message, action has been taken against me': Malaysia's Najib says in video after arrest
A two-minute pre-recorded video narrated by Datuk Seri Najib Razak emerged on the social media accounts of the former Malaysian prime minister on Tuesday, claiming his innocence hours after his arrest.
Head coach hails strength and resilience of boys trapped in Thai cave
For more than a week, head coach Nopparat Kantawong stood vigil outside the Tham Luang cave for news of his young football players who were trapped inside the flooded cavern.
Polytechnics to consider work experience of adult applicants for full-time diplomas
From next year, polytechnics will take into account the job experience of working adults who apply for full-time diploma courses.
Discount for cashless payments at more than 1,000 hawker stalls as part of e-payment drive
Customers can enjoy a discount for their cashless payments at more than 1,000 hawker stalls every Wednesday in a promotion by payment services group Nets.
England beat Colombia on penalties to reach last eight: World Cup results and fixtures at a glance
England finally ended their penalties curse when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout. They will meet Sweden, who beat Switzerland 1-0, in a quarter final match.
Generation Grit: Making the most of the miracle of being alive
Two months shy of his 21st birthday, Lee Wee Yong almost died from a stroke.
Accountant faces life imprisonment for allegedly pocketing more than $40m
A certified public accountant who allegedly pocketed more than $40 million from 21 companies he was liquidating and another one for which he was managing its finances went on trial in the High Court on Tuesday.
Taking an oBike home is illegal - even if company has shut down, say lawyers
The wheels may have come off for bicycle-sharing operator oBike, which has shut down its operations in Singapore. However, lawyers have warned anybody thinking of taking one of its 70,000 two-wheelers left scattered around the island that doing so would be illegal.
Smartphones: Banish the borders
There is a war on smartphone bezels. These borders, which surround the smartphone display, are beating a retreat on the latest handsets as smartphone makers strive to create an all-screen device.