ASEAN Para Games: Swimmers win 5 medals, set 5 national records on last day of competition

ASEAN Para Games: Swimmers win 5 medals, set 5 national records on last day of competition

Singapore’s swimmers won five medals and set five national records at the ASEAN Para Games on the last day of competition. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service on Telegram: https://cna.asia/telegram Follow us: CNA: https://cna.asia CNA…

Exhibition in Singapore showcases artwork of artists with disabilities

Exhibition in Singapore showcases artwork of artists with disabilities

More than 60 art pieces by artists with disabilities are being showcased in a roving exhibition. More than 70 artists from various social service agencies and special education schools contributed to this project. Called “Our Gift to Singapore”, it is…

NDP: Police beefing up security in Marina Bay with suite of tech features

NDP: Police beefing up security in Marina Bay with suite of tech features

Advanced patrol robots and drones are among a suite of high-tech features to help police ensure public safety during this year’s National Day Parade, the first full-scale one since 2019. More than 25,000 people are expected at The Float @…

A*STAR scholarships awarded to 80 recipients

A*STAR scholarships awarded to 80 recipients

Manpower Minister Tan See Leng has said that research, innovation and enterprise are the cornerstones of Singapore’s competitiveness and success. Dr Tan was speaking at the A*STAR Scholarship Award Ceremony, as he handed out scholarships to 80 recipients. Subscribe to…

Sembcorp posts H1 net profit of S$490m

Sembcorp posts H1 net profit of S$490m

Sembcorp Industries’ net profit surged to S$490 million for the first half of this year, compared to S$46 million a year ago. It benefited from higher contributions from its renewables and conventional energy segments. The firm will pay an interim…

Heartland merchants digitalise with help from e-commerce platform Lazada

Heartland merchants digitalise with help from e-commerce platform Lazada

Hawkers and merchants at Tanjong Pagar and Tiong Bahru markets are getting a leg up to go digital. They are listing their wares online with help from e-commerce platform Lazada. With a dedicated online marketplace, these merchants are hoping to…

Singapore's retail sales rise 14.8%, in June

Singapore’s retail sales rise 14.8%, in June

Singapore’s retail sales were up by 14.8 per cent on-year in June. While slower than May’s growth of around 18 per cent, it recovered from a low base over the same period last year. That was when movement and travel…

New 3-year programme aims to reverse diabetes in overweight patients

New 3-year programme aims to reverse diabetes in overweight patients

Reversing diabetes in overweight patients without the need for medication or surgery – a new multi-million dollar research programme by the National Healthcare Group and Tanoto Foundation aims to do just that, simply by getting patients to lose weight. If…

Tensions over Taiwan: Need to avoid accidents and miscalculations, says Vivian Balakrishnan

Tensions over Taiwan: Need to avoid accidents and miscalculations, says Vivian Balakrishnan

China and the US are not looking for conflict over the issue of Taiwan, but both sides need to take a stand for political reasons, which runs the risk of accidents and miscalculations. Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan made…

Sri Lanka protesters dismantle camp structures outside Presidential Secretariat

Sri Lanka protesters dismantle camp structures outside Presidential Secretariat

Protesters in Sri Lanka are now dismantling camp structures outside the Presidential Secretariat after a police order called on them to vacate the area. The site has been occupied by protesters for 118 days since early April. Subscribe to our…