Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's 2022 national day message to Singaporeans

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s 2022 national day message to Singaporeans

The Singapore Government is “doing everything necessary to help Singaporeans cope with rising prices” and stands ready to do more to help if inflation worsens, but international economic conditions have shifted, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his national…

China releases footage of military drills around Taiwan

China releases footage of military drills around Taiwan

Chinese media on Friday (Aug 5) released footage of Beijing’s military drills around Taiwan, in response to a visit this week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Broadcaster CCTV showed a video of a Chinese fighter pilot looking over the…

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…