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 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Liggins the back-court stalwart during Cavs' run... +

CLEVELAND The Cleveland Cavaliers have received a defensive boost from an unlikely source at a time they needed it most. Now that J.R. Smith could be headed back to the line-up, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue is still trying to make room for defensive weapon DeAn...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

UN's new gay rights advocate unfazed by opposition... +

NEW YORK Nations may outlaw same-sex relations, execute gay people and oppose the very existence of his job, but the United Nations' first investigator tasked with combating violence and discrimination against gay and transgender people is undeterred...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Next 48 hours... +

Korea Masters Finals (StarHub Ch201, 10am).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Rojak festive eats... +

Roast turkey and beef paired with chicken biryani and curry may seem like a motley East-meets- West combination for a Christmas feast.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Open For Business: Yoda Fish & Meat Market... +

For affordable Japanese cuisine, head to the new 80-seat Yoda Fish & Meat Market at Viva Business Park in Chai Chee.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 56 in Nigerian market... +

YOLA/BAUCHI (Nigeria) Two schoolgirl suicide bombers have killed 56 people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated attack on a crowded market in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Madagali.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Rockets blunt Thunder... +

OKLAHOMA CITY Houston's Patrick Beverley has never been one to shy away from a challenge. That includes trying to slow down the ...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

5 spots for solo travellers... +

Solo travel, among other benefits, means never having to compromise on your plans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Opec and non-members reach deal on output cut... +

VIENNA Opec and non-Opec producers have reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly next year and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

As fake news spreads lies, more readers shrug at truth... +

One morning last week, Mr Larry Laughlin, a retired business owner, opened his shiny black Dell laptop and scrolled through Facebook.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Syria, Russia pound rebel areas in Aleppo but advances halted... +

ALEPPO/BEIRUT Syria's military and Russia's warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo yesterday as Damascus' allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances were halted after rapid gains during the week.. R...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

If Ron's tax is 24m, dare we suggest he owes more?... +

Question: What individual can be worth the combined annual salaries of 6,300 software engineers, or 9,220 account executives in Singapore?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Consider allowing inmates conjugal visits, private time with families... +

More can be done to revamp the visiting hours and days in Singapore's prisons (...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Causes Week 2016: How to help the needy with your time or money... +

These are some of the groups and individuals who wrote in to The Straits Times Causes Week about their projects.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bogus HDB contractors targeting the elderly... +

An old woman answers a knock on her door, sees someone who claims to be a Housing Board contractor and ends up paying for a renovation job that she does not need.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Japanese cargo ship heading to space station... +

CAPE CANAVERAL (Florida) An unmanned H-2B rocket has blasted off from Tanegashima island in southern Japan to send a cargo ship to the International Space Station.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Colombia peace deal 'ray of hope' to others... +

OSLO Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a ...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Where are the crowds?... +

Tenants at Parkland Green in East Coast Park, which opened to fanfare two years ago, are struggling despite several events held there in a bid to drum up excitement for the lifestyle spot.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

World Briefs: French emergency could be extended... +

PARIS The French government will propose extending the country's state of emergency until July 15 next year due to presidential and parliamentary elections in spring, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Juggling sport and life... +

Tiffany Teo lives a double life as a part-time behavioural therapist and a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Be on the lookout for electronic crime-alert displays... +

Singaporeans are already familiar with crime alerts on posters, but more of these warnings will be popping up electronically in the heartland.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Surprising San Francisco... +

Who: American Lou Hoffman, 59, chief executive of public relations firm The Hoffman Agency.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Chelsea urged to hold firm by Conte... +

LONDON Antonio Conte has called on Chelsea to underline their status as favourites for the Premier League title with an dominant display against West Bromwich Albion today.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Wok-braised char siew recipe from mum... +

Family recipes are usually kept secret, but Anglican clergyman Terry Wong, 53, and his family have no problem sharing their heirloom recipes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Unusual takeaways for Christmas feasts... +

For an unusual savoury cake, try pastry chain Antoinette's Hivernette ($75, above) - a fancy sandwich ...

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

It Changed My Life: 11th Hour may just clinch the deal... +

Many app developers daydream about the ultimate exit strategy: To be bought over for millions of dollars by a big corporation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore Muslim businesses out to tempt Japanese... +

For Muslim businesses hoping to expand overseas, Japan may not be an obvious draw.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aceh quake: More than 45,000 made homeless... +

Rescuers and aid workers were ...

 2016-12-10 20:32 

The Strait Times

Football: Vardy shreds Guardiola's City, Arsenal go top... +

LONDON (AFP) - Jamie Vardy broke his three-month goal drought with a hat-trick as Premier League champions Leicester City sensationally inflicted a humiliating 4-2 defeat on Pep Guardiola's Manchester City on Saturday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitsti...

 2016-12-10 20:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Suspected car bomb wounds around 20 outside Istanbul football stadium... +

A suspected car bomb outside a football stadium in central Istanbul wounded around 20 people on Saturday hours after the end of a match between two of Turkey's top teams, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said....

 2016-12-10 20:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia intervened to help Trump win election: Intelligence officials... +

U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday....

 2016-12-10 20:09 

The Strait Times

Suspected car bomb wounds around 20 outside Istanbul football stadium - minister... +

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) A suspected car bomb outside a soccer stadium in central Istanbul wounded around 20 people on Saturday (Dec 10) hours after the end of a match between two of Turkeys top teams, in what appeared to be an attack targeting riot police.. Re...

 2016-12-10 20:07 

Channel NewsAsia

President vows rapid moves to end Italy crisis... +

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said Saturday he would decide "in the coming hours" on how to resolve the country's political crisis....

 2016-12-10 19:51 

The Strait Times

Football: Vardy treble blasts Guardiola's sorry Man City... +

LEICESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) - Jamie Vardy ended his Leicester City goal drought with a brilliant hat-trick as the Premier League champions crushed Pep Guardiola's shambolic Manchester City 4-2 on Saturday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 19:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Islamic State militants capture most of Palmyra - Syria monitor, rebels... +

Islamic State militants on Saturday captured most of Palmyra after penetrating Syrian army defences and securing strategic heights around the ancient city in eastern Syria following a surprise assault, a monitoring group and rebels said....

 2016-12-10 19:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Vardy back with hat-trick as Leicester shock Man City... +

Jamie Vardy burst back to his predatory best with his first Leicester City hat-trick as the champions recaptured their title-winning mojo to earn a shock 4-2 win over Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday....

 2016-12-10 19:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Arsenal's supporting cast fuelling title push... +

Arsenal's bench is proving a potent weapon in the club's gathering Premier League title push with Saturday's 3-1 victory over Stoke City offering further evidence of the enviable options available to Arsene Wenger....

 2016-12-10 19:30 

Channel NewsAsia

German minister says schools, jobs key to defeating IS... +

The Islamic State group will not be defeated on the battlefield alone but by teaching tolerance and creating economic opportunity, Germany's defence minister said on Saturday (Dec 10)....

 2016-12-10 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

UN Security Council condemns Gambia's Jammeh, urges restraint... +

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday condemned Gambia President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of election results announced last week that saw him lose power after 22 years, and it urged all parties to refrain from violence....

 2016-12-10 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump to name Exxon CEO Tillerson secretary of state - NBC NEWS... +

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp as the country's top diplomat, NBC News reported Saturday....

 2016-12-10 19:20 

The Strait Times

Turkey submits Bill to strengthen powers of President Erdogan... +

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkey's ruling party on Saturday (Dec 10) submitted a parliamentary bill that would dramatically expand the powers and possibly the tenure of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a move his opponents fear will lead to one-man rule.. Read ...

 2016-12-10 19:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran summons British envoy to protest PM's comments... +

Iran summoned the British ambassador on Saturday (Dec 10) to protest against "interference" by Prime Minister Theresa May after she told Gulf leaders she would help counter the country's influence in the region....

 2016-12-10 19:12 

The Strait Times

France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot... +

PARIS (REUTERS) - French judicial authorities have arrested and charged a sixth suspect in a foiled militant plot to attack sites in the Paris region, a judicial source said on Saturday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 19:06 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Nico Rosberg dreaming of quiet Christmas - and movie stardom... +

NICE, France (AFP) - Formula one world champion Nico Rosberg was looking forward to a quiet Christmas on Saturday (Dec 10) before plotting his next bid for the big time... as an action hero movie star.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 19:05 

Channel NewsAsia

France's Hollande opens replica of Lascaux prehistoric art caves... +

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday opened a new replica of the famous Lascaux caves where prehistoric hunters painted hundreds of images of animals like aurochs, horses and deer on the cave walls....

 2016-12-10 18:56 

The Strait Times

President-elect Donald Trump to name Exxon chief Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: NBC... +

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil as the country's top diplomat, NBC News reported on Saturday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-12-10 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Air raids pound Aleppo as US decries 'war crimes'... +

Air strikes pummelled the shrinking rebel enclave in Aleppo on Saturday (Dec 10) as US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Syrian regime's "indiscriminate bombing" amounted to crimes against humanity....

 2016-12-10 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

President-Elect Trump to name Exxon CEO as secretary of state - NBC NEWS... +

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil as the country's top diplomat, NBC News reported Saturday....

 2016-12-10 18:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Islamic State militants enter Palmyra after heavy fighting - monitor... +

Islamic State militants entered the ancient city of Palmyra on Saturday in eastern Syria after advancing to its outskirts for the first time since losing the city earlier this year, a war monitor said....

 2016-12-10 18:33 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

When it takes seven years or more to walk... +

SINGAPORE - After seven years, Madam Joanne Lim may finally see her firstborn take her first steps. Fulfilling this dream, however, comes at a cost S$800 a month has to be set aside to pay for Janelle's bimonthly private physiotherapy sessions, weekly......

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