Minister Masagos: Not feasible to stop heavy rain, just let it flood

Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli today (Feb 5) said in Parliament that it is not "feasible" to stop heavy rain and that...

Storm, flood and hailstones hit northern Singapore

The northern regions of Singapore was hit with a storm last evening (Jan 30), which saw flooding and a rare raining of hailstones in...

NEA: Singaporeans to pay S$1 deposit for food tray

The National Environment Agency (NEA) today (Jan 30) announced that food centre patrons will have to pay up to S$1 for food tray return...

Severe flooding at Singapore East

According to official figures from the Public Utility Board (PUB) severe flooding hit 9 locations in the eastern region of Singapore this morning (Jan...

Singapore government buy illegal sand for 6.9 million population

In an independent news report by Aljazeera, the Singapore government has been illegally sourcing black market sand from sand poachers from Cambodia and Indonesia. (Video...

Minister Tharman: Singaporeans are as dirty as 20, 30 years ago

Speaking at the annual Clean and Green event, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam complained about Singaporeans being as dirty as 30 years ago and...

New cashless transaction and tray-return hawker centre in Yishun fail

Patrons at the new Yishun Park hawker centre are seeing severe inconvenience and confusion due to the new cashless payment transaction and tray-return system....

SCDF and NEA: We don’t know if the smell is harmful

Singapore's Civil Defense (SCDF) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) are unable to find the source of a pungent smell clocking over all areas...

Zika virus returns to Singapore, 5 infected

According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), 5 living in the Serangoon North precinct have been infected with the Zika virus. There have been...

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Coronavirus panic: 287 cases in a single day

Singapore saw its largest coronavirus panic today, with 287 cases reported in a single day. The total confirmed cases hit 1,910, with 7 deaths...

Government clean up dormitories thanks to STR Alex Tan

It takes only one article from States Times Review to have the Singapore government sitting up and dealing with a decade-old problem. Alex Tan's...

Singapore see severe shortage of medical staffs, activates army

Facing a severe shortage of medical personnel, the Singapore government sent the Singapore army to serve as makeshift clinics at foreign worker dormitories. 70...