• News


    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Friday, March 27

    Gardens by the Bay plants new tree for Mr Lee Kuan Yew; flag displays at homes on Sunday a no-go; and all train services to operate overnight Friday Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=gardens by the bay,Keyword:Detail=tree,Keyword:Detail=flags,Keyword:Detail=funeral,Keyword:Detail=train,Keyword:Detail=mrt,Keyword:Detail=lrt

    VIDEO: Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Day 5

    Rehearsals for the state funeral commence, and opposition politician Chiam See Tong and former Indonesia president Megawati were among thousands who pay their last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=chiam see tong,Keyword:Detail=megawati,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=lie in state

    VIDEO: Crowds swell at Padang

    Large crowds continue to pack the Padang, forming snaking queues all the way to Parliament House. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=padang,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=lie in state,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=queue

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, March 26

    Former US President Bill Clinton to lead US delegation to Mr Lee Kuan Yew's funeral; first batch of SAF military volunteers start training; speedy clearance pass for motorists to Malaysia Keyword:Detail=motorists,Keyword:Detail=malaysia,Keyword:Detail=clearance,Keyword:Detail=volunteers,Keyword:Detail=saf,Keyword:Detail=funeral,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=bill clinton,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Day 4

    An endless stream of people paid their last repects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House. Members of Parliament also said their goodbyes after paying tribute to Mr Lee in a special Parliament session. Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=mps,Keyword:Detail=members of parliament,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew, the loving husband (Lee Suan Yew Pt 3)

    Lee Suan Yew, Mr Lee Kuan Yew's youngest brother, talks about Mr Lee's relationship with his wife, Kwa Geok Choo. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Political,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=we remember,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew's relationship with his mother (Lee Suan Yew Pt 4)

    Lee Suan Yew, Mr Lee Kuan Yew's youngest brother, describes the close relationship Mr Lee had with their mother. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Political,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=we remember,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew as a lawyer (Othman Wok Pt 5)

    Othman Wok, founding member of the People's Action Party and former Social Affairs Minister, recounts how Mr Lee Kuan Yew represented local postmen in a strike. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Political,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=we remember,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew, before separation from Malaysia (Othman Wok Pt 2)

    Othman Wok, founding member of the People's Action Party and former Social Affairs Minister, describes what it was like for Mr Lee Kuan Yew, two days before Singapore separated from Malaysia. content:group=Singapore Now,keyword:detail=we remember,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,location:region=Singapore,content:category=Home,content:category=Political,content:category=General,content:type=News

    VIDEO: Faces in the overnight queue

    It was past midnight, but Singaporeans young and old continue to join the queue to pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=lie in state,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=queue,Keyword:Detail=lky

    VIDEO: Shorter wait to pay respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

    Those wanting to pay their respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew need not wait as long as eight hours to enter the Parliament House. Visitors on the second day of his lying in state on Thursday morning say they waited less than an hour. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=pay last respects,Keyword:Detail=prime minister,Keyword:Detail=padang,Keyword:Detail=queue

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew: Loving son, caring brother (Monica Lee Pt 1)

    Monica Lee, Mr Lee Kuan Yew's younger sister, remembers how their mother first discovered Mr Lee's intelligence, how she guided him on his career, and how Mr Lee took care of his family during the war. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Political,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=we remember,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: Growing up with Lee Kuan Yew (Monica Lee Pt 2)

    Monica Lee, Mr Lee Kuan Yew's younger sister, talks about what he was like as a brother, how he always looked out for her, and how particular he was about the way she dressed. content:group=Singapore Now,keyword:detail=we remember,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,location:region=Singapore,content:category=Home,content:category=Political,content:category=General,content:type=News

    VIDEO: Lee Kuan Yew: Gifted speaker, communicator (Lim Boon Heng)

    Lim Boon Heng, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, recalls Mr Lee Kuan Yew as an excellent communicator, a gifted rally speaker and one who could connect with the people. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Political,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lee kuan yew,keyword:detail=lky,keyword:detail=we remember,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Wednesday, March 25

    Lying in state extended to 24 hours daily; foreign leaders to attend Mr Lee Kuan Yew's funeral on Sunday; studey finds one in 10 people over 60 have dementia Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=lying in state,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=funeral,Keyword:Detail=dementia

    VIDEO: Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Day 3

    Thousands of people flocked to Parliament House on Wednesday to pay their last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Keyword:Detail=prime ministers,Keyword:Detail=lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=queue,Keyword:Detail=parliament house,Keyword:Detail=lying in state,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Type=News Singapore

  • Entertainment


    VIDEO: Singapore actress missing from China movie poster

    Local actress Julie Tan was nowhere to be seen on the posters for the film, Mystery when it was released in China. Julie plays a supporting role to Taiwanese actress Ady An in the Singapore-China film collaboration. But was Julie's few minutes of screen time not worth putting her face on the poster? content:type=Entertainment,content:category=Movies,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=mystery,keyword:detail=julie tan,keyword:detail=jiro wang,keyword:detail=ady an,content:group=RazorPop

    VIDEO: Jiro Wang is not her ideal guy

    Local actress Julie Tan managed to meet her idol, Taiwanese heartthrob Jiro Wang on the film set of her latest movie, Mystery. Although she couldn't stop gushing about Jiro's good looks and good manners, she admitted that he wasn't her ideal man. Find out what makes her ideal guy, and why Julie says she has the perfect "victim's face". content:type=Entertainment,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=mystery,keyword:detail=julie tan,keyword:detail=jiro wang,content:group=RazorPop

    VIDEO: A tale of two Rainies

    Is she a singer or an actress? Rainie Yang is both, and looking for bigger challenges. But it hasn't been easy for the ambitious Taiwanese artiste, who told her management she needed more time off alone. content:type=Entertainment,location:region=Global,content:category=Asia Pop,content:category=Music,keyword:detail=rainie yang ,keyword:detail=mandopop,content:group=RazorPop

    VIDEO: Julie Tan hits Fahrenheit idol with a rock

    Singaporean actress Julie Tan can't forget being forced to clobber her idol, Jiro Wang with a rock. Thankfully, it was for a movie in which they were both in - a China-Singapore production called Mystery. The 23-year-old also talked about being treated like royalty on the set in China, and her strict dad who ​turns down undesirable script​s​ as her manager. content:type=Entertainment

    VIDEO: Wiltay, a man of many talent-spottings

    Talent-spotted to be a singer, talent-spotted by American Idol judge Randy Jackson, talent-spotted to be in a Hollywood movie, and soon-to-be talent-spotted for the Chinese market. There is no end to Singapore singer Wiltay's talent, and his luck for being talent-spotted! Meet the Singaporean singer who has achieved international fame and celebrity outside of his home country. content:type=Entertainment,content:category=Music,content:category=Local,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=wiltay

    VIDEO: Wiltay's dream girl

    Singapore singer Wiltay has been living and working in Spain for the last two years. Reknowned for its beautiful women, we wondered if the currently single Wiltay has had his fair share of Latina love thrown his way. Also, find out what sort of girls capture his heart. content:category=Music,content:category=Local,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=wiltay,content:type=Entertainment

    VIDEO: Stars of Game of Thrones show promise most unpredictable series yet

    The cast of the globally successful TV series Game of Thrones turn out at the Tower of London and promise fans to expect the unexpected in the fifth series. Keyword:Detail=season five,Keyword:Detail=premiere,Keyword:Detail=maisie williams,Keyword:Detail=emilia clarke,Keyword:Detail=peter dinklage ,Keyword:Detail=lena headey,Keyword:Detail=george r r martin,Keyword:Detail=hbo,Keyword:Detail=game of thrones,Content:Category=Television,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Type=Lifestyle

    VIDEO: Ed Sheeran's relationship tips

    Ahead of his sold out show in Singapore, Ed Sheeran shared his tips on relationships. Guys, take note: Don't look for a girl with big boobs and bum, because that won't last. And when you're planning your proposal, don't spend too much. More at www.tnp.sg The New Paper Content:Type=Entertainment,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Music,Keyword:Detail=ed sheeran

    VIDEO: Hong Jong Hyun BNT Fashion Pictorial in Singapore

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    VIDEO: Kim Min Seo BNT Fashion Pictorial

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    VIDEO: Lee Jung Hyun BNT Fashion Pictorial

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    VIDEO: HK TV host goes on 'strike' for S'pore durian

    Host of TVB food program Neighbourhood Gourmet Season3, XiaoYi is so in love with durians that she MUST have them. Her co-host Jin Gang and her are in Singapore to shoot the latest season of Neighbour Gourmet, and they share their experiences so far. content:type=Entertainment

    VIDEO: Roger Kwok finally gets to eat local food

    TVB actor Roger Kwok comes to Singapore at least once a year, but has never tried authentic local food. This time, he is here on a food mission. Find out what he thinks of Singapore food in this clip. content:type=Entertainment,location:region=World

    VIDEO: Love cheat gets castrated

    Actor William Lawandi plays Zach, a love cheat and con man who meets a gruesome end. He tells us something positive about the sleaze bag character he plays in Lang Tong. content:type=Entertainment,content:category=Movies,content:category=Local,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lang tong,content:group=RazorPop

    VIDEO: It's more than just the sex

    Lang Tong actress Vivienne Tseng hopes audiences will see the movie beyond its explicit sex scenes. She speaks candidly about the film, and reveals her real life experience of kissing a girl. content:type=Entertainment,content:category=Movies,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lang tong,keyword:detail=vivienne tseng,content:group=RazorPop,content:category=Local

    VIDEO: Angeline Yap says she will strip again

    Despite the negative comments and strong objection from her parents, Singaporean actress Angeline Yap says she will shed her clothes again - if a good script or role comes along. We speak to the 27-year-old on her risqué role in Lang Tong. content:type=Entertainment,content:category=Movies,content:category=Local,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=lang tong,keyword:detail=angeline yap,content:group=RazorPop

  • Lifestyle


    VIDEO: Why is a museum called a museum?

    What has a museum got to do with The Nine Muses? The explanation will amuse you. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=big spell 2015

    VIDEO: Think you know: Saint Patrick's Day

    What happens if you do not wear green on Saint Patrick's Day? Think you know? Test your knowledge on Saint Patrick's Day now. content:type=Lifestyle

    VIDEO: Singapore-grown diamonds

    Diamonds have been growing right here, under our noses, in sunny Singapore! Find out what the differences between grown diamonds and mined diamonds are, and why lab-grown diamonds are 7 times more eco-friendly than mined ones. content:type=Lifestyle

    VIDEO: How to grow a diamond

    Local company IIa Technologies shows us how they grow their beautiful diamonds, step by step. content:type=Lifestyle

    VIDEO: Sugar Man searching for a legacy

    The Singapore Sling has been a Singapore icon for over a hundred years, and the challenge to create a new Singapore cocktail was on, during the inaugural Singapore Cocktail Week. Award-winning bartender Peter Chua's creation, Sugar Man was chosen from among 5 finalists to represent Singapore at the Global Cocktail Competition in Sydney in May. Only time will tell if the Sugar Man will leave as lasting a legacy as the Singapore Sling. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=singapore sling,keyword:detail=sugar man,keyword:detail=peter chua,keyword:detail=cocktail,content:category=Nightlife

    VIDEO: So Shiok! Handmade Soon Kueh

    Tucked away in a corner of Berseh Food Centre is owner Nick Soon's stall, One Kueh At A Time. Nick still practices the slowly vanishing trade of making kueh by hand. So Shiok tries out his signature soon kuehs and orh ku kuehs to see if they pass the shiok test. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=so shiok!,keyword:detail=food,content:category=Food

    VIDEO: Lord Vader rules at Sapporo Snow Festival

    The force was strong in Hokkaido as Darth Vader and his stormtroopers took centre stage, but there was a lot more than just mega snow sculptures at the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Global,keyword:detail=japan,keyword:detail=snow festival,keyword:detail=sapporo,keyword:detail=hokkaido,content:category=Travel,keyword:detail=winter

    VIDEO: Siblings fight over who's better at...

    ...spelling! Brother-sister pair Sng Hwee Woon and ​Sng Cheng How, and sisters Megan and Rayann Ng, prove that rivalry between siblings is just as intense, even if it's not about school grades. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=big spell

    VIDEO: A looming Singapore record

    505 loom band bracelets made in an hour has been entered into the Singapore Book of Records. And it's not ordinary people who have set this record, but a group of disabled individuals and their caregivers. Organised by Bizlink, a non-Profit organisation which aims to help the disabled improve their skills and match them with suitable jobs, the record-breaking attempt is also the culmination of student organisers who came up with the community project plan during last year's Idea Jam. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=idea jam

    VIDEO: Principal gives courage to students

    Crescent Girls' School principal Mrs Tan Chen Kee is an educator who inspires students with timely motivational talks, urging them to remain undefeated in the face of failure. That's why her former student Ang Mae Chen nominated her for the DBS New Singapore contest. To find out more or to nominate someone who represents Singapore, <a href="http://newsingapore.straitstimes.com/contest.html">click here!</a> content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=DBS,keyword:detail=New Singapore,keyword:detail=tan chen kee,keyword:detail=crescent girls' school

    VIDEO: Think you know...Vikings?

    We find out how much Singaporeans know about these fearsome Scandinavian warriors. Also, if you are a fan of the History channel's Vikings series, you might not want to miss the Vikings Village at Marine Square which is on till March 1st. content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=vikings,keyword:detail=scandinavia,keyword:detail=travis fimmel

    VIDEO: Celebrity Chow - Pets Tseng

    Taiwanese singer-actress Pets Tseng loves Singapore food. "When you're eating Singapore food, you instantly know you are in the tropics. The coconut flavour in some dishes is unmissable." The 30-year-old was in town to promote her debut album, I'm Pets. M invited her to lunch at Studio Cafe SG where she tried nasi goreng ikan asin, achar, fried beef kway teow and iced bandung. Content:Type=Entertainment,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Food & Wine,Keyword:Detail=pets tseng,Keyword:Detail=Taiwan,Keyword:Detail=celeb chow,Keyword:Detail=celebrity chow,Keyword:Detail=I'm pets,Keyword:Detail=studio cafe sg,Keyword:Detail=nasi goreng ikan asin,Keyword:Detail=bandung

    VIDEO: SoShiok! Stefanie Sun and Christopher Lee's favourite Ngoh Hiang

    China Street Fritters at Maxwell Market is a favourite for celebrities and politicians alike. Unlike other Ngoh Hiang hawkers which have a huge variety of items, China Street Fritters only concentrates on a few items that they hand make everyday. We try this traditional hokkien ngoh hiang to find out if it is shiok or not! content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=so shiok,keyword:detail=food,keyword:detail=ngoh hiang,keyword:detail=stefanie sun,keyword:detail=christopher lee

    VIDEO: Celebrity Chow - Patricia Mok

    Soup's on for local comedienne Patricia Mok. M met up with the 43-year-old at Coca steamboat restaurant's latest outlet at Kallang Leisure Park. She loves lo hei, and claims she could eat it everyday for 15 days straight. But her Chinese New Year family tradition is steamboat. As for other festive treats, she lets on that if you see her eating pineapple tarts, it can only mean one thing... Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Makan,Keyword:Detail=patrica mok,Keyword:Detail=steamboat,Keyword:Detail=coca,Keyword:Detail=lo hei,Keyword:Detail=cny,Keyword:Detail=celeb chow,Keyword:Detail=m,Keyword:Detail=chinese new year

    VIDEO: Your feng shui strategy for Year of the Goat

    Chua Chee Hiang, Feng Shui Master at Pure Feng Shui, says wood and earth will be the key elements dominating this Lunar New Year content:type=cnbc,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=CNY,keyword:detail=goat,keyword:detail=fengshui

    VIDEO: Best Portuguese food in Asia

    Portugeuse food in Macau is more than just about Portugeuse egg tarts. Follow us on a food trail in Macau for some of the best Portugeuse food in Asia. content:type=Lifestyle,content:category=Food,location:region=Hong Kong,keyword:detail=macau,keyword:detail=food,keyword:detail=portugeuse

  • Sports


    VIDEO: Real deal Kane ready to start for England

    Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane ready to start for England. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=england,Keyword:Detail=striker,Keyword:Detail=harry kane,Keyword:Detail=tottenham spurs

    VIDEO: Messi fit for friendlies

    Lionel Messi is fit to play as Argentina national team trains ahead of Copa America friendly against El Salvador. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=lionel messi,Keyword:Detail=argentina,Keyword:Detail=copa america,Keyword:Detail=national team,Keyword:Detail=el salvador

    VIDEO: Golf legend Jack Nicklaus receives the US Congressional Gold Medal

    Eighteen-times major champion Jack Nicklaus calls his wedding to wife Barbara his most important victory. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Americas,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=jack nicklaus,Content:Category=Golf,Keyword:Detail=congressional gold medal

    VIDEO: Cyclist hops up Taipei 101 Tower, beats his own world record

    Krystian Herba, a 33-year-old PE teacher from Poland, cycles up 3,139 steps in the Taipei 101 tower on his mountain bike. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Asia,Keyword:Detail=taiwan,Keyword:Detail=taipei 101 tower,Keyword:Detail=krystian herba,Keyword:Detail=cycle,Keyword:Detail=steps

    VIDEO: Nico Rosberg runs up 88-storey Petronas Towers

    Mercedes F1 driver runs and walks up over 2,000 steps to top of Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=SE Asia,Content:Category=Formula 1,Keyword:Detail=nico rosberg,Keyword:Detail=f1,Keyword:Detail=malaysia,Keyword:Detail=petronas tower,Keyword:Detail=kuala lumpur

    VIDEO: Fifa Executive Committee meeting begins in Zurich

    Members of Fifa's Executive Committee arrive in Zurich for a two-day meeting to discuss the dates for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=2022,Keyword:Detail=world cup,Keyword:Detail=qatar,Keyword:Detail=fifa,Keyword:Detail=meeting,Keyword:Detail=switzerland,Keyword:Detail=zurich

    VIDEO: ST Sessions: Kalei Gamiao's first encounter with a ukulele

    Hawaiian ukulele player Kalei Gamiao's love affair with the instrument started with a sports injury. ST Sessions is the new music video series produced by The Straits Times. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Music,Keyword:Detail=st sessions,Keyword:Detail=ukulele,Keyword:Detail=kalei gamiao,Keyword:Detail=the knights journey

    VIDEO: Back to the Premier League says Pellegrini after crashing out of Champions League

    Macnchester City's Manuel Pellegrini says his team went out at the hands of the best team in the world. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=champions league,Keyword:Detail=manchester city,Keyword:Detail=manuel pellegrini,Keyword:Detail=premier league,Keyword:Detail=barcelona,Keyword:Detail=lionel messi

    VIDEO: Liverpool To Return To Malaysia

    Liverpool Football Club announced that they will be coming to Malaysia this July to play a game against the Malaysian League XI as part of their pre-season tour for the year. The match will be held at Bukit Jalil Stadium, on July 24, 2015. Content:Group=This Is Asia,Content:Category=Sports,Location:Region=Malaysia,Keyword:Detail=liverpool,Keyword:Detail=malaysia

    VIDEO: Malaysians win all at ONE FC

    Malaysians dominated the ONE FC Championships with a 5 out of 5 win. Gianni Subba also broke the record for the fastest win in just 22 seconds. Content:Group=This Is Asia,Content:Category=Sports,Location:Region=Malaysia,Keyword:Detail=onefc,Keyword:Detail=subba

    VIDEO: Suarez the 'butt' of jokes in Barca training

    Barcelona striker Neymar and defender Dani Alves hit the target in training: Luis Suarez's backside. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=barcelona,Keyword:Detail=striker,Keyword:Detail=defender,Keyword:Detail=neymar,Keyword:Detail=dani alves,Keyword:Detail=luis suarez,Keyword:Detail=soccer

    VIDEO: Irfan Fandi gears up for SEA Games

    His father is a football legend and 17-year-old Irfan Fandi aspires to step out from his father's shadow one day to make a name for himself. The SEA Games in June will take him one step closer to distinguishing himself, and the youth is going all out to prepare for it. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=irfan fandi,Keyword:Detail=fandi ahmad,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=sea games,Keyword:Detail=s league,Keyword:Detail=courts young lions,Keyword:Detail=u23s,Keyword:Detail=under23s

    VIDEO: Advocaat takes over Sunderland

    Dick Advocaat becomes manager of Sunderland until the end of the season after the dismissal of Gus Poyet. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=dick advocaat,Keyword:Detail=sunderland,Keyword:Detail=gus poyet,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=premier league

    VIDEO: Algerian wins Le Tour de Langkawi

    Algerian cyclist Youcef Reguigui emerged the overall winner of the 20th edition of Le Tour de Langkawi. Content:Group=This Is Asia,Content:Category=Sports,Location:Region=Malaysia,Keyword:Detail=algerian,Keyword:Detail=cyclist,Keyword:Detail=langkawi

    VIDEO: Belief the key against Monaco, says Wenger

    Arsene Wenger says his side could overcome a 3-1 Champions League defecit against Monaco with experience, desire and belief. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=arsene wenger,Keyword:Detail=arsenal,Keyword:Detail=football club,Keyword:Detail=champions league,Keyword:Detail=monaco,Keyword:Detail=soccer

    VIDEO: Coe against any boycott of soccer World Cup

    IAAF presidential candidate Sebastian Coe says he is against a sporting boycott of Russia's World Cup following calls from Ukraine. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=world cup,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=ukraine,Keyword:Detail=boycott,Keyword:Detail=soccer,Keyword:Detail=sebastian coe,Keyword:Detail=iaaf

  • Most Popular


    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, March 19

    Police investigating hoax Prime Minister's Office website; the Health Sciences Authority clamps down on suspected e-cigarette seller; motor accident claims fell to a five-year low, insurance earnings up Keyword:Detail=insurance,Keyword:Detail=accidents,Keyword:Detail=e-cigarettes,Keyword:Detail=pmo,Keyword:Detail=hoax,Keyword:Detail=lky,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Julie Tan hits Fahrenheit idol with a rock

    Singaporean actress Julie Tan can't forget being forced to clobber her idol, Jiro Wang with a rock. Thankfully, it was for a movie in which they were both in - a China-Singapore production called Mystery. The 23-year-old also talked about being treated like royalty on the set in China, and her strict dad who ​turns down undesirable script​s​ as her manager. content:type=Entertainment

    VIDEO: How to make gelatos

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    VIDEO: How to be a gentleman

    A new group called The Pride is trying to promote dressing and behaving like a gentleman through their Instagram account. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=urban,Keyword:Detail=the pride,Keyword:Detail=benjamin kheng,Keyword:Detail=nicholas cho,Keyword:Detail=daren tan,Keyword:Detail=nick chong,Keyword:Detail=instagram

    VIDEO: The making of: Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going

    Think Lee Kuan Yew and you'll immediately think of Singapore. In 1965, MM Lee, then Singapore's prime minister, vowed that Singapore would survive. It seems the more successful Singapore gets, the bigger the legend of Lee Kuan Yew grows.In 2008, a team of Straits Times journalists were given unprecedented access to MM Lee and challenged him with questions garnered from the public.What is MM Lee like as a father? Does he believe in fengshui? What was the darkest period in his life? MM Lee gamely answered all personal questions the team put to him. SPH content:category=News,keyword:detail=Lee Kuan Yew

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Friday, March 20

    Today's top headlines: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanks public for support and good wishes for Mr Lee Kuan Yew, StarHub, M1 accept Singtel's apology for smear campaign, and an engineer who preyed on 31 young boys gets 30 years' jail and 24 strokes of the cane. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=prime ministers,Keyword:Detail=lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=hospital,Keyword:Detail=ill,Keyword:Detail=singtel,Keyword:Detail=starhub,Keyword:Detail=m1,Keyword:Detail=gushcloud,Keyword:Detail=smear campaign,Keyword:Detail=yap weng wah

    VIDEO: A day in the life of Nur Mardiah Hidayah Lim Othman

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    VIDEO: Netanyahu wins Israel elections: What's next?

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