• VIDEO: Asean Para Games: Wheelchair basketballer makes debut

    Wheelchair basketball player Choo Poh Choon has been playing the sport for 13 years. He will make his Asean Para Games debut next month. Content:Type=News Sports,Keyword:Detail=asean para games,Keyword:Detail=choo poh choon,Keyword:Detail=wheelchair basketball

    VIDEO: Russian navigator: 'There were no warnings at all'

    A day after a Russian jet was downed by Turkey in northern Syria, the Russian navigator who survived and the Turks on the ground recounts the incident. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russian war plane,Keyword:Detail=fighter jet,Keyword:Detail=russian navigator,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=shot down

    VIDEO: Obama: no indication of attack plots in US over Thanksgiving

    President Obama said that the U.S. was safe going into the Thanksgiving Day holiday declaring that no "credible intelligence" pointed to plot on domestic soil. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=us president barack obama,Keyword:Detail=thanksgiving day

    VIDEO: Pope in Kenya calls for environmental action

    In a speech delivered shortly after arriving in Kenya, Pope Francis called for ethnic and religious reconciliation in Africa, but also urged world leaders to pursue responsible economic development while protecting nature for future generations. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=pope franci,Keyword:Detail=kenya,Keyword:Detail=catholic church,Keyword:Detail=vatican

    VIDEO: Afghan hospital strike a 'tragic mistake': US probe

    A US investigation has concluded that an attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last month was an accident caused by human error. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=afghan hospital strike,Keyword:Detail=human error,Keyword:Detail=doctors without borders,Keyword:Detail=kunduz afghanistan

    VIDEO: Japanese waiters test their speed

    Showing off their balancing skills, waiters race in Japan's port town of Yokohama while carrying a tray of glasses and bottles. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=waiters race japan,Keyword:Detail=yokohama

    VIDEO: John Boyega talks Star Wars

    British actor John Boyega talks about his life-changing role in the upcoming Star Wars blockbuster. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=john boyega,Keyword:Detail=star wars,Keyword:Detail=star wars the force awakens

    VIDEO: Wall Street steady ahead of holiday

    Stocks were mostly higher in light trading volume ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, with gains in healthcare and consumer stocks. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=wall street,Keyword:Detail=us stocks,Keyword:Detail=thanksgiving holiday

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Wednesday, November 25

    Traction power fault causes MRT delay; 98.3 per cent of 2015 cohort pass PSLE; Court of Appeal frees match-fixing kingpin Dan Tan. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=mrt service disruption,Keyword:Detail=train disruption,Keyword:Detail=train breakdown,Keyword:Detail=north south line,Keyword:Detail=nsl,Keyword:Detail=psle,Keyword:Detail=express stream,Keyword:Detail=court of appeal,Keyword:Detail=match fixing,Keyword:Detail=dan tan

    VIDEO: Asean Para Games 2015: Sprinting for gold

    18-year-old para sprinter Michelle Yogeswari, who is intellectually disabled, says being an athlete makes her more confident. Content:Type=News Sports,Keyword:Detail=asean para games,Keyword:Detail=michelle yogeswari,Keyword:Detail=sprinter

    VIDEO: Actress Michelle Goh wanted to be girl-next-door

    After starring in Eric Khoo's Mee Pok Man, actress Michelle Goh became known as a sultry babe but she tells The Straits Times that she'd rather be the girl-next-door. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=mee pok man,Keyword:Detail=michelle goh,Keyword:Detail=eric khoo

    VIDEO: What Indian PM Modi did in Singapore

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Singapore on Monday (Nov 23) for a two-day visit to mark 50 years of bilateral relations between the two countries. Despite his packed scheduled, he managed to soak in Little India's Diwali lights. Here are five things he did, including signing a joint declaration with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to elevate India and Singapore relations, and visiting ITE College Central. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=indian prime minister narendra modi,Keyword:Detail=prime minister lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=ite college central,Keyword:Detail=little india,Keyword:Detail=komala vilas

    VIDEO: PlayStation 4 Star Wars giveaway

    Star Wars hype is gaining force and what every fan needs is a limited edition PlayStation 4 Star Wars console. Check out this unboxing video to find out how you can win one. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The contest applies only to Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Staff of SPH, Sony Computer Entertainment and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate. Prizes are non-transferable. The organisers reserve the right to vary the prizes or replace the prizes (in whole or in part), without giving any reason. Details of the participants will be shared among the organisers of the contest, to facilitate in the selection process. By entering the contest, participants agree that they have read, understood and accepted the Terms & Conditions in their entirety. We reserve the right to amend the Terms and Conditions of the contest without prior notice. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Keyword:Detail=star wars,Keyword:Detail=playstation 4,Keyword:Detail=ps4,Keyword:Detail=battlefront bundle

    VIDEO: Singapore gets sharp GDP revision in Q3

    Singapore’s economy grew much faster than initially thought in the third quarter, however the uptick may not change the modest outlook for economic growth in the city state. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=economic growth,Keyword:Detail=gdp,Keyword:Detail=gross domestic product

    VIDEO: Chicago marchers protest police shooting video

    Chicago residents march in the streets after police release a highly anticipated video showing a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager in 2014. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=chicago,Keyword:Detail=protests,Keyword:Detail=black teenager,Keyword:Detail=jason van dyke,Keyword:Detail=laquan mcdonald,Keyword:Detail=police shooting

    VIDEO: Chicago releases video of police shooting

    Chicago authorities release the highly anticipated year-old video showing a white police officer shooting dead a black teenager. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=chicago,Keyword:Detail=police shooting,Keyword:Detail=black teenager,Keyword:Detail=laquan mcdonald,Keyword:Detail=jason van dyke

    VIDEO: Davutoglu: Turkey has right to respond when airspace violated

    Speaking after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says his forces have the right to respond when its airspace is violated. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russian war plane,Keyword:Detail=turkey,Keyword:Detail=shot down,Keyword:Detail=prime minister ahmet davutoglu

    VIDEO: Turkmen says his forces killed two Russian pilots

    Turkmen commander Alpaslan Celik says the pilots of a Russian war plane downed in Syria were shot dead by his forces as they fell from the sky. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=turkmen,Keyword:Detail=russian war plane,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=shot down

    VIDEO: Syrian insurgents destroy Russian helicopter with missile

    Amateur video uploaded to social media purports to show Syrian fighters shooting a missile at a Russian helicopter and destroying it. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=syrian insurgents,Keyword:Detail=russian helicopter,Keyword:Detail=russian war plane,Keyword:Detail=shot down

    VIDEO: Obama: US will continue to do everything to defend itself

    US President Barack Obama says the United States and France will stand united to fight Islamic State militants following the recent attacks in Paris. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=us president barack obama,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=terrorism

    VIDEO: Obama: 'We stand by our friends in good times and bad'

    After welcoming French President Francois Hollande to the White House, US President Obama says Islamic State 'cannot be tolerated, it must be destroyed and we must do it together.' Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=us president barack obama,Keyword:Detail=french president francois hollande,Keyword:Detail=white house,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=terrorism

    VIDEO: Hollande says France will not intervene on the ground in Syria

    French President Francois Hollande says France will intensify air strikes in Syria, but it will not have a military presence on the ground. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=french president francois hollande,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=terrorism,Keyword:Detail=air strikes

    VIDEO: At least seventy killed in Indian floods

    At least 70 people have been killed in India's Tamil region over the last two weeks by severe flooding caused by heavy rains, triggering complaints that the government isn't doing enough to help affected communities. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=flood ,Keyword:Detail=india,Keyword:Detail=heavy rains,Keyword:Detail=tamil region,Keyword:Detail=chennai

    VIDEO: Bezos rocket successfully lands after space flight

    Blue Origin, the company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, releases video showing its new rocket taking off and then landing safely in West Texas. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=amazon,Keyword:Detail=blue origin,Keyword:Detail=jeff bezos,Keyword:Detail=rocket,Keyword:Detail=space flight

    VIDEO: Apparent suicide attack on Tunisian presidential guard bus kills 12

    Security sources say the guards were boarding the bus for the presidential palace when it blew up and the president has reinstated a state of emergency. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=suicide bomb,Keyword:Detail=tunisia,Keyword:Detail=presidential palace,Keyword:Detail=beji caid essebsi,Keyword:Detail=islamic state

    VIDEO: Wearable tech to decode sign language

    Biomedical engineers are developing a wearable technology capable of sensing the muscle movements used during sign language and translating them into English speech. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Keyword:Detail=wearable tech,Keyword:Detail=sign language,Keyword:Detail=deaf people

    VIDEO: Plus size modeling school opens in Moscow

    A professional school in Moscow is looking to help new talent break into the world of plus-size modelling. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=plus size models,Keyword:Detail=moscow russia,Keyword:Detail=modelling school,Keyword:Detail=plus size fashion academy

    VIDEO: Clooney, Depp movies among biggest flops of 2015

    Rock the Kasbah, The Gunman, and Tomorrowland are some of 2015's biggest flops, according to Forbes magazine. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=box office flops,Keyword:Detail=rock the kasbah,Keyword:Detail=the gunman,Keyword:Detail=tomorrowland,Keyword:Detail=forbes magazine,Keyword:Detail=bill murray,Keyword:Detail=sean penn,Keyword:Detail=johnny depp,Keyword:Detail=george clooney

    VIDEO: France wins big at the International Emmys

    French television shows walk away with trophies for best drama, arts programming and TV movie mini-series. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=international emmys,Keyword:Detail=spiral,Keyword:Detail=downtown abbey

    VIDEO: Oil prices help lift stocks

    Investors focused on global politics after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, with stocks closing higher as the energy sector rose. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=us stocks,Keyword:Detail=wall street

    VIDEO: Star Wars fan builds walking and talking R2-D2

    Wherever it goes, this working life-size replica of Star Wars droid R2-D2 elicits squeals of delight from children and adults alike. The Straits Times talk to its builder Mr Ng Hak Beng. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=star wars,Keyword:Detail=ng hak beng,Keyword:Detail=r2d2

    VIDEO: Kovan double murder trial: Verdict out on Dec 4

    The prosecution and defence sum up their case of the murder of Tan Boon Sin and his son Chee Heong by former policeman Iskandar Rahmat. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=kovan double murder,Keyword:Detail=iskandar rahmat,Keyword:Detail=tan boon sin,Keyword:Detail=tan chee heong

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Tuesday, November 24

    New Seletar flyovers to open on Saturday; Singaporeans lost more than $500,000 to cybercrime; early bird visitors check out National Gallery Singapore on first day of public opening. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=seletar flyovers,Keyword:Detail=cybercrime,Keyword:Detail=national gallery

    VIDEO: Russian warplane shot down in Syria

    Russia says one of its warplanes has been shot down in Syria as Turkey reveals it's shot down a fighter which violated its airspace. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russian warplane,Keyword:Detail=shot down,Keyword:Detail=syria

    VIDEO: Asean Community is the new bloc on the block

    At this weekend’s summit in Kuala Lumpur, the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations formally declared the establishment of the Asean Community. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=asean ,Keyword:Detail=association of southeast asian nations,Keyword:Detail=najib razak

    VIDEO: US issues wordwide travel alert

    The US State Department's issued a global alert for Americans planning to travel for the national Thanksgiving holiday. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=us,Keyword:Detail=travel alert,Keyword:Detail=us state department

    VIDEO: Hunt for Paris suspect intensifies

    German police patrol the Belgian border searching for a key suspect in the Paris attacks; Brussels alert level stays high as schools, metros, to remains closed Tuesday. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=belgian border,Keyword:Detail=brussels belgium,Keyword:Detail=salah abdeslam,Keyword:Detail=paris suspect

    VIDEO: French jets strike IS targets in Iraq

    The French military releases video showing Rafale jets taking off from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier for strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=france,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=rafale jets

    VIDEO: Assad says Syria 'should be secular'

    In an interview with Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he wants a secular country with 'freedom of religions'. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=syrian president bashar al-assad

    VIDEO: Wave of street violence in Jerusalem, West Bank

    Amid fresh attacks on the streets of Jerusalem and the West Bank, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issues a call to prepare for a 'continued struggle' as the wave of violence shows no sign of ending. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=jerusalem ,Keyword:Detail=west bank,Keyword:Detail=israel

    VIDEO: Adele's 25 album sets sales record

    Adele's new album 25 sells a record 2.3 million copies in the United States. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=adele,Keyword:Detail=new album 25,Keyword:Detail=hello,Keyword:Detail=first week sales record,Keyword:Detail=nsync,Keyword:Detail=no strings attached

    VIDEO: The Assassin cleans up at Golden Horse awards

    Taiwan produced film 'The Assassin' scores five awards at Taiwan's Golden Horse ceremony. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=the assassin,Keyword:Detail=golden horse awards

    VIDEO: Stars hit the red carpet at the AMAs

    Gwen Stefani, Kendall and Kylie Jenner and Meghan Trainor keep fashion simple in black at AMA red carpet. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=american music awards,Keyword:Detail=ama,Keyword:Detail=gwen stefani,Keyword:Detail=kendall jenner,Keyword:Detail=kylie jenner,Keyword:Detail=meghan trainor

    VIDEO: Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress fetches US$1.5 million at auction

    Bonhams's and Turner Classic Movies sell the screen worn dress during their Classic Movies Hollywood memorabilia auction. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=wizard of oz,Keyword:Detail=auction

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, November 23

    Tenant charged with stabbing landlord in Yishun flat; lorry runs over motorcyclist in carpark; police probing; CPI down, but core inflation up Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=woo mui mee,Keyword:Detail=cpi,Keyword:Detail=consumer price index,Keyword:Detail=inflation

    VIDEO: Rare white rhino dies in US

    One of the world's four remaining northern white rhinos has died at a California safari park following age-related health problems. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=rare white rhino,Keyword:Detail=safari park

    VIDEO: Russia says kills 11 militants aligned with Islamic State

    Russian security forces say the militants had sworn allegiance to Islamic State and were killed in a special operation; also destroy an arms cache in the North Caucasus region. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=isis,Keyword:Detail=isil

    VIDEO: Belgian police arrest 16, fail to find Paris attacks key suspect

    Belgian police arrest 16 during operations following Paris attacks, but did not find Salah Abdeslam, the Brussels man suspected of playing key role in France. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=belgian police,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=arrests,Keyword:Detail=salah abdeslam,Keyword:Detail=brussels

    VIDEO: Belgian resident: 'It's making me panic'

    Brussels is on maximum alert through Monday for what officials warn is an 'imminent' threat. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=brussels belgium,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=city lockdown

    VIDEO: Paris massacre suspect photo released

    Police have released a photo of a man they say was one of the suicide bombers in the Paris massacre as efforts continue to identify him. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=paris attacks,Keyword:Detail=stade de france