• VIDEO: Nomination Day

    GE2015's Nomination Day was a day filled with crowds, colour and contemplation. Here's a quick recap of what happened at Raffles Institution, one of nine nomination centres on Sept 1. content:type=News,content:category=Political,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=ge2015,keyword:detail=nomination day,keyword:detail=general election,keyword:detail=raffles institution,keyword:detail=nomination centre

    VIDEO: Parties playing it safe

    The Nomination Day rush is over and the dust has settled but what did the day's events reveal about party strategies and what does it mean for voters? Arnold Gay and The Straits Times Managing Editor Ignatius Low give their five takeaways from Nomination Day - from the three-cornered fights to parties playing it safe. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=singapore general election,Keyword:Detail=arnold gay,Keyword:Detail=ignatius low,Keyword:Detail=nomination day,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=wp,Keyword:Detail=nsp,Keyword:Detail=sdp

    VIDEO: Top 5 Nomination Day posts

    M Ravi's nomination day speech and Shirwin Eu's disqualification are two of today's top five trending posts relating to the 2015 Singapore General Election. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=shirwin eu,Keyword:Detail=uber driver,Keyword:Detail=m ravi,Keyword:Detail=nomination day,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=wp,Keyword:Detail=reform party,Keyword:Detail=rp,Keyword:Detail=ng eng hen,Keyword:Detail=jeering

    VIDEO: PM Lee asks for strong mandate

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expects a tough fight in the General Election and hopes that voters will do their part in deciding their future. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=singapore general election,Keyword:Detail=prime minister lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=pm lee

    VIDEO: Top 5 ways to follow ST's GE2015 coverage

    Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=the straits times,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=general election

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, Aug 31

    Workers' Party unveils final batch of candidates; 33-year-old man murdered at Senja flat; boy taken to hospital after tree falls on HDB flat. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=senja flat,Keyword:Detail=murder

    VIDEO: Interview with Workers' Party Sylvia Lim

    Marriage is not on the cards for WP chairman Sylvia Lim as she is at the stage where enjoying the relationship is more important. She opened up about her boyfriend of more than two years Quah Kim Song, as well as her struggles with her father's health problems over the years. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=sylvia lim,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=quah kim song

    VIDEO: PM Lee launches Ang Mo Kio-Sengkang West masterplan book

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched Ang Mo Kio-Sengkang West 2.0, the masterplan book which highlights changes that will benefit its residents. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=prime minister,Keyword:Detail=lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=pm lee,Keyword:Detail=ang mo kio grc,Keyword:Detail=reform party,Keyword:Detail=masterplan,Keyword:Detail=roy ngerng,Keyword:Detail=m ravi

    VIDEO: Workers' Party unveils manifesto

    The Workers' Party has unveiled their GE2015 manifesto, a 48-page document which includes 130 proposals on issues such as the Singaporean core, economic security, education, family, social welfare, governance and foreign relations. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=wp,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=manifesto

    VIDEO: Turning Point: Lessons from her sister's brutal murder

    Her sister was stabbed in the neck by her nephew. Find out how the tragedy led to Leela Jesudasan setting up PSALT Care and Little Bells. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=it changed my life,Keyword:Detail=Leela Jesudasan,Keyword:Detail=PSALT Care,Keyword:Detail= Little Bells

    VIDEO: Siglap residents and shopkeepers sad to go

    Four low-rise blocks at the junction of Siglap Road and East Coast Road will be torn down for redevelopment, and many long-time residents and shopkeepers there say they are reluctant to leave. SPH content:type=News,content:group=News,content:group=Singapore Now

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Friday, August 28

    Workers' Party's Daniel Goh files police report; all broadband uses can now access Netflix, Hulu Plus; bus services to be diverted from Orchard Road during Pedestrian Night Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=daniel goh,Keyword:Detail=police report,Keyword:Detail=netflix,Keyword:Detail=hulu plus,Keyword:Detail=viewquest,Keyword:Detail=pedestrian night,Keyword:Detail=orchard road

    VIDEO: PAP unveils Aljunied team

    A veteran MP and four new faces - the PAP unveiled their team that will go against Workers' Party in Aljunied GRC. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=people's action party,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=aljunied,Keyword:Detail=grc,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015

    VIDEO: 5 things from PAP's Aljunied GRC team

    Five things you need to know about what went down during the unveiling of PAP's Aljunied GRC team. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=g2015e,Keyword:Detail=aljunied grc,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=pap

    VIDEO: AHPETC in the spotlight again

    The issue of WP's town council management was raised during the PAP unveiling of their Aljunied GRC candidates. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=people's action party,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=aljunied,Keyword:Detail=grc,Keyword:Detail=ahpetc,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=town council,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015

    VIDEO: M Ravi and Roy Ngerng in Reform Party's Ang Mo Kio GRC team

    Blogger Roy Ngerng and his one-time lawyer M Ravi will be part of the Reform Party's Ang Mo Kio team in the coming election. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=reform party,Keyword:Detail=gilbert goh,Keyword:Detail=roy ngerng,Keyword:Detail=m ravi,Keyword:Detail=ang mo kio grc

    VIDEO: Workers' Party introduces third batch of candidates

    Corporate lawyer He Ting Ru, 32, property agent Ron Tan, 30, polytechnic lecturer L. Somasundaram, 52, and businessman Adrian Sim, 43, were introduced as the third batch of candidates for the Workers' Party. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=new candidates

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, August 27

    No link found between eating sashimi and GBS; AUD hits record lows against SGD; Free admission for kids at Panda Party Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=gbs,Keyword:Detail=Group B Streptococcus infection,Keyword:Detail=raw fish,Keyword:Detail=yusheng style,Keyword:Detail=australian dollar,Keyword:Detail=singdollar,Keyword:Detail=giant panda,Keyword:Detail=panda party,Keyword:Detail=kai kai and jia jia

    VIDEO: RP's Jeyaretnam to lead team in West Coast GRC

    The Reform Party introduced two new candidates joining party secretary-general Kenneth Jeyaretnam and party chairman Andy Zhu in the West Coast GRC team on Thursday. Director of an oil and gas company Kumar Appavoo will be the party's candidate for Radin Mas SMC. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=reform party,Keyword:Detail=kennth jeyaretnam,Keyword:Detail=west coast grc,Keyword:Detail=radin mas smc,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015

    VIDEO: PAP ready for East Coast fight, new face to contest Fengshan

    Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say will lead an experienced People's Action Party team into battle in what is expected to be one of the most keenly-fought contests at the coming general election. Grassroots leader Cheryl Chan will contest Fengshan single-member constituency. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=east coast grc,Keyword:Detail=fengshan smc,Keyword:Detail=cheryl chan,Keyword:Detail=lim swee say,Keyword:Detail=workers' party,Keyword:Detail=raymond lim,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015

    VIDEO: Cheryl Chan weighs in on orh luak

    Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=cheryl chan,Keyword:Detail=pap,Keyword:Detail=fengshan smc,Keyword:Detail=orh luak,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015

    VIDEO: Accused journalist killer dead: police

    The man police believe shot and killed two journalists as they were broadcasting live to air, has reportedly died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Police say Vester Flanagan had once worked at the same television station, but had been dismissed. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=television journalists,Keyword:Detail=shooting,Keyword:Detail=bryce williams,Keyword:Detail=vester flanagan,Keyword:Detail=alison parker,Keyword:Detail=adam ward

    VIDEO: Fed's Dudley says, September hike 'less compelling'

    New York Fed President William Dudley said, a September interest rate hike is 'less compelling' than a few weeks ago. This comes amid the recent global stock market sell-off. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=new york fed,Keyword:Detail=william dudley,Keyword:Detail=interest hike

    VIDEO: Smaller newborn panda twin dies at Washington's National Zoo

    Chief veterinarian Don Neiffer says 'despite extreme efforts on the part of our dedicated staff, we weren't able to change things'. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=giant panda,Keyword:Detail=washington zoo,Keyword:Detail=mei xiang

    VIDEO: Star Wars toys get marathon roll-out in Disney merchandising push

    Star Wars producers announce a marathon, worldwide roll-out of toys for The Force Awakens. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=the force awakens,Keyword:Detail=star wars toys

    VIDEO: Rafa Nadal shows fine form in Hilfiger fashion campaign

    Spanish tennis star, Rafa Nadal, shows he's in good shape at a Tommy Hilfiger fashion campaign ahead of US Open. Content:Type=News Sports,Keyword:Detail=rafael nadal,Keyword:Detail=tommy hilfiger,Keyword:Detail=us open,Keyword:Detail=tennis

    VIDEO: Heavy rains drench Australia's southern coast

    Heavy rains have brought chaos to communities in coastal New South Wales in Australia, with floods blocking roads and submerging houses. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=australia,Keyword:Detail=new south wales,Keyword:Detail=floods,Keyword:Detail=heavy rain

    VIDEO: Lonely US rhino to seek mate in Indonesia

    The only Sumatran rhinoceros left in the United States will be sent to Indonesia so that it can mate. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=sumatran rhinoceros,Keyword:Detail=cincinnati zoo,Keyword:Detail=indonesia

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Wednesday, August 26

    Today's top news headlines: Potential candidates collect nomination forms, the Filipino assistant nurse who called Singaporeans "loosers" is charged, and the Malaysian ringgit falls again. Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Workers' Party introduces ​first batch of candidates

    Associate professor Daniel Goh, 42, engineer Redzwan Hafidz, 30, and wealth manager Dylan Ng, 40 were introduced at the Workers' Party's headquarters today. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=News,Keyword:Detail=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=General Election,Keyword:Detail=Workers' Party,Keyword:Detail=Daniel Goh,Keyword:Detail=Redzwan Hafidz,Keyword:Detail=Dylan Ng,Keyword:Detail=Low Thia Khiang

    VIDEO: PAP introduces two new candidates in Nee Soon GRC

    The People's Action Party introduced two new candidates in Nee Soon GRC this morning. THey are Louis Ng, animal rights activist and chief executive of Animal Concerns Research and Education Society, and Henry Kwek, an executive director food supply company FoodTraco Supplies. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=k shanmugam,Keyword:Detail=louis ng,Keyword:Detail=acres,Keyword:Detail=henry kwek,Keyword:Detail=nee soon grc

    VIDEO: 5 key events in the lead up to Polling Day

    A general election has been called and Polling Day is on Sept 11. The Straits Times sums up five key events and gives you the lowdown on what to look out for in the lead up to Polling Day. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=nomination day,Keyword:Detail=polling day,Keyword:Detail=election campaign

    VIDEO: Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks outrage

    Supporters of the star create an online petition to halt the sale of the Halloween costume. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=caitlyn jenner,Keyword:Detail=halloween costume,Keyword:Detail=bruce jenner

    VIDEO: French Roma camp shooting kills four

    A man opened fire at a Roma camp in northern France on Tuesday, killing four people including a baby and a policeman. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=frecnh roma camp,Keyword:Detail=shooting

    VIDEO: White House fence jumper fatally shot in Pennsylvania

    Curtis Smith, the man who was fatally shot after allegedly slashing a sheriff's deputy with a knife in Pennsylvania, was once arrested for climbing the White House fence. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=white house,Keyword:Detail=fence jumper,Keyword:Detail=fatally shot,Keyword:Detail=curtis smith,Keyword:Detail=pennsylvania

    VIDEO: Brace for more market volatility

    Tuesday's markets saw dramatic gains, losses, and volatility, which investors may need to get used to in the months ahead. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=black monday,Keyword:Detail=market volatility

    VIDEO: Man pushes cyclist off her bike in London street

    Police release helmet camera footage which shows a cyclist being pushed off her bike by an angry pedestrian in the middle of a London street. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=london cyclist,Keyword:Detail=helmet camera

    VIDEO: US train passengers could soon face airport-level security measures

    Amtrak is stepping up security measures on trains after an attack on a high-speed rail in France was foiled on August 21 and ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the United States next month. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=amtrak,Keyword:Detail=train,Keyword:Detail=rail security

    VIDEO: Jeb Bush: I support birthright citizenship

    "It's going to be really hard for me to get lectured to," on immigration politics, Jeb Bush says. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=jeb bush,Keyword:Detail=republican,Keyword:Detail=us presidential race,Keyword:Detail=birthright,Keyword:Detail=citizenship

    VIDEO: World War II plane discovered in Poland

    A World War II Soviet plane, suspected to be an Ilyushin Il-2, has been discovered in a lake in Poland. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=world war II,Keyword:Detail=soviet plane,Keyword:Detail=poland,Keyword:Detail=Ilyushin Il-2

    VIDEO: IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of injuries from Sunday crash

    A two car accident during a Sunday IndyCar race in Pennsylvania has turned fatal, as British Andretti Autosports driver, Justin Wilson, succumbed to injuries he sustained from flying debris. Content:Type=News Sports,Keyword:Detail=indycar,Keyword:Detail=justin wilson,Keyword:Detail=fatal crash

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Tuesday, August 25

    General election called, Polling Day on Sept 11; all babies to get at least $8,000 from the Government; kind act to foreign workers goes viral Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=polling day,Keyword:Detail=baby bonus,Keyword:Detail=kind act,Keyword:Detail=foreign workers

    VIDEO: SDP introduces two new candidates

    The Singapore Democratic Party has unveiled the first two of its 11 candidates for the September 11 polls: Party treasurer Chong Wai Fung, and former Engineering Naval Specialist Khung Wai Yee. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=general election,Keyword:Detail=ge2015,Keyword:Detail=singapore democratic party,Keyword:Detail=sdp,Keyword:Detail=chong wai fung,Keyword:Detail=Khung Wai Yee,Keyword:Detail=chee soon juan

    VIDEO: US stocks post steepest losses in four years

    Monday's session was not for the faint of heart. Stocks post their biggest one-day plunge on concerns about China and global growth. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=wall street,Keyword:Detail=us stocks,Keyword:Detail=dow,Keyword:Detail=nasdaq

    VIDEO: North-South Korea reach agreement to halt tensions

    North and South Korea have agreed to end their standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire, that had pushed them towards the brink of armed conflict. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=north korea,Keyword:Detail=south korea,Keyword:Detail=standoff,Keyword:Detail=seoul,Keyword:Detail=pyongyang

    VIDEO: Migrants drown as Europe confronts growing crisis

    Greek Coast Guard pulls more bodies from the sea while tensions rise as EU struggles with worsening migrant crisis. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=migrant crisis,Keyword:Detail=europe,Keyword:Detail=greece,Keyword:Detail=syria

    VIDEO: Baby elephant rescued from well

    A baby elephant trapped in a well in southern India has been rescued with the help of a digging machine and local villagers. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=baby elephant,Keyword:Detail=trapped in well,Keyword:Detail=southern india

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, August 24

    $20,000 grant for resale flats near families; overall crime rate in Singapore up 6.7 per cent in the first half of 2015; fall in cases related to GBS bacteria infections. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=resale flats,Keyword:Detail=housing grant,Keyword:Detail=hdb,Keyword:Detail=housing board,Keyword:Detail=crime rate,Keyword:Detail= Group B Streptococcus,Keyword:Detail=gbs bacteria infection

    VIDEO: Top 5 things about National Day Rally 2015

    Here's what you need to know from National Day Rally 2015. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=national day rally,Keyword:Detail=prime minister lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=pm lee,Keyword:Detail=top 5,Keyword:Detail=ndr2015

    VIDEO: Kit Chan sings Home at National Day Rally (NDR2015 Part 1)

    In a first, singer Kit Chan sings Home at National Day Rally 2015 as a tribute to the founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=national day rally,Keyword:Detail=ndr2015,Keyword:Detail=prime minister lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=kit chan,Keyword:Detail=home,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew,Keyword:Detail=lky