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(File pix) In a statement today, the airline apologised for the inconvenience caused to the passengers who are now stranded at Auckland Airport and unable to check into hotels in the city, as rooms are reportedly fully-booked.
Kuala Lumpur (THE STAR/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - He climbed through a ventilation shaft in a toilet at a prison in Singapore, hid under an expressway and swam across the Tebrau strait from Woodlands to Stulang Laut in Johor. It seemed that notorious ...
A study led by National University of Singapore Associate Professor Ho Ting Fei, which The straits Times in 2005 reported on, suggested a possible indirect link between the TAF scheme and girls developing eating disorders.
(File pix) This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows a tank of Syrian troops passing by the remains of a burned bus, in an eastern neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, March.
Two teenage girls were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight for wearing leggings. AP. By AP - March 27, 2017 @ 7:27am. DENVER: Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has implored Treasury to disburse financial resources timeously for by-elections to facilitate and maintain the smooth flow of the electoral process.
Boao, March 26 (CNA) China's top negotiator with Taiwan said Sunday that a draft bill on monitoring agreements between the two sides should be passed in ...
Pakistan's Shadab Khan (right) celebrates with team captain/wicketkeeper Sarfraz after dismissing West Indies' Sunil Narine during the first of four-T20I-match between Pakistan and West Indies at the Kensington Oval stadium in Bridgetown, Barbados.
The straits Times-Ministry of education National Current Affairs Quiz is running from March 27 to Jul 31. Its presenting sponsor is the Singapore Press Holdings ...
England manager Gareth Southgate (centre) leads a training session at Tottenham Hotspur's training complex in Enfield ahead of England's FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier football match against Lithuania.
Liverpool's John Aldridge celebrates after scoring the 2-0 lead during the charity match between Liverpool Legends and Real Madrid Legends at Anfield in Liverpool.
Various agencies have surveillance cameras around the island, such as these near the Little India train station. However, the web of cables that connect various existing cameras and sensors remains untapped as a central data resource - although the ...
French President Francois Hollande prepares to inspect an honour guard with Singaporean counterpart Tony Tan during a welcome ceremony at the Istana in Singapore March 26, 2017.
Hong Kong's new chief executive Carrie Lam (centre) waves while her defeated opponents Woo Kwok-hing (right) and John Tsang (left) look on after winning the Hong Kong chief executive election in Hong Kong.
A notice displayed by a shop at Beauty World Centre. "This premises is. Posters at the Hillion Mall with grammatical errors. They were placed at the entrance of the mall's KidsZone.
When Mrs Sharon Ho-Norton was breastfeeding her first child 15 years ago, the nursing clothes she wore were less than ideal.. Read more at straitstimes.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (centre) celebrates alongside Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (left) and team mate Valtteri Bottas of Finland.
Reading newspapers such as The Business Times, The straits Times, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times would help you stay up to date with current corporate affairs.
In this Monday, May 9, 2016 file photo, Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne pose during a photo call for the Global Gift Gala at Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris.
Every night, Ms Josefina Amparo Hosena, 45, beds down together with her young charge Leona Heng to the soothing music of celebrity South Korean pianist ...
Abu Dhabi // The Iranian military has denied that its vessels acted unprofessionally after a US aircraft carrier was approached by armed Revolutionary Guard boats in the strait of Hormuz. The US Navy said up to 20 Iranian vessels approached the USS ...
Hong Kong - At least 18 people were injured in Langham Place on Saturday (March 25) afternoon after an escalator stopped and reversed, according to the South China Morning Post.
Singapore - It is the prerogative of the United States to take in people who engage in hate speech, says the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday, following news that the US has granted teenage blogger Amos Yee asylum.
The puppies were found in a modified fuel tank (left) of a Malaysia- The puppies were found in a modified fuel tank of a Malaysia- registered car at Woodlands Checkpoint on Thursday.
Nissan Motor and the City of Yokohama have started a round-trip car-sharing service with a fleet of ultra-compact electric vehicles.
(STOCK PHOTO) THE consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped by 4.5 per cent last month, mostly due to the increase in petrol prices. Pix by Halim Salleh.
Commission staff suggested that by removing the largest department stores in the area, replacing them with green space and concentrating development of small businesses and apartments along Davis straits, the town could increase the efficiency of land ...
While silicon Valley in the United States may still hold the crown as the tech hub to set up shop in, Singapore has an edge over it in one important area: attracting talent.
As a schoolboy, he went on numerous road trips to Malaysia with his father in his first-generation Honda Civic. Mr Gay, now 46, says he has wanted a Honda ever since.
Spring Singapore, which is expected to be a co-administrator of the EntrePass scheme alongside the Manpower Ministry, told The straits Times that the criteria will include "outstanding achievements in key areas of expertise and good track records of ...
I am considering buying a car that is approaching its 10th year and then renewing its certificate of entitlement so that I can keep it for another decade.
The straits Times senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan offers tips for a self-driving holiday in Finland and Norway.
Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.
Every day on Page 2 of The straits Times, reporters write about why certain news reports matter to readers. This is a weekly round-up of the columns.
This luxury Caernarfon hotel could be built on banks of Menai strait. The scheme was first proposed in 2010 but planning permission has lapsed.
Today's top news headlines: Another fake ICA website phishing for users' personal details, milk powder average price up by 120 per cent in 10 years, and man dies after being hit by train at Fajar LRT station.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli (2nd R) meets with Vincent Siew (2nd L), honorary chairman of the Taiwan-based Cross-straits Common market Foundation, at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017 in Boao, south China's Hainan Province, ...
Leaders of Chinese universities taking part in a cross-strait higher education forum in Taipei on Friday called for continued academic exchanges following ...
American warships were "harassed" by Iranian forces in the strait of Hormuz, according to US Navy Commanders, who said the Iranians had their weapons uncovered, manned, and armed.
A tree named Hyperion holds the title of being the tallest in the world. The coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) named after a Greek Titan was discovered in 2006 in Redwood National Park, California.
Virtual rockers Gorillaz on Thursday announced a new album and previewed it with a track that merges rock, hip-hop and reggae alongside a trippy sci-fi video.
Rory McIlroy (L) of Northern Ireland reacts after missing a putt on the 17th green in his match against Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark during round one of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at the Austin Country Club on March 22, 2017 ...
... but more like a Russian novel such as war And peace, with an untidy ending that does not have all the ends tied up. A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The straits Times on March 24, 2017, with the headline 'Crunch times in ...
Singapore - A man died after he was hit by a train on the Bukit Panjang LRT early Friday (March 24) morning. A body was spotted on the tracks at Fajar LRT Station after the last train in service left the platform at about 1am, SMRT, which operates the ...
Venezuela's economic crisis continues to deepen. The South American OPEC member is thought to be sitting on nearly 300 billion barrels of oil, far more than any other country in the world, including Saudi Arabia (estimated at 268 billion barrels).
The Veterinary Service Department has said Malaysia does not import Brazilian beef or chicken from any of the 21 plants currently under investigation by Brazilian authorities for allegedly selling expired meat.
Singapore - An Indonesian maid who pleaded guilty to ill-treating a bedridden boy was sentenced to four months' jail on Thursday (March 23).. Read more at ...
The US amphibious dock ship Carter Hall has transited the Bosphorus strait en route the Mediterranean Sea, the US Navy announced in a press release on Thursday.


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