Stories By Laura Elizabeth Philomin
123 May 2015 Sat
TODAY reports: “I think we ought to be very careful about it (marriage preparation programmes) - encouraging it and building up the capacity to be able to do it ... but stopping short of mandating it,” said Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin.
222 May 2015 Fri
TODAY reports: Full-time photographer Tay Kay Chin originally wanted to photograph Singaporeans born on each National Day from 1965, in celebration of the country’s 40th birthday, and ten years later, he has restarted the project.
319 May 2015 Tue
TODAY reports: The low take-up rate for options such as the Collaborative Family Practice and private mediation could be due to a lack of awareness, says Executive Director of Singapore Mediation Centre Loong Seng Onn.
418 May 2015 Mon
TODAY reports: The Collaborative Family Practice allows couples to come to a consensus on the terms of the split as amicably as possible, before filing the divorce papers with the court.
514 May 2015 Thu
TODAY reports: Damaged sanitary pipes and scratched floor tiles are among some of problems faced by residents at Trivelis.
625 Apr 2015 Sat
TODAY reports: The EU has called on Singapore authorities to "stop all pending executions and to reinstate its earlier moratorium on capital punishment as a first step towards definitive abolition of the death penalty".
711 Apr 2015 Sat
TODAY reports: Based on interviews with 15 foreigners from a range of occupations and who have spent some time in Singapore, the anti-foreigner sentiment found online is out of sync with the real-world experience.
830 Mar 2015 Mon
TODAY reports: "The loss of Mr Lee is starting to set in. We took him for granted for so long, and it took his death for us to realise that we didn’t cherish him enough,” says a 20-year-old National Serviceman.
904 Mar 2015 Wed
TODAY reports: MP Ang Wei Neng urged the Government to be more generous in the Additional Registration Fee rebates under the CEVS, saying that the "increased petrol duty is unlikely to nudge Singaporeans to buy greener car and will be portrayed as a means to raise tax revenues".
1004 Mar 2015 Wed
TODAY reports: LTA says recent spate of incidents on SMRT rail network is 'unacceptable', will review SMRT’s management of resources and processes for maintenance