Stories By Laura Elizabeth Philomin
120 Aug 2014 Wed
A growing group of young Singaporeans are opting to study at private institutions here instead of public universities, so that they can get their degrees faster.
214 Aug 2014 Thu
Out of the 10 couples that the Asian Surrogates agency has matched with surrogate mothers since 2006, only two were Singaporeans.
314 Aug 2014 Thu
Loopholes in the law make it unclear whether it is legal for Singaporean couples to conceive a child through surrogacy performed overseas and whether it is legal to run surrogacy agencies here, family lawyers said.
408 Aug 2014 Fri
Keeping healthcare costs affordable is one of the ways to mitigate the future problem of ageing singles with little or no family support, the Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said at a public forum on MediShield Life on Aug 7.
530 Jul 2014 Wed
SingStat figures show that almost half of 3,865 inter-ethnic marriages involved a Chinese groom, while 13.1 per cent had a Caucasian groom and Chinese bride.
624 Jul 2014 Thu
The average time it takes to recruit, train and process the documentation for a maid is about two months, but many employers are unwilling to wait.
703 Jul 2014 Thu
Catholic Archbishop William Goh says he is "not at liberty" to change the Church's stance against same-sex relationships, but he is not indifferent to their frustration and pain.
825 Jun 2014 Wed
The Catholic Church says the intent of its message is to clarify to members its position with regard to the family.
924 Jun 2014 Tue
Various faith groups, such as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore and the Catholic Church, have expressed their positions on the LGBT movement in recent days.
1016 Jun 2014 Mon
So far, only 17 of 1,400 unionised companies in the private sector have taken up plans to provide employees with portable medical benefits.