Stories By Leong Wai Kit
129 Jul 2014 Tue
Speaking at the scholarship ceremony, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said it was important to groom top-notch leaders to stay ahead of security challenges such as terrorism, cyber threats and biological pandemics.
229 Jul 2014 Tue
Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.
326 Jul 2014 Sat
A survey on youth gambling has found that the average age of those who pick up the habit in Singapore is around 14 years old. The survey showed their favourite activities include playing poker-cards, mahjong, and betting on 4D and TOTO.
426 Jul 2014 Sat
The National Day Rally guest list typically includes leaders and representatives of different groups in Singapore, and this year (2014), there will be seats reserved for social media users. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will save seats for his followers for this year's Rally.
522 Jul 2014 Tue
Convicted match-fixer Eric Ding will know his fate on Thursday (July 24), after Tuesday’s session to decide on his sentence was adjourned.
621 Jul 2014 Mon
The failure rate rises as NSmen age, and chin-ups, the standing broad jump, and the 2.4km run are the most challenging stations.
730 Jun 2014 Mon
The recent Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines underlined the need for a Joint-Multi-Mission Ship (JMMS), Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says.
830 Jun 2014 Mon
Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says the responsibility for identifying servicemen with potential mental health issues primarily falls on SAF's psychiatric boards, medical system and commanders.
930 Jun 2014 Mon
Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said the yearly fitness test may include fewer test stations, and more details will be announced in the next few months.
1029 Jun 2014 Sun
The Red Berets from the 1st Commando Battalion have clinched the Best Combat Unit award in this year's Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Best Unit Competition.