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New app launched to help Singaporeans lead a green lifestyle

SINGAPORE: Finding the location of the nearest recycling point as well as keeping abreast of green activities will soon be easier, with a new app launched by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) on Tuesday (Dec 12). The SEC Green Map app will have features which will be able to tell you where ...

Egyptian security forces kill five suspected militants in raid

CAIRO: Egyptian security forces killed five suspected militants in a raid on Monday on a desert location being used by the group for training in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya, north of Cairo, the interior ministry said. Security forces arrested six other people and seized ammunition and ......

‘Star Wars’ sisters hail girl-powered galaxy

LOS ANGELES: Carrie Fisher's death caused a huge disturbance in the Force, but the women of "The Last Jedi" vowed on Sunday (Dec 3) to honour her legacy in the latest girl-powered "Star Wars" chapter. The cast came together in a secret location in Los Angeles with director Rian Johnson to build .....

Translation: “Child, Beijing’s Cold Winds Are Behind You”

After a deadly fire in Beijing on November 18, authorities launched a crackdown on unsafe dwellings that led to the eviction of tens of thousands of migrant workers in the capital city. Netizens angrily recalled official usage of the term “low-end population” to refer to the workers disp...

PUB to spend S$500m to upgrade drains over next few years

SINGAPORE: National water agency PUB will spend S$500 million over the next two to three years to upgrade existing drains, so as to better cope with more intense storms in Singapore. Upgrading works for drains and canals at 16 locations will also start next year, PUB said in a media release on ......