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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): It may have taken India 21 years to reclaim the Miss Universe title. But it has been an even longer 34-year wait since a Singaporean made it to the semi-finals of the international beauty pageant, after Marion Nicole Teo's feat in 1987, when the annual event was held in Singapore.
PLANS are under way to redevelop the plot of land in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah in Penang formerly occupied by Shih Chung School.
Julia Harris doesn’t normally win a lot of contests. But when she saw a Reddit post in August announcing that the video game hardware company Razer Inc was giving away accessories to fans of the game Mass Effect, she figured she’d try her luck.
Hoo Fan Chon is one of three South-East Asian artists selected for new European Union-funded art initiative
Twenty years ago, Iskandar Puteri — formerly known as Nusajaya — was synonymous with oil palm estates, small villages and plantations.
Workers in Singapore who refuse to be inoculated against Covid-19 may risk losing their jobs as new restrictions on office access take effect.
Singapore, anticipating a surge of the now-prevalent omicron variant in the country, is taking steps to minimize disruption by lowering isolation periods and testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.
IT’S Christmas Day, and Paul Wallimann, the owner of a popular restaurant near the iconic temples of Angkor Wat, is nervous about serving a table of 16.
Nearly 500 couples in Singapore plan to marry on once-in-a-lifetime date 22/2/22 - special write from The Straits Times
For the many couples tying the knot on Feb 22, it is a special date that comes once in a lifetime - 22/2/22 is a palindromic date, which means it reads the same backwards as it does forwards.
Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Monday (Feb 14).