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Arts 03 Jan 2019 | 6:00 AM

New exhibition on Stamford Raffles revisits his roles as scholar, statesman ... and colonial opportunist

Stamford Raffles New exhibition seeks to revisit Raffles’ other facets

Community 22 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Myths on Raffles debunked

SIR Stamford Raffles, popularly known as the founder of Singa-pore, had five myths about him debunked by a PhD researcher after six years of research.

AseanPlus News 28 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Exhibition on legacy of Singapore founder Raffles

Singapore: Sir Stamford Raffles (pic) is best remembered as the founder of modern-day Singapore, but a new exhibition sheds light on less well-known exploits of a man also criticised as a disobedient adventurer and bloodthirsty imperialist.

Economy 05 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Raffles Country Club to make way for KL-Singapore high speed railway

SINGAPORE: The Raffles Country Club site in Tuas will be acquired by the Government for the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) and the new Cross Island Line’s western depot.

Community 25 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dream home for grand prize winner of Chung Hua Middle School raffles

KUCHING: A double-storey terraced unit at Taman Genesis 7 Batu Kawah awaits the lucky grand prize winner of Kuching Chung Hua Middle School Raffles.

Singapore 11 Oct 2016 | 9:39 AM

Singapore's Raffles Hotel to shut for renovation

Singapore (AFP) - Singapore's historic Raffles Hotel said Tuesday it would shut for several months for renovations to the popular tourist landmark beginning next year.

Community 12 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Historian: Raffles built Runnymede in 1808

THE original Runnymede was a brick bungalow that served as Sir Stamford Raffles’ residence when he came to Penang in 1805 to serve as the assistant secretary to the governor, according to the book Streets of George Town.

AseanPlus News 08 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

World’s best press photos on display at Raffles Hotel

The world’s best press photos will go on display at the Raffles Hotel from today until the end of March.

Nation 16 Apr 2015 | 11:05 AM

Raffles student files RM596,000 suit because she had to study overseas

SINGAPORE: A former student is suing Raffles Girls' School (RGS), claiming that the school failed to protect her from being bullied and she was forced to study overseas.

Living 19 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM

Meat raffles: Playing bingo with steak

In this day and age when we all need to develop frugal habits, here’s one idea that should be adopted widely: Raffling off meat! Because who doesn’t love a free dinner?