Dutch scheme to boost wilting flower industry takes root

Passersby stepping out for exercise in the spring sun, company employees and hospitals are being given tulips, roses and chrysanthemums under a Dutch...

She discovers the hidden talents of youths, one stitch at a time

Getting a job can be difficult these days, even more so for those with special needs. For Faris Wong, who has autism spectrum disorder,...

First batch of 10 electric buses now being used on five routes

SINGAPORE - Commuters can now get a greener and quieter bus ride on a few routes in Singapore, with the first batch of...

Govt to table Bill making provisions for holding a safe election amid Covid-19 outbreak

SINGAPORE - A Bill will be introduced in Parliament next week to facilitate the temporrary arrangements necessary for holding a safe general election...

Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus epidemic proves a minefield for celebs

LOS ANGELES - Taylor Swift is sending cash to some of her fans and Rihanna has donated US$6 million (S$9 million) to support people whose...

Coronavirus: Wuhan residents told to stay inside and be vigilant

Residents of Wuhan have been warned to stay indoors and strengthen protection measures, a few days before travel restrictions on the city at...

People are turning to video games for escape as the coronavirus leaves millions trapped...

Gamers line up for a copy of Animal Crossing video game outside an EB Games store on Yonge St., in downtown Toronto despite...

Test, protect, inform: What HIV can teach us about Covid-19

From being a killer in the shadows to having its own international day and UN programme, HIV's emergence into a global reality can offer...

New Zealand health minister caught mountain biking during lockdown

New Zealand’s health minister has apologised to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after he was photographed mountain biking, apparently flouting the government’s own advice...

At age 89, former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone to welcome son with third wife...

Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone (right) will be welcoming his first son with wife Fabiana Flosi (left) this July. The baby will...