On Tuesday, the couple—former captain of India Virat Kohli and his spouse Anushka Sharma—announced the arrival of their second child, a boy named Akaay. On his social media accounts, Kohli made the major announcement and asked for privacy simultaneously. “With abundant happiness and
SINGAPORE: Beating a grandmaster would probably be considered the pinnacle of sporting accomplishments for most indian chess players. At the Burgdorfer Stadthaus Open in Switzerland on Sunday, February 18, eight-year-old Ashwath Kaushik did just that, defeating Polish grandmaster Jacek Stopa in the process.
SINGAPORE: Ong Ye Kung, the health minister, revealed on Tuesday (Feb. 20) that nurses will be eligible for a new retention scheme that may pay out up to S$100,000 every four to six years. This is a component of the Award for Nurses’
Despite a decline in physical crimes in 2023, shop thefts have increased for the third year in a row.
SINGAPORE: According to data provided by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Monday (Feb 19), shoplifting instances in Singapore rose once again last year, accounting for the largest percentage of all reported physical crimes. Shop theft instances increased to 3,939 last year from
The Cost of Airline Tickets will Increase When Singapore Requires Sustainable Fuel for Aircraft Departing After 2026.
SINGAPORE: To gradually reduce the carbon footprint of airline operations, flights leaving from Singapore will have to utilize sustainable aviation fuel starting in 2026. Due to a tax levied on the purchase of gasoline, passengers departing from Singapore can anticipate paying more for
On Saturday, Srettha Thavisin, the prime minister, told reporters that Thaksin’s release would take place “on the 18th” jailed and that it would be conducted “according to the rule of law” before climbing into an aircraft. It follows this week’s announcement by Justice
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong presented the first phase of reforming Singapore’s social compact during his Budget 2024 speech on Friday, February 16. In an era of worldwide unrest, Singaporeans are intended to feel reassured by this all-encompassing economic
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong stated on Friday, February 16, during the presentation of the Budget statement, that Singapore must be ready to adapt and emerge more vital in a world that would grow more fragmented and uncertain in
SINGAPORE: In his Friday, February 16 budget statement, Six Key Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong outlined several financial initiatives to support enterprises and Singaporeans alike. These included steps to lower the cost of preschools, increased rewards to ease worries about the cost of
With an Aging Population and the Need for Ongoing Education, Social Spending is Predicted to Increase.
SINGAPORE: The next Budget, presented on Friday, February 16, is anticipated to increase aging social spending, which has nearly doubled over the past ten years. Annual estimates from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) show that overall social spending increased from S$27.6 billion (US$20.5